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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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Woods at Pitchfork 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Woods

Brooklyn folk rockers Woods will head off on tour shortly after the April 15 release With Light and With Love, which will be out on Woodsist. They will play Houston on May 1 at Mangos, Austin on May 2 for Austin Psych Fest, and Dallas on May 3 at Club Dada. Tickets for Austin Psych Fest and Dallas are available now. You can keep checking for updates on the Houston show.

Full tour information and more at BrooklynVegan. Stream the single from the forthcoming album below...

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Jack "Skippy" McFadden (photo by Mary Crosse)
Jack Skippy McFadden

Jack McFadden, a onetime Brooklynite who moved to Austin and currently works as a talent buyer at Emo's, gave us a list of his favorite music from 2012 including top 10 albums and a Spotify playlist of his favorite songs. Check it out below.

For those counting at home, that is three talent buyers (the people who book bands into clubs) that have revealed their hand to us, including NYC's Johnny Beach and Chaos in Tejas honcho Timmy Hefner.

The Faint and Trust also gave us their lists. The pair recently toured through Texas and played a Skippy-booked show at Emo's.

McFadden's greatest hits of 2012, below.

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Bill Doss of Olivia Tremor Control shows his approval @ Psych Fest - 4/28/2012
Psych Fest Day 2 @ Emo's and Beauty Ballroom - 4/28/2012

Like on Friday and Sunday (pics on the way), I didn't catch everyone at Austin Psych Fest on Saturday, though like Jeff Mangum (he was in the audience) who played the Moody Theater on Sunday, I did catch Olivia Tremor Control in addition to The Black Lips. I also saw all the other bands you see pictured below...

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Austin Psych Fest

We knew the dates (April 27th - 29th), but now The Reverberation Appreciation Society and The Black Angels have released the initial lineup poster for the 5th annual Austin Psych Fest and it looks aswesome as usual. As mentioned on BrooklynVegan, this year's fest will take place at Austin's two newest big venues, Emo's East and Beauty Ballroom right next door.

Emo's East is now the only Emo's since their Red River location closed on 12/30, and the Beauty Ballroom is (hopefully) having their rescheduled Grand Opening on January 27th (with Theophilus London and Treasure Fingers) and continuing on January 28th.

APF will feature around 60 bands over the three day, two venue event. About 40 are included in the poster above (and listed below), with another 20 or so to be announced in March. Announced bands include the Black Angels (who played Emo's East on New Year's Eve), the Black Lips, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Dead Meadow, Olivia Tremor Control, Wooden Shijps, and many more. Weekend passes go on sale this Saturday (January 21st) at 12pm CST at austinpsychfest.com.

Full Psych Fest 2012 lineup, bandcamp mixtape and more, below...

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