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May 03

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets + Acid Dad

Union Stage All Ages
Doors 7PM | Show 8PM
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About the event

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets

A mix of sprawling, exploratory, psych-pop, prog rock, and heavy garage riffs, Australia’s Psychedelic Porn Crumpets rose out of Perth’s indie underground, earning a devoted fan base through hard touring and releases like 2016’s High Visceral, Pt. 1 and 2019’s more muscular And Now for the Whatchamacallit.

Formed in 2014, the band grew out of the solo endeavors of singer/guitarist Jack McEwan. Working out of an old horse barn in rural Leederville, he and fellow guitarist Luke Parish, bassist Luke Reynolds, and drummer Danny Caddy pooled their collective consciousness in massive all-night jam sessions, developing the musical conversations that were honed into 2016’s High Visceral, Pt. 1. A sequel, High Visceral, Pt. 2, appeared a year later and doubled down on the band’s fusion of bluesy riffs and experimental yet melodic guitar rock. With their profile increased thanks to international touring, the Crumpets took a harder-edged approach on their 2019 outing, And Now for the Whatchamacallit, an album which also featured some of their most intricately structured psych-pop to date.

ACID DAD

Acid Dad is an American alternative-rock band composed of singer-guitarists, Vaughn Hunt and Sean Fahey, and drummer, Trevor Mustoe. Vaughn first started recording the band in his Bushwick, NY basement releasing singles “Brain Body” and their first EP “Let’s Plan a Robbery.” Appearing live in the New York City rock scene in 2016, Acid Dad quickly moved to a world stage with their self-titled debut album, released by Greenway Records in 2018.

During 2020, the band spent their time building a new studio space in Queens, NY, while continuing to independently produce all their own music, art and even building their own guitars. With a new space and vision, the band produced their second LP, “Take It From The Dead,” set to be co-released in June 2021 by Brooklyn’s Greenway Records and psych powerhouse LEVITATION’s label, The Reverberation Appreciation Society.

“Take It From The Dead” features an array of different influences ranging from 90’s neo-psych, modern post-punk and 70’s rock-n-roll. Acid Dad has crafted a record that sounds new, yet feels nostalgic. In contrast to their earlier work, they make use of slower tempos and expand their sound to include songs that are both more intricate and more hypnotic. To accompany the new record, the band spent the last year collaborating with video artist Webb Hunt, producing psych and glitch art videos that form a visual counterpart to the dreamy distortions of their sound.

Acid Dad is Vaughn Hunt (guitars and vocals), Sean Fahey (guitars and vocals) and Trevor Mustoe (drums).

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