The Black Angels

QRO puts on a black light for its spotlight on the psych-rock Black Angels....
The Black Angels

QRO puts on a black light for its spotlight on the psych-rock Black Angels.


Name: The Black Angels

Hometown: Austin, TX

Members: Stephen Bailey, Christian Bland, Rishi Dhir (former), Jake Garcia, Kyle Hunt (former), Todd Keller (former), Alex Maas, Jennifer Raines (former), Nate Ryan (former), Ramiro Verdooren

Albums: Passover (2006), Direction to See a Ghost (2008), Phosphene Dream (2010), Another Nice Pair (first two EPs, 2011), Indigo Meadow (2013), Clear Lake Forest (2014), Death Song (2017)

The Black AngelsRelated Articles:

Review as part of SXSW Day One in Austin, TX at Emo’s Main Room on March 17th, 2010

Review of Phosphene Dream

Photo gallery from XOYO in London, U.K. on October 7th, 2010

Photo gallery from High Noon Saloon in Madison, WI on April 20th, 2011

Photo gallery from 4knots Festival in New York, NY on July 16th, 2011

Live review at Live Club in Milan, Italy on September 14th, 2011

Photo gallery from Live Club

Photo gallery at Lustre Pearl in Austin, TX on September 23rd, 2011

Featured in “Top 60 Albums of 2011”

Photo gallery from Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX on November 4th, 2012

Interview with Alex Maas

Review of Indigo Meadow

Photo gallery from Electric Ballroom in London, U.K. on September 18th, 2013

Review as part of at Austin City Limits Festival in Austin, TX on October 4th, 2013

Review as part of Le Guess Who? Festival at Tivoli Oudegracht in Utrecht, Netherlands on November 29th, 2013

Photo gallery from Tivoli Oudegracht

Featured in “Top 40 Albums of 2013”

Live review at Terminal West in Atlanta, GA on February 22nd, 2014

Photo gallery from Terminal West

Photo gallery from Maverick Music Festival in San Antonio, TX on March 22nd, 2014

Review as part of Austin Psych Fest at Carson Creek Ranch in Austin, TX on May 2nd, 2014

Photo gallery from Austin Psych Fest

Review of Clear Lake Forest

Review as part of Levitation Festival in Austin, TX on May 10th, 2015

Photo gallery from Levitation

Photo gallery from Shaky Knees Festival in Atlanta, GA on May 15th, 2016

Live review at Stubb’s in Austin, TX on May 20th, 2017

Photo gallery from Stubb’s

Review as part of Primavera Sound in Barcelona, Spain on June 1st, 2017

Photo gallery from Trinity in Bristol, U.K. on September 27th, 2017

Live review from Trinity in Bristol, U.K. on September 27th, 2017

Review as part of Austin City Limits Festival on October 7th, 2017

Photo gallery from Austin City Limits Festival on October 7th, 2017

Review as part of SXSW Saturday at Lustre Pearl on March 17th, 2018

Photo gallery from Lustre Pearl

Review as part of SXSW Monday at Empire Garage on March 11th, 2019

Photo gallery from Empire Garage

Review as part of SXSW Wednesday at Mohawk on March 13th, 2019

Photo gallery from Mohawk

Review as part of Levitation at Stubb’s on October 29th, 2021

Photo gallery from Stubb’s on October 29th, 2021

Photo gallery from SXSW Friday at Container Bar on March 18th, 2022

Tour dates:

Fri, JUN 10 – Metro Music Hall – Salt Lake City, UT
Sat, JUN 11 – Knitting Factory Concert House – Boise, ID
Sun, JUN 12 – The Crocodile – Seattle, WA
Tue, JUN 14 – McMenamins Edgefield – Troutdale, OR
Wed, JUN 15 – Redding Civic Auditorium – Redding, CA
Fri, JUN 17 – Sacramento Memorial Auditorium – Sacramento, CA
Sat, JUN 18 – Grand Sierra Resort and Casino – Reno, NV
Sun, JUN 19 – San Jose Civic – San Jose, CA
Tue, JUN 21 – Arlington Theatre – Santa Barbara, CA
Thu, JUN 23 – Riverside Municipal Auditorium – Riverside, CA
Fri, JUN 24 – Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center – Long Beach, CA
Sat, JUN 25 – The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas – Las Vegas, NV

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