Category Archives: truck_festival

John Peel was totally into Public Enemy before it took a nation of millions

Since I half-heartedly announced a minor meme four years ago, I’ve been broadly keeping my music tastes just that: broad. I’m a perfect example of the self-hating fifty-quid man, so turning each shopping expedition into a game of genre darts … Continue reading

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Truck XI: live blog

I did the same thing last year and it garnered me a whole new fan, so I thought I’d try again. As before, don’t trust Twitter times, and you can find my edits for clarity—and l’esprit d’escalier—in square brackets. Saturday … Continue reading

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Truck coach ticket available

For anyone going to Truck next week: we’ve overbooked our coach tickets to the tune of one. Return tickets are available Festival Coaches, going direct from either Oxford (or London) to the festival site in Steventon. These tickets—leaving Oxford early … Continue reading

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Forget Carbonbury tractors and go buy Truck instead

There are still a few tickets left for this year’s Truck Festival, whose headliners have been revealed to be The Lemonheads. It’s glad to see them getting their career back on track after the untimely death of lead singer Jill … Continue reading

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Truck X: live blog

I recorded an ad-hoc live blog of Truck this weekend, using Twitter. Owing to technical problems and decency of the hour some messages could not be sent through the service: the times for these are in italics and brackets. Saturday … Continue reading

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Postponement of music festivals imminentizes Eschaton

The Truck Festival has been postponed till the weekend of September 22, as much of the site is flooded to a depth of several feet. Poor juggzy is currently being rescued from a similarly several feet of water in which … Continue reading

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What the Truck?

This post consists of a request for information and an offer of transport, rather thinly dressed up as reflective autobiography. For all my insisting that I’m vaguely obsessed with the indie/alternative, this year I will be attending my first Truck. … Continue reading

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