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.
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.
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.
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.
“We didn’t want our first show back to be a fast failure” – KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES’ ALED PHILLIPS on band’s unlikely big comeback
15 years since their debut album’s release, Kids In Glass Houses are getting the band back together. Vocalist Aled Phillips tells us what the experience has been like.
“I’m serving myself up before anyone else critiques me” – BAXTER DURY on Welsh links, rap & nepotism
Teresa Delfino speaks to Baxter Dury about his parental connections – and not the one you might think – rap leanings and the positive side of nerves.
Emma Way uncovers the shared musical journey of couple Laura Sinnerton and Daniel Trodden, from teaching each other instruments during lockdown to their roles in BBC NOW's community engagement ahead of the orchestra’s new season.
A founder member of The Birthday Party with Nick Cave, Mick Harvey's latest venture is a duets album with Mexican singer, Amanda Acevedo. Now, the duo are taking it on the road, including a Cardiff date.