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A mellow mash of psychedelia

I’ve really been into this jangly, 1960s-inspired psychedelia since I saw the Brian Jonestown Massacre try to kill each other some 15-odd years ago. Founded in Brooklyn in 2014, and carrying themselves a great deal more peaceful, Acid Dad has filled the scene with a chaotic mellow mash of color and wonderment.
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