2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: Aerobic International + Friends

Luke Sweeney

Thursday, March 17
10:00PM - 10:40PM


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San Francisco singer, songwriter, and guitarist Luke Sweeney picks up a variety of stylings from forebearers such as Marc Bolan, Al Green, and Stephen Malkmus like pavement bubblegum to build a bridge into new, unforged sonic territories of psychedelic pop. Meanwhile, the road ahead is laden with a palpable substance in the desperate characters, hapless escape artists, hopeless romantics, and spiritual imagery of his songs. Sweeney has recorded two critically acclaimed albums over the past three years: his 2013 self-released debut ‘Ether Ore’ gained praises for its “distinctly handcrafted feel” and “melodies that feel like opiates for the soul” (SF Chronicle), while his 2014 studio follow-up ‘Adventure:Us’ (Aerobic International) expanded into “far-reaching pop, psychedelic, and classic-rock realms with humor and irreverence—both calling cards of Sweeney's songwriting” (Portland Mercury). In between debuts at Noise Pop,...

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