508 posts about wales on this blog
Monday 8 February 2010, 10:03
Friday 29 January 2010, 13:24
Dilwyn Llwyd's Yucatan are Caernarfon's Sigur Ros. It's an obvious comparison, it's even written in the band's history. Dilwyn went to Iceland a few years back and ended up bumping into a member of Sigur Ros, subsequently doing some recording at their Reykjavik studios.
Thursday 28 January 2010, 12:39
The relationship had "run its course", the newspaper reported her spokesperson as saying.
Wednesday 27 January 2010, 13:37
A failure to "meet licensing objectives" has meant the cancellation of this year's Square Festival in Ceredigion.
Wednesday 27 January 2010, 11:00
Speaking on their official website, they said, "It is our pleasure to announce that on Friday May 21st we will be playing a headline show at Cardiff University's Solus venue. It's always...
Wednesday 27 January 2010, 10:07Midem music industry conference in Cannes this week, Blur's manager criticised the use of musicians in the advertising industry, with particular scorn directed at Duffy's advert for Coca Cola.
Wednesday 27 January 2010, 09:30The Automatic came into Radio Wales to do an acoustic session for the Evening Show.
Tuesday 26 January 2010, 09:02
Tuesday 26 January 2010, 08:51
Manic Street Preachers are going back to their early history with an intimate gig at Glasgow's famous King Tut Tut's Wah Wah Hut on February 18.
The return to the 300-capacity venue is part of the venue's 20th birthday celebrations.
Speaking in 2001, the band said of the venue, "King Tut's was the...
Tuesday 26 January 2010, 08:38
Although it had been thought that Lostprophets' gig at the Port Talbot Afan Lido would go ahead despite last year's fire at the venue, it has now been confirmed that it has been necessary to move and reschedule the concert.
Instead of Port Talbot on 1 March, the gig has been moved to the Cardiff International...
Monday 25 January 2010, 13:16
That up there is the link to this week's show on the BBC's iPlayer. You can listen to the grab bag of Welsh music detailed below any time between now and the start of next week's show (Sunday 31 July 10pm).
Monday 25 January 2010, 10:31
Back at the fag end of 2009, I had my mind blown wide open and my brain flambéed in a most thrlling fashion whilst in a most inauspicious venue. It was as unexpected as stumbling through the feruka-killing footwash at the municipal pool to discover Brian Eno doing an impromptu set of ambient non-tomfoolery...
Thursday 21 January 2010, 14:21
Thursday 21 January 2010, 09:22
Monday 18 January 2010, 13:26
Despite reports last week that Lostprophets' Afan Lido gig on 1 March in Port Talbot will be going ahead, Neath Port Talbot council have today told BBC Wales that the concert is in doubt after anaysis of fire damage concluded that the majority of the facility will have to be demolished.
Thursday 14 January 2010, 13:49
South Wales rockers Kids In Glass Houses have announced details of their second album and revealed some special guests appearing on it.
Wednesday 13 January 2010, 11:06
With Lostprophets' fourth album The Betrayed out next Monday, here's a round-up of what critics are saying about the work.
Wednesday 13 January 2010, 10:37
Welsh singer Duffy, the most successful British artist of 2008, is reported by the Reuters news agency to be working with Roots drummer Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson and songwriter Albert Hammond Sr, the father of Strokes' guitarist Almond Hammond Jr.
Session for the as-yet-untitled second album, her...
Tuesday 12 January 2010, 14:54
Hugo McNeice was assaulted at a Shakin' Stevens concert in Ballymena.
Stevens was fined £300 for assault and criminal damage and was ordere to pay a further £479 to...
Tuesday 12 January 2010, 09:20
A low-budget comedy farce about an attempt to sell a senstive part of Sir Tom Jones will be shown on Leicester Square in London's West End this month.
After success in Welsh cinemas, A Bit Of Tom Jones (made for just £100,000) will be shown in the capital's most prestigious cinematic location on 25...
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