Liverpool International Festival Of Psychedelia adds Ride’s Mark Gardener, The Wytches, Gwenno and more


Ride’s Mark Gardner will feature at Liverpool Psych Fest 2016

Liverpool Psych Fest adds a raft of new artists plus reveals special French label showcase.

Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia has revealed Ride‘s Mark Gardener will head up a new ensemble for the Baltic Triangle based two day festival.

A Pure Phase Ensemble will see Gardner join a new collective cast who meet annual in Gdansk with The Wytches, The Veldt, Eagulls and Gwenno joining already announced headliners The Horrors and Super Furry Animals.

Other acts joining the bill are La Luz, Muscle and Marrow, Ulrika Spacek, Has A Shadow, Vaya Futuro and Lorelle Meets The Obsolete.

Meanwhile, La Souterraine will present a French label showcase featuring Aquagascallo (an Aquaserge trio, playing songs by Julien Gasc, Aquaserge and Tame Impala‘s Julien Barbagallo), Arlt and kraut-combo France.

Read our reflection on Ride and why their reunion had to happen

All of whom join a line up which Getintothis previously reported includes the likes of Kikagaku Moyo and Minami Deutsch from Tokyo, NAWKSH from Taipei and Prairie WWWW from Karachi plus Demdike Stare Liverpool’s The Stairs, Cavern of Anti-Matter and Dungen.

Other draws include the likes of Silver Apples and veterans Acid Mothers Temple.

For the full daily breakdown and to watch a new trailer see below.


Liverpool Psych Fest 2016 #3 from Liverpool Psych Fest on Vimeo.




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