Band of the Day from Truck Festival: Sparky Deathcap


Sparky Deathcap is from the North West. He’s a bit like Jeffrey Lewis in that he sometimes has illustrations to accompany his songs and he possesses a lo-fi charm and humour . But then Sparky Deathcap seems more morose and there are layers in his lyrics and music which possess gravity beyond anti-folk’s surface tension dynamic. When I saw him at Truck my hangover had waned, and seeing his set made me want to start drinking again. In a good way.

Here he is


Check out his excellent blog