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APF4 INITIAL LINEUP, APF3 DVD ON SALE, RAS

AUSTIN PSYCH FEST 4 ::: APRIL 29 – MAY 1

The Black Angels and Reverberation Appreciation Society are happy to announce the dates, location and initial lineup for Austin Psych Fest 4. The 4th annual festival will be held at The East Side Drive In, an outside venue in the heart of downtown. Spanning the full range of the psych sounds, the festival honors the past while also magnifying the modern vanguard of mind expanding music. The festival grounds will feature a multi-stage setup and wide open spaces for you to stretch out and enjoy live performances from these bands (and many more to be announced in additional lineup releases):

Spectrum (Rugby, UK) – website
The Black Angels (Austin, TX) – website
Black Moth Super Rainbow (Chicago, IL) – website
Atlas Sound (Atlanta, GA) – website
Dead Meadow (Los Angeles, CA) – website
Prefuse 73 (Atlanta, GA) – website
Crystal Stilts (Brooklyn, NY) – myspace
Sleepy Sun (San Francisco, CA) – website
Crocodiles (San Diego, CA) – myspace
Black Ryder – (Sydney, Australia – website
Tobacco – (Chicago, IL) – website
The Growlers – (Costa Mesa, CA)  – website
White Hills – (New York, NY) – website
Fresh and Onlys – (San Francisco, CA) – website
Pontiak – (Holtzclaw, Virginia) – myspace
Cloudland Canyon (Memphis, TN) – myspace
The Night Beats – (Seattle, WA) – myspace
The Cult of Dom Keller – (Nottingham, UK) – myspace
Vacant Lots(Burlington, VT)myspace

On January 13th we’ll be releasing the 2nd round of lineup announcements, discounted early bird tickets, and a new website with detailed festival information.

AUSTIN PSYCH FEST 3 DVD

The DVD is available right now in the store, and shipping daily to make it to your door in time for Christmas. The Austin Psych Fest 3 DVD features highlight performances from the 2010 festival. Bands in the film include The Raveonettes, The Black Angels, Silver Apples, Warpaint, Spindrift, The Warlocks, Pink Mountaintops, Headdress, Ringo Deathstarr and more.

The film was shot in multiple formats including HD, Super 8, and the PXL cam. Produced and directed by Oswald James with live audio recorded and mixed by The Pirate Studio. Packaging and design by Christian Bland and Rob Fitzpatrick featuring the posters from the 3 day series.

Check out the APF3 DVD Trailer

Get your DVD now in the store at austinpsychfest.com

UPCOMING THE REVERBERATION APPRECIATION SOCIETY RELEASES

Christian Bland and The Revelator’s The Lost Album LP (sold out) marked our first label release and we’ve excited to announce several new releases scheduled for the 1st quarter of 2011. For a free download of Christian’s “I See You”, go to reverbereationappreciationsociety.com, the future online home of the RAS.

Shapes Have Fangs – Dinner in The Dark LP ::: early February 2011
Shapes Have Fangs‘ new LP, currently available in a limited cassette release from the band, will be our 2nd vinyl release. Check out: The Desert video by Oswald James

Austin Psych Fest 3 double live album ::: March 2011
This double live LP will contain tracks from nearly every band that performed at the 2010 festival, recorded and mixed by The Pirate Studio.

Night Beats / UFO Club ::: March 2011
Split release from Seattle’s Night Beats and The UFO Club, a new collaborative project between Christian Bland (Black Angels) and Lee Blackwell (Night Beats).

For more information on Austin Psych Fest and The Reverberation Appreciation Society, including press inquiries, sponsor and partnership opportunities, band submissions etc. contact us at contact@reverberationappreciationsociety.com.

all the best,

THE REVERBERATION APPRECIATION SOCIETY