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Supersonic Festival Podcast and Photo Gallery
Supersonic Festival podcast and photogallery John Doran , July 10th, 2008 18:24

This weekend the Supersonic Festival brings mayhem (not the band) to central Birmingham. The Quietus has an exclusive podcast and photo gallery to get you in the mood.

Biff of Noise Noise Alors

This weekend is one of our favourites of the year because it means we get to drive to Birmingham in the old charrabang and attend the UK's best alternative, noise and metal festival Supersonic. Quietus Editor John Doran was so excited that he made a forward party and headed over to the UK's second city a few days early to interview Jenny and Lisa who run Capsule Records and Supersonic. Listen to the interview about black metal faux pas, lemon drizzle cake, Genesis P-Orridge, terrorist threats and also listen to tracks by Harvey Milk, Dalek, Beestung Lips and Earth. And while you're having your lugholes basted, check out our gallery of photographs from previous years.

The stellar line up includes Battles, a recently reformed Harmonia, Gravetemple featuring Julian Cope, Wooden Sjhips, Efterklang, Noxagt, Oxbow, Thrones and Max Tundra. Among the DJs is some chap called the Attrociatator, who bears more than a passing resemblance to Quietus editor John Doran.

You can download the Supersonic podcast here.

Attila Csihar of Sunn o))) at Supersonic Attila Csihar of Sunn o))) at Supersonic

Shit & Shine at Supersonic Shit & Shine at Supersonic

Tunng at Supersonic Tunng at Supersonic

Cadavarous cove in hat at Supersonic Cadavarous cove in hat at Supersonic

Chrome Hoof at Supersonic Chrome Hoof at Supersonic

Qui at Supersonic Qui at Supersonic

Battles at Supersonic Battles at Supersonic

Hairy man Quietus Editor John Doran at Supersonic Hairy man Quietus Editor John Doran at Supersonic

Thanks to Capsule, Supersonic, and Southern Records. Podcast editing by Samuel Strang, all pictures courtesy Shot2bits.net.

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