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…
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?
Yost Theater, Santa Ana
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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…
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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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