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Austin’s LEVITATION returning in 2018 with Panda Bear, Slowdive, Ty Segall + more

PANDA BEAR x GEOLOGIST LEVITATION

We're extremely psyched that LEVITATION will be back in 2018, taking over your favorite downtown Austin venues (the Mohawk, Cheer Up Charlie's, Barracuda, Empire Control Room, etc.) from April 26-29...

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win weekend passes for Austin’s LEVITATION Fest feat. Flying Lotus, Slowdive, Animal Collective, Brian Wilson + more

all images by Pooneh Ghana
all images by Pooneh Ghana

We're teaming up again with our TX homies at LEVITATION to offer one more chance to win deluxe weekend passes for this year's fest, which takes place in just a few weeks down in Austin. Much has been made about this year's incredible lineup: Brian Wilson doing Pet Sounds, Slowdive, Animal Collective, Caribou, Shabazz Palaces/Oneohtrix Point Never/Nicolas Jaar/Flying Lotus all back-to-back-to-back-to-back on the same stage, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Melody's Echo Chamber, Ty Segall, Lee Scratch Perry, etc...

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listen to the official LEVITATION 2016 mixtape + win weekend camping passes for the fest

PET SOUNDS LEVITATION

We're psyched to present one of our favorite annual Christmas presents from the Reverberation Appreciation Society: the official and kind of overwhelmingly awesome LEVITATION 2016 festival mixtape by Al Lover, featuring a track from each of the 40+ acts on this year's next-level lineup, including Brian Wilson (performing Pet Sounds), Animal Collective, Slowdive, Caribou, Shabazz Palaces, Nicolas Jaar, Flying Lotus, Ty Segall, Dungen, Lee Scratch Perry, and more...

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check the full LEVITATION 2016 lineup feat. Nicolas Jaar, Shabazz Palaces, Oneohtrix Point Never + more

LEVITATION 2016

We were already pretty psyched for Austin's LEVITATION 2016, but this is unreal. In addition to the previously announced initial lineup, which included Flying Lotus, Animal Collective, and Brian Wilson performing Pet Sounds, the fest announced some pretty sweet additions this morning: Nicolas Jaar, Shabazz Palaces, Oneohtrix Point Never, Caribou, Slowdive, Dungen, and a whole lot more. Check the full lineup video below + grab your tickets here:

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premiere: Ringo Deathstarr – Stare at the Sun

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Here's a soaring, dreamily hypnotic new jam from Texas shoegaze mainstays Ringo Deathstarr: the swirling and shimmery "Stare at the Sun" is taken from the group's forthcoming record Pure Mood, out in December via our friends at Austin's own the Reverberation Appreciation Society in North America and AC30 in the UK/EU...

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listen to the official LEVITATION 2015 Saturday mixtape + win weekend passes

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Austin Psych Fest's LEVITATION 2015 is getting palpably close (next weekend!), and today we're debuting another great official fest mixtape by Al Lover, featuring tracks from HEALTH, Las Robertas, Tamaryn, Thee Oh Sees, Primal Scream, the Jesus and Mary Chain + others, and that's just from Saturday's lineup (listen to the Friday mixtape, featuring Tame Impala, Spiritualized, and more, here).

Check the full tracklist after the jump, and let us know which bands you're most excited to see in the comments below to enter to win a pair of weekend fest passes AND tix to the official LEVITATION kickoff party next Thursday at the Mohawk, featuring Ariel Pink, Octopus Project, and more.

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Las Robertas – The Feel

The Feel

In advance of their highly anticipated (by us) performance in just a couple weeks down in Austin, fuzzed-out Costa Rican garage rippers Las Robertas drop their blistering new single "The Feel". Catch them do it live on Saturday, May 9, at one of our favorite festivals, Austin Psych Fest's LEVITATION:

Austin Psych Fest’s LEVITATION 2015 adds the 13th Floor Elevators, HEALTH + more

13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS

As if this year's lineup wasn't already stacked enough: Austin Psych Fest's LEVITATION 2015 just became even more can't-miss, with the addition of hometown legends the 13th Floor Elevators, playing their first show in nearly 50 years...

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Austin Psych Fest presents: the official LEVITATION 2015 mixtape

LEVITATION 2015

We've already established that next year's Austin Psych Fest presents: LEVITATION 2015 lineup is really great, from the Jesus and Mary Chain doing Psychocandy on down to Costa Rican girl-gang garage rippers Las Robertas, and a ton of amazing bands in between. We don't expect anyone to take our word for it though, and nothing illustrates the quality of next year's fest better than this 90-minute mixtape (from SF DJ + producer Al Lover) featuring EVERY SINGLE BAND on the massive lineup. Check the full tracklist after the jump, and you can still enter to win a pair of weekend passes here:

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giveaway: Austin Psych Fest presents LEVITATION 2015 weekend passes

LEVITATION 2015

Our friends at the trippiest, most beautiful fest around continue to inspire by outdoing themselves once again on this year's Austin Psych Fest presents: LEVITATION 2015 lineup: starring the Jesus and Mary Chain (performing Psychocandy), Tame Impala, the Flaming Lips, Spiritualized, Melody's Echo Chamber, Mac DeMarco, Thee Oh Sees, FUZZ, White Fence, Las Robertas, and many more, all at the scenic + serene Carson Creek Ranch on the banks of the Colorado River...

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