Sugar Candy Mountain

Sugar Candy Mountain are a psychedelic pop-rock duo from Oakland, California, led by Ash Reiter on vocals and keys and Will Halsey playing guitar and drums.  Inspired by 60’s psychedelia, surf rock, and South American rhythms, Sugar Candy Mountain offer a bright, vibrant sound of layered textures and cosmic visions.  The duo cites the Beach Boys and Os Mutantes as principal influences, but the acid-fueled odysseys across tie-dyed waves crafted by Sugar Candy Mountain take the listener much further than the terrestrial boundaries of any beaches found on this earth.

city guide:
Berkeley, CA
House of Curries
"The House of Curries on College, we always go here when we get back from tour. It's cheap, the people are nice and the food is delicious."  —  Sugar Candy Mountain
2984 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705, United States
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Philz Coffee
"Philz on Cedar, you wouldn't believe how many incredible musicians have worked there over time. The New Manhattan black is my order."  —  Sugar Candy Mountain
1600 Shattuck Ave #100, Berkeley, CA 94709
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Claremont Hotel and Spa
"I guess if you can afford it the Claremont is a historic landmark, but I'm from here so I've never had to get a hotel."  —  Sugar Candy Mountain
41 Tunnel Rd, Berkeley, CA 94705, United States
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UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
"The UC Botanical Garden does a summer series at their amphitheater in the redwoods. It's a pretty unique setting to see music."  —  Sugar Candy Mountain
200 Centennial Dr, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
Amoeba Music Berkeley
"Amoeba Records isn't a boutique per se but it is my favorite spot to shop in Berkeley. They have a great international section and I've snagged some cool vinyl from there."  —  Sugar Candy Mountain
2455 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704, United States
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Fire Trails
"The Fire Trails between Strawberry and the UC Campus have always been an inspiring place to run, hike and collect myself."  —  Sugar Candy Mountain
425 Lower Fire Trail, Berkeley, CA 94704, United States
Sam’s Log Cabin
Landmark former speakeasy now serving classic comfort breakfast food and diner-style lunch selections.
945 San Pablo Avenue, Albany, CA 94706, United States
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Berkeley Bowl
Berkeley Bowl is an independent grocery store in Berkeley, California. Owned by Glenn and Diane Yasuda, it sells organic and natural products and has an extensive produce section.
2020 Oregon Street, Berkeley, CA 94703, United States
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Starline Social Club
Vintage-chic ground-floor bar and lounge plus an upstairs ballroom in a historic former saloon space.
2236 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94612, United States
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Tilden Regional Park
"Tilden is absolutely gorgeous and endless. We love hiking there, we've thrown joint birthday parties where we've jammed and camped out. We've visited the Little Farm to hang out with the animals. It's great."  —  The Seshen
2501 Grizzly Peak Boulevard, Orinda, CA 94563, United States