Kikagaku Moyo announce Liverpool date at District

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Kikagaku Moyo

Kikagaku Moyo

Japanese psych-rockers Kikagaku Moyo are touring and Getintothis’ Simon Kirk has news of a Liverpool date.

Harvest Sun Promotions have made yet another coup by announcing that Tokyo-based psychedelic rockers, Kikagaku Moyo, will return to the U.K in May and this time they will be heading to Liverpool for a show at District.

Japanese for “geometric patterns”, Kikagaku Moyo take elements of Krautrock and acid folk, delivering their beautiful noise in crushing waves of riff-a-rolla.

Any fans of Acid Mothers Temple out there? If so, then chances are that Kikagaku Moyo may just be your saucer of rat poison.

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Kikagaku Moyo was founded during the summer of 2012 by drummer/vocalist, Go Kurosawa, and guitarist/vocalist Tomo Katsurada. Joined by bassist, Kotsuguy, guitarist, Daoud Popal, sitarist, Ryu Kurosawa, and guest vocalist/theremin player Angie Gotopo, the group recorded its self-titled debut in 2013.

From there the band have gone from strength-to-strength, making another three records – most notably, last year’s brilliant Masana Temples, which featured in Getintothis’ Top 100 Albums of 2018 at a reputable number forty-seven.

Having previously played Austin Psych Fest and L.A. Psych Fest, as well as releasing shared split 7″ singles with Moon Duo and Kinski,respectively, suffice to say, this is a show that’s not to be missed.

Tickets on sale from today.

Kikagaku Moyo U.K. tour dates:

  • Friday May 24: District, Liverpool
  • Saturday May 25: Electric Brixton, London *

* with Wooden Shjips, Wand, Prettiest Eyes and Mueran Humanos

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