117 posts about Radio Wales on this blog
Tuesday 9 April 2013, 15:40
It's mostly about new albums this week. I could dredge up some facetious hyperbole for you, if you like.
Tuesday 2 April 2013, 17:15
Music - as championed on most radio - is ever so nice. Maybe it's because everything, these days, is branded rather than celebrated. At least, that's the way it feels.
Friday 22 March 2013, 15:25
Adam Walton's Radio Wales playlist, on the BBC Wales blog.
Wednesday 13 March 2013, 15:08
"Sorry I didn't get in until five, Mum. Faith No More's tour bus broke down in Mold and they were teaching us jazz chords."
Monday 25 February 2013, 13:26
This week I preview some of the Welsh musical treats available at 2000 Trees, Green Man and Focus Wales.
Tuesday 19 February 2013, 15:42
Here's another paragraph inviting you to dip your ears into more incredible music-that-happens-to-come-from-Wales. Only a couple of the tracks this week are wolf-related, in case you're suffering something of a primal, adverse reaction.
Monday 11 February 2013, 14:57
There's so much good 'stuff' around this week, I confess I get a little undignified in the fulsomeness of my praise.
Monday 4 February 2013, 15:07
Spring manifests itself in this week's show via a number of first time plays for new artists: Kizzy Crawford, Just Jawsh, Roger Knox And Pine Valley Cosmonauts, Wicket, These Brittle Bones, Caredig, Derren Heath, Allan Horton and Climbing Trees.
Monday 28 January 2013, 16:50
The Story of Tŷ Hapus traces a year in the life of a remarkable place in Wales – the only centre of its kind in the whole of the UK which caters for younger people with dementia.
Monday 28 January 2013, 11:06
Ritzy and Rhydian from The Joy Formidable spend over an hour with us, talking about the album's evolution and playing some of its remarkable music.
Monday 21 January 2013, 16:14
My heart is all a pitter patter with good adrenaline at the prospect of The Joy Formidable's second album being released today.
Monday 21 January 2013, 14:51
This new monthly column will reflect some of the new bands I come across on the BBC Introducing Uploader and feature on the radio show each Saturday as BBC Introducing Band of the Week.
Monday 14 January 2013, 11:47
This week's programme is bumper full of virgin aceness. We have debut plays for The Drowners, Junior Bill, Andy Murda & Tea Leaf, Masts, Dan Bettridge, Robyn Griffiths, Hide Your Vices, Brothers, Diablo Rojo, Roosevelt, Moken Operetta, Sonny Jim and Calum Duell.
Monday 7 January 2013, 12:20
It's my 20th year playing strange and brilliant sounds on BBC Radio Wales. So, I'm determined to make it a great one.
Sunday 30 December 2012, 09:01
This year's celebration of my favourite music of Welsh origin is spread across two three hour shows... and it's still a very compact, tin of sardines-like affair.
Sunday 23 December 2012, 09:00
It's that time of year again, when I try to squeeze an entire year's worth of excellent Music of Welsh origin into three paltry airwave hours.
Monday 17 December 2012, 15:30
Driving Home for Christmas, a new week-long festive drama has started on BBC Radio Wales this week, which has at its heart something familiar to many at this time of year – the journey home for Christmas.
Monday 17 December 2012, 11:09
Cardiff's Rocketgoldstar were one of the very first bands to record a session for an earlier incarnation of this programme, back in 2000. They return this week with a brilliant, new session.
Monday 10 December 2012, 15:12
I first played Gallops on the radio in 2007. They sounded unlike anyone else making music in Wales at the time.
Thursday 6 December 2012, 17:27
Fortunately I had remembered to imbibe enough antifreeze-like liquid to prevent this week's show from being hampered by the Arctic temperatures.
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