Tagged with: South Wales

127 posts about South Wales on this blog

  1. Lostprophets: It's Not The End Of The World

    Monday 19 October 2009, 14:11

    BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music

    The first single from Lostrophets' fourth album, It's Not The End Of The World (But I Can See It From Here) has entered the charts at number 16.


    You can listen to an excerpt of the track and don't forget to leave your comments about what you think of the single - are you looking forward to the album...

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  2. When Newport was the 'new Seattle'

    Thursday 15 October 2009, 11:44

    BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music

    Fifteen years ago, Newport was at the centre of a resurgence of Welsh indie music as the world's press praised the likes of 60ft Dolls, Novocaine and Dub War.

    Our Welsh music history site takes a look back at the time, including a 1994 edition of BBC Wales documentary series The Slate.

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  3. Zervas & Pepper in session on BBC Radio Wales

    Monday 12 October 2009, 16:35

    BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music

    The BBC Radio Wales Evening Show has continued its series of guests in session, complete with video.

    This week sees Cardiff's Zervas and Pepper in session with their song You Must Be Doing Something Right. Watch the video below, and check out the show here.

    In order to see this content you need to...

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  4. Introducing: Islet

    Monday 5 October 2009, 18:44

    Bethan Elfyn Bethan Elfyn

    We have some unwritten rules at BBC Introducing show, some unspoken rules that we all accept when discussing and booking session bands.

    a) We have to be pretty excited about said band.
    b) We have to have seen them live to check its not all pro-tools skills.
    c) We have to have quality recordings from said...

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  5. Meze Festival: Newport

    Monday 5 October 2009, 18:35

    Bethan Elfyn Bethan Elfyn

    If I'm honest, my ideal Friday night probably constitutes a curry and a good film, a comfortable night after a week of late nights DJing and radio. When everyone else will be on their way out, I've usually had enough of partying. There's always the exception to the rule and last Friday night, typically...

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  6. See you SWN!

    Friday 2 October 2009, 11:26

    Bethan Elfyn Bethan Elfyn

    Swn Festival 2009 is heading to Cardiff

    You only have to look around to realize that live music is having a great time right now in the UK. The un-healthy amount of festivals are one by-product, another is the growth in inner city, street-hopping festivals just like Cardiff's Swn Festival.

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  7. Super Furry Animals' Recreation theory

    Friday 25 September 2009, 11:34

    BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music

    The Cardiff indie stalwarts will be playing the city's Coal Exchange venue on 20 November for 'Recreation', celebrating the legendary Creation Records.


    Read more about the gig on the Wales Music site.

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