My KUTX: Levitation Fest Preview

My KUTX

My KUTX: Levitation Fest Preview

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015

Levitation Fest began as Austin Psych Fest back in 2008, and it literally started in a barn. It was a single-day event, but since then the Fest has grown much bigger. Now it’s spread over three days and held at Carson Creek Ranch, a campground just north of the airport. This year’s fest starts next weekend, and this week on My KUTX, Christian Bland previews the fest with a hand-picked mix of Levitation artists. Bland wears a lot of hats–he’s the guitarist in the Black Angels (who started the fest), he helps run the record label Reverberation Appreciation Society, and he’s one of the curators behind Levitation. Listen anytime in the player below the playlist.

–Art Levy

Christian Bland’s playlist:

1. The 13th Floor Elevators – “Levitation”

2. The Jesus & Mary Chain – “The Living End”

3. Tame Impala – “Half Full Glass Of Wine”

4. Thee Oh Sees – “Can You See”

5. Spiritualized – “Lay Back In The Sun”

6. A Place To Bury Strangers – “I Know I’ll See You”

7. White Fence – “Baxter Corner”

8. Night Beats – “Hex”

9. Holy Wave – “Night Tripper”

10. The Paperhead – “Back To Those Days”

11. Las Robertas – “Ghost Lover”

12. The GOASTT (Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger) – “Animals”

13. Indian Jewelry – “Empty Handed”

14. Spindrift – “The Legend Of God’s Gun”