Plisskën Festival 2015 announces 1st batch

Plisskën Festival 2015 announces 1st batch of artists, including Mogwai, Ariel Pink, Iceage,

After a celebrating their fourth birthday late last year, Plisskën return once again with another eclectic line-up.

The festival officially gets underway with the likes of master beatboxer and looper Beardyman, UK psych masters The Horrors, Texan alternative noiseniks, And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of The Dead. Mudhoney also joins the main stage line-up while in the ‘Big Club’ you’ll find the likes of French DJ and producer Brodinski sharing a stage with dark electronic artist Evian Christ, with US rap group Ratking playing just outside.

Saturday’s line-up includes post-rock headliners Mogwai celebrating 20 years since their formation. Other highlights include NY rapper Pharoahe Monch, Ariel Pink, and WhoMadeWho. Once again pushing diversity to the limits, you can see the likes of garage heroes The Oh Sees brushing shoulders with electronic “punk-hop” lads Sleaford Mods. Wichita darling Katie Crutchfield AKA Waxahatchee also joins the line-up, punctuating her minimal songs with gnarled guitars and punk drumming.

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