Festival review: IndieTracks

In the week that Boris Johnson became Prime Minister, IndieTracks could not have been a bigger antidote. Run for love not money, the festival set on East Midlands Railway Centre is manned entirely by volunteers. So many things that would be monetised at other festivals remain free, the car park, the train ride to and […]

My pet: Amber (Foundlings)

While their early singles might’ve shown Foundlings as purveyors of summery jangly pop, they proved themselves to be masters of many things on the following EP. That self-titled EP shifts style effortlessly, from the infectious guitar riffs of ‘Caught Up On You’ to the angular, post-punk of ‘Busan.’ This ability to genre-shift is testimony to […]

Indietracks: Five acts to watch

The indie train is rolling through Derbyshire again and you best be on it! No, seriously if you like the music we cover on here, Indietracks is the perfect spot to discover emergent acts from the Alternative & DIY scene. Plenty of acts playing have already appeared on these very pages and after making our […]