Fence Records' Away Game
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Boutique Fife label Fence Records goes on its second jaunt to the Isle of Eigg, taking a few hundred lucky music fans with it. The first Away Game in 2010 was roundly accepted as being a magical event, with performances from Slow Club, Cate Le Bon, Francois & the Atlas Mountains, King Creosote, Pictish Trail and Withered Hand – expect more of the same second time around.
We have no details of upcoming performances.
Reviews & features
Eat, sleep and breathe: Meursault15 Jun 2012
Neil Pennycook reveals some of the band’s on-the-road eating habits
What time is breakfast? The five minutes between waking up and getting in the tour van.Tea or coffee? Coffee. Smoking or non-smoking? Smoking.
Summer Festivals 2012: Music25 May 2012
T in the Park, Wickerman and Belladrum among the music fests pleasing your ears this summer
T in the Park Basics: Balado by Kinross, Fri 6–Sun 8 Jul, tinthepark.com Price: Weekend: £179 (campsite tickets available separately). Day: £70–£77.50. Line-up: The Stone Roses, Snow Patrol, Kasabian, New Order, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds…
Summer Festivals 2012: Ones to watch25 May 2012
A selection of industry experts and List writers choose their musical highlights for this summer
Lanterns on the Lake Chosen by Jonny Ensall, Editor, The List What does that name bring to mind? Boats on the water? A night to remember? An ethereal choir of knitting together a sense of the magical past and the optimistic future? You’re spot on with…
Eat, sleep and breathe with Fránçois from Fránçois & the Atlas Mountains6 Jan 2012
A questionnaire about food and the touring musician
Fránçois Marry is fuelled by a combination of herbal tea, techno, chocolate and Cognac – in varying quantities, depending on where the tour van is stopping that day... What time is breakfast? 7am at the hotel before a long drive. Tea or…
Kid Canaveral’s Christmas Baubles II - Summerhall, Edinburgh, Sat 17 Dec 20116 Jan 2012
Josie Long, eagleowl and more join in Kid Canaveral's annual shindig
The combination of cheap tins and 12 hours of live entertainment could be an endurance test in the wrong hands, but the second annual Fence Records/Kid Canaveral Chirstmas Baubles all-dayer doesn’t exactly feel like a chore. A joyous turn by Fence…
François and the Atlas Mountains - E Volo Love5 Jan 2012
Breezy, summery pop from the former Fencer
(Domino) Graduating, as James Yorkston and King Creosote did before him, from Fence to Domino, La Rochelle’s François Marry has produced an album here that’s worthy of the increased exposure. A set of breezy summertime pop songs which seem strangely…
Single of the month: Trailer Trash Tracys ‘Candy Girl / Strangling Good Guys’5 Jan 2012
Florence and the Machine, Arctic Monkeys and more also reviewed
Music snobs love to flame Florence and the Machine these days. But as ‘No Light No Light’ (Island) ●●●● proves, Welch does epic, pagan pop pretty much perfectly. Her only crime is that lots of people now like it. They’d no doubt sneer at the recent…