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Led by Super Furry Animals (pictured) and Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci, the Welsh uprising of the late ’90s has been fueled by myth, magic, and acid, and executed with guitars and, occasionally, an impenetrable language. The bands’ playful psychedelic guitar minstrelsy has a home-grown giddiness that trumps Brit-Pop’s premeditation. American indie label Flydaddy has bundled initial quantities of Super Furry Animals’ second album, Radiator, with Out Spaced, a collection of B-sides and rarities. On Radiator, Super Furry Animals, like any good Barrett-esque psych band, build a fantastic world out of guitars, bass, and drums. In the haze of the hills, obscure historical characters mingle with goat-eating bats and asthma sufferers. The band—a more instrumentally assured group of freaks than the ramshackle troupes Flydaddy usually favors—works in strings, Fender Rhodes, and more. The album seems equally driven by a fascination with cheeky ’70s-inspired effects, faith in the imagination, and discontent with the modern world. Out Spaced, on which the band’s dancier, funkier side often reigns, proves that Super Furry Animals’ talent is more than one good album deep. Opening band the Still, risen from the ashes of the Ropers, is poised to become D.C.’s top pop group. Its love-rock songs have become increasingly retro-groovy, stretching into melancholy and profound mini-epics recalling Spiritualized’s best moments. At 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, at the Black Cat, 1831 14th St. NW. $7. (202) 667-7960. (John Dugan)