Wales

Featured artist: Gulp

Gulp is the new project from Super Furry Animals bassist Guto Pryce and Welsh songstress Lindsey Leven. Get ready to be greedy and devour their heady mix of electronics and folk…

30 Seconds interview: Ratcatcher

Welshman Ratcatcher is one of house music’s rising stars after last year’s massive Walk on In with Doc Daneeka for Glasgow’s Numbers. We caught up with him for 30 seconds…

30 Seconds interview: Beard of Wolves

Two piece punks Beard of Wolves describe their sound ‘as getting beaten to a bloody pulp by a meth addled Scarlett Johansen’. Single Wet Mouth is the perfect introduction to the band...

30 Seconds interview: Trwbador

Trwbador have wowed the Welsh pop world with their delicate combination of sixties folk and modern electronic sounds. Following their success at festivals such as Green Man, the pair have drawn an abundance of interest in their self-titled debut album, released in April this year. It’s been warmly received by the likes of Lauren Laverne and Huw Stephens and gained them a nomination for the annual Welsh Music Prize. We dive into Trwbador’s minds to uncover the inspiration behind their music…

30 seconds interview: Islet

Rhythmic alt-pop quartet Islet definitely sound like they’re having fun making music. With the same maximum-impact approach as Neon Indian or Toro Y Moi, their music is layered, harmonic and very easy to dance to. New album Released by the Movement, sees the band mine their more experimental seam, with a looser approach to songwriting and form. It was recorded with Stephen Black, aka Sweet Baboo. We caught up with them to hear more about their musical merry-making…