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Villagers: Great Band, a Good Set

Let me say this straight off the bat – I’m a big Villagers fan. Ever since I first saw them play a small stage at Reading, to when they supported Elbow on their arena tour, and now when they’re playing … Continue reading

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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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Oxjam Cardiff 2014: The Final Post

So it’s been just over a week since the Cardiff Oxjam Takeover took place, and rather predictably, it was fantastic. It’s been awesome blogging on the event. I started out thinking that it would be a good chance to support … Continue reading

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Scriber: Manchester, Cardiff and great music

Having caught Esuna for my first Oxjam podcast a couple of weeks ago, I was expecting a similar pub based catch up with Joshua Price a.k.a. Scriber. Except that he’s now based in Manchester, so a quick meet up┬áturned into … Continue reading

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Classical v Rock: Delta Sleep and Axes

Last month there was a bit of a debate around whether 6 Music should replace Radio 3 on FM. Classical music tests musicians’ awesomeness and showcases their techniques. We tried that in rock music and ended up with Prog. And … Continue reading

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Esuna: New band members, math rock and Oxjam Cardiff Takeover

Last Sunday I caught up with Esuna to have a chat and record a short podcast. They’re playing the Oxjam Cardiff Takeover, and were kind enough to agree to be interviewed about their new band member, their new material and … 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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