Write Ups

SXSW 2017 Preview Austin Chronicle:
Fri. 17, Tellers, 8pm Fourpiece Kay Odyssey’s hazy, low-key psychedelia is thick with a slick dreaminess, stemming from the tangled vocal harmonies of guitarist Kristina Boswell and bassist Kelsey Wickliffe. The eeriness of the studio work dissipates into a powerful, rockin’ live set. – Libby Webster


Arkansas Times Interview:
Austin’s Kay Odyssey released its debut album, “Chimera,” in 2015, a trippy collection of new wave with lead singer Kristina Boswell’s high, warbling vocals at the forefront, evoking the best bits of Siouxsie Sioux’s slow jams and the layered vibe of 90s-era Cocteau Twins. We chatted with band members Kristina Boswell (vocals, guitar), Kelsey Wickliffe (bass guitar, vocals), Liz Burrito (guitar) and Vajaja Valejo (drums) ahead of their show at Maxine’s in Hot Springs Thursday, August 11, 9 p.m.
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Orlando Weekly 8/5/16:
Kay Odyssey, the Austin-based heavy psych quartet with deep Orlando roots (via vocalist Kristina Boswell), will be playing Will’s Pub this weekend.

The group balances the freakout vibes of a Spacemen 3 with postpunk poses a la Siouxsie and the Banshees quite deftly. Local support comes from Harsh Radish and Transcendental Telecom. – Matthew Moyer


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