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Levitation Live Shot: 13th Floor Elevators
No one can believe what they saw and heard Sunday night
"...Tommy Hall’s amplified jug – soundchecked! With that, the 13th Floor Elevators emerged from the mists of myth and..."

May 11, 2015 Music Post by Tim Stegall

13th Floor Elevators to Reunite at Levitation Festival
Consciousness-raising pioneers headline ATX psych gathering
"...since their last show, Texan psych rock pioneers the 13th Floor Elevators will reunite to play the Levitation festival,..."

Feb. 12, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

13th Floor Elevators
Levitation interviews
"...13th Floor Elevators Sun., 10pm, Reverberation Stage..."

May 8, 2015 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

13th Floor Elevators Must-Haves
"...Doug Hanners was among the first to champion the Elevators in the Seventies through this fanzine.The 13th Floor Elevators..."

Aug. 13, 2004 Music Feature

Honor the 13th Floor Elevators
"...Editor, I appreciate your coverage of the passing of 13th Floor Elevators bassist Benny Thurman [“Off the Record,” Music,..."

July 3, 2008 Postmarks

13th Floor Elevator Fanatic!
"...of Texas Sixties bands is lauded more than the 13th Floor Elevators. I've made sure the Elevators are played..."

Dec. 19, 2005 Postmarks

The 14th Floor
Austin's (and Corpus Christi's) other psych-era survivors
"...made last year by Benny Thurman of the original 13th Floor Elevators was cautionary: "Believe me, nobody wants to..."

Aug. 12, 2005 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

High Baptismal Flow
In search of rock & roll's psychedelic pioneers, Austin's 13th Floor Elevators
"...twisting and sliding throughout eight ethereal minutes of the 13th Floor Elevators' "Slip Inside This House." I stared at..."

Aug. 13, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Livin' On
Up on the 13th Floor, the 10-CD Sign of the 3 Eyed Men lives on and on and on
"..."Believe me," warned Benny Thurman, the 13th Floor Elevators' original bassist, back in 2004. "Nobody wants..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

High Baptismal Flow: Part 2
The 13th Floor Elevators' ground floors – where are they now?
"...keep coming. Does what Tommy Hall says about the 13th Elevators push buttons with the other band members? How..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Playback: Behold! The Austin Music Awards
Announcing the 2014/15 Austin Music Awards bill, the 13th Floor Elevators reunite for Levitation, and King Coffey recovers after being struck by a car
"...Austin Music Awards, and all roads lead to Austin. 13th Floor Elevators Ascend..."

Feb. 20, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Half-Century Psych of Shiva's Headband
13th Floor Elevators weren't the only local psych act exploring Austin's outer limits – and still doing so
"...Brown, Charlie Pritch­ard, and Gerry Storm; and the mighty 13th Floor Elevators, first starring Roky Erick­son, Tommy Hall, Stacy..."

Dec. 1, 2017 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

High Baptismal Flow: Part 2
The 13th Floor Elevators' ground floors: Where are they now?
"...Recorded: The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators, "She Lives (In a Time of Her..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

High Baptismal Flow: Part 2
The 13th Floor Elevators' ground floors: Where are they now?
"...Recorded: The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators, "She Lives (In a Time of Her..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

High Baptismal Flow: Part 2
The 13th Floor Elevators' ground floors: Where are they now?
"...Danny Thomas looks back on his days as the Elevators' second drummer with a combination of pride and caution...."

Aug. 20, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

High Baptismal Flow: Part 2
The 13th Floor Elevators' ground floors: Where are they now?
"...Recorded: The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators, "She Lives (In a Time of Her..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

High Baptismal Flow: Part 2
The 13th Floor Elevators' ground floors: Where are they now?
"...Recorded: The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators, Easter Everywhere, Live, Bull of the Woods..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Levitation Q&A: Wayne Coyne
Flaming Lips leaders remains deep-down freaky
"...goes along. We touched base on Roky Erickson, whose 13th Floor Elevators celebrate a 50th anniversary prior to the..."

May 8, 2015 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Dirt Road to Psychedelia
This documentary traces the changeover of Austin's youth culture from beatniks to hippies, folkies to rockers, and potheads to day-trippers – with side trips into all the music along the way.
"...the way to examine Janis Joplin's Austin years, the 13th Floor Elevators, the Vulcan Gas Company, and so much..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

You're Gonna Miss Me: A Film About Roky Erickson
Detailed here is the long, tangled saga of Erickson, the visionary lead singer of the 13th Floor Elevators, whose trip to fame detoured though mental institutions.
"...40 years earlier he and his bandmates in the 13th Floor Elevators coined the phrase “psychedelic rock.” So it’s..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Movie Review by Audra Schroeder

High Baptismal Flow: Part 2
The 13th Floor Elevators' ground floors: Where are they now?
"...as he reflects on his brother's tenure with the 13th Floor Elevators. "He liked R&B, but the Elevators drove..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Puro Mojo
Friday the 13th: Bubble Puppy electrify, the Krayolas Mexify
"...then who would have predicted a lucky Friday the 13th pairing of Bubble Puppy and San Antonio's the Krayolas..."

July 9, 2012 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Record Store Day Unearths a Roky Erickson Rarity
Reanimating one of the great Austin tributes
"...When I'd see the 13th Floor Elevators in Houston as a high schooler, Erickson,..."

April 21, 2017 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

Where the Pyramid Meets the High
Long lost 13th Floor Elevators founder and visionary Tommy Hall – found!
"...image, but not necessarily a reclusive existence for the 13th Floor Elevators visionary; Hall's ex-wife Clementine keeps in contact..."

Aug. 13, 2004 Music Feature by Joe Trybyszewski

The Trees
Online music trading that "leaves" the RIAA and music industry in the underbrush.
"...heavily in Austin bands from the Sixties like the 13th Floor Elevators. He's typical of collectors who differentiate between..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Kingdom of Heaven
Psychedelic pioneer Powell St. John, on the Right Track Now
"...a deep secret. We can only guess where the 13th Floor Elevators will take us next. For the five..."

Dec. 22, 2006 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

She Lives
Clementine Hall was the 13th Floor Elevators' hip, maternal Wendy, providing food and security for the band's tribe of Lost Boys
"...Yoko Ono, and recorded Two Virgins, Clementine Tausch married 13th Floor Elevators founder and visionary Tommy Hall and became..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Starry Eyes
Roky Erickson's monumental comeback
"...Ice Cream Social; anchoring a SXSW panel on the 13th Floor Elevators, whose Texas Music Hall of Fame award..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

My Children Are Becoming Heavy
When San Antonio rock ruled South Texas
"...gets shortchanged in rock history. Doug Sahm and the 13th Floor Elevators are inexcusably absent from the Rock and..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

I See Dead People
The Black Angels conjure Austin's psychedelic renaissance
"...quintet's debut LP descended like an extension of the 13th Floor Elevators' landmark Easter Everywhere, a vicious acid flashback..."

May 9, 2008 Music Feature by Austin Powell

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