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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 …

Indietracks interview #9: Seabirds

Seabirds are a brand new five piece guitar pop band from Nottingham, and their music is a charming combination of harmonious pop songs with thoughtful lyrics. They’ve have kindly taken the time to chat to today’s guest interviewer, Claire Walker. Could you please tell us about Seabirds? Is it a …

Indietracks interview #8: Bis

By Stuart Huggett Indietracks’ Friday night headliners Bis – John Disco, Manda Rin and Sci-fi Steven – need little introduction, thanks to their 90s smash ‘Kandy Pop’. They appeared on Top Of The Pops, released three studio albums and won the approval of The Delgados and The Beastie Boys, who …

Indietracks interview #7: Jupiter in Jars

Jupiter in Jars are a multi-instrumental melodic folk pop trio from Sheffield, formerly known as Bethan y Rachel before they found their latest member, Camilla. You may have spotted them playing recently with Haiku Salut, The Just Joans, Pete Green and others, and we can’t wait to see them playing …