Official Programme – Tramlines Festival

Official 2016 event programme (credit can be found via page.50) Giant Swan – ‘What’s possibly more surreal than this duo’s unfathomable soup of frenzied drone, is that the whole shebang is curated entirely from two guitars, vocals and some pedals. Dedicated to improvisation as opposed to formulaic set lists – no two Giant Swan shows are the same.’…

Marketing Blog / Tramlines Festival

‘if scenes of swamped fields this summer made you question your love of festivals, then fear not – Tramlines ditches muddy campsites for sprawling inner-city music’ Tramlines – Blog

Ardyn – Interview / Tramlines Festival

Ardyn is the Latin for ‘enthusiastic’, but a sense of dread often surfaces in your material. This is perhaps most prominent on the eerily sparse ‘The Garden’ and ‘Universe’ which begins in Radiohead territory, but seems to arrive at somewhere more hopeful towards its conclusion. What inspired this depth of emotion? “The Garden was inspired…

All We Are – Interview / Tramlines Festival

The crisp drums and bright guitar tones on your self-titled debut album create a really clean, clear and bold style of production. What exactly influenced this approach? “The crisp drums and bright guitar tones on your self-titled debut album create a really clean, clear and bold style of production. What exactly influenced this approach?” – Tramlines…

Ekkah – Interview / Tramlines Festival

‘Your previous group, ‘The Arcadian Kicks’, sounds resoundingly different to your latest; how did this grungy setup evolve into lush electro-funk? We were 15 when we started The Arcadian Kicks and it was relevant to the music we were listening to at the time but we grew out of it quite quickly once we discovered…

Coco – Interview / Tramlines Festival

The likes of Skepta, Novelist and Stormzy are all getting big festival slots this summer. Why do you think grime is finally gaining so much momentum? “I think grime has always had good momentum. The difference now is the media is catching up with what has been happening for time. Stormzy got a Top Ten…