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    Luianna · Heroin "Emotive And Powerful" -  KILLING MOON "brooding slice of atmospheric electronica oozing with sonically dark twists" - CLOUT “Absolutely outstanding… a dawning of a significant talent.” - Adam Walton, BBC "dark, blooding slice of ambient pop" -  Fortitude Magazine "powerfully emotive and anthemic" -  Music Blog Wales Today see's the release of Alt-pop Artist  LUIANNA‘s  highly anticipated debut EP  'SKIA'.  Sounding akin to the likes of  BANKS  and  The xx ,  LUIANNA  shares new single; ‘Heroin’ a dark, blooding slice of ambient pop that packs an...

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    North Wales Psychedelic rock band  'Holy Coves' announce brand new 'Druids And Bards' 24 Date UK Tour  and are set to release brand new  'Desert Storm' single  which  on Friday 29th of April via prolific North Wales Label  'Yr Wyddfa Records'. Dropping swiftly into the slip-stream and following on from the successful  'The Hurt Within'  which was released last month,  'Desert Storm'  sets the psych mood with droney riffs, hazy vocals on an epic musical landscape. Lead by Welsh Singer-Songwriter  Scott Marsden ,  'Holy Coves'  find themselves crossing an unseen threshold on a...

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    Americymru: Hi Scott and many thanks for agreeing to this interview. How did the band come by its name? Scott: Hey Ceri, thanks for having me. I grew up on the Holy Island of Anglesey. We have some of the best beaches here. Coves just really fit with Holy. Coves happens to be an old cockney slang word for geezers or criminals! We liked the idea of Holy before the Coves. The irony!! Americymru: How would you characterise your sound? Scott: People call us psych, grunge, garage, indie. I just call us a rock band. Americymru: Where in Wales is the band based? Scott:...

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    South Wales based Americana/Folk singer-songwriter AhGeeBe returns today with his second single Adain Ystlum (Batwing) released via Clwb Music. Relying heavily on instrumentation rather than lyrics, the single is still finessed with a beautifully soft Welsh language poem dedicated to a Bat soaring in the early evening sky.   "Oh that is very filmic isn't it?" Huw Stephens, BBC Radio Wales Adain Ystlum (Batwing) offers something a little different compared to AhGeeBe's debut, while first outing Cocoona offered the opportunity to sing-along, this second single allows...

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    ‘Long Time Ago’ is the driving new single by ‘Woodooman’, Cardiff Multi-Instrumentalist and Artist, Iwan Ap Huw Morgan.  The second single to be taken from forthcoming Album 'Y Nos', which is due for release on 24th June; 'Long Time Ago' follows in the wake of the fantastic Welsh Language track 'Y Nos Mewn Cariad' that was released last month to a very warm reception including praise from BBC Dj's Huw Stephens, Adam Walton, God Is In The TV Blog, Golwg Magazine, Lisa Gwilym and Rhys Mwyn.  'Long Time Ago' will be released on the 2nd of May via Recordiau Dewin Records ‘Long...

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    North Wales Psychedelic rock band  'Holy Coves'  are poised to release their brand new single  'The Hurt Within'  on Friday 25th of March via  'Yr Wyddfa Records' . Lead by Welsh Singer-Songwriter  Scott Marsden ,  'Holy Coves'  find themselves crossing an unseen threshold on a fantastical new journey where new psych-hazed material spells an exciting new era for the collective. Through long time friend and Producer  David Wrench ,  'Holy Coves'  were put in touch with Texan Producer  Erik Wofford   (The Black Angels / Explosions In The Sky)  and have built quite a magical working...

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    Ritual Cloak  follow-up an ambitious year of releases (Divine Invasions, A Human Being is the Best Disguise & Orange Crush) with a collaboration between the duo and photographer  Michal Iwanowski . Witaj w Domu  was recorded during the  Divine Invasions  sessions, but it felt like the track deserved to stand alone. Having been inspired by Iwanowski’s photographic project, Go Home Polish,  Ritual Cloak  composed a piece of music in response, inviting Iwanowski to contribute spoken word, drawn from writings of his 1900km journey between his two homes - Wales and Poland. Michal...

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    Meic Stevens will need no introduction to most readers of this blog ( for anyone who does require some background info there is a 'Rough Guide to Meic Stevens' at the bottom of this post ) His musical career has spanned nearly five decades and he has been styled variously as 'The Legend' and the 'Welsh Bob Dylan'. In a surprise move Meic recently emigrated to Canda. He agreed to speak to AmeriCymru about his life and future plans from his new home in British Columbia. AmeriCymru: Hi Meic and many thanks for agreeing to talk to  AmeriCymru . I suppose the first question on...

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    Electro-pop artist LUIANNA celebrates what it means to be a Woman on new single 'Witch', due for release on 18th March 2022. Taken from her upcoming debut EP Skiá, 'Witch' is a charming idiosyncratic song that is a subtle homage to women from the past who were burnt at the steak for the unique and 'magical' differences. The single is oozing with wonderfully wonky synths from the offset, effortlessly complimenting LUIANNA's soft, celestial vocals. LUIANNA elaborates, "this is a personal song about facing past trauma's but also a dedication to all strong minded Women" LUIANNA - aka...

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    Sky Barkers is an indie trio based in coastal West Wales. It is comprised of Joanna MacGregor Messore, Dan Messore and Matt Brown. They make groove based, hook heavy, vocal laden music - lyrically connective and energy driven, rooted in song-writing but with a wonky edge. ‘Beholden to None’ is their first single as a trio and speaks to the new sound that is emerging. “This is a song that invites you into one of my regular day dreams – what would life be like if I was a wanderer, a rover, a free soul flitting from town to countryside, sleeping in nooks of the earth and following old...

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