Ahead of a UK tour that takes the regrouped shoegaze originators back to Wales for the first time in over 30 years, Buzz’s Teresa Delfino spoke with Slowdive’s Neil Halstead.
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“It’s about new ways to describe people’s existence” – Ones to watch: SILENT FORUM on second album, DOMESTIC MAJESTIC
Artful pop-postpunk outfit Silent Forum tells us how their second album Domestic Majestic was made, with the band collaborating across London, Cardiff and Barcelona.
“The beauty of this album is not thinking too deeply” – DECLAN MCKENNA on the inspirations & process behind new album
Third album What Happened To The Beach? finds Declan McKenna in creative cruise control, trusting his instincts more than ever.
Step into the creative universe of Nookee, led by identical twins Gemma and Violet Hunt-Humphries, and get a sneak peek into their upcoming live album.
“After 40 years, I finally think of myself as a singer” – MARTIN FRY on heading up ABC and an orchestra
ABC have stood the test of time better than most of their peers, and are touring a set built around 1982 LP The Lexicon Of Love. Vocalist Martin Fry took a call from Buzz’s Billy Edwards.
Libertines bassist John Hassall talks about his band’s new album, All Quiet On The Eastern Esplanade, and an intimate grassroots venue tour that comes to Cardiff.
25 years into her pop career, Sophie Ellis-Bextor is arguably even more successful than ever in the 2020s. Now, she's due to regale Cardiff with a pre-Christmas arena gig.
“Doing good in any capacity is important”: WILL YOUNG on raising awareness of animal testing in Britain
Will Young spoke to Buzz about a cause close to his heart – the breeding of puppies for medical science purposes, and his petition to outlaw it.
Ahead of a weekend that sees Waiting Room, an ambitious two-day theatrical showcase of some of his favourite new acts (plus himself…), in Cardiff’s Cultvr Lab venue, James Minas tells Buzz’s Teresa Delfino about it all.
From a tour with US rock gods Kiss to the upper echelons of the UK album charts, 2023 has been one to remember for Newport ragga metallers Skindred.
Empire State Bastard, passion project of Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil and Mike Vennart offer a visceral attack on the aural senses, and play their first ever Wales show this month.
“I’m so proud of our little band” – HAIRCUT 100: Nick Heyward & Les Nemes reflect on 40 years of PELICAN WEST
Haircut 100 blazed into the early 1980s. Now on their first tour in 40 years, Billy Edwards speaks to frontman Nick Heyward and bassist Les Nemes on their revived fortune.