Friday, April 23, 2010
The Keys, one of the most promising Welsh bands around are releasing their new album ‘Fire Inside’ 7th June on See Monkey Do monkey records preceded by a single of the title track 24th May. In their former guise as Murry The Hump, The Keys recorded 3 sessions for John Peel, signed to Too Pure, were lauded by the NME for their ‘glorious jangle-pop’, counted Joe Strummer, Keith Allen and Damien Hirst among their biggest fans and were the “ best new band in Britain” according to Alex James and Daman Albarn. The Keys’ new album was self produced and recorded with the help of producer Charlie Francis (R.E.M, The High Llamas) at their own studio shared with local comrades El Goodo. The Keys support the release of Fire Inside with a 10-date UK tour and will be launching the album at the Cardiff Arts Institute 3rd June.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Laura Marling is amongst the latest batch of artists to be added to this year's Green Man Festival line up. Others include Efterklang, Johnny Flynn, Mumford & Sons, Race Horses and Tindersticks . The festival takes place 20-22 August.
Sunday, April 18, 2010
Marc almond will be appearing at St David's Hall 15th November. Almond, who narrowly escaped death in a motobike crash in 2004, will be performing songs from across his 30 years of recording.