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Snapshot: Levitation All Lit Up
Meet the visual artists behind the psych music fest’s trippy light shows

May 4, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

Saturnalia Festival 2017
"...Lysergic Lights..."

Dec. 4, 2017 Photo Gallery

The Q&A Hole: Why Isn't LSD Legal?
Trip on this with Lana Lesley, Denise Prince, Mickle Maher, and more.
"...Yes, we're talking about lysergic acid diethylamide here, citizen...."

Sept. 13, 2016 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Flashpoint
Shine a Light
"...the whole indoor arena sang it with the house lights on, Exile on Main Street rang rebirth not dissolution...."

April 4, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Playback: Experiencing a Broadened Euphoria
EDM breaks out, Agony Column returns
"...the bread-and-butter of the 4-year-old fest: EDM superstar Pretty Lights (Sat.), dubstep duo Adventure Club (Fri.), and trap king..."

April 10, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Journeyman Neal Schon
Definitely progressive fusion rock
"...hotel. The next time we got together, we wrote “Lights.” That was our second song. Gregg was on Infinity...."

May 17, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Texas Moonshine
Previously pigeonholed psych trio Ringo Deathstarr transcends its root crushes
"...A lysergic mecca in the Sixties and Seventies, the Texas state..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Music Feature by Libby Webster

Austin Psych Fest Live (Saturday): Mono/Acid Mothers Temple
A pair of Japanese guitar storms
"...Explosions in the Sky. Lit only by white floor lights inside a darkened Levitation Tent, visuals opening a lysergic..."

May 4, 2014 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Heavy Psych
"...acid rock into hard blues on third acclaimed LP Lights Out...."

May 2, 2014 Music Feature by Michael Toland

Saborcito
Latin melting pot fuses into Pachanga Fest
"...a decade ago, Austin Psych Fest never tripped solely lysergic, and Chaos in Tejas next isn't simply punk/metal mayhem...."

May 10, 2013 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW Saturday Showcases
"...fiddling to keep the energy up until the house lights come on. – Kevin Curtin..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature

Saturday Picks
SXSW Music Fest preview guide
"...The quintet was recently seen on TV's Friday Night Lights and are ready to release the follow-up to the..."

March 16, 2007 Music Feature

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