Who else will be there?

Hello everyone!

We hope you had some nice leisure-time during Easter holiday and enjoyed tasty, addictable chocolate in silly shapes + great company. We did, in case you are curious! And we are going to repeat the latter at our very own festival in August. Want proof? Look who is going to join us!

Let's start with a kind and awesome band from Scotland. We are talking about Wake The President, a fantastic twee/cs86-band, very inspired by the old stories only a town like Glasgow knows (wanna look at some nice pictures? there!). Erik and Bjorn Sandberg, the founding members, aren't just witty storytellers with a sense for melody and that soft spot in your heart, they are also the heart and the brain of Say Dirty Records. Last year they released their album 'You can't change that boy' and we look forward to seeing them on our stage performing for you.

Watch this video:

Do you like what you hear/see? Are you familiar with these songs?

There is another band who positively "rsvp'ed" to our invitation and we are more than happy to have them around. White Wishes' members are originally from St. Petersburg, but live in Berlin for now. Their melancholic popsongs make us want to hug someone and then: dance! So that is going to be a quiet, shy, extraordinarily great blast to have them around for our festival.

What do you think? At which time of the day would you like to see White Wishes? On a, hopefully, sunny afternoon or in the cozy light of the dawning night? Let us know!

Anything missing? Well, there are still a lot of bands coming up, don't worry. Last but not least for today we proudly announce that The Electric Pop Group are joining us for the Indie Pop Days. The Band is touring around Europe at the moment, as you can see on their facebook-page, and it is great they can make it to Berlin for this specific indie-pop-weekend. The Electric Pop Group is a Gothenburg-based band, signed by Matinée Recordings since last year.
Do you think you could like it, when you look at this lose collection of pictures?
We also found a live-video with crappy sound but well, what can you do!

What do you hear, what do you say?
We say, let's go outside, grab a bite and have a drink in the evening sun!
Work will still be there tomorrow.

Thank you for reading and we hope to see you around soon!


Who would have guessed that!

Hello beloved reader,

at first we would like to thank you for your suggestions and ideas. They really inspired us and we heard about a couple of bands we already knew though, some of them we even had in mind for the festival, too, and some of them not but, considered requesting them. So that went well!
We are happy about this fact because it proved to us that a couple of people share our taste in music. That is comforting for us doing a festival, that would be a liiittle expensive, if we were the only ones who are interested in the bands that are going to play.

Speaking of bands that are going to play. There is another reason why we are excited to quite an extend.
It is no longer just rumor that Aberdeen are going to play at our very dear festival! We think it is a huge honor since the band split up twice already (1995, when Sarah Records shut down, and then again 2005, after the member's interest for other projects grew), to host this formidable band! Aberdeen announced a reunion-show at The San Francisco Pop Fest on 05/26/2011. There are no more shows planned for now. Except one gig in Berlin at the INDIE POP DAYS FESTIVAL! yay!!

We think this is a good reason to attend the festival as a guest, even if it is only for seeing one of the three bands from the US that were signed to Sarah Records. Check here if you already have rsvp'ed on facebook in case you are attending! And check back on this blog again soon, since we have a lot more pretty good news!

Yours sincerely.
The Indie Pop Festival Girls


Let's dance and make up

Hello out there,

We know you're all curious about the line-up for this years Indie Pop Days. But before we will announce the latest confirmations, there will be a Let's kiss and make up party at King Kong Klub on Friday night. Not that bad, huh?
This time we are very happy to welcome Kostja as our guest DJ! He'll bring you loooot's of fine lo-fi-tunes, chillwave dreams and some noise action as well. And we give you a terrific selection of Indiepop, 80s Jangle Pop, Twee, Folk and even some sing-and-dance-alongs to start in another weekend of (hopefully) sunny days!


First Band Confirmations!

Hello everybody,

the time has come: we received the first confirmations and are very happy to welcome the following bands:
- Sorry Gilberto: listen to their music or read about the band's album Oh Memory. What we like about Sorry Gilberto is, how the lyrics silently but insistently enrole a sometimes clear, sometimes blurry picture.
- Je suis Animal: you might know their single 'hotel electrique' if you are around sometimes during our dj-sets. It is a song we really like to play! Check here if you do. We are glad they can make it!
- White Wishes are also joining our beautiful festival. It is this kind of music that makes us dance. We are looking forward to do so and hope you will all join us!

But what about you? We would love to read what you think about the bands, did you know them before? Do you like the music? Are there any other bands you think could possibly play at Indie Pop Days? Don't be shy, let us know! Just leave a comment below this post.

Thank you!