94 posts about North Wales on this blog
Thursday 29 October 2009, 12:23
Wednesday 28 October 2009, 10:55
Anglesey's Johnny R is about as close as music in North Wales has to an out-and-out iconoclast.
Wednesday 21 October 2009, 11:36
Thursday 15 October 2009, 11:09Swn Festival. Swn is an intimate sprawl of excellent leftfield music spread around many of Cardiff's venues, clubs and pubs. Radio 1 and C2's Huw Stephens told me that the festival was inspired by other city-based music events, like...
Tuesday 13 October 2009, 16:18
I'm increasingly of the opinion that we're very much in the midst of an unprecedented, restrictive, musical conservatism - at least with regards to the bands that receive support in the mainstream media and achieve commercial success.
Monday 12 October 2009, 16:27
Wednesday 7 October 2009, 12:45
Tuesday 6 October 2009, 15:20
Gwenno is a proper, old school pop star. That's a rarity, these days, when generally the only qualification for the role is the ability to sing Mariah or Whitney in front of Simon Cowell as if your life depended on it
Tuesday 6 October 2009, 13:50
Friday 2 October 2009, 15:40
Friday 2 October 2009, 11:41
Wednesday 23 September 2009, 12:24
The venue that I DJ and occasionally promote in is pretty relieved that term time is upon us.
This summer it has been a challenge to get the crowds in to see our (excellent) bands, a challenge exacerbated by the smoking ban and the recession. It's a story echoed in venues throughout the UK. This isn...
Tuesday 22 September 2009, 12:44
Bands from North Wales who have achieved any kind of commercial success or artistic recognition are few and far between.
They're like gossip magazine covers that aren't blighted by airbrushed gormfests of P*ter *ndre or K*tie Pric*.
For today, at least, we'll focus on the positive...
Monday 21 September 2009, 15:25
Times is hard. Everybody's saying so. So, each little bargain eases the burden on your pennies and helps alleviate the gloom. That's why, when an event or a release merits it, I'm going to do my best to point you in the direction of the best FREE music you can enjoy from North Wales.
There are a couple...
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