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DREAM THEATER: JAMES LABRIE | INTERVIEW

DREAM THEATER: JAMES LABRIE | INTERVIEW

Fedor Tot speaks with Dream Theater’s lead singer James LaBrie about their latest tour and album. Do you guys like touring Wales and the UK? Absolutely! As far as Wales, we haven’t been there in quite some time, so we’re actually looking forward to that. We’ve always had loyal fans in the UK for years […]

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5 PLACES TO GET SOZZLED IN THE SPRING | FOOD FEATURE

5 PLACES TO GET SOZZLED IN THE SPRING | FOOD FEATURE

From Cardiff to Llanelli, and Swansea to the Gower, Ruth Seavers gets into the spirit of the spring and finds the best places in South Wales for a tipple. Remember to drink responsibly. Not that you will. We have to say that. Just don’t be an idiot. NO SIGN WINE BAR Swansea’s oldest pub, where […]

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TINARIWEN: DESERT ROCK | INTERVIEW

TINARIWEN: DESERT ROCK | INTERVIEW

Fedor Tot speaks with the internationally renowned Tuareg group Tinariwen about their record and the spirit of resistance. How would you describe the new album Elwan? Elwan, which means ‘elephants’, is a metaphor directed to those people of influence in our country’s geo-political stage. Artistically speaking, we’re very pleased with this new album, and it […]

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FOOD FESTIVALS | FOOD FEATURE

FOOD FESTIVALS | FOOD FEATURE

More of a foodie than a festival goer? Explore some of the best celebrations Wales has to offer with Lorria Sahmet’s round up of the foodie festival season. CAERPHILLY FOOD FESTIVAL Caerphilly Town Centre, Caerphilly Sat 6 May What better way to enjoy the spring than with the freshly-picked produce and refreshing flavours on offer […]

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MARK LERUSTE | INTERVIEW

MARK LERUSTE | INTERVIEW

Luke Owain Boult speaks with Mark Leruste – speaking at TEDxCardiff – founder of The Unconventionalists podcast about life, the universe and everything. What inspired you to create The Unconventionalists podcast? Just after graduating, I found myself in Lithuania gate crashing an MTV party, trying to interview Supafly Inc. To my surprise, they said yes. I […]

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WILKO JOHNSON | INTERVIEW

WILKO JOHNSON | INTERVIEW

Gwyn Thomas De Chroustchoff speaks to British proto-punk hero, Game Of Thrones hatchet man and cheater of death Wilko Johnson. Sitting at his home in Southend, Wilko Johnson is coming to terms with everyday life. “I’m only really happy when I’m playing, the rest of the time I’m just sitting here,” he says. “I’m looking out […]

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MEET THE QUEENS OF CARDIFF PART 2 | LGBTQ+ FEATURE

MEET THE QUEENS OF CARDIFF PART 2 | LGBTQ+ FEATURE

Following on from the first part in the series, Chris Williams speaks with the Cardiff drag queens who make up the Drag group the International League of Dianas; they also host Hey Mary, an alternative and queer/inclusive club night. Lucy Fur, 24 How long have you been doing drag? About four years, but only properly for about two and […]

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EASTER EATS | FOOD FEATURE

EASTER EATS | FOOD FEATURE

Stuck for ideas this year? Elouise Hobbs hops around Wales and suggests her top picks for Easter foodie treats. In England, they have hot cross buns, in Wales, we have Welsh cakes. These delicious bakes have been a staple accompaniment with afternoon tea and a durable treat which was a favourite with miners in the […]

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REGINALD D HUNTER | INTERVIEW

REGINALD D HUNTER | INTERVIEW

“I think it’s a very difficult time to be in comedy right now,” Reginald begins when asked about comedy in the face of adversity. “Nobody knows quite what to say about these times. We live in times that are so politicised that if you take a stand on anything it’s going to piss people off. There […]

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HERBY LAMB STEAKS: RECIPE | FOOD FEATURE

HERBY LAMB STEAKS: RECIPE | FOOD FEATURE

As the daffodils rear their heads, the clocks turn forwards and everyone has a bit more of a spring in their step, Easter is the next feast day on the calendar to start thinking about. Even if you’re not planning a big family meal, it doesn’t mean you should miss out on eating the traditional […]

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