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SUPER FURRY ANIMALS | LIVE REVIEW

SUPER FURRY ANIMALS | LIVE REVIEW Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, Sat 17 Dec   Super Furry Animals fittingly ended their Fuzzy Logic 20th anniversary tour – also incorporating Radiator, the 1997 follow-up to that adored debut album – at the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, to a packed house. As much a homecoming as a normal gig, it’s […]

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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY | FILM REVIEW

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY | FILM REVIEW

  The Prequel We Always Wanted Rogue One, the first of many Star Wars spin-off films, throws together a ragtag group of rebels in a dangerous adventure that pushes them to the edge of the universe and back. The film is set between Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Episode IV: A New Hope and largely tells […]

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GREEN MAN FESTIVAL 2016 | LIVE REVIEW

GREEN MAN FESTIVAL 2016 | LIVE REVIEW   Glanusk Park Estate, Brecon Beacons, Thurs 18-Sun 21 Aug Established 13 years ago, Green Man has gained the reputation for being one of the best middle-sized festivals in the UK. The vibe of the festival is so chilled and relaxed: the perfect mixture of glitterfied 18-year-olds dancing alongside […]

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DIM SWN | LIVE REVIEW

DIM SWN | LIVE REVIEW   Various venues, Cardiff, Sat 9 Apr The Swn Festival has long been a staple in the Cardiff music scene and now, with Dim Swn, you can get a little Swn fix while you wait until the full festival comes around again. Dim Swn itself largely focuses around Welsh based […]

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PVRIS | LIVE REVIEW

PVRIS | LIVE REVIEW   Great Hall, Cardiff University Students Union, Fri 8 Apr On the European leg of their tour, PVRIS rolled into the Students Union as the sun faded away and the old emos lit their cigarettes as they queued outside. Off the back of their debut album White Noise, PVRIS have been […]

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YAK | LIVE REVIEW

YAK | LIVE REVIEW   Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff, Thurs 4 Feb London’s noisy garage trio Yak have, over the last year, gained the reputation of playing insanely loud and visceral gigs across the UK. Scheduled to release their debut album Alas Salvation in May, Yak recently released a little taster for the album with […]

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THE LIBERTINES | PHOTOGRAPHY

THE LIBERTINES | PHOTOGRAPHY

THE LIBERTINES The rock icons play Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena photographer JAYDON MARTIN. For more of his work see here.

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THE WYTCHES | LIVE REVIEW

THE WYTCHES | LIVE REVIEW   Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff, Tue 1 Dec The legendary late-80s Sub Pop Records sound has been resurrected from its crusty Seattle grave by Brighton’s dirty garage rockers, The Wytches. Signed to Heavenly Records, who boast some of the most interesting alternative acts in the UK, The Wytches have emerged […]

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PUBLIC ENEMY | LIVE REVIEW

PUBLIC ENEMY | LIVE REVIEW   Tramshed, Cardiff, Sun 29 Nov As soon as I walk into the Tramshed, the crowd take on the appearance of an Oasis or Blur reunion show audience: a heaving, swirling mess of drunken 40-year-olds trying to recapture their youth. Today, though, Public Enemy’s unapologetic stance on revolt is needed […]

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ANNA-LOKA | FOOD REVIEW

ANNA-LOKA | FOOD REVIEW

ANNA-LOKA     Albany Road, Cardiff 029 2049 7703 / www.anna-loka.com Being a newly converted vegetarian, finding great veggie food in Cardiff that isn’t a sloppy risotto, or a salad that consists of a head of lettuce and a tomato, is quite a challenge. But now all the vegetarians and vegans of Cardiff can rejoice! […]