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SWEET BABOO / KID CARPET / FARM HAND | LIVE REVIEW

SWEET BABOO / KID CARPET / FARM HAND | LIVE REVIEW   Transport Club, Cardiff, Thurs 7 Dec “It’s always been a dream of mine to share a stage with Steve, and he hasn’t allowed it to happen tonight,” says Mark Daman Thomas of Stephen Black aka Sweet Baboo, gesturing to the amount of space […]

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SWEET BABOO / ED DOWIE | LIVE REVIEW

SWEET BABOO / ED DOWIE | LIVE REVIEW   Transport Club, Cardiff, Fri 1 Dec As one venue dies, another springs up. Thanks to the tenacity of a small crew of DIY promoters (you know who you are), Riverside’s Transport Club has played host to a heap of exciting gigs this year. If you’ve not patronised […]

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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 INSATIABLE INFLATABLE CANDYLION | MUSIC PREVIEW

THE INSATIABLE INFLATABLE CANDYLION | MUSIC PREVIEW

THE INSATIABLE INFLATABLE CANDYLION | MUSIC PREVIEW Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys is staging a one of a kind performance at the SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff, this Christmas. Set in a magical world filled to the brim with imagination, colour and good vibrations known as Pixel Valley, the insatiable, inflatable Candylion invites you on a […]

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WELSH MUSIC PRIZE CONCERT | LIVE REVIEW

WELSH MUSIC PRIZE CONCERT | LIVE REVIEW   Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff, Wed 16 Oct   Do the folks behind the annual Welsh Music Prize have a secret fitness stratagem for Cardiff? If you were at the concert on Wed 16 then you were most likely up and down stairs as if you were inside […]