ArcTanGent Festival

Interviews

MUSIC INTERVIEW: VASA

VASA have once again unleashed their chaotic, feel-good post-rock energy in the form of their second release, 'Heroics'. With their debut considered a modern classic of the post-rock genre, the pressure was on! We caught up with guitarist Scott Coupar to get his thoughts...
Behind The Noise

MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – VASA

This month saw the release of 'Heroics', the new album from Scottish post-rockers VASA. Ahead of the release the quartet unveiled a video for 'Mini-Boss', a song that serves as an open letter to victims of bullying. Wanting to know more we sat down with drummer Niall MacRae, who directed the video alongside Alice Restrick, to talk about why 'Mini-Boss' is a standout track for the band and stories behind the video.
Interviews

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Must-See Bands At ArcTanGent Festival 2019

With its focus on math-rock, post-rock and the weird, noisy spaces in between, ArcTanGent Festival presents a uniquely refreshing atmosphere that you don’t find anywhere else on the annual festival calendar. It’s not only unique for its line-up, but is also the only festival where the crowd can clap perfectly in 7/8 and are just as likely to sing along to a guitar lead line or trumpet riff, than they are lyrics. ArcTanGent 7 promises to be the biggest one yet and it can be daunting to pick your targets, so we’ve given you a headstart with our pick of the bunch this year.
Interviews

MUSIC INTERVIEW: Life On The Road With…Orchards

Brighton-based alt-pop quartet Orchards have a busy time ahead of them this month, with the release of their new EP 'Losers/Lovers' imminent and forthcoming live dates. We caught up with the quartet to hear their top tips and stories from the road, from backdrop related injuries to being saved by their tour manager in Germany.
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