Tagged with: radio wales

117 posts about radio wales on this blog

  1. All the hyperbole in all the worlds

    Tuesday 9 April 2013, 15:40

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    It's mostly about new albums this week. I could dredge up some facetious hyperbole for you, if you like.

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  2. Back on my high horse

    Tuesday 2 April 2013, 17:15

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    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.

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  3. Radio Wales show playlist: 16 March 2013

    Friday 22 March 2013, 15:25

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    Adam Walton's Radio Wales playlist, on the BBC Wales blog.

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  4. Lies, damned lies and statistics

    Wednesday 13 March 2013, 15:08

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    "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."

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  5. Bright summery treats ahead

    Monday 25 February 2013, 13:26

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    This week I preview some of the Welsh musical treats available at 2000 Trees, Green Man and Focus Wales.

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  6. Howling wolf

    Tuesday 19 February 2013, 15:42

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    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.

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  7. Scenes of gratuitous overexcitement

    Monday 11 February 2013, 14:57

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    There's so much good 'stuff' around this week, I confess I get a little undignified in the fulsomeness of my praise.

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  8. Rites of spring

    Monday 4 February 2013, 15:07

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    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.

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  9. The Story of Tŷ Hapus

    Monday 28 January 2013, 16:50

    Carolyn Hitt Carolyn Hitt

    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.

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  10. Joy to the world

    Monday 28 January 2013, 11:06

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    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.

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  11. Music is my royal jelly, my ginseng, my vampire blood

    Monday 21 January 2013, 16:14

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    My heart is all a pitter patter with good adrenaline at the prospect of The Joy Formidable's second album being released today.

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  12. Welsh sounds of 2013

    Monday 21 January 2013, 14:51

    Bethan Elfyn Bethan Elfyn

    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.

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  13. Dear January

    Monday 14 January 2013, 11:47

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    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.

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  14. Less waffle, more splendid noise

    Monday 7 January 2013, 12:20

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    It's my 20th year playing strange and brilliant sounds on BBC Radio Wales. So, I'm determined to make it a great one.

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  15. My favourite Welsh sounds of 2012, part two

    Sunday 30 December 2012, 09:01

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    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.

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  16. My favourite Welsh sounds of 2012, part one

    Sunday 23 December 2012, 09:00

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    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.

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  17. Driving Home for Christmas, a new drama for BBC Radio Wales

    Monday 17 December 2012, 15:30

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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.

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  18. Rocketgoldstar in session

    Monday 17 December 2012, 11:09

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    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.

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  19. Gallops: quite hot

    Monday 10 December 2012, 15:12

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    I first played Gallops on the radio in 2007. They sounded unlike anyone else making music in Wales at the time.

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  20. Radio phantasmagorica

    Thursday 6 December 2012, 17:27

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    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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