ArcTanGent FESTIVAL, Somerset (28/08/2013 – 31/08/2013)

Arc2013“From the makers of 2000trees, ArcTanGent is a new 3,000 capacity festival featuring bands & DJs of a more Experimental / Post-Rock / Progressive / Leftfield variety… think bands like Mogwai, Explosions In The Sky, Battles, The Mars Volta, 65daysofstatic, Fuck Buttons, And So I Watch You From Afar, Three Trapped Tigers and Fantomas”

Well with a mission statement like that how can I not have been excited! Happily (with the help of Damnation Festival) they well and truly delivered. Continue reading

AND SO I WATCH YOU FROM AFAR – “All Hail Bright Futures”

ASIWYFAWhen is a Post Rock album not really a Post Rock album?

Welcome to the world of Northern Irish group And So I Watch You From Afar who take the template of Instrumental Post Rock and infuse it with a large dose of summertime Pop and Progressive musicianship. Continue reading