July was some month (part 2: the Viking thunderclap)

I knew we were on to something special when the Viking thunderclap started up. The rest of the time – those sad, negligible 362 days of the year when we’re not at Indietracks – it’s easy to feel discouraged because no-one is listening. To feel the zine or blog, the club night, the label or the album you’ve been pouring all your soul into is … Continue reading July was some month (part 2: the Viking thunderclap)

Indietracks, synchronicity, and the first pint of the day

There’s a bit in a Daniel Kitson show where he’s talking about sitting in his car at a junction, waiting behind another car. The indicators on the two cars are blinking, out of phase with each other. But then the indicators fall into sync, and the two sets of little lights pulsate together, just for a second or two, before they diverge again. And just … Continue reading Indietracks, synchronicity, and the first pint of the day