Haarfest 2010 Video Diary – Day 2

Well due to the power cut caused by excessive rawking of the alt-folk variety, I couldn’t even try and upload this video for most of the day, so it’s a miracle it’s here at all, really.  Still, it only takes me an hour and a half to edit these in the morning, but then about an hour to export and, due to limited internet connections, about four hours to upload, so I am guessing they are going to be posted quite late in the day irrespective of power cuts.

Last night a combination of Reporter’s ambient soundscapes and The Oates Field’s imminent appearance caused the National Grid to spontaneously disown Anstruther, leaving the festival to candlelight and acoustic cover versions.

After King Creosote and The Earlies did the bulk of the hard work, it eventually turned into an almost-campfire singalong.  Due to being in a church hall, lighting an actual fire seemed a little reckless so all the candles were placed in the middle of the floor and the guitar was passed around.  By this point I’d fucked off to the Smugglers to arrange a fishing trip, however…

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