Psych rock icon and 13th Floor Elevators frontman Roky Erickson sadly passed away at the age of 71 on Friday (5/31), and his fellow artists have taken to social media to pay tribute to the hugely influential musician.
Wye Oak, Mercury Rev, The Messthetics, Squarepusher (DJ set), Garbage, Phoebe Bridgers, and Nancy Whang of LCD Soundsystem (DJ set) were scheduled to perform over the festival's two days at Brooklyn Steel.
We're giving away tickets to a bunch of upcoming NYC shows, including Sunn O))), The Dandy Warhols, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Citizen + Knuckle Puck, and both nights of David Lynch's Festival of Disruption.
Things kicked into full gear with Version 2.0 opener ”Temptation Waits.” All of a sudden, the band seemed more engaged, the crowd was singing more loudly, and hearing that album opener made for a rush of nostalgia but it was also a reminder of how timeless the Version 2.0 songs still sound today...
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