We are excited beyond belief to bring you LIVERPOOL INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF PSYCHEDELIA 2016, our two-day head music happening, held over the weekend of 23 + 24 September 2016 within the warehouses and recesses of Camp and Furnace, Blade Factory and District in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle.
This year the Baltic Triangle festival site will again benefit from a fourth performance space, with District – a converted manufacturing facility – joining the existing complex of warehouses across Camp and Furnace, and the Blade Factory. We have expanded the PZYK Gallery and outside Village – which were successfully introduced in 2014 – plus the festival’s trademark world of scintillating artist curation from across the PZYK cosmos, DJs, label curations, installations and audiovisual explorations.
Our bumper line-up includes a slew of mouthwatering morsels that takes in an enthralling Musings In Drone programme – featuring conversations with Steve Davis, Will Carruthers, Pete Fowler and Super Furry Animals’ Huw Bunford – a DJ bill that includes Cherrystones, Andy Votel and DJ Fitz, and a whole slew of other late-night goings on.
Visual delights are packed in as well, crowned by the returning immersive AV installation PZYK PRYZM, plus an exclusive new virtual reality programme presented in association with Arts Council England. The festival’s own PZYK Cinema returns in partnership with FACT and Liverpool Biennial. And alongside it all we’ll be hosting A World Of Psychedelic Wax Wonders, a pop-up record store run by Dig Vinyl.
All this comes amongst the most complete bill of contemporary psych music anywhere in 2016, headed up by iconic Welsh psych trailblazers SUPER FURRY ANIMALS on Friday, and the wondrously dextrous motorik dreamweavers THE HORRORS on Saturday. We’re delighted to be joined by some of our favourite labels too: Guruguru Brain and La Souterraine bring showcases on Friday, and the first ever UK performance of Pure Phase Ensemble 4 lands on Saturday, featuring Mark Gardener.
Keep up to date with goings on at the festival by following us on Twitter (@LpoolPsychFest), where we’ll be releasing news of giveaways and info on exclusive after parties.
Embrace the drone.