SFA play at home

By |August 1st, 1997|0 Comments

June 1996

By |June 1st, 1996|0 Comments

Duncan Black records University compositions submitted coursework at MMU
Duncan Black – MMU recital live concert June 1996
Pod – record demo June 1996

05.06.1996 – Mansun play the Tiv, Buckley
05.06.1996 – Ectogram, Llwybr Llaethog & Rheinallt H. Rowlands play Water Rats, London
12.06.1996 – Pineapple play support to Real People at Tiv, Buckley
19.06.1996 – Compulsion, Housefly play the Tiv, Buckley

Triskedekaphilia – new comp LP from Ankst

By |September 21st, 1995|0 Comments

Triskedekaphilia is a collection of previously unreleased session tracks for Radio Cymru’s Heno Bydd Yr Adar Yn Canu between 1991 and 1995. The show, hosted by Nia Melville provided the first port of call for anyone interested in hearing the best in contemporary Welsh music. This collection features early appearances, rare tracks,cover versions and all sorts of strange sounds by your favourite Welsh language underground superstars!

Archive – Various – S4C Makes Me Want To Smoke Crack (Vol 1)

By |February 9th, 1995|0 Comments

[taken from Turquoise Coal]
S4C Makes Me Want To Smoke Crack was a 7″ EP that came out in early 1995 on the North Wales based Atol label (serial number ATOL 02). The EP was pressed in a limited run of 500 copies and is subsequently very difficult to find and much sought after, largely due to the subsequent rise to stardom of Catatonia, whose featured track Cariadon Ffôl is unavailable elsewhere. In fact, the only one of the four songs that did subsequently appear again was Rheinallt H. RowlandsCharles Bukowski, which featured in an extended version as the (sort of) title track of Rheinallt’s second LP ‘Bukowski’ in 1996.

Hen Wlad Y Lladd-Dai is released on Central Slate

By |April 9th, 1990|0 Comments

(source Turquoise Coal)

Geraint Jarman a’r Cynganeddwyr‘s 1979 LP Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau (Old Land of My Fathers) is widely considered one of the milestones in the development of contemporary Welsh language rock music. In 1990, the Ankst label decided to pay tribute to the record by commissioning several Welsh acts of the day to reinterpret the songs for a similarly titled tribute album. What we have here is not that album…