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Talking Waco, Lloyd Webber and the music industry with Simon Indelicate

May 23, 2011

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The Indelicates have never been a predictable band. With their second album, 2010’s ‘Songs for Swinging Lovers‘, founder members Julia and Simon made a radical move – escaping the established record industry to set up their own label. The result? Corporate Records – “a new kind of record company that you can sign to any time it suits […]

Uncaged Monkeys in Cardiff

May 10, 2011

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Last saw the ‘Uncaged Monkeys’ tour visit Cardiff’s St David’s Hall. Billed as ‘the first ever national science tour celebrating the universe and the wonders that lie it’, it’s been organised by the comedian and broadcaster Robin Ince. His ‘Nine Carols and Lessons for Godless People’ have become something of an annual Christmas institution at […]

Capturing the Coalfields – the Bruce Davidson Photos

May 2, 2011

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Bit delayed posting this, but here’s a piece I did at the start of April. It was the week before a set of Bruce Davidson’s photos of life in Welsh mining villages went under the hammer in New York. I talk to Dr Daniel Meadows about the impact of Davidson’s work. The programme? Our final […]