Hey everyone, I am pleased to announce that the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test will be changing its format and name. After this week it will be called “Floating in Space” and will essentially play the same sort of music, but this new change will allow for a broader variety of genres and sounds. Instead of primarily psych with some garage rock, we will now be playing a combination of psych, garage, lo-fi, shoegaze, and folk. It’ll primarily be about a feeling, instead of a time and sound. The show has been leaning this direction for a while, but I feel it’s time to make it official.
We’ll be broadcasting the last edition of the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test tonight from 7-9p EST at www.wdce.org, and then Floating In Space will start up next week at the same time and place.
Tonight’s show will be all vinyl, so we won’t be taking requests, but be sure to tune in from 7-9p! I’ll be playing a variety of psych, punk, and whatever I feel like playing from the 60’s and today, including some newer punk/garage releases we just got into the studio. The links for the live stream are below, or tune your dials to 90.1fm if you’re in the RVA area!
Tonight’s show will be going through a lot of new releases and [relatively] new psychedelic artists. It’s the perfect show to find some great new artists, so tune in at www.wdce.org or turn your dials to 90.1fm tonight from 7-9pm EST.
What musicians are out today that u consider to be psychedelic?
Hey! There are a lot of great psych artists out there, but the definition for what actually is “psychedelic” has become so fluid that sometimes what can be considered psych to one person isn’t considered so by someone else. Often the lines between art rock, garage rock, and psych are blurred now. Some of my favorite artists at the moment are Tame Impala (who put on a really great live show), the Boogarins (a great Brazilian band), the Black Angels, Foxygen, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and Moon Duo.
For tonight’s show we’ll be kicking things off early as the DJ before me has come down with the flu. Because of the extended showtime, I’ll be doing 4 hours of a variety of things from a variety of genres. We have some new Beck, new St. Vincent, old Flaming Lips, Titus Andronicus, and everything in between. It’ll be an exciting show, so be sure to tune in at www.wdce.org or 90.1fm in the RVA area. If you have any requests, be sure to send them to our Facebook at facebook.com/wdceacidtest or give the studio line a call. The show kicks off at 5pm EST!
And a very special happy birthday to one of the most influence people in the music industry. He and his guitar have influenced pretty much everyone we play here at the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test.