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The Heads Set For Roadburn Residency
Laurie Tuffrey , August 27th, 2013 11:38

Psych luminaries to be artist-in-residence at next year's festival

Bristol psych pioneers The Heads have been announced as the artist-in-residence for next year's Roadburn Festival, taking place at the 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands from April 10-13 2014.

The band are returning from an extended hiatus and have been working on new studio recordings, some of which may get aired at the two shows they're playing at the festival. Their line-up of Simon Price, H. O. Morgan and Wayne Maskell will be augmented by former Monster Magnet man John McBain, who's taking Paul Allen's place on lead guitar and has been working with the band on the new material. The band will play the Saturday night, before being joined by fellow space cadets and McBain associates Carlton Melton (who'll also play their own show) for a one-off collaborative set on the Sunday. Before that, kandodo, the project Price has been working on during the band's break, will play a show on the Friday night, with Morgan and Maskell fleshing out the live set-up.

The group join the previously-announced headliners Loop on the bill; stay tuned for further updates on Roadburn and head over to the festival's website for full details and tickets. Ahead of the festival, have a listen to a retrospective sampler mix below: