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Feature: Going It Alone

In the light of Independent Venue Week, Hannah Embleton-Smith finds out from industry insiders how Cardiff fares with small-time success in ‘Going It...

Music

Review: Eagulls – Eagulls

The Leeds-based five-piece will drop their self-titled LP on March 3rd, but is it more eagle or seagull? Perhaps someone has already come up with that, but...

Music

Interview: Sivu

Ed Watson sits down with James Page, the man behind hotly-tipped singer-songwriter Sivu.

Your pseudonym ‘Sivu’ is a Finnish translation of your actual...

Features

Blurred Lines

 
Blurred Lines:  the best-selling single of 2013, number one in fourteen countries and the fastest selling song in digital history. Why then has a...

Music

Interview: Childhood

Your music has been described as ‘The Stone Roses flapping at Echo and the Bunnymen’s long coats and mussing Robert Smith’s hair’. How close in general...

Music

Interview: Nai Harvest

Sheffield’s emo-rock two-piece Nai Harvest popped in for a chat with Charlie Mock about their new record, Gnarwolves and Twin Peaks.

Let’s start by...

Music

Interview: Wolf Alice

Indie rock quartet Wolf Alice popped in for a chat with Charlie Mock to talk NME, touring and what they want for Christmas.

 
Firstly, your name is a...

Music

Sŵn Festival – Sunday

Aled Rheon – The Hayes 
Aled Rheon represents what Sŵn Fest is all about. Performing his carefully written songs in both Welsh and English, the...

Music

Sŵn Festival – Saturday

Rhodri Brooks
Rhodri Brooks’ electric guitar remained muted and mellow as the inevitable rain hit The Hayes at the start of his set. However, the unassuming...

Music

Sŵn Festival – Friday

Samoans 
There’s a sense of trepidation floating around Four Bars as the clock strikes 11. Cardiff’s prodigal sons Samoans have returned from an almost...

Music

Sŵn Festival: Thursday

Chlöe Howl – The Angel Hotel
At just 18 years of age, Chlöe Howl writes the sort of brutally honest, cynical lyrics about what it is to be young that...

Music

Interview: Sky Larkin

Francesca Gardner caught up with Leeds’ Sky Larkin ahead of their Sŵn set. 

How have you found the festival so far?
Kate: Yeah it’s a shame we have...

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