Music

Wallis Bird’s ‘Wallis Bird’

Music March 21, 2012 at 12:07 pm Comments

One of the first things that you notice about the self-titled third album of Irish singer-songwriter Wallis Bird is that it’s not quite like anything you’ve heard before. In the first thirty seconds, the false senseRead More

‘Ceremonials’ Florence + the Machine

Arts, Music December 5, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

‘CEREMONIALS’ is the title of Florence + the Machine’s eagerly awaited second release. It comes two years and six singles after their remarkably successful first album ‘Lungs,’ and has created understandably high expectations for their follow-upRead More

Why rage against the chart?

Arts, Music December 5, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

NOT since 2004’s re-release of the charity single ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ has the Christmas number one chart spot not been all about The X Factor. Even when Rage Against The Machine took the crownRead More

Are The Wombles making a comeback?

Are The Wombles making a comeback?

Arts, Music December 5, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

A FEW weeks ago I was given the chance to interview The Wombles about their upcoming Christmas single and album. No one’s heard much from them over the past few years and as they’re going toRead More

Benjamin Francis Leftwich’s RNLI Session

Benjamin Francis Leftwich’s RNLI Session

Music December 5, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

It couldn’t have been more perfect – an exclusive, free secret show in Aberystwyth for an artist I currently can’t get enough of. I knew about the RNLI before but right then they became my favouriteRead More

Green Man Review

Green Man Review

Arts, Music September 23, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

Are you a cow? Probably not, but if you’ve been to one of the bigger music festivals, like Reading or Leeds or V, chances are you’ve been treated like one. Schiller once said that man isRead More

Comparing festivals

Music September 23, 2011 at 8:45 am Comments

Hannah Clarke had a great time at this year’s Glastonbury, where Beth Garden tells us that you don’t necessarily need to have heard a lot about a festival before heading out and having just as goodRead More

Picture The Scene: The Uncertain Future of the Welsh Music Scene

Picture The Scene: The Uncertain Future of the Welsh Music Scene

Arts, Music September 23, 2011 at 8:15 am Comments

Those of you familiar with Welsh culture, you will already be aware that the yearly National Eisteddfod was held over the summer, this year situated on the outskirts of Wrexham.  For those of you who haveRead More

Welsh Rock

Arts, Music September 23, 2011 at 8:00 am Comments

In the past decades Wales has become one of the main producers of rock bands. Bands like Lostprophets, Stereophonics and Manic Street Preachers are just a few of the bands Wales has managed to raise. Wales,Read More

Summer Festival Guide

Summer Festival Guide

Arts, Music June 17, 2011 at 9:12 pm Comments

Music Festivals Festival Dates Beach Break Live June 16th – 20th Glastonbury June 22nd- 26th T in the Park July 8th, 9th, 10th V festival August 20th , 21st Reading August 26th,27th, 28th Bestival September 8th-Read More