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Planets Around The Sun Interview

Interview by Matt Dodge. Whispering Altar photos by Bryan Bruchman.

A spectacle at the center of Portland’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.


Sunburned Hand of the Man / Planets Around the Sun

Planets Around The Sun Get Watery, Dubtastic

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 […]

Animal Hospital / Planets Around The Sun / Of The Trees

\”Mythology of Worlds\” with Planets Around the Sun

Autumnal Gold EQUINOX: Planets Around The Sun / Oracle Offering / Mona Nash + more

New Planets Around the Sun Video

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 […]

Summer Solstice Boat Part w/ Planets Around The Sun / Foam Castles

Arootsakoostic Music Festival

Prince Rama / Peace, Loving / Planets Around the Sun / Theodore Treehouse

Winter Solstice Photos [11.20.09]

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 […]

Winter Solstice Love-In: Planets Around The Sun / Tempera / Prisma / Hersey State / Tin Ceilings / Computer At Sea / Crank Sturgeon

Sunburned Hand Of The Man / Herb Diamante / Head of Wantastuquet / Planets Around The Sun

Planets Around the Sun / Moneycastasia

Cursillistas Tour This Week

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 […]