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DMX KREW | CLUBS PREVIEW

DMX KREW | CLUBS PREVIEW

Rotary Club 4th Birthday, Undertone, Cardiff Sat 18 Nov Not content with putting on superb annual fireworks displays and the annual ‘Youth Speaks’ debating contest… oh, sorry, wrong Rotary Club. Rather, this Rotary Club is one of Cardiff’s flourishing tasteful 4/4 nights, which are doing great things in the capital right now. While they originally […]

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CLARE JAMES / DALE RANKMORE | CLUBS PREVIEW

CLARE JAMES / DALE RANKMORE | CLUBS PREVIEW

Unity @ Undertone, Cardiff Sat 26 Aug Techno, house and the hinterland ‘twixt the two is rather well served – some might say on the verge of oversaturation – in the Welsh capital right now, but UNITY has a purpose and ethos slightly different to the rest. Inviting residents and promoters from other similarly minded […]

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CHIMPO / BLACK JOSH | CLUBS PREVIEW

CHIMPO / BLACK JOSH | CLUBS PREVIEW

Paranoize @ Undertone, Cardiff Sat 8 July Paranoize, who’ve been putting nights on now and again for a couple of years, seem like they’ve captured the essence of Cardiff clubbing in a way. No narrow genre restrictions, cheap entry fees and a commitment to upfront, hedonism-suited sounds. Previous nights have leaned towards drum’n’bass, grime and […]

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JANE FITZ | CLUBS PREVIEW

JANE FITZ | CLUBS PREVIEW

Intrinsic @ Undertone, Cardiff Sat 25 Mar Jane Fitz seemed to emerge in the dance music press as a hyped DJ just a few years ago, but she’s actually been DJing and running nights since she set up the Peg parties in the late 90s, and has played records from New York to Bulgaria, Detroit […]

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SACRED PAWS + SPINNING COIN + NEUROTIC FICTION | LIVE REVIEW

SACRED PAWS + SPINNING COIN + NEUROTIC FICTION | LIVE REVIEW   Undertone, Cardiff, Sun 19 Feb With the fifth annual Wales Goes Pop! festival less than two months away, promoters The Joy Collective and All My Friends have helpfully laid on a mouthwatering appetiser. All three bands on tonight’s bill will appear at the […]

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SŴN FESTIVAL | LIVE REVIEW

SŴN FESTIVAL | LIVE REVIEW Various venues, Cardiff, Fri 21-Sun 23 Oct   SŴNRISE Tramshed, Fri 21 Sŵn’s 10th birthday opened with SŵnRise, a full line-up concert at Cardiff’s Tramshed. SŵnRise could be seen as a small cross-sectional example of what was to come over the rest of the weekend. As the audience trickle in, […]

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STICKY | CLUBS PREVIEW

STICKY | CLUBS PREVIEW

Selecta @ Undertone, Cardiff Fri 15 Apr Undertone’s in-house night for soundsystem-busting UK beats takes a break from its normal resident-fronted parties to bring to Cardiff a master of UK garage. This is a night for the ravers who enjoyed last month’s night with Jason Kaye and Mike ‘Ruffcut’ Lloyd; the Welsh capital seems to […]

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10 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK | MON 16 NOV-SUN 22 NOV

10 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK | MON 16 NOV-SUN 22 NOV

Find out what’s on in South Wales this week Those cold November nights are getting even colder, which can only mean it’s time for those of you in, or travelling through Swansea to visit the Waterfront Winterland (Museum Park, Swansea, Fri 13 Nov until Sun 3 Jan, Tickets: prices vary), for another year for desperately clinging to […]

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10 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK | MON 9 NOV-SUN 15 NOV

10 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK | MON 9 NOV-SUN 15 NOV

10 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK | MON 9 NOV-SUN 15 NOV Halloween is behind us but if you haven’t had your fill of blood, gore and horror why not visit The International Horror Festival of Wales (Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Tue 10 Nov-Sun 15 Nov. Tickets: Vary based on individual film). There will be big […]

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THEM DEAD BEATS | LIVE REVIEW

THEM DEAD BEATS | LIVE REVIEW     Undertone, Cardiff, Sun 11 Oct Their music can be and has been described as filthy, raw, vigorous – a thunderstorm of blues and garage rock, and they earn this reputation with each set they play. This night was no different, sending the cellar dwellers of Undertone into […]