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Psychedelic Punks Refuse to Die: The Revenge of the 13th Floor Elevators

Profile by Metal Mike Saunders, unpublished, 1972

2009 note: The odd thing about this (unpublished) fall 1972 thing sent to Phonograph Record Monthly (unassigned) is that co-editor Greg Shaw would – ...

The Shakin’ Street Punk Survey

Overview by uncredited writer, Shakin' Street Gazette, November 1974

THIS IS YOUR BIG CHANCE! Yes, it’s all coming back. Following the rock & roll revival, the surf music revival, and the reggae revival, the ...

The A-Z of Punk

Overview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, July 1976

THE ORIGINAL idea behind this A-Z was to try and provide a guide to 'punk' as it's now generally understood, i.e. as much a question ...

Roky Erickson: One Flew Out Of The Cuckoo's Nest

Retrospective by Jon Savage, Sounds, July 1977

'After you trip, life opens up – you start doing what you wanna do...c'mon, C'MON let it happen to you...' – 'Roller Coaster', 13th Floor ...

Thirteenth Floor Elevators: Psychedelic Sounds Of.../Red Krayola: Parable Of Arable Land

Review by Jon Savage, Sounds, October 1978

THESE ALBUMS are famous, if at all, for not being famous. Now that the all too seductive veil of obscurity has been lifted (and therefore ...

Various Artists: Where The Pyramid Meets The Eye

Review by Andy Gill, Q, May 1991

ROKY ERICKSON, LEADER OF LEGENDARY Texan psychedelic combo the 13th Floor Elevators, is perhaps an odd choice for the tribute album treatment. ...

13th Floor Elevators: Easter Everywhere

Review by Mat Snow, Q, 1993

THE SECOND INSTALMENT of Decal's noble policy of reissuing all four 13th Floor Elevators albums finds the influence of San Francisco (whose Avalon Ballroom they ...

His Own Private Realm: Roky Erickson

Interview by Tom Hibbert, MOJO, June 1995

Come with us now to the home of erstwhile 13th Floor Elevator Roky Erickson: a little shack on the outskirts of reality. And marvel how, ...

13th Floor Elevators: The Psychedelic World Of The 13th Floor Elevators (Charly)****

Review by Rob Hughes, Uncut, May 2002

BOXED COMPENDIUM of acid-fried Texan mindbenders. Includes lives, outtakes and alternate cuts on three remastered CDs. ...

see also Roky Erickson

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