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 …

Indietracks 2016 workshops

We’re delighted to announce this year’s selection of art and craft workshops – we’ve lots of fun sessions from comic-making, decoupage and printmaking to life-coaching and poetry walks!  There’s something for everyone, including lots of family-friendly sessions. Saturday 29 July 2pm – Boxing Clever  Come along and create a brilliant keepsake box using decoupage. …

Indietracks interview #4: Honey Joy

Honey Joy are five friends from London who play indie/punk reminiscent of The Thermals, who fired Hutch, struck a deal with a witch doctor and raised Poly Styrene from the dead to replace him. Their first ep, ‘Feel Bad’ was released in August 2015 and three months later their second …