Shows before and after Indietracks 2015

Over the next week or so there’s plenty of amazing gigs taking place either side of our festival. They’re happening all over the UK from Glasgow to Cardiff, London to Nottingham and places (kind of) inbetween. Anyway, lots of this year’s Indietracks artists are involved and we’d highly recommend these shows. Here’s …

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 …

Video round-up: The Go! Team

For our latest video round-up, let’s check out a few songs from our Sunday headliners, The Go! Team. The Go! Team returned in 2015 with a new album, ‘The Scene Between’, and their first live shows since 2012. ‘The Scene Between’ is an album about singing – about pushing the melodic side …

Our Indietracks 2015 workshops

We’re very pleased to reveal this year’s selection of art and craft workshops – we’ve everything from toy animal making, bunting and flash fiction to quizzes and speed dating. There’s something for everyone, including lots of family-friendly sessions. Saturday 25 July 2pm – Junk Rock! Want to know what a strawcorder is, …