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SWEET BABOO | INTERVIEW

SWEET BABOO | INTERVIEW

Having been a fixture on the Welsh music scene since 2003, Sweet Baboo, aka Stephen Black, is returning, older and wiser, with his seventh studio album. The new record, called Wild Imagination, is released on Fri 2 June and continues to walk that line between comedy, heartbreak and whimsy that has become his trademark over […]

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THE MUMMY | FILM PREVIEW

THE MUMMY | FILM PREVIEW

**** Dir: Alex Kurtzman (12A, 120 mins) Tom Cruise is back with another potential franchise. Universal is aiming to reboot all their classic monster movies and give them a contemporary edge; for the first time since the cinematic birth of the monster in 1932, the Mummy is played by a woman. Move over Boris Karloff […]

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JUNE ALBUMS | MUSIC REVIEW

JUNE ALBUMS | MUSIC REVIEW

ALISON MOYET **** Other (Cooking Vinyl) Since Yazoo broke up in the early 1980s, Alison Moyet has gone on to sell millions of albums. Moyet has a voice that has a timeless appeal, with vulnerability that also packs a mighty bluesy punch – much like Nina Simone and Ella Fitzgerald at their best. Other is a […]

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GNOD | LIVE PREVIEW

GNOD | LIVE PREVIEW The Moon, Cardiff, Thurs 8 June The first ever south Wales appearance by Gnod, a shapeshifting psychedelic noise unit based in northern England’s fashionable Salford, is very overdue and thus very welcome. The group has been together for about a decade; in its early years, a stream of tapes and CDRs […]

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5 PLACES TO LEARN HOW TO COOK | FOOD FEATURE

5 PLACES TO LEARN HOW TO COOK | FOOD FEATURE

Fancy yourself as a cordon bleu chef but don’t have a clue how to cook? Whether you want to be the next Mary Berry or Gino D’Acampo or just want to experiment, there are several places throughout South Wales where you can learn how to bake, boil and braise. Lynda Nash lends a hand. CORNERHOUSE […]

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ELROW TOWN | LIVE MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY

ELROW TOWN | LIVE MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY

Nathan Roach photographs Elrow Town in Cardiff on Sun 28 May. Photographer NATHAN ROACH What To Read Next FEBRUARY GAMES | GAMES REVIEW SWEET DAYS OF DISCIPLINE | BOOK REVIEW MANU DELAGO | INTERVIEW GRAV: GARETH JOHN BALE | INTERVIEW

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SIMPLE MINDS | LIVE MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY

SIMPLE MINDS | LIVE MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY

Martin Jones photographs Simple Minds‘ concert in Cardiff St David’s Hall on Tue 30 May. Photographer MARTIN JONES What To Read Next FEBRUARY GAMES | GAMES REVIEW SWEET DAYS OF DISCIPLINE | BOOK REVIEW MANU DELAGO | INTERVIEW GRAV: GARETH JOHN BALE | INTERVIEW

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CERYS FURLONG: WOMENSPIRE | INTERVIEW

CERYS FURLONG: WOMENSPIRE | INTERVIEW

Chief Executive of the gender equality charity Chwarae Teg, Cerys Furlong speaks with Buzz Magazine about Womenspire 2017, a celebration of women in Wales. Could you sum up what it is that Chwarae Teg does? Chwarae Teg is a charity that is building a Wales where women achieve and prosper. How did CT get started? As […]

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MELT-BANANA / GINDRINKER | LIVE REVIEW

MELT-BANANA / GINDRINKER | LIVE REVIEW   The Globe, Cardiff, Sun 4 June “What are you doing, you prog rocker?” scoffs a smirking DC Gates. His bandmate Graf’s crime? Having the temerity to tune up between songs. Anything with the faintest whiff of prog may be strictly verboten in Gindrinker’s universe, but there’s not much […]

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THE GOAT ROPER RODEO BAND / MICHELE STODART | LIVE PREVIEW

THE GOAT ROPER RODEO BAND / MICHELE STODART | LIVE PREVIEW

St Donats Arts Centre, Vale Of Glamorgan Fri 9 June Offering an expansive take on country music are young trio Tom, Jim and Sam, aka The Goat Roper Rodeo Band from Rhuddlan in Flintshire. An amalgam of folk, rockabilly, blues and country as unusual as their name, TGRRB demonstrate their smooth harmonies in their latest […]

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