“Axxa/Abraxas is the music and art project of Ben Asbury, a 23 year old from outside Atlanta, GA. His experiences as a record collector and music obsessive from a very young age (“I got into punk in the third grade”) are easily evident in his debut release. Going full circle from being introduced to 60′s pop as a kid, through his foray into punk rock at an early age, into post-rock and Elephant Six indie, right back into 60′s Psychedelia, Ben has honed his influences (Neil Young, Television Personalities, ‘Elevators, The ‘Dead, Olivia Tremor Control) into a cohesive blend to adapt his own take on psych-influenced art-pop.”

The band have just released their amazing self-titled full-length debut via Captured Tracks. They are currently prepping for a tour to promote the record and if they hit your town, don’t hesitate to go see them. I want to thank songwriter Ben Asbury (Guitar/Vocals) for taking the time to participate in this edition of First/Last.

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