Archive for the 'Roky Erickson' Category

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

In the 1990s, Roky Erickson was rediscovered. Psychedelia’s forgotten man, a cult hero for decades, got a new lease on his creative life. In the mid-1960s, his legendary 13th Floor Elevators roared out of Austin, establishing the template for rock psychedelia. Their garage punk squall was so propulsive, so “out there,” it spooked even the […]

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

(Sevens, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, pays tribute to the art of the individual song.) Roky Erickson is among the most tortured of our pop ingénues. The Austin singer-songwriter, founding member of the 13th Floor Elevators, and arguable founder of psychedelic rock, is a casualty of the sixties’ oft-ignored fallout; Erickson reportedly took LSD […]

Wednesday, June 13th, 2007

PALM Pictures is releasing You’re Gonna Miss Me on DVD on July 10th. There is also a soundtrack to the documentary in the works containing songs by The 13th Floor Elevators as well as Roky solo jams. View The Trailer: Roky Erickson :: You’re Gonna Miss Me Documentary Download: MP3: 13th Floor Elevators :: You’re […]