Tramlines 2012 – Guest review #3

Tramlines 2012: Sunday 22nd July

We asked people on Twitter and Facebook to send their reviews of Tramlines. About 3 people answered (ok, 4, but that was a spambot). Here’s another review by Simon Roberts.  Continue reading “Tramlines 2012 – Guest review #3”

Tramlines 2012 – Guest review #2

Tramlines Festival 2012: Saturday 21st July

Saturday at Tramlines is always the main event and the day you can pack more into (not being at work and all). As the sun finally appeared, I made my way to the band stand in Weston Park to catch The Early Cartographers who, with their expansive line-up and multi-instrumental nature, were a good fit for a lunchtime slot on a sunny Saturday. They do have a dark side though, blinding several small children in ugly sweet-throwing scenes (joking, of course).  Continue reading “Tramlines 2012 – Guest review #2”

Tramlines 2012 : The Folk Forest


Twelve Noon, Saturday and the Sloucher Delegation having had coffee to sharpen the senses joined a small gathering waiting for Black Gold of the Sun. Worried about not having the drummer present, B.G.O.T.S. opened the day with an absolutely sublime set of songs perfect for a sunny day. Looking every inch as good as they sound their haunting Psych Folk is almost perfect and magical in this setting. Continue reading “Tramlines 2012 : The Folk Forest”

Review: Tramlines 2012 (the whole weekend)

Tramlines 2012. It was a long experience as somehow I thought I could manage to get as many bands as I could if I did half-sets.

I probably shouldn’t plan gig attendances while surrounded by chemicals in the analytical lab.

In the spirit of inside jokes (I.e. the quest of the perfect name for a label), here’s my caffeine-fuelled review. Continue reading “Review: Tramlines 2012 (the whole weekend)”

Preview : Tramlines 2012

Hey, hoooooo, away we gooo! It’s that time of year! Here’s a list of recommendations we have compiled for you, in handy PDF form (with terrible boring fonts and a missing bracket), for you to print. It has suggested bands for Friday, Saturday and Sunday and an emphasis on some side events that we thoroughly support. Print it double sided, so you can fold it.  The … Continue reading Preview : Tramlines 2012

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