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

Featured in preview of Levitation Festival at Stubb’s on October 29th, 2021

Tour dates:

Thu, OCT 28 – Levitation Festival 2021 – Austin, TX
Wed, NOV 3 – Sister Bar – Albuquerque, NM
Thu, NOV 4 – Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO
Fri, NOV 5 – Metro Music Hall – Salt Lake City, UT
Sun, NOV 7 – The Showbox – Seattle, WA
Mon, NOV 8 – Commodore Ballroom – Vancouver, Canada
Tue, NOV 9 – Revolution Hall – Portland, OR
Thu, NOV 11 – The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
Fri, NOV 12 – Henry Miller Memorial Library – Big Sur, CA
Sat, NOV 13 – The Glass House – Pomona, CA
Sun, NOV 14 – Desert Daze Festival 2021 – Perris, CA
Mon, NOV 15 – Fonda Theatre – Los Angeles, CA
Tue, NOV 16 – Music Box – San Diego, CA
Wed, NOV 17 – Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ
Fri, NOV 19 – 191 Toole – Tucson, AZ
Wed, JAN 19, 2022 – Saturn – Birmingham, AL
Thu, JAN 20, 2022 – Brooklyn Bowl Nashville – Nashville, TN
Fri, JAN 21, 2022 – The Eastern – Atlanta, GA
Sat, JAN 22, 2022 – Cat’s Cradle – Carrboro, NC
Mon, JAN 24, 2022 – 9:30 Club – Washington, DC
Wed, JAN 26, 2022 – Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA
Thu, JAN 27, 2022 – Brooklyn Steel – Brooklyn, NY
Fri, JAN 28, 2022 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA
Sat, JAN 29, 2022 – Théâtre Corona – Montréal, Canada
Sun, JAN 30, 2022 – Phoenix Concert Theatre – Toronto, Canada
Tue, FEB 1, 2022 – Majestic Theatre – Detroit, MI
Wed, FEB 2, 2022 – Beachland Ballroom & Tavern – Cleveland, OH
Thu, FEB 3, 2022 – House of Blues Chicago – Chicago, IL
Fri, FEB 4, 2022 – Majestic Theatre – Madison, WI
Sat, FEB 5, 2022 – First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN
Mon, FEB 7, 2022 – Slowdown – Omaha, NE
Tue, FEB 8, 2022 – Delmar Hall – Saint Louis, MO
Wed, FEB 9, 2022 – Bottleneck – Lawrence, KS
Thu, FEB 10, 2022 – Granada Theater – Dallas, TX

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