Kooba Show (2011-2013)

Malcfest 2012 Coverage

7 - 9 September 2012

Malcfest 2012

Malcfest 2012 was a community festival that took place on the gloriously sunny weekend of  7th – 9th September 2012 at the Bowl Inn, Charing, Kent, England, UK Earth. It rocked!

WE WERE THERE and this page was/is a live blog to which we uploaded sound from the festival live as it happened.

Best read from the bottom up.

Milk Fist photo from Mandy Raines

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Sunday afternoon

Here’s a little goodbye from the Kooba team.

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It has been an amazing fest. Thank you to all those brave souls involved in organising and playing at the event. See you next year.

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Saturday sometime after that

The Painted Lady has highjacked the recorder and gone rogue…

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The Painted Lady

That’s probably all we can upload tonight but do check back tomorrow for some more audio and japes, y’alllll.

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Saturday 7:00 pm

And and and and The Painted Lady has interviewed Thumpermonkey – our band of the month for August just passed. Here tis…

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Saturday 5:30 pm

We just had a chat with Mark Russell, who you might remember from further down the page. Here’s our chat…

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Saturday 3:30 pm

We have a chat with the legendary Rob Cushman…

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Rob Cushman

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Saturday 2:00 pm

Jonny and Alex go roving about the fest to see what’s going on and have a chat with some peeps…

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The eponymous Malc

 

Kim of Kim’s Corner

 

Map of fest

 

Alex’s Malc Stick

 

The Orange and Blue stage at a quiet moment

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Saturday 1:35 pm

Let’s listen to a bit of the rather awesome Flash Bang Band…

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Flash Bang Band

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Saturday 1:10 pm

Mark Russell – he’s ginger and this is what he sounds like…

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Not bad for a man who has spent all week BUILDING A FESTIVAL

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Saturday 1:00 pm

Jonny and Alex

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Saturday 12:50 pm

Jonny catches a snatch of Cunc with guest stars Bass and Mr Malcolm Festival himself.

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Saturday 12:00 pm

Welcome to day two. Over to you Jonny…

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Friday 11:30 pm

Here’s me and Jonny talking some intro schash followed by a bootleg recording of the rather good Sur Les Docks, a french folk band featuring Malcolm (of Malcfest fame)’s wife on violin.

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Friday 11:02 pm

WE ARE AT MALCFEST. Phew. Tents are pitched an we are recording. Be right back.

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Friday 4:45 pm

Here’s a little something to keep you going until we get there. A little ditty from Mr Elliot “Elliot Mason” Mason, who is playing at Malcfest on Sunday…

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Friday 4:15 pm

The fest is well a truly underway now. Alex and Jonny are about to hit the road and head down to The Bowl Inn where it’s all happening. Stay tuned.

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Wednesday

I am pleased to be able to tell you that we will be reporting LIVE from this year’s Malcfest. Check this webpage throughout the day on Saturday the 8th of September for some juicy uploads. We will be interviewing the bands and possibly bootlegging the performances too (sssshhhh don’t tell Malc).

We’ll also be tweeting on @koobaradio and #malcfest.

What the *&^% is Malcfest?

Malcfest is England’s premier community festival named after someone called Malcolm. Seriously, when it comes to Malcolm related festivities there is none finer.

It all happens at the Bowl Inn, Charing, Kent, England, UK, Earth THIS WEEKEND!

Who the $%^*( is playing?

Good question. Let me look that up for you…

Friday the 7th
Jack Dupon
Tener Duende
Sci’enta Dystene
Dead Slow
The Kill Raimis
Hannah Boulton
Telepathy
J.A.M.
Static Plan
Rob Cushman
Clay Pigeon
George and the Experimental Youth
Joe Parker
First
Matt Daley
Heliopause
The Display Team
Djevera
Sur Les Docks
Saturday 8th
SGP
Cunc
Mark Russell
Flash Bang Band
The Francesco Fonte Band
Headcorn Morris
ThunderCougarFalconBird
Buffalo Songbook
Kill Goliath
Tanglefoot
Rappel A L’Ordre
Ciaran Canning
Three Colours
Gymnastic
Oster Morris
Scratch Latin
JD and the LongFellows
Alright The Captain
Agnieska Orlowska
Thumpermonkey
Knifeworld
The Charing Players
The Centrales
Sunday 9th
Earthmass
Court Rogue
Black Magic Six
Florin
WCFB
Eschar
Let’s Meet Jesus
Elliot Mason
Kumi
Fake Teak
Wonk Unit
Djevara
Stark Dangerous
Bubbleband
Poino
David Goo
Seditius
Mood Reaction
Pierre Vincent

 

That is all probably subject to quite a lot of change but I think you will agree that it look like an awesome lineup!

Get your arse back here on Saturday! See you then.

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