Wales

Featured artist: Farm Hand

Real life Farm Hand, Mark Daman Thomas, relocated from Cardiff to the country to percolate his pastoral psychedelia. Good job! It's a heady brew and it's landing soon via his very own Shape Records...

30 seconds interview: Cotton Wolf

Cotton Wolf are a pair of Welsh sonic creators toiling in the interface between electronic film and classical composition. Meet the duo Lion Robertson and Seb Goldfinch, lovers of a life lived in analogue…

30 seconds interview: Sam Airey

Post rock, shoegaze and Americana are all in the musical sphere of the Anglesey born singer songwriter Sam Airey. We spend 30 seconds with this talent as he releases debut LP In Darkened Rooms…

Interview: Sweet Baboo

‘It’s not normally in my nature to be so footloose and fancy free': Sweet Baboo on studio freestyling, his new LP and overcoming writer's block...

Interview: Los Campesinos

Seven piece indie aces Los Campesinos! have used their love for football to fund their new LP Sick Scenes - we learn how with frontman Gareth David…

Folk roots, new routes

Anita Awbi spends time with folk icon Shirley Collins, and others thriving in her wake, to learn how our ancient musical vernacular is inspiring songwriters today…