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Eye & The Arrow Explore Psychedelic ‘Ghost’ Sounds On Latest EP

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<p>Eye & The Arrow</p>

Eye & The Arrow brings a different musical direction with each visit to OpenAir's studio. The Denver trio, which features two members of folk-rock band Paper Bird, visited in 2012 and 2013, but neither performance was quite like the one they gave us earlier this month.

Eye & The Arrow's recent output travels into psychedelic and surf rock territory. The band is set to release the new cassette EP "Ghost Tapes," with a performance on May 27 at Globe Hall.

The band performed three songs from the forthcoming EP. They spoke with Alisha Sweeney about the real-life "ghost" tapes that inspired the record and working with John Oates of Hall & Oates in Nashville.

Stream the session and watch footage of "Jungle Juice" above. Read interview highlights and watch more below.

Drummer Mark Anderson on the real life "ghost tapes" that inspired the EP:

"I heard this radio show that was talking about the Vietnam War. There was a form of warfare that the United States was using that was projecting these really wild, psychedelic recordings. They were intended to sound like ghosts.

"They are so weird. The recordings are insane. They're such scary, trippy, wild recordings."

Songs performed:

  • "Jungle Juice"
  • "Make It Rain"
  • "Tiger"

"Make It Rain"