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    After a successful fan funding campaign, John MOuse releases his fifth album ‘Replica Figures' out through Keep Me In Your Heart Records on the 19th of February 2018. For ‘Replica Figures’ John returns to work with original band member Sweet Baboo. It's been 15 years since the two worked under John's previous moniker JT Mouse and the result is a touching album with glimpses of John's black humour, which has been a signature throughout his career."We had talked about working together but other commitments had taken president. This is the type of album I have been wanting to release for...

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    ... The winner of our free ticket competition has been drawn and announced. For the rest of us there is a discount code in the blog post below AND the opportunity to watch the concert streamed live on  Facebook VISIT THE EVENT PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS "Sir Karl Jenkins is the most performed living composer in the world." We are extremely pleased and proud to announce that Distinguished Concerts International have made available a pair of tickets for the forthcoming Karl Jenkins concert in New York at the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall on Monday, January 15th, 2018. The...

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    Ceri Shaw

    John MOuse shares lead single


    John MOuse shares lead single "Bunkbeds and broken" from his new album "Replica Figures" via Youtube. The crowdfunded album which is officially released Feb 19th is a collaboration with Sweet Baboo, who produced and played on the album. It's the first time in 15 years that John has worked with Steven Black since they were in the band JT Mouse. The album also features Paul Sheppard, former guitarist of 90's indie band Hopper who were signed to Tony Wilson's Factory Too records, and who's debut album was produced by Bernard Butler. The Video is filmed entirely by John's daughter Maggie...

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    BUY THE ALBUM HERE BRYN YEMM sensational new album - released 1 December 2017 ACROSS THE BRIDGE an album of songs to inspire & lift your spirit to reflect upon treasured memories of loved one “Across the Bridge” the latest album release from international best selling artist Bryn Yemm “I am immensely proud of this album; an album that I never thought I would record”, explains Bryn. “Like many parents who lose a child, it takes something exceptional to begin a normal life again – my longstanding friend John David gave me the song “Safe N Sound” and rekindled my desire to...

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    AmeriCymru: Hi Dion and many thanks for agreeing to this interview. What can you tell us about The Routines? How did you settle on the name? Dion: Well, we are The Routines, a three piece from Caernarfon in North Wales. I play guitar and sing, we've got Jamie on Bass and Gethin on Drums and backing vocals. We grew up together through school but only started playing music together around 2014. We formed the band in 2015, playing locally while taking that time to write as many songs as possible. The name comes from the everyday lives of people around us. We all work 9-5 jobs and a lot of...

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    The Tates release their new single 'Water' on the 1st of December as a digital download through Libertino Records. ‘Water’, the brightly infectious new single by Welsh five-piece The Tates, has been eagerly anticipated after the success of the band’s debut release ‘Electric Girl’. The song was supported by Huw Stephens, BBC Introducing, Radio 1 and gained Amazing radio playlisting as well as being A-listed on BBC Radio Wales. Energized by their summer tour in support of ‘Electric Girl’ a confident and inspired band returned to the studio in Cardiff to work with producer Steffan Pringle...

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    Niterooms are wrapped up in computers and introspection. Their musical landscapes blur the lines between electronica, grime, r'n'b, hip hop, ambient and alternative music, imbuing their personal songwriting with a boundary-pushing, intriguing sound that shifts contemporary music into different places. The four tracks on Niterooms self-titled debut EP are an unmissable depiction of a swiftly emerging outfit already gathering strong praise, "...they're genuinely trying to do something different without it being a challenge ... it exists somehow, somewhere between grime, dream pop and...

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    Songs Of Remembrance Hi from the Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir, The choir has an exciting season ahead, performing two afternoon Remembrance concerts in November with the 15th Field Regimental Band, followed by five Sounds of Christmas concerts. Our choir toured the Normandy beaches last spring as part of WW1 Centenary events. The memories are fresh in our minds. For our first Remembrance concert on Sunday Nov.5th we sing at a new venue, Beth Israel Synagogue at Oak Street/West 28th Avenue in Vancouver, with entrance and free underground parking at 989 West 28thAvenue. On Nov.11th,...

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    Ceri Shaw

    Ysgol Sul - Silhouette


    "Toying with instruments to create magic that quells the disenchantment - their escape is ours too. It's powerful stuff." Gigwise West Wales three-piece Ysgol Sul recently self-released their first collection of English language songs –“Eventide” to a warm reception. Today they release “Silhouette” available on Bandcamp now. The opening track from their EP it's an affecting song replete with a sense of yearning. Singer Iolo Jones's wistful sigh meditating upon an unfulfilled summer. Framed by exquisite jangling guitars, the evocative interplay between bass and drums: swelling to glorious...

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    Hoult releases his debut single ‘Pharmacy’ on Friday 6th of October through Phwoar and Peace, it will be available on digital and streaming platforms. Hoult has the rare knack of sounding both dreamy and sharp at the same time. This, married with vital yet wistful song-writing, concocts his imaginative brand of guitar pop. ‘Pharmacy’ builds from an affecting intimacy into a song with a grand scale: possessing folk-tinged anthemic choruses reminiscent of Bombay Bicycle club and Frightened Rabbit and rippling with personal lyrics that tap into wider themes: “Pharmacy summarises the feeling...

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