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Indietracks interview #16: Without Feathers

Interview by Claire Walker Without Feathers are a wonderful trio comprising of, Emma Kupa from Standard Fare, Nat Johnson from Monkey Swallows the Universe and singer/songwriter Rory McVicar. The music is beautifully gentle and charming but is really only best explained by listening (and purchasing?) the ‘Three Songs’ EP on their …

Final bands announced and compilation released!

The final bands have today been announced for Indietracks! Ten bands have been added to the festival line-up – The Wake, Kid Canaveral, Another Sunny Day, Emma Kupa of Standard Fare, The Art Club, Bloomer, Pete Green, Enderby’s Room,  Owl and Mouse, and The Choo Choo Trains. There will also be …

Indietracks interview #15: The Lovely Eggs

Interview by Claire Walker. The Lovely Eggs are a punk rock married duo from Lancaster, England. They have released three albums as well as playing hundred of gigs in Europe and USA. They have played at the Indietracks festival twice before and this year they will be joined by a …

Art and craft workshops revealed!

(Bunting workshop. Photo: Fabric Nation)   As well as steam trains and lots of fantastic bands, this year’s Indietracks festival will once again feature a wide range of art and craft workshops for all the family! Today we can reveal the full schedule. Saturday 27 July2pm: Rock and Roll Sock …

Indietracks interview #14: Frozy

Interview by Salle Pierre Lamy. Introductory band description by Michal William, Cafe Kino, Bristol.   Frozy are Irina, Nicol and Rhiannon from London and south east England, sometimes joined by friends from other lands. They ask for little, and give plenty! Theirs is a dream-pop slumber-party that twangs with twin guitars entwined, …

Indietracks interview #13: Lardpony

Straight outta Derby, Lardpony are making a return to the first team squad after a few seasons out with babies, solo projects, and beards. They write pop songs that are so clever they could teach A-Level biology in a secondary school. Sam from A Layer Of Chips kindly interviewed them …

Indietracks interview #12: Fear of Men

By Stuart Huggett Brighton’s Fear of Men came together after Daniel (guitar) attended an exhibition of filmwork by Goldsmiths student Jess (vocals, guitar) that featured her home-recorded soundtracks. After swapping mixtapes, the pair started Fear Of Men, a highly melodic group influenced by the bright guitar sounds of the 4AD …

Indietracks interview #11: Flowers

Despite only having formed in April/May last year, Flowers have already toured Europe with The Pains Of Being Pure Of Heart and recorded with Stuart Moxham of Young Marble Giants, whom they have now just supported at a sold out Dingwalls! Fittingly, Flowers draw a line between the joyous fuzzpop …

10 things to do at Indietracks this year!

(Photo: missekawasaki) Indietracks isn’t just about the amazing bands, inspiring workshops, crazy discos, fine food and carefully selected real ales! There’s also a wide range of attractions at the steam railway site.  Many of these will already be familiar to some Indietracks visitors, but we just thought it would be …

Indietracks interview #10: The Beautiful Word

By Stuart Huggett Brighton’s The Beautiful Word are a sunny bunch who have described themselves as ‘Mystery Pop’ (the title of a previous EP) and ‘Casio folk’. Their most recent single ‘May Not be Love’ came out in April, with a new single and second album, both called ‘Particles’, due …