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“You can be angry and have fun!” – Pris interview

October 31, 2011

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This has also appeared on the ITV Wales blog…       With perfect pop, DIY videos, and a wonderfully brash Twitter account to their name, Pris have already picked up quite a following. Formed little over a year ago, they’re no strangers to Wales, playing one of their earliest shows supporting the Manic Street Preachers […]

Salem, songwriting, and learning to sing – an interview with Eddie Argos

October 26, 2011

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Here’s an interview that originally appeared on the ITV Wales site.   It’s always a pleasure to watch Art Brut perform. Once described as “Stephen Fry fronting Guns N’ Roses”, the band is touring in support of their latest album ‘Brilliant Tragic!’, which saw them team up with Pixies legend Frank Black on production duties. […]

‘Stiffs’ – Call centres, Cardiff, and talking monkeys

June 2, 2011

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Here’s a little radio feature I put together. Talking to the creators of ‘Stiffs’, a comic set in South Wales. It also includes appearances from the undead.

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 […]

Chomsky in Cardiff

March 16, 2011

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  Last week, my colleague Nicola Hebden and I interviewed Professor Noam Chomsky. He was in Cardiff after being invited to speak at St David’s Hall the following day. I shot and edited together some of the best moments.     [Apologies for the poor sound –  a broken mic, a last minute change of […]