Keeping Time EP – Jack Barnett

Got a thirst for some locally produced indie-folk? Of course you do. Not from Cardiff? Well just pretend you are, it's more fun that way. University, the perfect place to combine and mix talents, for like-minded musicians to thrive and creativity to develop. Scanning across the indie musical spectrum we find that some of the [...]

The (Barclaycard) Mercury Prize 2013 – Mvula, Marling and Rudimental

Three more albums under scrutiny today and it's 66.6(66666666)% Laura, now that's awfully close to being the Devil's number and I don't believe in coincidence, I smell a conspiracy! But wait, what? 666 isn't really the Devil's number? It's a number made up by the movie industry because the number derived from religious sources wasn't [...]

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: Monday’s Band

Band of the Day - Lanterns on the Lake The first thing that drew me to Lanterns on the Lake when I first stumbled upon them, shortly after the release of their debut album, was the beautiful mysticism of their name. Before a chord had even been struck they had already inspired imagery in my [...]

Sŵn Festival 2013: Friday’s Band

Band of the Day - Little Arrow People say that when you start to write your opinion down and other people start to read it you develop a tendency to get a bit full of yourself, as if your opinion counts for more than other people's. Other people believe this. Me, I don't, I know [...]

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 [...]

Every Particle – Scriber EP Launch

Way back in January we reviewed the debut single from indie/folk artist Scriber's upcoming EP and we absolutely loved it. Well, fast-forward two months and the completed work, entitled "Every Particle" has finally been released. Scriber invited us down to Undertone to enjoy the official EP launch, featuring Summer Ghost and two members of Three [...]