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Friday Links

Happy Friday, people. I’ve returned to normal this week, five days at work, regular bedtimes and general pottering. It feels good but I’m really pleased to have got to Friday! 384 more words



As played by Cerys Matthews.

The video is notable for capturing a simple but oh so strong live performance


My 2009 Charts - Sept to Dec

click here for youtube videos from my charts


In which Agnes gets on top after a few weeks of runner-upping. What a fantastic record it is, a brilliant heart-break song, earnest and passionate and melodic. 2,688 more words

Paloma Faith

Anna von Hausswolff - no forthcoming concerts

I have a list of artists whose website I check every now and then to see if they’re on tour. Anna von Hausswolff is one such performer, on account of a single song played by Cerys Matthews back in 2013. 12 more words


Orchestre du Mont-plaisant

Cerys Matthews is a fan.

We could call them afro/punk or folk/world, or go with these descriptions found on their website:

You’d reckon to be listening to 2 fifths The Doors (sleazy organ and stomp bass) 1 fifth Hank Marvin, and 1 splendidly gelling fifth of cajun (ish) accordian. 56 more words


Catatonia: We will not be cowed by Spain

In an unofficial poll, Welsh indie rock band Catatonia have voted overwhelmingly for independence from Spain.

Breathy-voiced lead singer Cerys Matthews said “That’s popular opinion, see? 223 more words



WHAT: Welsh popstars’ symphonic post-Britpop comeback single.

WHEN: 1999

WHY: Because it’s bloody good, that’s why. Sarcastic, symphonic and deliciously laconic. Catatonia haven’t had much of a boost from ’90s nostalgia, and on the ‘strength’ of DFTWD’s parent album, you can see why. 74 more words