127 posts about South Wales on this blog
Tuesday 15 December 2009, 10:20
Cardiff-based indie-electronica-folk singer Cate Le Bon talked to BBC Wales about her background in South West Wales, her influences and future plans.
Friday 11 December 2009, 10:47
The 12-year-old niece of a police officer killed in the Cumbrian floods has recorded a single in honour of her "hero uncle".
Bethany Galbraith of Pontypridd, south Wales, was devastated after Pc Bill Barker, 44, died when a bridge collapsed during last month's floods.
Friday 11 December 2009, 09:50The Automatic's acoustic session for the Radio Wales Evening Show. The band apply their treatment to Shakira's She Wolf.
Thursday 10 December 2009, 11:21The Automatic came into Radio Wales to do one of Alan Thompson's Monday night acoustic sessions for the Evening Show. They performed four songs: old single Steve McQueen (criminally overlooked and a great song), new single Interstate, forthcoming single Run And Hide...
Wednesday 9 December 2009, 14:20
Not content with appearing in Adam Walton's top 10 albums of the decade with Travels With Myself And Another, Cardiff's Future Of The Left have scooped number 18 in the NME's top albums of 2009 list with the album.
Monday 7 December 2009, 08:31
Friday 4 December 2009, 14:30
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:
Friday 4 December 2009, 11:14
Thursday 3 December 2009, 14:24Find out more about the event and read an interview with Davis.
Thursday 3 December 2009, 11:13Kids 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.
Thursday 26 November 2009, 08:55
Wednesday 25 November 2009, 14:59
Tuesday 24 November 2009, 13:58Soundtrack Film Festival. Creation Records, Warp Film, John Cale and Gruff Rhys were among those involved, the latter launching an extremely exciting film...
Monday 23 November 2009, 08:31
The guitarist and bassist, promoting their forthcoming fourth album, The Betrayed, say that many artists enter the music industry for the wrong reasons...
Monday 9 November 2009, 08:44
Lucie Jones has been the surprise evictee of X Factor, after losing in a sing-off against cartoonish Dublin twins John and Edward. But, in the long run, is it such a bad thing for the 18-year-old from Pentyrch near Cardiff?
Thursday 5 November 2009, 10:09
Following up his best-selling debut, Rhydian Roberts has announced details of his second album, O Fortuna.
Wednesday 4 November 2009, 09:09
Thursday 29 October 2009, 10:07Swn festival, testament to how a few people working together with very little resources and lots of determination can pull off something special. More power to the DIY collective.
Wednesday 28 October 2009, 11:03Swn Festival, perhaps Marina And The Diamonds are one of the most talked-about.
Tuesday 27 October 2009, 11:41Swn 2009 is over. The hangover still lingers, as do the memories of so many great bands, so many friendly faces and good people. Swn was so good it could transform the most charismatic conversationalist into a pub bore, banging on and on (and... on) about who they saw over the weekend while the unblessed...
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