03.10.14 - Sky Picnic is beyond excited to announce that we will be playing both nights on the US leg of Fruits de Mer's Crabstock festival! Sharing the bill with us will be the Seventh Ring of Saturn, and the Luck of Eden Hall. We'll be headlining the NYC event, so don't miss it! More info is on the shows page, check it out!!
01.02.14 - Happy New Year music fans! 2014 looks like it will be an exciting year for Sky Picnic, starting off with a show at Goodbye Blue Monday January 8th. Check out the shows page for details, see you there!
08.28.13 - We're releasing our single Rippled from Paint Me A Dream on Wednesday 9/4! Come out to Paint Box for the single release show, we're on at 10:45!
08.05.13 - Thanks to everyone who's been out to see us at Firefly, Kittenfest9, Muchmores, and everywhere else we've been lucky enough to play lately! We're having a great summer, playing shows and gearing up to record our new album starting next month. Don't miss us at the Knitting Factory tomorrow night at 8pm!
04.29.13 - Sky Picnic is at Pianos Monday 5/13! Check out the shows page for details.
04.12.13 - Sky Picnic will be playing Kittenfest 9 in Newton, NJ this year on Friday June 28th! Tons of awesome bands, and Planetary Projections will be there to make it a memorable event, so if you're in NJ, join the fun! Details on the shows page.
02.13.13 - Big news Sky Picnic fans!!! Sky Picnic has been chosen by Red Bull and East Village Radio to play a show at the Bowery Electric and to compete for the chance to go to SXSW!! Vote for us here and help us get there! Details on the shows page.
12.03.12 - More news! Record release show booked for 12/29 at the Glasslands Gallery! We'll be closing the night out at 10:30, with Zone Out, and Spectral Radiation warming things up.
12.03.12 - HUGE news! Sky Picnic's second album, Paint Me A Dream, was released on Nasoni Records this past Friday! We are extremely proud of this one, and we can't way for you all to hear it! You can stream and buy it at bandcamp. The new album has already been heralded as one of the 15 best psych albums of the year, so don't miss it!
02.24.12 -Happy 2012 all!! Sky Picnic has had a busy year so far. We'll have our final recording session for our new record this weekend, and it is going to blow your mind! Chris is working his magic on the mixes and they already sound transcendent. The record is due out sometime this year, so get ready.
We are also extremely excited to be a part of Sorrow's Children - our second release with Fruits de Mer records due out mid-April. We are featured on this cover of the iconic 60's album SF Sorrow by the Pretty Things, on track 2 - "Bracelets of Fingers" - an indian inspired psychedelic pop song. Fruits de Mer has been working with the Pretty Things to make this release extra special, and we couldn't be happier to be a part of it!
Last but not least, we have several psych shows lined up from March through May including a psychedelic music festival in Somerville MA! The bands we're playing with at our New York shows are all fantastically psychedelic, so you won't want to miss a thing!
12.21.11 -Sky Picnic is playing Trash Bar December 28, and we've finalized the Keep Off The Grass Festival for January 7th @ Cake Shop!Check out the shows page for details!
09.21.11 -Don't miss Sky Picnic at Legion in Brooklyn this Saturday - shows page for details.
07.18.11 -Sky Picnic will be at Otto's Shrunken Head in September! Details on the shows page.
06.27.11 -Tonight's show at Cameo Gallery moved to 10 PM. Details are on the shows page.
06.22.11 -Last minute show at Cameo Gallery June 27th! Check the shows page for details.
05.13.11 -Another new show posted - July 28th with the Stoned Ambassadors! Shows page for details.
05.02.11 -New show posted! Check out the shows page for details.
03.16.11 -Farther In This Fairy Tale is now available for purchase on 12" vinyl from Nasoni Records! Limited pressing of 400 black vinyl, and 100 colored vinyl, so pick up your copy before it's gone!
02.28.11 -The final track of the Unknown Regions EP is now available for download here!
02.23.11 -2 new shows posted! Otto's Shrunken Head, and Spike Hill. Shows page for details.
01.25.11 -Track 3 of the Unknown Regions EP is now available for download here!
