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Playback: C3 in Talks to Co-Produce Levitation Fest
ACL Fest promoters partner with psych fest?
"...Levitation, the popular Austin music festival that's been a hotbed..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Levitation Interviews
Shoegazer, Aussie everywoman, ex-Sonic Youther, and Latin psych superhero talk Levitation.

April 29, 2016 Music Feature

Playback: No Fun Fun Fun Fest in 2016
Fun Fun Fun Fest won't happen this year and here's the exclusive on why
"...Austin music: There will be no Fun Fun Fun Festival in 2016...."

Sept. 16, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback – Sike Fest: Levitation Canceled
Levitation 2016, a bitter pill for all
"...Meanwhile, Austin's psychedelic music festival, Levitation – which had third eyes buggin' with a..."

May 6, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Levitation Materializes 2018 Lineup
Slowdive, Electric Wizard, Black Angels, etc. à la carte
"...Following September’s announcement that Levitation would return next year as a series of late-April..."

Dec. 7, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Levitation Uncorks 2015 Lineup
Former Austin Psych Fest teams with Fun Fun Fun Fest promoter
"...Three-dozen acts offloaded from the Levitation mothership just now, the re-branded Austin Psych Fest. While..."

Dec. 3, 2014 Music Post

Levitation Grids Announced
Psych fest’s return comes into full focus
"...With the emergence of Levitation’s second wave lineup, highlighted by appearances from the Make-Up,..."

Feb. 7, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Levitation 2016 Cancelled
Stormy forecast pulls plug on weekend fest
"...Shortly after 5pm, Levitation organizers announced they were pulling the plug on this..."

April 28, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Levitation Rain Checks
Weather-displaced festival re-collects in the clubs
"...on Thursday night/early Friday morning in the wake of Levitation’s cancellation. The three-day outdoor music festival was called off..."

April 29, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Sound on Sound Fest Canceled
Promoters cite loss of financial backing
"...Sound on Sound Fest has been aborted five weeks before the second-year Austin..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Snapshot: Levitation All Lit Up
Meet the visual artists behind the psych music fest’s trippy light shows
"...all the local visual artists who "Snapshot" shadowed during Levitation. The psych music fest resurfaced last weekend across the..."

May 4, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

13th Floor Elevators to Reunite at Levitation Festival
Consciousness-raising pioneers headline ATX psych gathering
"...the 13th Floor Elevators will reunite to play the Levitation festival, May 8-10, at Carson Creek Ranch in Austin...."

Feb. 12, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin Psych Fest Live (Sunday): Kikagaku Moyo/Bo Ningen
A second Japanese twofer pilots the APF mothership
"...Reverberation ... reached: Electrocution by Austin Psych Fest closer Loop. Levitation – also achieved: Earthless arriving at..."

May 5, 2014 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Levitation Live Shot: Black Angels
Stark need breeds a peak performance
"...weekend simply. Co-founder of the Reverberation Appreciation Society and Levitation, the Black Angels vocalist took a moment before their..."

May 1, 2016 Music Post by Libby Webster

Levitation Live Shot: Vaadat Charigim/Black Ryder/This Will Destroy You
Tent triptych – moody, jolting, maelstrom
"...Ranch from Friday’s mud pit to stone path, the Levitation Tent held in the moisture, retaining a swampy, sticky..."

May 10, 2015 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Levitation Live Shot: Tame Impala
A mud-sodden crowd soaks in catchy pop and jammy breakdowns
"...crisp, psych-pop bravado. “We’ve wanted to play Austin Psych Fest for so long,” beamed frontman Kevin Parker. “And here..."

May 9, 2015 Music Post by Neph Basedow

Austin Psych Fest in Angers
Levitation France debuts in our sister city
"...Though Psych Fest 2013 might be a case of déjà vu for..."

Sept. 19, 2013 Music Post by Abby Johnston

Levitation Review: Wooden Shjips, Acid Mothers Temple, ST 37, Yoo Doo Right
The ABCs of psychedelia
"...one-chord drones and endless boogie. The final night of Levitation 2018 at Empire Control Room brought a little from..."

April 30, 2018 Music Post by Michael Toland

Levitation Review: Om, True Widow, Dallas Acid
Urban doom, drone, enchantment
"...Texans, Dallas’ True Widow, and Austin’s Dallas Acid. Meet Levitation’s Urban Edition, the concrete sibling of the previously grassy..."

April 29, 2018 Music Post by Christina Garcia

Levitation Review: Panda Bear, Geologist, Lou Rebecca
Two out of four ain’t bad – plus a Parisian!
"...(Panda Bear) preceded by Brian Weitz (Geologist) sold-out the Levitation showcase...."

April 28, 2018 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Levitation Live Shot: Slowdive
UK shoegazers salvage some Souvlaki
"...hopefuls converged on the Scoot Inn Friday night, most Levitation-goers suddenly SOL. Unable to procure tickets to one of..."

April 30, 2016 Music Post by Neph Basedow

Levitation Q&A: Ryley Walker
Folk guitarist extraordinaire has nothing bad to say about ATX
"...acclaimed Primrose Green. On his way to perform at Levitation on Saturday, the guitarist checked in by e-mail while..."

May 8, 2015 Music Post by Michael Toland

Austin Terror Fest Drops the Big One
Third year comer triples down at Empire & Barracuda June 7-9
"...The Big Lebowski, Austin music abides – especially its festivals, as much as we love to bad mouth them...."

Jan. 23, 2019 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Levitation Imaginings
Hard to get some psychs on the horn, so conjured them through other means

April 29, 2016 Music Feature

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015 Lineup Astounds
Wu-Tang Clan, Jane’s Addiction, D’Angelo, and Venom top the list
"...The announcement this morning of Fun Fun Fun Fest’s 10th anniversary lineup makes a statement. In short, they..."

May 28, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin Psych Fest Live (Sunday): Holy Wave
Curses, the sun’s still up!
"...Holy Wave made its second appearance at Austin Psych Fest after a year of substantial growth and provocative live..."

April 29, 2013 Music Post by Abby Johnston

Austin Psych Fest Live: Silver Apples
Oscillations from a ‘psychodelic’ grandfather
"...a century of existence than by hitting Austin Psych Fest on Friday night under the Silver Apples name with..."

April 27, 2013 Music Post by Michael Toland

Austin Psych Fest Live: Suuns
“It’s good feeling high”
"...Images du Futur from Suuns defrosted themselves under the Levitation tent. Where the songs on this Montreal quartet’s sophomore..."

April 27, 2013 Music Post by Abby Johnston

Levitation Picks
"...Mr. Elevator & the Brain Hotel Fri., 6pm, Levitation Tent Given its moniker, this L.A. combo couldn't play..."

May 8, 2015 Music Feature

Levitation Picks & Sleepers
Blurbing the under and overcard
"...Nicolas JaarFri., 10:05pm, Levitation Tent New Yorker of Chilean decent, producer Nicholas Jaar..."

April 29, 2016 Music Feature

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