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CLIMBING TREES | MUSIC FEATURE

CLIMBING TREES | MUSIC FEATURE

Since forming in 2011, the rise of countrified Pontypridd rock band Climbing Trees has been steady rather than meteoric, but it’s opened an impressive number of doors for them both locally and afar. As recently as October, for example, the four-piece travelled to New York to play their first three American gigs. “We played our […]

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JESS BAYS | CLUBS PREVIEW

JESS BAYS | CLUBS PREVIEW

Platform 11, Pontypridd Sat 7 Oct They love chunky house and tech sounds up Pontypridd. In fact, have a smoking area chat at any of Cardiff’s big 4/4 events and you’ll discover that many of the clientele have made the trip down on the Arriva valley line train for the evening. So, it only makes […]

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JOSH BUTLER | CLUBS PREVIEW

JOSH BUTLER | CLUBS PREVIEW

Platform 11, Pontypridd Sun 16 Apr While Easter’s original purpose was to celebrate a man who got brutally slaughtered and rose from the dead in the space of only three days, over time its meaning has shifted, and to many it represents an opportunity to outperform Jesus Christ by remaining ‘on it’ for a similar […]

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THE FIRST TIME MACHINE | STAGE PREVIEW + COMPETITION

THE FIRST TIME MACHINE | STAGE PREVIEW + COMPETITION   Everyone knows stories about time travel and magical time machines, but the Treays brothers know better than anyone. A little-known Spanish author named Enrique Gaspar was in fact the first to invent the imaginative time machine, and 110 years after his death, his grandsons want to […]