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Indietracks interview #6: The Yawns

Interview by Mike. The Yawns are a five-piece band from Funky Glasgow Now. This is their first Indietracks, which is a surprise given their tentacle-like reach into the Scottish Underground. Members contribute to other bands, including Battery Face and Copy Haho; singer Sean has a prodigious sideline as a sensitive …

Indietracks interview #5: Slum of Legs

Interview by Stuart Huggett Slum Of Legs are a six-strong pop gang from Brighton. When they’re not swapping their instruments around, they usually line up on stage as Tamsin (vocals), Kate (guitar), Maria (violin), Michelle (drums), Alex (bass) and Emily (keyboards). Tamsin describes the band as, “A giant pop-psych, punk …

Indietracks interview #4: The Spook School

Interview by Claire Walker Inspired by the post-punk-pop of The Buzzcocks, Lou Reed’s ‘Transformer’ and the films of Buster Keaton, with a dash of 60s pop for good measure, The Spook School are Nye Todd and Adam Todd on guitars, Anna Cory on bass, and not forgetting Niall McCamley who …

Indietracks interview #3: Joanna Gruesome

Interview by Gareth Ware.  It’s been two years since precocious upstarts Joanna Gruesome took over the church stage at Indietracks, and what a two years it’s been since. Part melody, part fury, theirs is a world where their riot grrrl and hardcore stylings can be mentioned in the same breadth …

Indietracks interview #2: Laura J Martin

Laura J. Martin hails from the suburbs of Liverpool and mines the darker, esoteric underbelly of folk. With untold layers of intrigue, she flits effortlessly between flute, mandolin and piano, as well as looped vocals and instruments. She has so far released two off-kilter, psychedelic albums on the Static Caravan …

Indietracks interview #1: The Popguns

  Today we’re kicking off our series of 2014 Indietracks band interviews. Between now and the end of July we’ll be chatting with as many of this year’s line-up as possible, with thanks to our team of special guest interviewers! The Popguns are an upbeat indiepop band from Brighton, fronted …

Last chance for early bird tickets!

Just a little reminder that our early bird Indietracks ticket offer expires at 5.00pm this Sunday (11 May). So there’s just a couple of days left to pick up cheaper tickets. Adult weekend tickets are £7 cheaper if you buy them by Sunday. Adult tickets are currently £65 (weekend) and £35 …

More additions to our 2014 line-up

  We’re really pleased to announce several more bands for our 2014 festival! Joining the bill today are The Hobbes Fanclub, The Wendy Darlings, The Yearning,  Trust Fund, No Ditching  and Okinawa Picture Show. We’re also very happy to say that Stolen Wine Social DJs and Ready Steady Girls DJs will …

A tribute to Helen Smithson

Holly from The Lovely Eggs writes for the Indietracks blog about her friend and Indietracks fan Helen Smithson, who sadly passed away recently… It is with great shock and deep sadness to hear of the tragic passing away of our friend and honorary egg-ette Helen Smithson. Helen was a regular …

Volunteer at Indietracks 2014

Update – 9 June 2014: Although the deadline has passed, we’re still looking for a few more volunteers please. If you’re interested, please get in touch with us  using the details below  – we’d love to hear from you!  We’re once again looking for volunteers for the Indietracks festival weekend. …