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Albums Of The Week: Thee Oh Sees | Live at Levitation

John Dwyer & his psychedelic garage-rockers kick out the jams in the heart of Texas.

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Back in 2012, Thee Oh Sees made their first appearance at Austin Psych Fest, performing an electrified set at Emo’s East. The first of the band’s many Levitation appearances down in Austin, this show has been revisited for a new series of vinyl releases, Live at Levitation, immortalizing it on glorious 12″ colored wax, mixed by John Dwyer and mastered for vinyl by JJ Golden.

“I think this was our first time at levitation but our millionth time in the amazing and tough-as-nails city of Austin, Texas,” Dwyer writes. “Brigid Dawson, Mike Shoun, Petey D and myself had already laid the live show out in front of crowds here, so it wasn’t our first rodeo and certainly not my last. Our love is obvious here as we bring forth a short but sweet set of hits and deep cuts. This is also the version of the band with Lars ‘Fingers’ Finberg of Intelligence fame as second-banana drummer. So enjoy some primal and sensual double drumming and as a side note, no one died at this show. Thanks as always to Levitation for making shit happen.”

The artists and sets showcased on Live at Levitation have been chosen from over a decade of recordings at the world-renowned event, and document key artists in the scene performing for a crowd of their peers and fans who gather at Levitation annually from all over the world.

This eighth release follows Live at Levitation releases from Kikagaku Moyo, The Black Angels, Primal Scream, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Moon Duo, Psychic Ills and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.