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Candelas – Rhedeg i Paris

This is Candelas performing Rhedig i Paris at the Tafwyl festival in Cardiff. The song was originally released in 1990 by punk band Yr Anrhefn and inspired by the energy …

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Mr Phormula – Minority

It’s hard to be Welsh and not a minority. Whether it’s the language you speak. Or not having a furious passion for monarchy. Or being part of that crackpot minority …

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Genod Droog – Breuddwyd Oer

If Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones represents what Wales currently is – a grey, gutless and limp country. Then this is what Wales should aspire to be – an unstoppable …

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Joe Goddard – Taking Over

A classy video, filmed in Cardiff, and directed by Welsh graphic designer Mark James. It captures that dreamy post pub/club vibe when you’re going home and everything feels a bit …

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Y Gelli: Tune In, Space Out

This is a sequence from the greatest ever show for pre-school Welsh stoners – Y Gelli on S4C. While some programmes may be happy to teach kids about colours and …

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Dau Cefn – Cariad

It’s testament to the divided culture of Wales that Dau Cefn can have been creating beautiful music like this for the past 15 years whilst remaining almost completely unknown to …

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The Legend of Kärnarvøn Kästle

What you’re seeing here is the brief moment in human history when Bangor band Kärnarvøn Kästle was, quite possibly, the greatest thing in the world. Here’s a description of the …

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Y Reu – Symud Ymlaen

This is Dyffryn Nantlle band Y Reu with one of those tunes which plants itself in your head and refuses to leave. You can download it for free from their …

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The Band Don’t Give Y Ffug

This is a great song by a Pembrokeshire band called Y Ffug. The title, ‘Cariad Dosbarth Canol Cymru’ translates as ‘Love Middle-Class Wales’ and the song’s having a pop at …

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Neon Neon – Hoops With Fidel

Live performance by Gruff Rhys and Neon Neon of Hoops With Fidel. This was part of Praxis Makes Perfect; the story of left wing activist and publisher Giangiacomo Feltrinelli. Similar …