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What began with two bands crossing paths in the summer of 2010 and recording an unplanned, improvisational record together, has now turned into eight years of intrepid collaboration. SoundMass is comprised of two outfits: Austin-based kraut post-rockers, My Education, and Utah's finest improvisational collective, Theta Naught. With a fluctuating cast of performers, the product churned out of the SoundMass machine is different every night. Gears mesh, belts whir, pistons pump, and something glorious is born.

SoundMass has had a number of releases, including an eponymous record (Differential Records), a Daytrotter session, Spiritual Docking, and has been featured on SPACE ROCK: An Interstellar Traveler's Guide boxed set (the latter two on Cleopatra Records).

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Festival Wristband, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
From: Austin, TX
Subgenre: Psychedelic
Event Type: Showcase