As bands go, Press to MECO are as warm and friendly as they come. Their passion for simply playing and creating music is obvious, their cheery demeanour is overly positive even for a Friday afternoon at a sun-soaked festival. Between bouts of charming self-depreciation and chuckles the band delve into what the last year has taught them about being creative.
Danny and Kieran from Phoxjaw joined us at 2000Trees after their excellent set on the Neu Stage earlier that day. We talked about festivals, the Bristol music scene, their latest EP A Playground For Sad Adults and their plans for the rest of the year.
This year, 2000trees has, in a totally unsurprisingly turn of events, put together another stellar line-up of the best rock and alternative music has to offer, including some truly exemplary bands from across the spectrum of hardcore music. Here’s our guide to the ones you need to catch at the weekend.