Tag Archives: indie

Tree of Wolves: Shapes

I’ve been a bit quiet on the blogging front of late, but there’s nothing like a big slice of guitar driven poppy goodness to get a man back into gear. I saw Tree of Wolves play at Cardiff’s Oxjam, and … Continue reading

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Nanook of the North: Scenes, Genres and Futures

I recently caught up with Nanook of the North before their gig at Gwdihw. I’m a big fan of theirs, and a quick listen to their Soundcloud will tell you why. The last time I saw them before this night … Continue reading

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Free gigs: How I Faked the Moon Landing, Esuna and Safari Gold

I’m more than happy to pay to go to a gig. It’s for the same reason as I pay for records – I want to support the artists in what they do. Illegal downloading is all fun and games until … Continue reading

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The People’s Music: Public Enemy and Joanna Gruesome

On Friday I missioned it up to Manchester to watch Joanna Gruesome and Perfect Pussy play Manchester. My mate Jamie and I had a bit of time to kill and ended up at the People’s Museum in Manchester, which charts … Continue reading

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Scriber plays a blinder

With some bands you just get the wrong album at the wrong time. I’d been told many times that I should fall head over heels in love with Conor Oberst‘s Bright Eyes, but when I got around to listening to Lifted … Continue reading

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The Kinks v The Beatles

My name’s Dyfrig and I have a confession – I don’t really like the The Beatles. Don’t get me wrong, I can appreciate a lot of what they’ve done. Helter Skelter sounds so vital that it could’ve been recorded yesterday and … Continue reading

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Getting involved with Oxjam

As this is the 34th post on my blog, you may have gathered that I like music. What you may not know is that I’ve spent a good part of my life working for voluntary organisations, including a spell with … Continue reading

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