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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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Uncle Nev’s Swansea Fun Factory

That Nev Wilshire, eh. What a cracking bloke. Total legend. Because if you’re going to do a soul-sapping, low-paid job for an odious boss – it’s important to have a …

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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 …

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Short & Curlies – Nun Rain

Nice bit of oddness by a collective of Welsh creative types, calling themselves Short & Curlies. This includes Euros Childs, Robin Edwards (R.Seiliog), Stephen Black (Sweet Baboo), Laura J Martin …

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Sweet Baboo – If I Died…

Sweet Baboo is Bethesda born and Colwyn Bay bred, Stephen Black. He does stuff in both Welsh and English. This is from the album, Ships. More about him here Sweet …

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Carwyn James – Stanochek

Film from 1973 of Welsh rugby coach Carwyn James singing a Russian folk song. Two years before, he had led the British Lions to their only ever series win against …

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Neon Neon – Hammer & Sickle

Ach, nothing to get excited about here. It’s just Gruff Rhys and Neon Neon doing another one of them multimedia concept albums which tell the story of a left-wing Italian …

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wUw vs Siriol – Chdi (2012)

Ace bit of drum and bass by Bangor based DJ/Producer Phil Jones aka WOWZER aka WUW. Facebook Similar stuff: Sweet Baboo – If I Died… Short & Curlies – Nun …