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Psyched up

As a new generation of youth absorbs psychedelic classics like The 13th Floor Elevators, Roky Erickson and Pink Floyd, others take it upon themselves to spawn new renditions of that familiar, swirly groove. All the while, the comparatively venerable Dead Meadow nods in approval. The trio was peddling those trippy dirges and swollen, guitar-driven voyages

Tripping out

Arizona artists Oliver and Spencer Hibert bring their uniquely psychedelic paintings to the Womb. BY BECKY CARMAN During the summer of 2011, the landscape of downtown OKC changed forever when a humble building on Ninth Street transformed into a brilliantly colored and vaguely offensive landmark. For the common commuter, the swath of rainbows and pink

East meets West

Seattle’s Rose Windows cram as much into the music as they do players on stage. The seven-piece psychedelic rock outfit has concocted a wholly unique swirl of American classic rock, British prog and psychedelia with ready dabbles into Persian, Indian and Eastern European sounds, making for a worldly musical experience like few others that came

Hey, y’all, the Flaming lips are still weird

The fun new device is a plastic frog that records and manipulates sound. Fansite The Future Heart reports that the package reads, “A playful audio memo recorder you can use to tell people the stuff you are too chicken shit to say to their face! Now with pitch change capabilities!” Of course, it wouldn’t be

Inside the Octo-gon

When Austin’s The Octopus Project takes the stage, it’s more than a concert — an immersive and organized chaos ensues. Thickly layered instrumentals, colorful projections and a conscious commitment to putting on a show come across clear as day. It’s frenetic, to be sure, but it’s also accessible in a way unique to this quartet.

Womb with a view

After much fanfare, Wayne Coyne’s artistic brain child, Womb Gallery, a “psychedelic art gallery” located at 25 N.W. Ninth, was shut down by The Man over a year ago for various code violations. Not that they were all that surprised. “It was closed due to lack of proper coding. That would be the best way

Fox news

Having made a name for themselves in Fort Worth, Texas — first as a duo and now as a five-piece — blues rockers Foxtrot Uniform are all set for their Oklahoma debut, Friday at Blue Note Lounge, followed by Saturday at Grady’s 66 Pub. According to lead guitarist Kenny Uptain, the short trip north has

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