Interview by Matt Dodge. Whispering Altar photos by Bryan Bruchman.
A spectacle at the center of Portlandâ€™s folk/pysch/drone scene for the last three years, Planets Around the Sun will take their leave of the city in the coming weeks.
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Portland mind-expanding experimentalists Planets Around The Sun just unveiled the hypnotic new video for “Water Dub” that they’ve been hanging onto for a minute, so now we can all enjoy it.
This isn’t some fancy filter on the video – it was shot this way. The band’s Ian Paige filmed “Water Dub” at the . . . → Read More: Planets Around The Sun Get Watery, Dubtastic
HillyTown exclusive! New video from Portland psych-drone collective Planets Around The Sun (directed by the band’s own M. Lajoie). The song is “Sunshooter” off their upcoming album Ram Of Heart Check it out:
See the band live next weekend on Saturday, 8/27, at the Frontier Cafe in Brunswick, ME in conjunction with a screening . . . → Read More: New Planets Around the Sun Video
In what has become a regular event (in terms of solstice and equinox), Planets Around The Sun organized a Winter Solstice celebration on November 20th at the Hogfarm Studios Annex in Biddeford, Maine with performances by Tin Ceilings and others, with food served in between acts. The Pine Haven and DoorYard folks helped set . . . → Read More: Winter Solstice Photos [11.20.09]
As promised, we’re not only following shows that happen here in Portland, but also keeping an eye on our own local bands when they take to the road. This week, it’s the group at the center of the L’animaux Tryst collective: Cursillistas.
Catch the shape-shifting group of psychedellic folk experimentalists at around the Northeast . . . → Read More: Cursillistas Tour This Week