Posts Tagged ‘Sleepy Sun’

Austin Psych Fest 2014 Day Three – Secret Colours, Cosmonauts, Toy, Mikal Cronin and Sleepy Sun

May 5th, 2014
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On day three of the festival celebrating their 7th anniversary, bands including Secret Colors, Cosmonauts, Toy, Mikal Cronin and Sleepy Sun packed the APF 2014 schedule. Day One and Day Two consisted of other amazing psychedelic bands including Black Lips, Zombie Zombie, Bombino, Bardo Pond, The Octopus Project¬†and so many more. On the third day, around mid afternoon, the excessive heat caused many to take it easy rather than expose themselves to the and blazing sun over the field. Read more…

By Emily Ferris Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews , , , ,

Sleepy Sun Announces New Album Maui Tears For January 2014 Release

November 23rd, 2013
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California’s Sleepy Sun will be dropping their latest album, Maui Tears, on January 28.
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WATCH: Sleepy Sun Releases New Video for Song “11:32″

October 5th, 2013
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“For God has bound everyone over to disobedience so that he may have mercy on them all.” San Francisco’s Sleepy Sun put that God-logic in their pipes and smoked themselves into a warbling psych-rock dream in “11:32“. Read more…

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LISTEN: Sleepy Sun Release Stream of New Song “11:32″

August 29th, 2013
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Garage psych quintet Sleepy Sun are set to release their next album in 2014, but in the meantime they’ll be issuing a 7″ on October 15th, and have just leaked one of its two songs for our ears & minds’ delight.
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By Nicci Boots Posted in News

New Music Alert: Only You Release New Video for Song “Let Me Burn”

August 19th, 2013
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Former Sleepy Sun vocalist, Rachel Fannan, has released a second video for her new indie project, Only You.
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Psycho De Mayo ft. Black Mountain, A Place to Bury Strangers, More @ Yost Theater 5/5

May 1st, 2013

psycho de mayo poster

This weekend, Orange County’s very first Psycho De Mayo Music and Arts Festival will take place at the Yost Theater in Santa Ana. Participating acts include Black Mountain, A Place to Bury Strangers, Dead Skeletons, Dead Meadow, Sleepy Sun, Dagha Bloom, Highlands, Mmoss, Strangers Family Band, and more.

Tickets are on sale now via Ticketweb for $25 so if you don’t already have plans for this Cinco De Mayo weekend, why not check out the first Psycho de Mayo Festival?

Fine print:

May 5th

Yost Theater, Santa Ana

Buy Tickets Now via Ticketweb

By Adrian Garro Posted in Los Angeles , , , ,

Sleepy Sun – Spine Hits

April 21st, 2012


Back to the Past

San Francisco psychedelic-indie outfit Sleepy Sun experienced a change between albums that transformed the complexion of the group. Singer Rachel Fannan left, citing artistic conflicts, allowing co-vocalist Bret Constantino to spread his wings. In one fell swoop with new album Spine Hits the band evolved from jammy folk-rock, more in line with artists like the Head and the Heart or Damien Rice on pot, to a throwback to early alt-rock and post-punk outfits like the Replacements and Stone Roses. Read more…

By Chad Gorn Posted in Reviews

Photo Essay: Sleepy Sun @ The Echo – Los Angesles 3/8/2012

March 21st, 2012

Bay Area psych rockers Sleepy Sun recently tore through The Echo in Los Angeles. The band is currently on tour with The Crystal Antlers and are set to release their third full length Spine Hits on April 10th. 
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And So… SXSW Party at Spider House

February 8th, 2012

Friday, March 16th

Spider House (29th st. Ballroom)

No RSVP or Wristbands req. Free Entry, all ages.

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By Sania Parekh Posted in Austin , , , , , ,

Members of Mars Volta, Sleepy Sun Join Mike Watt and Christian Eric Beaulieu to Form Anywhere

September 24th, 2011

With their newest effort reportedly already in the can and awaiting release until 2012, members of The Mars Volta are staying busy with a variety of projects. Lead singer Cedric Bixler-Zavala is heading up the most recent effort, a supergroup involving Sleepy Sun’s Rachel Fannan. Read more…

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