Elevated Transmissions Podcast 018 - Julian Ruiz / Holy Wave

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Julian Ruiz is the drummer for the Austin's Holy Wave, and he also happens to be an over all sweet and hilarious dude. I was stoked to sit down and chat with him a while back in my ridiculously cold house to talk shop about life as a…

ELEVATED TRANSMISSIONS MIX 8

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New Elevated Transmissions mix showcasing the bands playing in Austin, TX at Barracuda for Levitation Presents, September 21 and October 27th! TICKETS - bit.ly/Levitation-presents TRACKLIST: 0:00 / Psychic Ills - Another…

ELEVATED TRANSMISSIONS PODCAST 017 – Phil Pirrone / JJUUJJUU

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This week's Episode of the Elevated Transmissions Podcast is with Phil Pirrone of the LA based band JJUUJJUU. Phil is also the wizard behind the Desert Daze festival who just released this year's line up with some amazing acts including…

ELEVATED TRANSMISSIONS PODCAST 016 – PAT McDONALD / COOL GHOULS

This week's Elevated Transmissions Podcast is with Pat McDonald (and his dog Theo)of the San Francisco based rock n roll group Cool Ghouls. This is part two for the Pat Vs. Pat interviews. This episode was recorded and edited a while…

ELEVATED TRANSMISSIONS PODCAST 015 – BRET CONSTANTINO / SLEEPY SUN

Back in full effect! This week's ET Podcast is with Sleepy Sun's frontman, Bret Constantino. I've known Bret for a few years from being around SF. I think I actually met him while we were both on mushrooms after a Black Angles show at…

ETVC MIX VOL. 2 / THE SONG IS FAMILIAR

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This the 2nd edition of the mix series entitled "ETVC" (Elevated Transmissions Vinyl Collective). These are all vinyl mixes featuring unique b sides, weird album cuts, forgotten hits, cool production techniques, interesting break beats,…

Elevated Transmissions Podcast 014 - Zapot Mgawi / Golden Dawn Arkestra

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Zapot Mgawi is the Earthly band leader of Austin's psychedelic funk group the Golden Dawn Arkestra. GDA was recently asked to curate a night for the upcoming Levitation parties in Austin May 4th-6th so I figured it would be a good look…

MAY 4-6, 2017 - official mix

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Three weeks until the May 4-6 shows in Austin, TX! We commissioned Al Lover for an official mix, featuring a track from each artist on the lineup. TICKETS - $15 MAY 4 at BARRACUDA GOLDEN DAWN ARKESTRA • SUPERFONICOS • ANNABELLE…

ELEVATED TRANSMISSIONS PODCAST 013 – Kristina Esfandiari / King Woman

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This week's episode of The Elevated Transmissions Podcast is with Kristina Esfandiari, the front woman of King Woman from San Francisco, California. Recently relocated to New York, King Woman make heavy yet ethereal, psychedelic doom…

ELEVATED TRANSMISSIONS MIX 7

Just in time for the weekend - Al Lover's 7th mix in the ELEVATED TRANSMISSIONS series, featuring 27 tracks from the psychedelic underground and beyond. Track list below: 0:00 / Milk Music - Twists & Turns & Headtrips 4:04 / Hey…

ELEVATED TRANSMISSIONS PODCAST 012 – Andrew O'Neil / Mondo Drag

Andrew O'Neil is a friend of mine from San Francisco who plays bass in the amazing Prog god outfit Mondo Drag. He also keeps busy with other project Niveles, his awesome post rock band that he fronts and plays guitar in. Andrew and I…

AL LOVER - ETVC Mix Vol. 1 / The Sun Goes All Around

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This the first of a new mix series entitled "ETVC" (Elevated Transmissions Vinyl Collective). It's basically an excuse for me to go through records and listen to things I might not normally play out while Djing. Unique b sides, weird…

ELEVATED TRANSMISSIONS podcast 011 - Joey Cook / Holy Wave

Joey Cook is the guitarist (mostly) for Austin based 'psych gaze' (yeah, made that up) band, Holy Wave. I met Joey a few years back in Europe when I had to hop in the van with Holy Wave to do a couple shows together. Let me tell you,…

Elevated Transmissions Podcast 010 - Ryan Sambol

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This week on the Elevated Transmissions Podcast we have Austin, Texas singer / song writer Ryan Sambol. I met Ryan a few years back in SF when he was in the amazing garage rock band, The Strange Boys. Since the group disbanded Ryan's…

ELEVATED TRANSMISSIONS MIX - VOL 6

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For your listening pleasure - Al Lover's 6th mix in the ELEVATED TRANSMISSIONS series, featuring cuts from the psychedelic underground and beyond: 0:00 / Botany - Apprears (Mini Verberum) 1:11 / Odd Couple - Iam Predator 3:34 /…

Elevated Transmissions Podcast 009 - Pat Thomas / Cool Ghouls

In this episode of The Elevated Transmissions Podcast I sit down with Pat Thomas of San Francisco, cosmic rock n roll band, Cool Ghouls. These guys are steady putting out pure California gold! Prospectors searching for lost nuggets of…

Elevated Transmissions Podcast 008 - Aaron Diko / DDCT

Aaron Diko is a San Francisco Musician, Synth enthusiast and part of the emerging group DDCT with Burnt Ones members Mark Tester and Landon Caldwell. Aaron was in the SF band POW! but is now focused on more ambient vibes and other collaborative…

ELEVATED TRANSMISSIONS Podcast 007 - Dylan Edrich / Hvvmid

This episode of The Elevated Transmissions Podcast is with Bay Area musician and multi instrumentalist, Dylan Edrich. Dylan's been in the bay for around 8 years and has played on albums by Thee Oh Sees, Ty Segall, Sonny & The Sunsets…

ELEVATED TRANSMISSIONS Podcast 006 - Matt Jones / Castle Face Records

The Elevated Transmissions Podcast is back with a new format, y'all! While wandering the planet, I've met my fair share of incredible human beings. I decided to start reaching out to folks doing interesting things and ask them to curate…

ELEVATED TRANSMISSIONS Podcast 005 - THE BLACK ANGELS

In the final episode of the 5 part "Pet Sounds" edition of the Elevated Transmissions Podcast, Al Lover talks with Christian Bland and Alex Maas of The Black Angles. They discuss the influence of Brian Wilson on the band in their formative…

AL LOVER'S - ELEVATED TRANSMISSIONS Mix VOL 5

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Al Lover delivers another deep mix of tracks from off the beaten path. Perfect for those holiday road trips, enjoy: 0:00 / Der Elektrische Traum - Space Travell Counter 2:22 / Cake Walk - Ghosts 4:16 / Walter - Solomon Grundy 7:05…

Elevated Transmissions Podcast 004 - The Cosmonauts

'Elevated Transmissions' is a new podcast series brought to you by Al Lover, that will explore the history and parallels of the 'Psychedelic' music scene and it's various genres with conversations from folks in all walks of the community. This…

Elevated Transmissions Podcast 003 - Shannon & The Clams

'Elevated Transmissions' is a new podcast series brought o you by me, Al Lover that will explore the history and parallels of the 'Psychedelic' music scene and it's various genres with conversations from folks in all walks of the community. This…

Elevated Transmissions Podcast 002 - Chris Catalena

This is the second episode in a new podcast series brought to you by me, Al Lover. 'Elevated Transmissions' will explore the history and parallels of the 'Psychedelic' music scene and it's various genres with conversations from folks…