Sŵn Festival 2013 – The Debrief: Friday

Day two of Sŵn Festival 2013, for us not quite as intense or exciting as day one, but still a great day/night of fantastic music. Here's the second of four daily blogs about our Sŵn experiences, it's The Debrief. Our day started perhaps a little earlier than most people's, we met up with the guys at Quench Magazine on [...]

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Sŵn Festival 2013 – The Debrief: Thursday

It's finally here, Sŵn Festival 2013 is in full swing and so far we are loving it. We're gonna be trying to keep you up to date with what's been going on, who we've been to see and anything else we think might interest you. So here it is, Sŵn Festival - Thursday, the debrief. We started [...]

SŴN FESTIVAL 2013: Wednesday’s Band

Band of the Day - Annie Eve The time is almost upon us, there's just over a week left until Sŵn Festival 2013 begins and you have the chance to go and discover all this new music we've been talking about for the past month or so. Monday brought us the fantastic Sen Segur and today [...]

SŴN FESTIVAL 2013: Wednesday’s Band

Band of the Day – The Echo and The Always  Today’s band of the week is a homegrown Cardiff five piece surely destined for greatness. I know what you’re thinking, these sensationalist bloggers are always gushing about every new band like they’re the best thing since facesofphiljones.tumblr.com… but bear with me because this bunch are definitely worth your [...]

Sŵn Festival 2013: Friday’s Band.

Band of the Day - Trwbador: The third door on our Sŵn Festival advent calendar has been opened and behind it lie the electronic/folk stylings of West Wales natives 'Trwbador'. Securing a spot at the festival and gaining high praise from the likes of Q Magazine, Huw Stephens of Radio 1 and BBC Radio Wales [...]

On The Beat’s whistle stop tour of the past 3 months – Part One

Hello! We're back. Following a stressful couple of months of exam revision and essay writing we have returned like a phoenix from the ashes to keep you up to date with all things bright and beautiful in the world of music. So, we thought, what better way to bring you up to speed than to [...]

B-Town and the rise of Peace.

Guest writer for On The Beat, Erin Cullinan, tells us about the emerging B-Town scene and her own run in with its out and out success story Peace. For the first time in a while a new wave of bands and artists have arisen from outside the capital. Much like the Madchester scene that took [...]