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DANIEL ROBINSON | BOOKS INTERVIEW

DANIEL ROBINSON | BOOKS INTERVIEW

Cardiff born author Daniel Robinson has just written his first novel Marvin 9T5. A gritty but humorous coming of age story set in mid nineties South Wales. Chris Andrews sat down with Dan for a coffee and a chat. For those who haven’t checked it out yet, can you give us a bit of background […]

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BIFFY CLYRO: BEN JOHNSTON | MUSIC INTERVIEW

BIFFY CLYRO: BEN JOHNSTON | MUSIC INTERVIEW

Lauren Phillimore speaks with Biffy Clyro drummer Ben Johnston about the band’s highlights of 2016 so far, their new number one album, Ellipsis, and their upcoming arena tour. How would you sum up your new album in one sound? Oh my god! You haven’t started with an easy one have you? Erm, I think it […]

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ROSS MACOMISH | GAMES INTERVIEW

ROSS MACOMISH | GAMES INTERVIEW

We speak with Cardiff games developer Ross MacOmish about his latest game, Hold the Line. Could you describe the premise behind Hold the Line? Space has always fascinated me and I wanted to make a game that was a crazy, fun representation of something quite dark. What do you think sets it apart? The fact that we’re […]

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DUBIOZA KOLEKTIV | MUSIC INTERVIEW

DUBIOZA KOLEKTIV | MUSIC INTERVIEW

Your new song, Free MP3 addresses the mass market of pirating music downloads.  What inspired you to create the video? It is not simply a story about pirating music. We use this topic and this music video to paint a wider picture about freedoms and the media scene today. We are trying to show how […]

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CARDIFF CONTEMPORARY: ROBERT MONTGOMERY Q&A | ART INTERVIEW

CARDIFF CONTEMPORARY: ROBERT MONTGOMERY Q&A | ART INTERVIEW

You’ve created a breadth of work ranging from light poems celebrating the natural world to polemical billboards. Do you think that your work gravitates around a particular message? Not one particular message, but particular kinds of messages. I think ecology, free healthcare, free education and compassion for refugees are the crucial issues of our time. How […]

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ARTS COUNCIL WALES CHAIRMAN PHIL GEORGE | ART INTERVIEW

ARTS COUNCIL WALES CHAIRMAN PHIL GEORGE | ART INTERVIEW

Emma Clark speaks with chairman of Arts Council Wales Phil George about the challenges facing the arts in Wales, and what can be done to overcome them. “We fund a wide range of organisations at Arts Council Wales to deliver the arts and to engage people with the arts in communities across Wales,” starts Phil […]

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MICHAEL SHEEN | INTERVIEW

MICHAEL SHEEN | INTERVIEW

Jaydon Martin and Emma Clark speak with actor Michael Sheen before the Concert of the Unexpected, a celebration of Roald Dahl’s life. Cardiff Philharmonic orchestra presented a creative insight into the world of one of most loved story teller’s with their highly successful Concert of the Unexpected: A Celebration of Roald Dahl. The concert paid […]

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ELIS JAMES | COMEDY INTERVIEW

ELIS JAMES | COMEDY INTERVIEW

“We’re going to try to take the best bits from our podcast and expand on them,” says comedian Elis James when asked about what audiences can expect from his joint live show with friend and Radio X co-presenter John Robins. “We have quite a good handle on which features from the show have resonated most […]

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KATE RUSBY | MUSIC INTERVIEW

KATE RUSBY | MUSIC INTERVIEW

  “I learned loads of traditional tunes from both my parents, it was my favourite thing to sit and play with mum or dad, it was a real bonding thing I think,” reminisces folk singer songwriter Kate Rusby. “It was never forced on us though, so I never felt the need to rebel and turn […]

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THE PROCLAIMERS | MUSIC INTERVIEWS

THE PROCLAIMERS | MUSIC INTERVIEWS

The Scottish duo’s back catalogue boasts years of experience, with their latest album Let’s Hear It for the Dogs staying true to form. Ffion Riordan-Jones caught up with one half of the twosome, Craig Reid, to find out more about what it is like to be a Proclaimer. What inspired Let’s Hear it for the Dogs? […]

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