Les Big Byrd

BNLX released ‘Good Light’ (listen), playing NYC shows with Swedish band Les Big Byrd this week
BNLX released ‘Good Light’ (listen), playing NYC shows with Swedish band Les Big Byrd this week
Minneapolis' arch noisepoppers BNLX are back with a new album, Good Light, which is out now on Susstones. As usual, Ed and Ashley Ackerson are not shy about their influences (mostly of the '80s college radio / UK indie variety) but they're canny songwriters and load the songs up with hooks (even if sometimes they're, like on "Flextime," New Order and Echo & the Bunnymen's hooks)...
Les Big Byrd (ex-Caesars) released debut LP on Anton Newcombe’s label, touring Europe w/ GOAT (dates, streams)
Les Big Byrd (ex-Caesars) released debut LP on Anton Newcombe’s label, touring Europe w/ GOAT (dates, streams)
Swedish musicians Joakim Åhlund and Frans Johansson each had their own careers going when they started making music. Frans was in post-grunge band Fireside; while Joakim spent time in both Caesars (remember "Jerk it Out") and Teddybears (remember them too...
Austin Psych Fest expands lineup (Panda Bear, War On Drugs, BJM, Graveyard, Mikal Cronin, Bombino, Peaking Lights, more)
Austin Psych Fest expands lineup (Panda Bear, War On Drugs, BJM, Graveyard, Mikal Cronin, Bombino, Peaking Lights, more)
Austin Psych Fest 2013 (more by Tim Griffin) Austin Psych Fest returns for its 6th year from May 2-4 at the Carson Creek Ranch, and since we last spoke, the festival's lineup has been expanded to now 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...