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    ‘In It Together Festival,’ the newest and biggest ever addition to Wales’ live music calendar, have announced the full list of 50 Welsh artists who will perform across the festival, with some of the best new talent across the country performing alongside a plethora of international superstars, shining a light on local talent like never before. The 50 artists cover a huge range of genres spanning the entire musical spectrum, with 25 artists performing across the Paddock Stage, showcasing the very best in indie, rock, grime and hip hop, including Cardiff born singer-songwriter...

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    Wales’ leading talent development project, Forté Project, re-launches in 2022 with a full scale Wales-wide project for the first time, starting with ten new acts. The newly chosen music acts from across the country, covering multiple musical genres, will gain crucial skills, industry knowledge and perform their music live at a series of unique events across the country. Forté Project was established in 2015 and throughout its six year tenure it has developed over 70 young music creators aged 16-25 including Owina Felstead, Alex Stacey, Hana Lili, Eädyth, The Honest Poet, Otto,...

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    Many of Americymru’s audience will recognise the name Gwenno Dafydd. For several years Gwenno has been Americymru’s ‘Global Saint David Day Ambassador’ in recognition of all the voluntary work she has done over the last fifteen years and more in developing and instigating new Saint David’s Day traditions in Wales and further afield. Traditions such as an anthem for Saint David’s Day: Bilingual words: Gwenno Dafydd. Music: Heulwen Thomas - Which can be bought here: Tycerddshop three County Banners: Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Montgomeryshire, parades and school banners...

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    Libertino · N'famady Kouyaté - Gadael Y Dref Libertino's final release for this year is the incredible collaboration between N'famady and Gruff Rhys. Miniyamba / Leaving the Town is a reworking of a traditional West African song with lyrics in Welsh and Malinké. N'famady explains how the song was created: "'Miniyamba / Leaving the Town', the reworking of the traditional West African song that Gruff Rhys sang on the Pang! Tour, is therefore a perfect choice for this collaboration. The song describes an ancient legend the snake that guards a village, forbids anyone from...

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    Rhyddhad olaf Libertino ar gyfer y flwyddyn hon yw'r cydweithrediad anhygoel rhwng N'famady a Gruff Rhys. Mae Miniyamba / Gadael y Dref yn ailweithrediad o gân traddodiadol o Orllewin Affrica gyda geiriau yng Nghymraeg a Malinké. Eglura N'famady sut cafodd y gân ei greu: "Mae 'Miniyamba / Gadael y Dref', yr ailweithrediad o'r gân traddodiadol o Orllewin Affrica a hudodd Gruff Rhys ar y daith Pang!, felly mae'n ddewis perffaith ar gyfer y cydweithrediad hwn. Mae'r gân yn disgrifio chwedl hynafol y neidr sydd yn gwarchod pentref, yn gwahardd unrhyw un rhag dod i mewn neu gadael, tan...

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    With just a few weeks to go until the end of 2021, the mighty  Pigeon Wigs  are closing it off in classic Pigeon Wigs style by releasing their monstrous B-side  The Way You Do. The Way You D o was written hastily amidst the days-old wreckage of a break up, with lyrics heavily inspired by the self-criticism and the guilt that followed.  Using this song as a confessional, an emotional outlet (like all good songs),  The Way You Do  speaks of a very visceral point in lead singer, Harry's, life. "It was cathartic to get out. I may look back at the situation all slightly differently now,...

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    It's already been a whirlwind week since  AhGeeBe  released his debut single  Cocoona  on Clwb Music. Cocoona  gained early support from the legendary  Huw Stephens at BBC 6 Music  and Adam Walton at BBC Radio Wales. It was then chosen again a week later for a spin on  BBC Introducing Wales with Adam Walton  as he compared AhGeeBe's songwriting and lyricism to that of the legendary George Harrison.  AhGeeBe has enjoyed a chat with  BBC Radio Cymru's Georgia Ruth  and features across other BBC Radio Wales shows including spins from new music champion  Bethan Elfyn .  Part recorded...

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    Sheffield bilingual psych/post-punk four-piece Sister Wives have teamed up with Carmarthenshire’s psych duo Tacsidermi for an exciting musical union. The Double A single 'O Fy Nghof' / 'A Oes Heddwch' will be released on limited edition lathe-cut vinyl on 17th December via Libertino Records, and is out now digitally. Both bands wrote the musical backbone to a song each independently, which was then sent over and Tacsidermi and Sister Wives added lyrics and melody to the other's compositions, a truly collaborative project. "O Fy Nghof" and "A Oes Heddwch" musically reflect the...

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    Cardiff Singer/Songwriter Chris Kelly announces his latest single 'Your Day Begins Again' Released independently the single will be streaming everywhere on Friday 26th November. Former Front-man of 90's Cardiff Band 'The Scooters' Chris Kelly has made quite a name for himself across Wales as a tour de force on the live music circuit. Honing his craft as an accomplished Singer/Songwriter, Chris Kelly has played extensively across all of South Wales and impressing many an audience with his unique brand of Acoustic Americana Pop. Chris is available for interviews and sessions. His Brand...

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    Pigeon Wigs are band newly sprung from Cardiff’s most fertile soil. Formed from the writing partnership of Harry Franklin-Williams & Louis Jugessur, the band's music ranges from the bombastic and unrelenting, to the sombre and fragile.  Indulging in whatever genre best suits their aim, they continue to maintain the soon to be unmistakable sound that one can only describe as Pigeon Wigs. Released today (Wednesday 6th October),  Near The Knuckle  is a blindingly rambunctious debut single full of hearty guitar riffs, sleek vocals coupled with colossal drums and an instant...

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