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Month: November 2018

Ep. 50 – Chroma


Mix 4 people who love each other and care about the following issues:
Great music, the Welsh Language, female empowerment, the Welsh music scene (particularly Cardiff)
equals the recipe for a great interview!

It’s an honour to sit and share the mic with a band that I’ve wanted to chat to for so long!

Ahead of our show together at Gwdihw for the opening night of it’s 10th Birthday – the superior force that is Chroma chat to me about the journey of getting it together as a band in 2015…right up to the eve of the physical release of their latest Double A Side: Girls Talk/Nos Da Susanna!

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Ep. 49 – Luke Priestley (Beers Over Tears/Stereobrain)

This is an inspirational chat I had with Luke Priestley aka Beers Over Tears/Stereobrain. Luke moved from Portsmouth to Cardiff in 2015 for university…but gradually became more interested in the music scene that surrounded the city.

Following on from some pretty memorable shows at Gwdihŵ, including putting on his first ever festival (Pŵer) – this week Luke puts on his first show ever at Clwb Ifor Bach….so I thought this was a great juncture to talk about his career path.

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Ep. 48 – Reef/Isembard’s Wheel

On this week’s podcast I’m joined by Gary Stringer, frontman of Reef – a band that I have relished from a young age…after my Dad introduced me to them whilst driving me to school. Gary joins me to chat about starting out as a band 25 years ago….and we both have a big surprise lined up for my Dad!

Also, Alexander from Isembard’s Wheel joins me to discuss his first gig in Cardiff, as a Cardiff citizen.


2:30 – Dashboard Confessional @ Tramshed
8:35 – Electric Soup VIII @ Cardiff M.A.D.E
18:30 – audiobooks instore @ Spillers Records
25:29 – Isembard’s Wheel @ The Moon *Interview*
42:02 – Elder Island @ Clwb Ifor Bach
46:37 – REEF @ Tramshed *interview*

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Ep. 46 – Perfect Body

Ahead of their set (6pm) this Saturday in O’Neills as part of Swn Festival. I sit down with Cam and Josh from Perfect Body who talk to me about transcending from being 3 lads in a Nirvana covers band to producing perhaps some of the most blissful ethereal creations you could ever listen to.


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Ep. 45 – Childcare


I’m joined by Rich Le Gate of the upcoming London 4-piece wavey hazy extravaganza that is Childcare…as the band gear up for their first show EVER in Cardiff and Wales on the 8th October!

Dan Nichols of The Naked Citizens and Railroad Bill joins me to discuss the “cornucopia” of artists that will be performing at The Gate on Sat 13th Oct!

Plus, first ever time guest Carly from Kelly’s Records comes on to choose this weeks Record Store Pick.

AND, we stepback into the 1990’s….as Ioan aka Branners heads around Cardiff asking the ultimate question.


00:00 – OPEN
04:10 – Macka B @ Clwb Ifor Bach
09:43 – Coheed and Cambria @ Great Hall
14:00 – Setting Branners the challenge
17:15 – The Naked Citizens @ The Gate (Chat with Dan Nichols)
40:00 – KELLYS RECORDS – (Mellt @ Clwb Ifor Bach)
47:30 – Childcare @ The Moon *INTERVIEW*
1:19:30 – BRANNERS | Stepback 90s @ Motorpoint

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