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February (79 posts)

  1. Manic Street Preachers' Generation Terrorists: Jarrad Owens, Amped

    Wednesday 8 February 2012, 10:00

    James McLaren James McLaren

    As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of Manic Street Preachers' début album Generation Terrorists, Manics-superfan Jarrad Owens of the website Amped gives his thoughts on the album.

    "Generation Terrorists (working title...

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  2. Manic Street Preachers' Generation Terrorists: reviews

    Wednesday 8 February 2012, 10:00

    James McLaren James McLaren

    As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of Manic Street Preachers' Generation Terrorists, we take a look back at what the papers said, some contemporaneous and others written with the benefit of hindsight.

    New Musical Express
    "What's more...

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  3. Manic Street Preachers' Generation Terrorists: Steve Brown, producer

    Wednesday 8 February 2012, 10:00

    James McLaren James McLaren

    As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of Manic Street Preachers' Generation Terrorists, we ask producer Steve Brown about his recollections of the album and its recording.

    "I got the job with the Manics because they liked the work I did on the Love album by The Cult. I was...

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  4. Manic Street Preachers' Generation Terrorists: Sally Margaret Joy

    Wednesday 8 February 2012, 10:00

    James McLaren James McLaren

    In 1992 Sally Margaret Joy interviewed Manic Street Preachers for Melody Maker. We talked to her about how the group of young, politicised Welsh nascent rock stars seemed to her as they released their début album, Generation Terrorists.

    When did...

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  5. Manic Street Preachers' Generation Terrorists: Traci Lords, guest vocalist

    Wednesday 8 February 2012, 10:00

    James McLaren James McLaren

    Twenty years since the release of Manic Street Preachers' Generation Terrorists, we caught up with Traci Lords, the guest vocalist on Little Baby Nothing, one of the best-known tracks on the album.

    "I think it was a record exec by the name of Benjie Gordon whose idea it was...

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  6. Manic Street Preachers' Generation Terrorists: clips

    Wednesday 8 February 2012, 10:00

    James McLaren James McLaren

    As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of Manic Street Preachers' Generation Terrorists, here are some audio and video clips of the band:

    Watch a short clip of the band performing Motorcycle Emptiness on Top Of The Pops in 1992.

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    Watch the band perform You Love Us live in Blackwood in...

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  7. Peter Gill on his new production for National Theatre Wales

    Tuesday 7 February 2012, 14:05

    Polly March Polly March

    One of the giants of British theatre is to bring his interpretation of a poignant Chekhov tale to audiences at the newly refurbished Sherman Theatre in Cardiff.

    Despite growing up in Cardiff, Peter Gill's lengthy and illustrious career has never once seen him direct a play in his home city, until now...

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  8. African holiday for Welsh osprey

    Tuesday 7 February 2012, 10:52

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    There's a nice update here from the Dyfi Osprey Project. The first chick to leave the nest last year was called Einion and thanks to GPS tracking, we know that he's alive and well and currently holidaying in West Africa.

    Einion set off in the morning from Mid Wales on 31 August and by late afternoon...

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  9. Exhibition to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee

    Tuesday 7 February 2012, 10:48

    Polly March Polly March

    A collection of the most striking and significant images of Queen Elizabeth II throughout her reign has just arrived in Cardiff.

    The exhibition is just one of hundreds of events planned to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the monarch's accession to the throne.

    From Chris Levine's curious photograph...

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