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2015 band interviews

Indietracks interview #22: The Tuts

Interview by Elizabeth Wootten.  Is it a band? Is it a DIY creative collective? Is it helping other bands make videos and playing rounders in the rain? Who knows? West London three-piece The Tuts are back at Indietracks, bringing guitar chaos and punk glamour to the Engine Shed. You’d better be …

Indietracks interview #21: Eureka California

Interview by Andy (A Fog Of Ideas). Eureka California are garagey sweaty rock n’ roll fun with enormous pop hooks.  “Their songs are frantic.  the vocals break. The guitars fuzz. It’s all very immediate”, says the internet.  The two piece have two cracking LPs on Happy Happy Birthday To Me …

Indietracks interview #20: Bunnygrunt

Interview by Andy (A Fog Of Ideas). ‘The World’s Cutest Band’, Bunnygrunt from St Louis, Missouri formed in 1993 and have, over the years, popped and rocked with such dedication, zeal and aplomb whirlwinds and earthquakes have followed in their wake (citation needed).  Rumour is this may be the last …

Indietracks interview #19: The Fireworks

Interview by Andy (A Fog Of Ideas). Every celebration needs Fireworks… a riot of bursting noise and colour, incandescent, effervescent, making the heart soar, a thrilling display of oohs and ahs. The Fireworks have released two singles and an LP on Shelflife and a flexi for Freakscene, all of which …

Indietracks interview #17: Desperate Journalist

Interview by Claire Walker.  Desperate Journalist are a North London quartet who’ve been causing ruffles with their ‘Cristina’ single and hectic live shows which blend gothic sensibilities with post-punk machinations. Beneath the deadpan panda-eyed exterior there is something fantastically uncontrived about their fervent hollerings, encapsulated in their eponymous debut album, …

Indietracks interview #16: The Wave Pictures

Interview by Claire Walker.  The Wave Pictures are David Tattersall, Franic Rozycki and Jonny ”Huddersfield” Helm. The band, who are based in London, formed in 1998 and have released 14 studio albums. Their newest album, Great Big Flamingo Burning Moon, was written and recorded with seminal punk singer Billy Childish. …

Indietracks interview #15: Flemmings

Interview by Andy (A Fog Of Ideas). Flemmings are a tres bon international three piece bringing the ruckus/rucking the bringus as one might expect from a band with their particular pedigree (check which bands these fellows have been in/are also in further down). Andy Fog Of Ideas: Please explain who …

Indietracks interview #14: Evans The Death

Interview by Sam Metcalf.  Evans the Death make frenetic and infectious punk pop and are one of the most refreshing and exhilarating new groups around. Influenced by the lyrical dexterity of Morrissey and Jarvis Cocker as much as the melodic exuberance of the Pixies and Pavement, the band effortlessly blend …