Tagged with: Radio Wales

117 posts about Radio Wales on this blog

  1. Live from Festival No 6

    Wednesday 18 September 2013, 17:09

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    I spent most of my weekend in one of my favourite places on the planet – Portmeirion in Gwynedd – for Festival No. 6.

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  2. Chewed up by the tape heads of fate

    Monday 9 September 2013, 15:50

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    This week's show may only be two hours long but it's still dense with superlative music of Welsh origin.

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  3. Well worth a bent rule

    Tuesday 27 August 2013, 12:53

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    This week's show is a quick forage through some of my frazzled recollections of a week spent compering and DJing at last weekend's marvellous Green Man Festival.

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  4. Aspiring authors: write what you know

    Monday 19 August 2013, 13:13

    Phil Rickman Phil Rickman

    Would-be novelists are always told: write what you know. What this actually means is that you have to look like you really know what you're writing about. Which can lead to interesting situations.

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  5. Funny business

    Monday 12 August 2013, 09:00

    Phil Rickman Phil Rickman

    We decided to devote a full programme in the series to funny fiction.

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  6. Celebrating the greatest new Welsh music

    Friday 9 August 2013, 12:22

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    This week, we preview some of the sonic wonders on offer at this week's Eisteddfod in Denbigh.

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  7. The psychological corridors of crime fiction

    Monday 5 August 2013, 13:54

    Phil Rickman Phil Rickman

    OK, I haven't yet read JK Rowling's pseudonymous crime novel... but in one way it looks very much like good news. The title, anyway, The Cuckoo's Calling.

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  8. Helping us through the Big Stuff

    Wednesday 31 July 2013, 16:37

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    Frequently – when I'm fighting paper tigers somewhere southeast of reality – music does seem like the (joint) most important thing in the world.

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  9. Phil the Shelf: exploring 'faith-lit'

    Monday 29 July 2013, 11:03

    Phil Rickman Phil Rickman

    Let's face it: if it wasn't for God, being an atheist would be no fun at all.

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  10. Do you want to be a published novelist?

    Monday 22 July 2013, 12:11

    Phil Rickman Phil Rickman

    Wanna be a published novelist? You know... properly published, by a real publisher? That situation where the book is printed on actual paper and the only handover of money is from the publisher to you?

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  11. The Secret World is a seductive place

    Tuesday 16 July 2013, 14:40

    Phil Rickman Phil Rickman

    Crime writers who turn detective always do well on TV - particularly in the US. But in real life, of course... Well, actually, in real life it happens, too.

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  12. High octane sanctimoniousness

    Monday 8 July 2013, 15:29

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    Cardiff's Totem Terrors, Max Hicks and Rosie Smith, are in session on this week's show.

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  13. The Dreaded Disease - David's Story

    Thursday 4 July 2013, 09:00

    Beti George Beti George

    The Dreaded Disease - David's Story is a three-part series on BBC Radio Wales that tells us about dementia from the point of view of Welsh broadcaster Beti George.

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  14. 99s with jungle juice on

    Wednesday 26 June 2013, 14:47

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    Most years, the humid, cloudy skies of summer signal a downturn in musical productivity from our finest aurally-atuned minds.

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  15. Prawn cocktail flavoured TV kangaroos

    Tuesday 11 June 2013, 15:02

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    Hundreds upon hundreds of over earnest, MFI anthems that wouldn't have illuminated the inside of a matchbox, had the musical atoms that constituted them been split apart to release their energy.

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  16. Rum-fumed witter and rambles

    Monday 3 June 2013, 16:17

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    We have two tracks from Future Of The Left's forthcoming EP. They're a freshly cooked, super-spiced, authentic Himalayan curry in a world of humdrum, after hours, ghee-saturated reheats

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  17. Three hours of bristling Welsh creativity

    Wednesday 29 May 2013, 11:55

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    The show felt like the first 'proper' one I'd done for weeks and weeks.

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  18. The search for equilibrium

    Tuesday 7 May 2013, 17:06

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    The show is about the music packed around my biscuit crumbs - and this week's spread features some corkers.

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  19. Gruff Rhys discusses new Neon Neon album Praxis Makes Perfect

    Tuesday 30 April 2013, 11:57

    Bethan Elfyn Bethan Elfyn

    Neon Neon, Gruff Rhys and LA producer pal Boom Bip, are about to embark on an ambitious live outing with National Theatre Wales, and will release a new album on Monday 29 April.

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  20. BBC Radio Wales Music Day: 19 April 2013

    Friday 26 April 2013, 14:52

    Bethan Elfyn Bethan Elfyn

    2013 was the fourth year of Radio Wales Music Day, and I'm so thrilled to say the idea, the concept and the event keeps on growing.

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