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Cardiff's CVC - is Coming To America!THE BAND Life in Church Village is laid back and simple. Situated at the top of a hill in the Welsh Valleys around 10 miles north of Cardiff: there are a...@ceri-shaw • 3 days ago • comments: 0
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This Day in Welsh History - June 2nd
LATEST BLOGSTHE BAND Life in Church Village is laid back and simple. Situated at the top of a hill in the Welsh Valleys around 10 miles north of Cardiff: there are a couple of rugby pitches, a few pubs all within walking distance of one another and that’s about it. Like many villages of this kind, it appears on the outside as quiet and serene, but there’s a bubbling underbelly, of kids itching for a chance to explore the wider world. CVC (or Church Village Collective in full) represents this. But as the name suggests, they’re not divorcing themselves from the identity of the ‘small...
Cardiau Chwedlau - New Welsh Mythology Card Game - An Interview With Eifion Rogers
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22 May 2023Cardiau Chwedlau Photos: 5 AmeriCymru: Hi Eifion and many thanks for agreeing to this interview. What inspired you to launch your new company Cyfrinachau Cymru? Eifion: Thank you very much for opportunity to speak to you, i was aware of the great work you do for Welsh and American links so I was eager to discuss this project with you. The inspiration came for the game due to my opinion that not enough is done to market the lesser know locations and amazing tales of folklore and mythology our great country has to offer. I live high up in the Bannau Brecheiniog...
Ivan Moult 'Songs From Severn Grove' The Stunning new album released 26.05.23
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22 May 2023Indie folk singer-songwriter, Ivan Moult, is set to release his third album 'Songs From Severn Grove ' on May 26th on Welsh record label, Bubblewrap Records. The Cardiff-based artist has received support from BBC Radio 6 Music, BBC Radio Wales and Folk Radio UK, with over 100k plays on Soundcloud. His 2018 album Longest Shadow earned him festival slots at Cornbury Festival, Festival of Voice and Swn, as well as support slots with This Is The Kit, Becca Mancari, and Willy Mason. This new album showcases Ivan's versatility as he wrote, played, recorded and mixed all the songs at...
Read MoreCardiff band SIlent Forum announce brand new 'Cat Pose' single which will be released via Libertino Records on Tuesday 23.05 Silent Forum describes Cat Pose as “their first yoga based song - about self care and mental health. Or Brexit and vegetable samosas”. Lyrics based on the band’s experience of YouTube yoga tutorials accompany a buoyant, propulsive mix of reflective guitar and dance rhythms, finding the biting point between melancholy and jubilation.”
Read MoreA new book published this week offers a glimpse into some special words and phrases that are unique to Wales. From well-known words such as cwtsh , hiraeth , crachach and Jac Codi Baw to lesser used words and phrases such as paneidio , ansparadigeaethus and pendramwnwgl Wales in 100 Words is an off-beat collection of words that are in some way unique, evocative and special. Some are ancient and derive from Early Welsh, and others like dim gobaith caneri draw on Wales’s rich cultural and social heritage and many like popty-ping and co bach are new-born inventive...
Read MoreFollowing on from previous single 'Rhedeg Yn Y Nos', Bridgend singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ci Gofod (Jack Thomas Davies) announces his brand new single 'Ysbrydoliaeth' which will be released on Friday 19th of May, with a brand new EP expected on the 30th of June. Ci Gofod made his solo debut with the sweet and soulful single 'Castle Square' in 2020. Taking influences from the likes of Super Furry Animals and Sly And The Family Stone, Ci Gofod’s brand new single ‘Ysbrydoliaeth’; which translates to ‘Inspiration’ is a blissful yet funky groove that melts dreamy guitar...
Read MoreCardiff New Wave band 'Small Miracles' have announced their surging new 'Mercury' single will be released on the 19th May Via Dirty Carrot Records. Small Miracles a re a dynamic quintet from Cardiff, Wales. Inspired by the early New Wave movement, they infuse elements of Punk, Blues and Grunge into their genre-bending sound. Their music has a distinctly queer, underground feel, finely balancing heavy grooves and breakdowns with catchy hooks and choruses. The band describe 'Mercury'..... This track is a critique of toxic masculinity and a condemnation of domestic violence....
Read MoreA new book published by Y Lolfa aims to transform the way people think about Welsh independence. Authors Jim Wingate and Jen Llywelyn share personal experiences and practical exercises in this compact book that aims to decolonise minds. The book, 20 Radical Steps to Welsh Independence: By first decolonising our minds , is a self-help guide, giving the reader various examples and actions to transform the way the reader thinks about Wales. Jim has worked in 21 independent countries and uses that experience to show how things need to change in Wales. Jim and Jen say: “There’s...
'My Name Is Ian' new single 'Thank You' Out via Bubblewrap 12th of May
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8 May 2023‘Thank You’ is the latest release from the Cardiff-based band, My Name is Ian . The track is set to be released on May 12th and is a tribute to the people who have supported them over the years, drug smuggling, Stephen Mulhern and falling in love. ‘Thank You’, is the first track from the band’s upcoming 8th studio album: ‘ GO BANANAS GO BANANAS GO BANANAS GO BANANAS GO BANANAS’ . The record will be full of the trademark blend of catchy pop melodies, witty lyrics, and infectious energy. Songs about hating your life, loving your life, Norwegian families, coconut crabs, 90s...
Read MoreCardiff Queers 'TELGATE' release brand new official music video for blistering new single 'Gammon' . A glam rock-guitar driven thunderbolt that's a good old fashioned fuck off in the face of all things right-wing. An exhilarant musical statement towards the current state of the British nation. With crashing drums and atmospheric 70's fuzz-wah guitar; 'Gammon' hypnotises with a triumphant return to form for a band that are destined for a huge future. ' Gammon' is exactly what the rest of us are thinking, and a sincere anthem for change. With a duty to start riots in 6’’...
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