487 posts about wales on this blog
Wednesday 8 May 2013, 08:31
Filmmaker Tracy Harris, who herself hails from Swansea, followed the desperate plight of Swansea's homeless a year ago along with Chris Rushton.
Tuesday 7 May 2013, 17:06
The show is about the music packed around my biscuit crumbs - and this week's spread features some corkers.
Tuesday 30 April 2013, 11:57
Neon Neon, Gruff Rhys and LA producer pal Boom Bip, are about to embark on an ambitious live outing with National Theatre Wales, and will release a new album on Monday 29 April.
Friday 26 April 2013, 14:52
2013 was the fourth year of Radio Wales Music Day, and I'm so thrilled to say the idea, the concept and the event keeps on growing.
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.
Wednesday 23 January 2013, 09:22
There can be little doubt that RM Lockley was one of the greatest naturalists of his age – arguably of any age. His name will be forever linked to the tiny island of Skokholm off the coast of west Wales.
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 14 January 2013, 10:49
Aberystwyth pier has been battered and, at times, almost destroyed but it is still there and parts of it at least are still in use.
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.
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