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December (56 posts)

  1. Marina & The Diamonds makes BBC Sound of 2010

    Monday 7 December 2009, 08:31

    BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music

    One of our favourite new artists of 2009, Marina & The Diamonds, has made the 15-strong long list of the BBC Sound of 2010 list.

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  2. Weekend weather (5-6 December)

    Friday 4 December 2009, 15:20

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    September and October were both drier than average. In fact September was the driest in Wales since 2002 but we paid the price for this, in November with over 13 inches of rain!

    This was more than double the average of 156.8mm, making it the second wettest November in Wales and fell just short of the...

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  3. Top Welsh albums of the decade

    Friday 4 December 2009, 14:30

    BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music

    So where did the last 10 years go? It only seems like yesterday that the first Number One of the Noughties, Masses Against The Classes by Manic Street Preachers, was crashing into the charts.

    The decade has been a very successful one for Welsh music, so we've put together our own list:
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  4. Andy Fairweather Low: 'pop music's face of 1969'

    Friday 4 December 2009, 11:14

    BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music

    Sixties pop icon Andy Fairweather-Low of Amen Corner chatted to Mal Pope this week on Radio Wales' Evening Show.

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    Listen to the interview.

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  5. Spencer Davis storytelling today

    Thursday 3 December 2009, 14:24

    BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music

    Swansea's legendary Spencer Davis will be talking about his life and work at a master class hosted by Swansea Music Art Dance at Mozart's Bar in Uplands on tonight at 8pm. Find out more about the event and read an interview with Davis.

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  6. Kids In Glass Houses video session tracks

    Thursday 3 December 2009, 11:13

    BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music

    Three members of south Wales' Kids In Glass Houses, gearing up for the release of their as-yet-untitled second album, joined Alan Thompson on Radio Wales for an acoustic session this week.

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  7. Sea monsters terrorise Newgale beach

    Thursday 3 December 2009, 09:58

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Thousands of these weird and wonderful creatures - which look like they're on the run from Torchwood have been washing up at Newgale beach in Pembrokeshire recently.

    They are however completely harmless and are actually called goose or stalked barnacles.

    This pic was sent in to our Flickr group by Aligail1...

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  8. Rhydian Roberts meets Roy Noble

    Wednesday 2 December 2009, 13:24

    BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music

    On the day Rhydian's album, O Fortuna, was released, the ex-X Factor contestant and best-selling classical artist joined Radio Wales' Roy Noble.

    They chatted about the new album, his career and having a disaster performing at the rugby.

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  9. Travels with myself and no other: Future Of The Left at Birmingham Academy 3

    Wednesday 2 December 2009, 13:11

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    Back in July I cowered awestruck as Future Of The Left thundered and screamed to the cacophonous end of their set at the Legendary TJ's in Newport. I'm 38 years old - THIRTY-EIGHT - and should have heard it all by now. That set, full of humour, rage, noise, poetry and - I promise you - hooks that would...

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  10. Karl Jenkins to conduct Stella Natalis on tour

    Tuesday 1 December 2009, 17:05

    BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music

    Karl Jenkins is conducting his new composition for orchestra and choir, Stella Natalis, on a five-date UK tour in December.

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