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Levitation Review: Electric Wizard, Russian Circles, the Well
Doom for the ages
"...robbed Austin heshers of the hotly anticipated return of Electric Wizard. Last seen locally at Emo’s Jr. in 2001,..."

April 28, 2018 Music Post by Michael Toland

El Wizard Adrian Quesada's Multiplicity
Ex-Grupo Fantasma guitarist Adrian Quesada diversifies
"...on Black Sabbath, but the minute we played 'The Wizard,' the very first song, we knew it was special...."

July 18, 2014 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

After Two-Year Hiatus Levitation Hits the Clubs
Droning on with Slowdive, Electric Wizard, Ian Svenonius, and Bedouine
"...may soon be as common locally as psychedelic rock. Electric WizardFri. 27, Stubb’s, 9:30pm..."

April 27, 2018 Music Feature by Michael Toland

Levitation Materializes 2018 Lineup
Slowdive, Electric Wizard, Black Angels, etc. à la carte
"...full lineup, including appearances from elusive UK doom unit Electric Wizard, shoegaze vets Slowdive, and hometown hosts the Black..."

Dec. 7, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"'s all in the credits of Moses' Artemis advance, Electric Pocket Radio: produced by Keith Cleversley (the Flaming Lips,..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

Playback: Shakey Graves’ Active Dream Life
“I figured it was important to rebreak the mold sooner than later”
"...AC: You reference The Wizard of Oz on this album, but it has me..."

May 4, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Sound on Sound Fest Is Set, but What About Fun Fun Fun?
SOS Fest dropped its lineup this week, but what of predecessor FFF?
"...Venom – might have been 24-year-old English doom/sludge quartet Electric Wizard, the sort of rarely U.S.-touring Euro metal act..."

June 23, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Electric Wizard
"...Electric WizardBlack Masses (Metal Blade/Rise Above)..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Playback: Straight Outta Calcutta
Sitar maestro Indrajit Banerjee, stoned synching Doom Side of the Moon and The Wizard of Oz, and a bigger Breakaway Records
"...the 51-year-old enjoys abundant artistic latitude. Sometimes playing an electric sitar through effect pedals, Banerjee performs with long-running global..."

Aug. 4, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Margaret Moser’s Final Act
Margaret Moser tribute concert, following Black Fret's money, and a last chance to nominate locals in the Austin Music Poll – this week!
"...Best Club Lighting: Electric Church..."

Dec. 8, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Best Live Music Performances of 2018
The bands and venues that kept our critics on their feet
"...Christina Garcia: Electric Wizard, Stubb's (Levitation)..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Playback: Will Johnson’s Eternal Newness
"Playback" challenges Will Johnson to a home run derby and uncovers seven things you didn't know about A Giant Dog
" He made an album with late Songs: Ohia/Magnolia Electric Co. balladeer Jason Molina, partook in the Conor Oberst/Mike..."

Feb. 9, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Austin Terror Fest Drops the Big One
Third year comer triples down at Empire & Barracuda June 7-9
"...criminal justice, favors doom and sludge metal (“I discovered Electric Wizard on MySpace in 2007...”), while his counterpart deep..."

Jan. 23, 2019 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Levitation 2018
"...Electric Wizard at Stubb’s..."

April 30, 2018 Photo Gallery

Recommended Shows for Levitation Weekend
The sounds may be scattered all over Austin, but here are a few must-see performances

April 27, 2018 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Levitation Grids Announced
Psych fest’s return comes into full focus
"...Stubb’s Thu. and Barracuda Fri.), UK doom metal rarity Electric Wizard (Fri., Stubb’s), shoegaze heroes Slowdive (Sat., Stubb’s), industrial..."

Feb. 7, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Sound on Sound Fest Make-Up Shows
Salvage includes Grizzly Bear, Cannibal Corpse, Noname
"...spring. “Playback” has his fingers crossed that the elusive Electric Wizard does a make-up show, and the booker confirmed..."

Oct. 16, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Best WTFs of ACL Fest Weekend One
The good, the bad, and the myriad Tom Petty covers
" host Iggy Pop, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Electric Wizard at Renaissance fairgrounds in McDade next month, this..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Sound on Sound Fest Canceled
Promoters cite loss of financial backing
"...lineup, which included a performance from doom metal legacy Electric Wizard that local music extremists had been awaiting for..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Come & Take It
On Austin as a metal town, and a leaked shortlist for the next Austin Music Office boss
"...the hippest heroes of the genre, be it doom (Electric Wizard), post-metal (Deafheaven), or powerviolence (Nails). Eastside venue the..."

July 7, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Sound on Sound Fest Pops!
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Electric Wizard, and king Stooge himself
"...Among those special bookings is UK sludge legends Electric Wizard, making their only American appearance of 2017 so..."

June 20, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Well Take Down “One Nation”
War drums for this political season in the abyss
"...Blake, Ezra Pound, Yeates, Joyce – and crucial records: Electric Wizard’s early seven-inches and Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were..."

Oct. 12, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

"...Still They Pray stirs a muddy compound reminiscent of Electric Wizard – little surprise given that the UK legends'..."

Aug. 19, 2016 Music Review by Michael Toland

Top 10s
"...4) Electric Wizard, Black Masses (Metal Blade/Rise Above)..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

UT Stays Awake, Sober in El Paso City
"...people eat snails. Anyway, I was the Mille Bornes wizard without even trying or caring. I had the French..."

Sept. 8, 2008 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

The First Paper Girl in Red Oak, Iowa: Stories
" a tangy glass of punch. The best story, "Electric Wizard," is about a poetry writing teacher who is..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Books Review by Martin Wilson

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
"...more inspiration from Kottke's teacher, the late, troubled acoustic wizard John Fahey, the duo mixes in a healthy dose..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature

Picks & Sleepers
"...Bob Mould bassist Andrew Duplantis is very, very promising. (Electric Lounge Pavilion, 11pm) -Andy Langer..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

Thursday Picks
SXSW Music Fest preview guide
"...dichotomy. Thomas Turner plays mad scientist, caped crusader, and wizard behind the curtain, producing GO's ecstatic electro-clash rhythms and..."

March 16, 2007 Music Feature

The Winter Classic
South by Southwest 1998
"...Electric Lounge, Wednesday, March 18..."

March 27, 1998 Music Feature

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