Joy San Diego

The sound of JOY has been described as “a spaced-out sonic groove-ride” and “outer reach freak out”, but that hyperbole alone doesn’t do justice to the group’s measured mode of attack. JOY puts a premium on establishing both structure and dynamics, its kaleidoscopic flurry and full-throttle riffage is anchored by both subtle detail and surprising textural depth. Record Collector says that JOY “take the blues about as far out as they can stretch ’em and they’re far more psychedelic than a band like Blue Cheer ever was, even in their most lysergic moments,” a claim that can be debated by those whom have seen JOY share the stage with acts such as Dead Meadow, Harsh Toke, Hot Lunch, Sacri Monti and at last year’s well-documented west coast tour with psychedelic giants (and new labelmates) Earthless. The follow-up to JOY’s 2012 self-titled debut, Under the Spell of Joy was recorded and mixed by ASTRA guitarist Brian Ellis and features eight smoldering songs that suck the listener into a a surging sea of searing solos and psychedelic swagger. Special guests on Under the Spell ofJoy include Nik Turner (Hawkwind), Parker Griggs (Radio Moscow) and Ellis.​

 
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Date City Venue Country
06/04/17 Berlin Jägerkaluse Germany
07/04/17 Wurzburg Immerhin Germany
08/04/17 Siegen Vortex Germany
09/04/17 Paris Espace B France
10/04/17 Poitiers Cluricaume Café France
11/04/17 Barcelona Rocksound Spain
12/04/17 Gran Canaria Sala La Choza Spain
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13/04/17 Vigo La Iguana Spain
14/04/17 Porto Cave 45 Portugal
15/04/17 Oviedo La Lata De Zinc Spain
16/04/17 Portugalete Groove Studios Bar Spain
17/04/17 Nantes La Scène Michelet France
18/04/17 Liege La Zone Belgium
19/04/17 Bruges Comma Belgium
20/04/17 Tilburg ROADBURN FESTIVAL Netherlands
21/04/17 Tilburg ROADBURN FESTIVAL Netherlands
Time: 8:30pm.

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