01.03.11 -Happy New Year everyone! Track 2 from Unknown Regions is now available as a free download on the buy page!
12.17.10 -To thank you all for your support over the years, and to wish you all the best in the holiday season, and the new year, we've dug up an special recording from the Synesthesia sessions as a holiday gift! Click on the image below to download Sky Picnic's cover of Pink Floyd's Astronomy Domine, and have a great holiday!
12.10.10 -The title track from the forthcoming Unknown Regions EP is available for download on the buy page!
11.18.10 -Check it out - show posted for December!
10.14.10 -New show posted! Lit Lounge - November 11th.
08.16.10 -We're playing Cake Shop on Thursday August 26th with Your Last Crush and some other rad bands! Check the shows page for details.
06.21.10 -Trip Inside This House Summer Solstice Vol. 3 is out! Click here to download the whole compilation for free!
Today is also the official release date for the Lost is Found single. Buy it at Amazon, and BandCamp in MP3 format, or in WAV format directly from Sky Picnic!
06.07.10 -New shows on the shows page. Check it out!
06.03.10 - Sky Picnic is releasing a non-album (digital only) single! Lost is Found - from the forthcoming 2010 Trip Inside This House compilation - backed with the re-recorded version of Strange Things Are Afoot will be released on June 21st to coincide with the release of the compilation. The single will be available for download in MP3 form from Amazon, and BandCamp, as well as in WAV (for the real music lovers) for right here. Check out the art below!
05.15.10 - what do you think if the new site? pretty rad! updates on the press page, buy page, and new photos coming soon! for now, check out the shows page for all our upcoming shows - and there are tons! this will be a great summer for Sky Picnic!
05.03.10 -The show Friday at Lit Lounge is now at 9PM. Check the shows page for details - don't be late!
04.13.10 -So many shows!! We have one more show in April, and 3 in May! Check the shows page for details on all!
04.09.10 -Don't miss us at Lit Lounge tonight! Check out the shows page for details, and for 3 more shows in April and May just added!
04.01.10 -Happy April Fools Day!! Finally got a time settled for Lit on April 9th - we're headlining at 11PM. More info here.
02.21.10 -FITFT is now available digitally on Amazon! Click here to buy it.
02.10.10 -FITFT is sold out at IndepenDisc - but don't worry, more are on the way! FITFT will also be available for download from Amazon soon - check back for updates.
02.01.10 -Check out the press page to see what people are saying about FITFT! Don't forget - tomorrow night, 02.02.10, we'll be playing Spike Hill @ 10pm - details here.
Also, Sky Picnic has a track on the Homemade Lofi Psych compilation HLFP 04: "SOUND EXPLOSIONS". Check it out here.
01.13.10 -Check out the Radio IndepenDisc show tonight on Cygnus Radio to hear Farther In This Fairy Tale in full, as well as a live interview with Chris! The show starts at 9PM and the record will be played over the course of the show. Don't miss it!!
01.09.10 -Farther In This Fairy Tale is available for purchase worldwide at IndepenDisc! Also, check our the first review of FITFT on Homemade Lo-Fi Psych!
Don't miss our CD release show tonight at Parkside Lounge!
01.01.10 -Farther In This Fairy Tale is now officially available for purchase! Click here to pick up a copy! The record will be available for international shipping through Independisc by 1/13.
12.18.09 -New look! What do you think?
12.05.09 -Synesthesia and the Hide & Seek single are now available for download at Amazon! Click here to see the selection.
Check out the shows page for info about the Farther In This Fairy Tale CD release show - 10PM January 9th at Parkside Lounge!
11.17.09 - *OFFICIAL RELEASE INFO* Sky Picnic's first full-length LP Farther In This Fairy Tale will be released January 1, 2010!
Here is the track listing:
1. Hide and Seek
2. White Plane
3. Marker 25, 27
5. the Universal Mind Decoder
6. Abbie's Bike Ride
7. Going Mad in Cambridge
8. Farther In This Fairy Tale
9. White Plane Reprise
Also, the "Hide and Seek" single (b/w non-LP track "Warren"), is being released as a digital single via Amazon on December 1, 2009. Synesthesia will also be available on Amazon at that point.