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Espers and Psych-Folk

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Friday, May 28, 2004

The group Espers plays psych-folk. At least that's the category some have placed them in, a category that hasn't had much use since the late 1960s when groups such as The Incredible String Band were making a kind of poetic, experimental, acoustic psychedelia. Now, in 2004, we find ourselves in the midst of a psych-folk revival. The six young Philadelphia-based musicians of Espers visit with host David Garland, and perform several of their moody, subdued-but-intense songs in the WNYC studio. After their live set, Espers become guest DJs, sharing old and new recordings they love.

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Comments [3]

Paul M from Montreal, Canada

HI GUYS,

I VE JUST RECENTLY FOUND OUT ANOUT YOUR GROUP. PROBLEM IS I CAN T GET A HOLD OF ANY OF YOUR ALBUMS HERE IN DISC SHOPS. I AM A SINGER/SONGWRITER WHOSE ACOUSTIC-BASED MUSIC STRANGELY RESEMBLES YOURS. I HEARD STUFF ON YOUTUBE AND AM ENAMORED WITH YOUR MUSIC. PLS. REPLY IF POSSIBLE.

GOOD LUCK
PAUL M

Jun. 19 2008 07:19 PM
Valentine Augusta from London

I want to see you perform so much. When are you coming to London? And are you releasing a new album?
Thanks

Dec. 19 2007 01:02 PM
Jon from Tinley Park, IL

How much will it be for you to play in Chicago?

Thanks,
-Jon

Oct. 17 2007 02:06 AM

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