Monolith On The Mesa Music Festival took place last weekend and by all accounts, it was a major rager of a good time. Taking place at Taos Mesa Brewing (The Mothership and Taos Tap Room) the festival featured Om, The Obsessed, Dead Meadow, The Well, Tia Carrera, Wovenhand, Pinkish Black, Castle, Crypt Trip, EYE, Wino solo (unplugged), True Widow and many more on both indoor and outdoor stages with visual artist installations and camping. The fest has shared a recap video giving you all the flavor you felt if you experienced it, and you missed if you weren’t there. Continue reading
Monolith on the Mesa Music and arts festival is less than a week away! The debut gathering uniting forces in stoner rock, art and craft beer for an incredible event taking place in the southwestern mountain setting. Check out our Facebook contest to win tickets to the fest. The festival just announced a custom craft beer brewed by the brewmaster at the Taos Mesa Brewing Company made just for the festival. Jayson Wylie President and Director of Brewing Operations at Taos Mesa Brewing Company to answer a few questions about what they’ve come up with below. Monolith on the Mesa Om, The Obsessed, Dead Meadow, The Well, Tia Carrera, Wovenhand, Pinkish Black, Castle, Crypt Trip, EYE, Wino solo (unplugged), True Widow and many more! Tickets on sale at the links below. The fest is located at Taos Mesa Brewing (The Mothership and Taos Tap Room) the festival features both indoor and outdoor stages and adjacent camping facility visual artists include Christian Ristow, Christina Sporrong, JP Rodman and the Mad Alchemist Liquid Light Show. Continue reading
For some in the music world, the sixties never really ended and this is especially true with Crypt Trip’s Haze Country. Both a throwback and refreshing, Haze Country (Heavy Psych Sounds) lets us sit back and relive the good old days of psychedelics, marijuana and hippie Shenanigans. Even from the album cover: the aesthetic and nostalgic tinged photograph of the band mounted on motorbikes, it really does feel like this record was lost in time and it’s only just been rediscovered in your Dad’s cupboard of old LPs. Continue reading
Northwestern hardcore/noise outfit Drunk Dad is streaming their performance doing “Whiskey Liver” in HD A/V with TVPDX Portland Television studios below. The band will also be doing a string of upcoming live dates supporting their album Ripper Killer, out now via Eolian Empire.
May 21: The Colonial Cafe – Sacramento, CA (w/ Columbian Necktie, XtomhanX)
May 22: The Golden Bull – Oakland, CA (w/ Ditch Witch, Crypt Trip, Hellbeard)
May 24: The Loving Cup – Reno, NV (w/ Elephant Rifle, Sisters Doom)
Psycho California is now set for May 15, 16 and 17, 2015 at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA with Sleep, Pentagram and Cult Of Luna as headliners.
The rest of the previously announced acts include:
Old Man Gloom
Death By Stereo
Samsara Blues Experiment
Destroyer of Light
Lords of Beacon House