Indietracks interview #12: PO!

  Interview by Tim Hall. The classic indie-pop band PO! played a big part in the world of fanzines, DIY record pressing and worldwide mail order before the internet was a thing. Ruth PO! started the band as well as being the founder of indie record label Rutland Records. Her songs …

Exclusive Darren Hayman video!

We’re very excited to premiere the video for the new single by Darren Hayman – Class 108 DMU – which will be exclusively available to buy at Indietracks this year. Class 108 Diesel Multiple Unit from Darren Hayman on Vimeo. The single will be be available on 7″ called “Trains” …

Indietracks interview #11: Jessica and the Fletchers

Interview by Andy Hart. Jessica & the Fletchers is a noisepop/c86 band from Barcelona. They released their debut album, Connecting People, on Discos de Kirlian in 2015 and have previously played shows at Primavera Sound and NYC Popfest. Andy : So, who are Jessica & The Fletchers? Who plays what instrument? Who’s …

Indietracks interview #10: City Yelps

Interview by Andy Hart. From the ‘Baby Honey’ meets Swell Maps insistent winning subterranean rumble of ‘Veterinary Centre’ through to the recent and very necessary ‘must have’ long/short player ‘The City Yelps Half Hour’ the Leeds based proponents of Cheap Psych mine a vital and fruity seam of glorious, chiming, …

Indietracks 2016 compilation released

We’ve today released a sparkling 41-track compilation featuring bands playing at this year’s Indietracks! All proceeds will go to the Midland Railway – Butterley; the steam railway charity in Derbyshire where the festival takes place on 29-31 July 2016. The compilation ranges from upbeat pop and electropop to fuzzy guitar punk and acoustic folk. …

Indietracks interview #9: Sonic The Comic

Sonic the Comic are Stef and Sarah, a chaotic-good videogame-indie-pop duo from Birmingham who mix energetic singing and fuzzy guitars with chiptune backing tracks. They released an album called Atoms last year,, which was a collection of songs about feeling tired all of the time and being nostalgic about playing …

Indietracks interview #8: The Spook School

Interview by Sam Metcalf (A Layer Of Chips). The Spook School are Anna Cory (bass and vocals), Adam Todd (guitar and vocals), Nye Todd (guitar and vocals) and Niall McCamley (drums).  Since forming in 2012 they’ve become increasingly involved with the DIY queer punk scene, taking inspiration from the passionate, like-minded …

Indietracks interview #6: Comet Gain

Interview with David Feck from Comet Gain, by Andy Hart Led by songwriter David Feck, Comet Gain have released a string of critically acclaimed records on Kill Rock Stars, Track & Field, What’s Your Rupture? and Fortuna Pop!, establishing the band as one of the most fearlessly passionate and fiercely …

Indietracks interview #5: Nervous Twitch

Interview by Mike Noon. Nervous Twitch is a four-piece from Yorkshire described as “a winning, fuzzy blend of garage-punk and pop hooks” mixing bands like The Ramones, Au Pairs, The Cramps, Talulah Gosh, Blondie and Thee Headcoats and pumping out catchy songs full of hooky heartbreak, rumbling twang, post-punk-ish attitude …