HOT : Roky Erickson / Black Angels Tour Dates

September 24, 2008 by · Leave a Comment
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The Black Angels and Roky Erickson are heading out together for a few tour dates in Texas and the West Coast, I’ve seen both bands recently and man, the combination of the two together is going to generate some amazing nights of music for you lucky westerners.
Black Angels will be opening the shows and then backing up Roky for his portion of the set. DO NOT miss this one if you’re anywhere near, it will be incendiary.

Roky Erickson / Black Angels Tour Dates
October 4th – The Granada Theatre, Dallas, TX
October 28th – The Showbox at The Market, Seattle, WA
October 29th – Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
October 31st – El Rey, Los Angeles, CA
November 1st – The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
November 2nd – The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA

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LIVE: Roky Erickson 03.02.08 at Maxwells

March 5, 2008 by · Leave a Comment
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A couple photos from Sunday night’s Roky Erickson show at Maxwell’s in Hoboken NJ. Roky and his band The Explosions blistered through a set of songs that made him the legend he is today. Opening with A Cold Night For Alligators and tearing through a set of his classics like You’re Gonna Miss Me, Bermuda,Two Headed Dog , Starry Eyes and more.

5 On A Friday : Where Is My Mind ?

January 18, 2008 by · 5 Comments
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I’m sure something’s crossed your mind today. What are you thinking about ?

1: The Red Button – Can’t Stop Thinking About Her
Buy She’s About To Cross My Mind
2: Laura Cantrell – Do You Ever Think Of Me ?
Buy Not The Trembling Kind
3: Sebadoh – Think (Let Tomorrow Bee)
Buy Bubble And Scrape
4: Mary Weiss – Stop And Think It Over
Buy Dangerous Game
5: Roky Erickson – I Think Up Demons
Buy I Have Always Been Here Before

5 On A Friday : The Fall

September 28, 2007 by · 2 Comments
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As the first official week of fall winds to a close 5 songs reminiscient of the season today. What’s your favorite song that makes you think of fall ?

1: Joni Mitchell – Urge For Going
Buy Hits
2: Dumptruck – Autumn Light
Buy Positively Dumptruck
3: Roky Erikson – Clear Night For Love
Buy I Have Always Been Here Before
4: Big Star – September Gurls
Buy #1 Record/Radio City
5: The Zombies – Time Of The Season
Buy The Singles A’s and B’s


5 On A Friday : Roky Erickson

January 19, 2007 by · 1 Comment
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Today for 5 On A Friday we celebrate the recent announcement that the legendary Roky Erickson will once again be playing some live shows this year. Hot on the heels of last years SXSW performance, he will be playing at the Sixth Annual Ponderosa Stomp in New Orleans.

1: 13th Floor Elevators – You’re Gonna Miss Me
Roky Erickson – Don’t Slander Me
Roky Erickson – Nothing In Return
Roky Erickson – Clear Night For Love
Roky Erickson – Bermuda

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