In 2013, ArcTanGent Festival was born and instantly became a mecca for bands whose musical ambitions go beyond that of writing a ‘pretty melody’ and having ‘a good beat’. Music to stroke your, or someone else’s, beard too (with their permission of course). Now ArcTanGent is back for its third incarnation, bigger and better than [...]
Every year a number of new, small independent music festivals make their debut in the UK, offering an alternative to the larger, more-established behemoths. Remfry Dedman went to the first ever ArcTanGent, near Bristol, to see how the big festivals are being left behind.
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