AUSTIN PSYCH FEST WITH SAILOR JERRY PRESENTS:
The Reverberation Appreciation Society and The Black Angels’ Austin Psych Fest resonated worldwide, hosting over 50 bands in the cavernous Seaholm Power Plant for 3 days of sonic bliss.Â It was amazing to see and meet people from all over the world, coming together to listen to great music! There were no fights, no stress, no problems. Amazing event full of amazing people, and were excited to see you all again in 2012.
As we plan for the 2012 festival (exciting news on the way, stay tuned)Â we’ve released the newest addition to our record label catalog, The UFO Club / Night Beats split 10 inch.Â To celebrate the release of the album and another great year, weâ€™re throwing a summer party with Sailor Jerry on Friday, August 12th at The Mohawk featuring performances by Dum Dum Girls (playing a special show as a guitar duo), Mark Sultan / BBQ (from The King Kahn and BBQ Show), Night Beats, the premiere performance of The UFO Club, and Shapes Have Fangs + sets by DJ Scorpio.
Limited RSVP courtesy of Sailor Jerry Presents and online ticket sales have closed, but tickets are still available at the door.
RSVP is very limited, but there are also tickets for sale to guarantee entry. Advance tickets are available for $13 on mohawk.frontgatetickets.com/ and austinpsychfest.com or packaged with the high quality digital album for $18 on austinpsychfest.com.
Upstairs on the patio : Laced With Romance presents their new in-house label Dust & Drag + the fall look book collaboration w/ jewelry designer Rima Hyena.
The event is sponsored by Sailor Jerry Rum, Dust and Drag by Laced With Romance, Feathers Boutique,Rima Hyena, Dog and Pony,Hoboken Pies, Bleach Online, The Reverberation Appreciation Society and Transmission Entertainment
FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE – invite your friends – http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=111551862269883
THE UFO CLUB / NIGHT BEATS SPLIT ALBUM
The UFO Club / The Night Beats Split 10 inch features 4 tracks from The UFO Club on the A side and 4 tracks from The Night Beats on the B side in a limited edition of 500 on 140g vinyl. Includes hand crafted, screen-printed packaging. Pick up the limited edition vinyl while it lasts in the store.
The entire album can be streamed from the Austin Psych Fest Facebook page, along with the debut LPâ€™s of both Shapes Have Fangs and Christian Bland and The Revelators, also available on vinyl.
THE UFO CLUB
UFO Club is a collaboration between Christian Bland of The Black Angels and Lee Blackwell of The Nights Beats, recorded in summer of 2010 at Laguna Studios in Austin, TX. The project finds the duo joining Shapes Have Fangs / Laguna Studios mastermind Skyler McGlothlin and re-imagining 50s pop through the prism of 60s psych and the combined guitar work of Bland and Blackwell. The name is a homage to the legendary UFO Club of Pink Floyd-era 1960s London. The split gives a preview of their upcoming debut LP.
THE NIGHT BEATS
Seattleâ€™s The Nights Beats have made quite an impact on the psych scene in their short time as a band, touring relentlessly behind their H-Bomb EP to great acclaim while creating new material for their highly anticipated full length on Trouble In Mind, which was just released on June 28, 2011. The Nights Beats 4 songs on the split are are exclusive to this vinyl release.