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Adam Walton playlist and show info: Sunday 28 March 2010

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Adam Walton Adam Walton | 17:13 UK time, Monday, 29 March 2010

This week's show features a session from Newport's Dirty Goods. They're creators of intelligent, dancefloor-friendly pop that - to my ears - reminds me of Phoenix. They've been sharing their eminently communicable beats and tunes with our America cousins over recent weeks.

They're one of the Welsh bands most likely to achieve recognition far away from our borders. Apparently they're "cute" too. My daughter said so. But she's seven and more fickle than your average Premiership footballer.


Huw Williams - Pooh Stick and archdeacon of High Welsh Musical Excellence Past - casts his considerable faculties over Icons of Filth. There's some talk of Lady Gaga, too.

Lara Catrin continues her one-woman crusade to improve our Welsh language skills using the medium of Welsh song lyrics. This week she persuades me to take a stab at translating Kentucky AFC's Bodlon. The results don't do too much for my confidence in my recently acquired Cymraeg.

Ruthin's Ben Hayes - musicologist, DJ, producer and proud Trilby wearer - enthuses inspirationally about Half Man Half Biscuit. This is because we went to see them in Shrewsbury last week. I'd paid them scant attention in the past, dismissing them as a loud and badly-produced joke band. I was wrong in excelcis. They are my new revelation. Truly.

Also, we have some great new Welsh music - I'm enthralled and intrigued in particular by Vvolves, Ivan Moult, heh, Slaya P... these are new artists I've never played before. They're great.

Throw music at me: send mp3 files to themysterytour@gmail.com

Apologies in advance for a legion of errors and stumbles. The music's ace. That is all that counts.

Diolch yn fawr iawn.


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