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Manipulation: Austin Psych Fest 5 @ Emo’s and Beauty Ballroom, 4/27-28/12

Last year’s Austin Psych Fest was, as one would expect, a trippy adventure amidst the weird energy of the now defunct Seaholm Power Plant. To kick off this year’s fest, on Monday night we found ourselves at the Alamo Drafthouse to watch a screening of the DVD made from last year’s fest. The back of […]

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Freak Out: Austin Psych Fest, Day 3 @ Seaholm Power Plant, 5/1/11

As I went to leave to drive back to Austin I stepped outside and was immediately confused. It was nearly 40 degrees colder than the day before! May 1st is pretty late for a cold front. Back at the power plant, I was already feeling sad about this being the last day. But with a […]

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Feedback: Austin Psych Fest, Day 2 @ Seaholm Power Plant, 4/30/11

As I walked into the power plant on day 2 of Austin Psych Fest, I pondered the whole festival thing. My infatuation with the idea of the live music experience started at an inexplicably young age. When I learned about Woodstock and Monterey Pop I asked my parents if they were there, and when they […]

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Reverb Nation: Austin Psych Fest, Day 1 @ Seaholm Power Plant, 4/29/11

As I walked up to the festival and joined the line, I could sense that the next few days were going to be weird. Three days of psychedelic music in a former power plant…how could it not be weird? The line took too long; nearly an hour later I finally had my press laminate but […]

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