The Holydrug Couple

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The Holydrug Couple
OriginSantiago, Chile
GenresDream pop, Psychedelic rock, Psychedelic pop
Years active2008 (2008)–present
LabelsSacred Bones Records
Associated actsFöllakzoid
MembersIves Sepúlveda
  • Manuel Parra

The Holydrug Couple is a psychedelic rock duo from Santiago, Chile.


The Holydrug Couple began in 2008. They released their first album in 2011 titled Awe via BYM Records.[1] Shortly after the release, the band caught the attention of Sacred Bones Records, who signed the band to their label. Later that year, the band released an EP titled Ancient Land.[2]

In 2013, the band released their second full-length album and major label debut, Noctuary via Sacred Bones.[3]

In 2014, the band released a 7", with Everyone Knows All on the A side and Quetzal on the B side.[4]

In 2015, The Holydrug Couple released their third full-length album (second on their label) titled Moonlust on May 12.[5][6][7][8][9]

In 2016, the band released their fourth full-length album (second on their chilean label BYM Records) titled Soundtrack for Pantanal.

Band members[edit]


  • Ives Sepúlveda (Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Keys)
  • Manuel Parra (Drums)


  • Ives Sepúlveda (Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Keys, Drums, Production, Engineering)
  • Manuel Parra (Drums)


Studio albums

  • Awe (2011, BYM)
  • Noctuary (2013, Sacred Bones)
  • Noctuary Demos (2013, BYM)
  • Moonlust (2015, Sacred Bones)
  • Moonlust Demos (2016, BYM)
  • Soundtrack for Pantanal (2016, BYM)
  • Hyper Super Mega (2018, Sacred Bones)


  • Ancient Land (2011, Sacred Bones)


  • Glowing Summer (2012, BYM)
  • Everyone Knows All / Quetzal (2014, BYM)


  1. ^ "The Holydrug Couple: "We hope to cause feelings of pleasure at a mass audience"". Muzika. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  2. ^ "The Holydrug Couple – Ancient Land EP". Styrofoam Drone. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Album of the Day: The Holydrug Couple - Noctuary". Roadburn. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  4. ^ Capo-Garcia, Paola. "The Holydrug Couple Tease New Album with Literally-Titled "Dreamy"". Remezcla. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  5. ^ Pearson, Jeff. "The Holydrug Couple Announce New Album Moonlust, Share New Song". Paste Magazine. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  6. ^ Adams, Gregory. "The Holydrug Couple Reveal 'Moonlust' for Sacred Bones". Exclaim. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  7. ^ Hosken, Patrick. "The Holydrug Couple – "Dreamy" (Stereogum Premiere)". Stereogum. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  8. ^ Nirenberg, Michael. "Notes on Moonlust by The Holydrug Couple". Huffington Post. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  9. ^ "The Holydrug Couple – Moonlust". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 14 May 2015.