Austin Psych Fest

On April 28th, Texans gathered at the far-out lounge for the last day of the psych fest. Beneath the slight drizzling rain, high humidity, and heat, the last day brought numerous indie rock fans. Here is a list of the artists Coog Radio saw:  Yellow Days  At the Willie stage, the British band carried a […]

On April 26th, 2024, Texans packed the far-out lounge to enjoy a day of indie psychedelic bands. Coog Radio had the opportunity to attend the festival on a sunny Friday and found a love for a wide range of bands. Here is the list of the groups we saw.  No Vacation After a long drive […]

The third and final day of Austin Psych Fest | Levitation Fest brought eager fans to watch some of the most anticipated acts of the whole festival. From the wildly fun show of The Flaming Lips to the 50th year reunion of 13th Floor Elevators to the last-minute addition of the enchantress Chelsea Wolfe, the closing […]

The second day of the festival held a different tone than the day before. Although it still managed to keep the amazing energy the day before had so perfectly captured and had the crowd exulting. The festival bled out pure psychedelic vibes and had the whole atmosphere transcending into a new level of artistry — […]

Levitation Festival, also known as Austin Psych Fest, started Friday at Carson Creek Ranch in Austin, Texas. Day one of the festival included performances from Tame Impala, DIIV, Spiritualized, Lightning Bolt, Metz, among many others. Here is a chronological recap of what I experienced today!

Hey there folks, we have two pairs of Austin Psych Fest tickets left to give away! Post, tweet or message at your favorite Austin Psych Fest artist(s). Remember to tag @coogradio as well so we can see it! The tweet, post or message with the most interesting reply from an artist or most popular wins. Contest ends […]

On Thursday, Mac Demarco announced the release of a new Mini-LP entitled Another One to be released August 7th via Captured Tracks. Along with the announcement a short promo video shot by Mac’s girlfriend was also released, featured below. You can pre-order the new LP, which features the instrumentals of all 8 tracks, here. Mac Demarco will […]

Since 2011, girl group L.A. Witch have been earning a name for themselves in the rock world. The trio—who hail from, well, Los Angeles—is comprised of Sade Sanchez, Irita Pai and Ellie English, providing vocals and guitar, bass and organ, and drums respectively. The group self-describes as “reverb-soaked punked-out rock,” and they are not wrong. […]

A Place to Bury Strangers is a New York City-based noise rock band consisting of guitarist and frontman Oliver Ackermann, bassist Dion Lunadon, and drummer Robi Gonzalez. The band employs a wall-of-sound approach to their brand of  atmospheric shoegaze, psychedelic, and space rock. After a performance at Webster Hall with the Brian Jonestown Massacre, the […]

As you have seen on our social media, we are giving away 3-day passes to Levitation presented by Austin Psych Fest. The 8th annual festival will be held May 8-10 at Carson Creek Ranch in Austin, TX. If you want to go to the fest, we have your way in.. for FREE! For a chance […]

Austin Psych Fest is coming up and there are so many bands playing. As we try to fill you in on what you might get to see, keep in mind that we are giving away tickets, so be on the look out! Another addition to the music explosion that is Austin, Texas, will be Fuzz! […]

Decades in the 1900’s all had a theme but now we live in a decade that is bringing back trends from here and there; the recycling age. Music nowadays is very difficult to categorize into genres and even old music trends are resurfacing. Bands such as Tame Impala are bringing back and even enhancing the […]

Do you want to listen to a band who has a really awesome psychedelic rock sound and the lead singer’s voice is scarily similar to John Lennon’s? If so, Tame Impala is the band for you! I first heard about them from Tyler, the Creator’s song “Bimmer” so out of curiosity I gave them a […]

For those of you who missed out on Austin’s SXSW music and film festival, the Austin Psych Fest is an upcoming festival from May 2-4 with major performances from bands such as The Black Angels, Panda Bear, Of Montreal, and many others. On May 1, there will be a kick-off party in downtown Austin at […]

Tons of amazing psychedelic acts including CR Comp Vol. 2 contributor Vinyl Williams on the bill, and more to be announced in January. This is definitely a Texas music festival you’ll want to catch. AUSTIN PSYCH FEST – APRIL 26-28 2013 – PASSES HERE

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