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WE’VE BEEN WATCHING | FEATURE

WE’VE BEEN WATCHING | FEATURE

1922 Netflix (available on Netflix) 1922 follows Wilfred James (an excellent Thomas Jane) who murders his wife and is dealing with the psychological effects. Though slow-moving at first, the unsettling atmosphere and growing tension forces you to keep watching. With some gory scenes and a couple of jump scares, this is a creepy watch and if […]

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ASTROID BOYS | INTERVIEW

ASTROID BOYS | INTERVIEW

With the release of their debut album, Broke after many years of gestation on the Cardiff scene and now an arena tour supporting Enter Shikari, Astroid Boys have gone from strength to strength this year. Peeking up over the underground, Buzz wonders if that’s had an impact on their music, going from bedroom producers to signed […]

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NEWTON FAULKNER | LIVE REVIEW

NEWTON FAULKNER | LIVE REVIEW   Y Plas, Cardiff University Students Union, Mon 20 Nov The long line winding its way out of Y Plas was visual proof that Newton Faulkner, who’s been committing himself to his musical career for 12 years, is still proving popular enough to keep filling up venues across the UK. […]

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DEEP PURPLE | LIVE REVIEW

DEEP PURPLE | LIVE REVIEW   Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, Mon 20 Nov Passing the Motorpoint Arena this morning, I noticed two males in their 50s hanging around near the back, wearing Black Sabbath T-Shirts and with autograph book in hand. This is the kind of devotion that rock royalty Deep Purple command. These guys are […]

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JON RONSON’S PSYCHOPATH NIGHT | LIVE REVIEW

JON RONSON’S PSYCHOPATH NIGHT | LIVE REVIEW   St David’s Hall, Cardiff, Thurs 16 Nov Welsh journalist and best-selling author Jon Ronson has pretty much conquered all domains of the media. He has previously presented his societal discoveries in podcasts, documentaries and film, not to mention a number of successful books including The Men Who […]

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HAPPY MONDAYS | LIVE REVIEW

HAPPY MONDAYS | LIVE REVIEW   Great Hall, Cardiff University Students Union, Fri 17 Nov Celebrating their ‘30th Anniversary 24 hour Party People Tour Greatest Hits’ – just slips off the tongue, that – the Happy Mondays are back in Cardiff. Discovered by the legendary Tony Wilson of Hacienda nightclub fame, they seem to be […]

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5 OF THE BEST COSY RESTAURANTS IN WALES | FOOD FEATURE

5 OF THE BEST COSY RESTAURANTS IN WALES | FOOD FEATURE

With the nights getting longer and the thermometer getting lower, you might as well make your rare forays outside worthwhile, as Lorria Sahmet counts down the five cosiest restaurants to curl up in. The Walnut Tree Built in the 60’s, The Walnut Tree Inn has since refurbished their dining area into an intimate 20-seated space […]

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NOVEMBER SINGLES | MUSIC REVIEW

NOVEMBER SINGLES | MUSIC REVIEW

AMOR **** Higher Moment / Amnesia (Night School) No real comedown from Amor, the Glasgow collection of heads whose last 12″ located its skewed piano disco halfway between the art school and Studio 54. Another two 13-minute workouts here, more fractured and distant for sure, but still blazing their excellent half-Buckfast, half-champagne path to glory. […]

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CRIME LIVE: FORENSIC SCIENCE | PREVIEW

CRIME LIVE: FORENSIC SCIENCE | PREVIEW

Forensic science has become muddied and romanticised by over-dramatic portrayals on television which leaves many of us with an inaccurate idea of what forensic scientists actually do. As part of Inside Justice, a UK charity dedicated to investigating miscarriages of justice, Cardiff University are providing an interactive murder mystery night, but instead of donning a […]

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ROYAL WELSH WINTER FAIR | FOOD FEATURE

ROYAL WELSH WINTER FAIR | FOOD FEATURE

The Royal Welsh Winter Fair arrives for its two-day annual festivities on Mon 27 and Tues 28 Nov this year. Joe Prescott takes a look ahead. The Royal Welsh Showground is the venue for this year’s fair, the annual festive primestock market nearing an impressive 30-year tenure, and a sure-fire way to get your Christmas […]

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