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Indietracks 2013 videos!

As promised, we’re just rounding up a few videos from this year’s Indietracks! There’s millions to choose from, so here’s just a random selection that we’ve found… Here’s Haiku Salut and their fanatastic lamp show in the church on the Saturday night: Without Feathers covering Teenage Fanclub… The Martha stage …

Thanks for coming!

Just a quick post to thank you all very much for coming along to Indietracks this year! The weekend seemed to fly past at lightning speed, but we had an unbelievable time and hope you all did too. Thanks so much to all the amazing bands, DJs, workshop organisers, caterers …

Last minute reminders!

(Photo: missekawasaki)  We hope you’re looking forward to the festival this weekend! Here’s a quick checklist to help you plan for this year’s Indietracks… Getting In!  When to arrive: The gates will open at 5pm on the Friday and at midday on Saturday and Sunday. Online tickets: weekend tickets and …

Indietracks interview #30: Making Marks

Interview by The Smittens!  In 2012, Making Marks arose from the ashes of Norwegian indie pop band My Little Pony, who released two full length albums, won awards in Spain toured several times all over Europe, and also visited the US and Canada, including an official showcase at SXSW 2011. …

Indietracks interview #29: Still Corners

By Stuart Huggett Still Corners are a lush dreampop group formed in London by Texan expat Greg Hughes. With multi-instrumentalist Greg masterminding songwriting and production, the band released their French and 60s pop influenced debut EP ‘Remember Pepper?’ in 2007 and played the church stage at Indietracks the following year. …

Indietracks interview #28: The Brilliant Corners

Interview by Gareth Ware  Having recently both featured on Cherry Red’s 5CD 80s behemoth ‘Scared To Get Happy’, not to mention having played the attendant extravaganza of a live show and released a new 1983-1993 compilation ‘Heart on Your Sleeve’, The Brilliant Corners seem to be caught up in a …

Meet our Sunday workshop organisers!

So a few days ago, we met our Saturday workshop organisers, and today it’s time for the Sunday gang to introduce themselves… Sunday 1pm: Tip Top Indiepop Pop QuizOrganisers: Gordon and KateyCost: All your indie cred. “Our pop quiz is the ultimate indiepop nerd challenge!” “Gordon’s the singer and songwriter …

Indietracks interview #27: The Wave Pictures

Interview by Gareth Ware Prolific, lyrically vivid and packing, in David Tattersall a truckload of awesome guitar solos to boot, The Wave Pictures are making their first venture to Ripley’s fair climes since 2008, which coincided with the release of acclaimed second ‘proper’ album ‘Instant Coffee Baby’. With much having …

Indietracks interview #26: Alpaca Sports

Interview by Antoni Amaya.  In an attempt to escape the Swedish winter in 2011, Andreas Jonsson and Carl Jirestedt from Gothenburg started writing cute little pop songs to a project called Alpaca Sports. The first two songs ever recorded spread with an enormous speed thanks, and before they knew it …

Indietracks interview #25: Monnone Alone

Interview by Gareth Ware Making that transition from being a band member and co-songwriter to a solo artist can be a most daunting of tasks – even modern-day luminaries such as Richard Hawley can be found describing the whole experience as one fraught with difficulty and self-induced crises of confidence. …