Quack Quack, Horses, Tanks, beer, Dolgellau....
THAt F****ng Tank and Quack Quack are in session tonight on the show. Both are amazing, both from Leeds, both making new music of that the kind that makes you want to wet yourself in excitement. I saw Quack QUack at Resonance FM doing a session where Aun Tan Lan was sessioning too, and That Fing Tank at a gig in Clwb Ifor Bach in Cardiff a while back. Listen again if you missed it, and turn it up.
I had a lot of fun at Sesiwn Fawr Dolgellau last weekend, with loads of ace bands playing, from Estonian/Swansea duo Sild to the Ukele Orchestra of Great Britain, GLC to Euros Childs, Radio Luxembourg to Gareth Bonello, Hayseed Dixie to Los Abajos from Mexico, South African band Freshly Ground to the poppy Poppies.. and so much more. I like festivals. I like being outside with smelly sandals on with the sun shining. It makes you realise how lucky you are really.
On the Radio 1 in Wales show this week, Midasuno are in session. Lamacq has been playing them on his show recently, and their new tunes sound superb. I'm off to Brussels tomorrow to see my girlfriend and to half some raspberry falvoured beer and probably some nice steak, and then it's my mate Baz's stag do on the weekend. We're staying in tipis and going on the back of horses. This is what we does.