The Columbia Chronicle

The Olivia Tremor Control sends shockwaves through Pitchfork

By Sophia Coleman

July 17, 2012

By Sophia Coleman & Heather SchröeringHailing from the deep south of Athens, Ga., indie psych-rock legends The Olivia Tremor Control took to the stage on the opening day of Pitchfork Music Festival and managed to chase away the gloomy weather during their enchanting and experimental set list.OTC is comprised of six multi-talented musicians—Bill Doss, guitar, vocals and percussion; Will  Cullen Hart, guitar and voc...

Outer Minds takes Pitchfork audience to another era

By Sophia Coleman

July 17, 2012

By  Heather Schröering & Sophia ColemanGet ready to pile into the old Volkswagen Transporter because Chicago’s Outer Minds are always ready to take you on a trip straight back to the flower-filled, dreamtastic decade of the The Sixties. And that’s exactly what they did at their first-ever Pitchfork Music Festival performance on July 13 for a crowd of more than 100.The five-member band—which was born more than two ...

Tripping with Secret Colours

By Sophia Coleman

January 23, 2012

Mix a large dose of psychedelia, a heap of garage rock and a pinch of pop, and you have the recipe for Secret Colours, a sextet at the forefront of Chicago’s psych-rock scene.With Tommy Evans on lead vocals, Dave Stach on guitar, Dylan Olson on vocals, Justin Frederick on drums, Margaret Albright on background vocals, keyboard and percussion, and Nate Wiese on keyboard, rhythm guitar and percussion, the 2-year-old band ha...

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