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Black Lips / Zombies / Black Angels / Quilt @ Austin Psych Fest 5/2/2014
Austin Psych fest Day 1  - 5/2/2014
Austin Psych fest Day 1  - 5/2/2014
Austin Psych fest Day 1  - 5/2/2014
Austin Psych fest Day 1  - 5/2/2014
Austin Psych fest Day 1  - 5/2/2014

Boston's Quilt played early on Elevation, and not a ripple in the water came from their laid-back soft psych. They would be infuriating to see in a club on a Saturday night, but against the scenic backdrop of Carson Creek, they were appropriately pleasant. If one's learned anything from SXSW, going hard during the day can sometimes kill the momentum, and Quilt were a mid-afternoon reminder that there was a whole day - a whole weekend too! - ahead of them. - [Austin 360]
Austin Psych Fest returned to Carson Creek Ranch for the 2014 edition edition got off to a hazy start last Friday (5/2) with sets from Black Angels, Black Lips, Quilt, Zombies, Graveyard, Fresh & Onlys, Dandy Warhols and many more. Pictures from their sets, and more, are in this post.

Pics from Liars' headlining set are up over at BrooklynVegan. We'll have pics from Saturday and Sunday up soon. Meanwhile, more pics from APF day 1 below...

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Austin Psych Fest 2013 (more by Tim Griffin)
APF

Additional artists have been announced for the 2014 edition of Austin Psych Fest, which goes down from May 2-4 at the Carson Creek Ranch. Those additions include The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Panda Bear, The War On Drugs, Graveyard, Mikal Cronin, Bombino, Peaking Lights, Pink Mountaintops, The Fresh and Onlys, Sleepy Sun, The Octopus Project, Bardo Pond, Higgins Waterproof Black Magic Band, Morgan Delt, Cosmonauts, Pure X, Guardian Alien, Mark McGuire, Greg Ashley and more.

They'll be joining previously announced bands like Loop, Black Angels, The Zombies, of Montreal, The Horrors, Black Lips, Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks, Liars and more, but unfortunately not Primal Scream, who had to cancel their US tour. APF Tickets are still available.

There will also be kickoff parties the Thursday (2/1) before at Mohawk and Red 7 with sets from The Warlocks, Night Beats, Indian Jewelry, Elephant Stone, Golden Animals, Holy Wave and more TBA.

Updated lineup and flyer below...

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photos by Nate "Igor" Smith

Besnard Lakes & free tattoos
Sailor Jerry SXSW 2013
Sailor Jerry SXSW 2013

Sailor Jerry, who we were sad to be without in 2013 (they sponsored 'Hotel Vegan' at SXSW 2012), took over the Gypsy Lounge for SXSW 2013 with different parties and free tattoos every day including Thursday, March 14th which looked like this:

12 NOON - doors
12:00 - Al Lover
12:45 - Hellshovel
01:30 - Acid Baby Jesus
02:15 - Mood Rings
03:00 - Chris Cohen
03:45 - Sinkane
04:30 - Jacco Gardner
05:15 - Jacuzzi Boys
06:00 - Shannon & The Clams
06:45 - Besnard Lakes
Here are some pictures from the shindig, though not of all the bands listed. Check out more below...

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Burger Records will be doing its annual SXSW kickoff event again this year on Wednesday, March 14 at Trailer Space Records. The all-day event is a killer mix of garage, slop-pop, space out and other styles found on the cassette-friendly label. The line-up includes Natural Child, Nu Sensae, Tashaki Miyaki, Gap Dream, Audacity and a whole bunch more. Flyer and schedule are below.

Meanwhile, Burger Records is reissuing King Tuff's 2008 album Was Dead. Look for that in April and you can stream a track below. King Tuff will be in Austin for SXSW, and though he's not listed as playing the Burger Records party, there is a "SURPRISE GUEST" slot that could be, you know, anybody. King Tuff's current tour schedule, below.

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Chelsea Light Moving at Sled Island 2012 (more by Zach Pollack)
Chelsea Light Moving

With Sonic Youth's future looking cloudy these days, Thurston Moore has turned some of his attention to his new group, Chelsea Light Moving . The band haven't played very many shows to date, but will make their Texas debut at the 35 Denton Music Festival which takes place March 7 - 10 in Denton, TX.  Four-day wristbands and "fast track" passes are on sale now.

Chelsea Light Moving is one of a few recent additions to Denton 35's 2013 line-up and other just-added artists include Emeralds, Poolside, MC Antwon, White Lung, The Coathangers, Shannon and the Clams, Delicate Steve, Idiot Glee and Fossil Collective. Full list of announced acts is below.

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