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by sweepingthenation
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: uk and ireland
Topic: Leicester
Replies: 224
Views: 42042

Re: Leicester

Alldayer 2018 will be earlier than normal for reasons, Saturday 24th February. First announcement will come when someone actually agrees to play the bloody thing.
by sweepingthenation
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: indiepop
Topic: The Spook School
Replies: 72
Views: 16232

Re: The Spook School

by sweepingthenation
Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: cinema, tv and radio
Topic: Horrible Adverts
Replies: 162
Views: 46937

Re: Horrible Adverts

Anglia circa 1981:

by sweepingthenation
Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: indiepop
Topic: the go-betweens
Replies: 78
Views: 23829

Re: the go-betweens

Forster's doing some bookshop live sets, Q&As and signings in the first half of September: http://www.musicroom.com/blog/grantandiontheroad
by sweepingthenation
Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Indietracks
Topic: 2017! What a year
Replies: 26
Views: 2675

Re: 2017! What a year

The Tory T-shirt bloke was, I'm pretty sure, watching Onsind, so either it was ironic/for a bet, he was receiving a series of rude awakenings or he's a journalist about to publish a piece about how not being punched in the face all weekend proves all indie fans are secret Tories. So... Martha steppe...
by sweepingthenation
Tue Aug 01, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Indietracks
Topic: Your Indietracks 2018 wishlist
Replies: 32
Views: 3276

Re: Your Indietracks 2018 wishlist

People I put in my list every year The Mountain Goats Jens Lekman Robert Forster Prolapse Jonathan Richman Ballboy Mowbird Returnees The Spook School Haiku Salut Trust Fund Flowers Fever Dream Wolf Girl New for 2017! Waxahatchee and/or Allison Crutchfield Amber Arcades Sacred Paws H Hawkline Elva T...
by sweepingthenation
Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: indiepop
Topic: Haiku Salut
Replies: 65
Views: 14050

Re: Haiku Salut

Haiku Salut vs Public Service Broadcasting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWvK7Uffmts
by sweepingthenation
Sun May 14, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: Chorusgirl/Mammoth Penguins/Jesuscarfish, Leicester, 26th July
Replies: 0
Views: 406

Chorusgirl/Mammoth Penguins/Jesuscarfish, Leicester, 26th July

What it says up there. Indietracks Festival warm-up at Firebug, Chorusgirl returning after their top notch Alldayer set with new songs from their currently underway second album, Mammoth Penguins playing one of only two pre-'Tracks shows debuting their new thematic project John Doe. 8pm doors. Advan...
by sweepingthenation
Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: Leicester Indiepop Alldayer, 11th March 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1934

Re: Leicester Indiepop Alldayer, 11th March 2017

Rainbow Reservoir were great, weren't they? All it took was a recommendation from Trev, a couple of tracks and a whim, plus their drummer knew how to repair a broken tom skin. For a gig where none of the bands had turned up in full twenty minutes before doors and one later on literally had to go str...
by sweepingthenation
Fri Mar 10, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: Leicester Indiepop Alldayer, 11th March 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1934

Re: Leicester Indiepop Alldayer, 11th March 2017

Tomorrow! Plenty of tickets on the door.
by sweepingthenation
Thu Mar 02, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Indietracks
Topic: Indietracks announcements - 28-30 July 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 3044

Re: Indietracks announcements - 28-30 July 2017

humblebee wrote:
Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:53 am
Really looking forward to Grace Petrie - she's one of those people I hear gajillions of great things about and haven't quite got round to checking out yet...
She was on The Chase one evening last week! (Not that that reflects much on her recorded work, but y'know)
by sweepingthenation
Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: not indiepop
Topic: Martha (I couldn't find a thread for them, some mistake?)
Replies: 59
Views: 16817

Re: Martha (I couldn't find a thread for them, some mistake?)

A full page in Kerrang! That feels like... something.
by sweepingthenation
Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Indietracks
Topic: Your Indietracks 2017 Wishlist
Replies: 107
Views: 12079

Re: Your Indietracks 2017 Wishlist

Time for the first one of these, I think. 12: Jonathan Richman 11: The Goon Sax, Jens Lekman, The Just Joans 10: Tullycraft 9: Allo Darlin', Ballboy, Martha 8: Hayman Kupa Band 7: Alvvays, The Magnetic Fields, T-Shirt Weather 6: The Mountain Goats, Teenage Fanclub 5: Billy Bragg, Chorusgirl, Mammoth...
by sweepingthenation
Mon Jan 09, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: not indiepop
Topic: sodastream
Replies: 6
Views: 2542

Re: sodastream



Album out 3rd March.
by sweepingthenation
Mon Jan 09, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Indietracks
Topic: Your Indietracks 2017 Wishlist
Replies: 107
Views: 12079

Re: Your Indietracks 2017 Wishlist

Sodastream just announced an album in March. So, Sodastream.
by sweepingthenation
Mon Jan 09, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: Leicester Indiepop Alldayer, 11th March 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1934

Re: Leicester Indiepop Alldayer, 11th March 2017

And we complete the line-up with Po! and The 10p Mixes. Now go buy a ticket and cancel all other plans for the day.
by sweepingthenation
Fri Jan 06, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: Leicester Indiepop Alldayer, 11th March 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1934

Re: Leicester Indiepop Alldayer, 11th March 2017

Don't know about you, but I feel Cowtown would fit neatly onto this bill.
by sweepingthenation
Wed Dec 28, 2016 10:21 pm
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: Leicester Indiepop Alldayer, 11th March 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1934

Re: Leicester Indiepop Alldayer, 11th March 2017

Just added: Pete Astor