Adam Walton playlist and show info: Sunday 15 November 2009
Banda Bacana are a collective from Bangor whose music peregrinates from the Congo to Sierra Leone, taking in Trinidad and Ghana along the way. Their début album 'danza negra' (Joscyn Records) describes itself like this: "sax, percussion and sweet harmonies to make you smile and swing your hips." I'd say it's a worthy North Walean equivalent to the similarly broad-minded, rhythmic and cosmopolitan infusions of the multiheaded Quantic beast.
Huw Pooh reminds us of something old, Welsh and ace. Not for the first time (or the last) his trowel has been busy at the seam of New Wave singles that were laid down in South Wales in the aftermath of punk.
Soundhog counters the punk quotient by making an argument for ELO with something that, no doubt, would have Mr Gruff Rhys nodding along. Maybe.
Bethan Elfyn treats us to something twinkly from Tim and Sam's the Tim and Sam Band featuring Tim and Sam.
Try saying that after a couple of absinthes.
Please send any music for the show as a high quality .mp3, with a short biography and contact number, to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lovely thank you, diolch yn fawr, innit.
Tracklisting and show info: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00nxbwv