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It’s been a bit of an overwhelming weekend at the Swn festival in Cardiff, with Hotel Shampoo winning the inaugural Welsh Music Prize for best album of Welsh origin.
There was a strong and varied shortlist of albums. Huge respect to everyone on the list, you can see all the nominated records here:
The trophy is really cool and shaped like an old VHS tape. I’m happy to hand it back in a year if the organisers want a World Cup style scenario. There’s plenty of room for engraving a load of winning albums on it!
New Wibidi single, ‘What Gets You Home At Night’ produced by Strange Village Productions – Daf and Cian from SFA. And SFA friend and percussionist Kris Jenkins.
Listen and download it HERE.
Wibidi, well known in Cardiff as a radio dj, has also completed his debut album for Strange Town Records. Co-written by Wibidi and SFA’s Dafydd Ieuan.
It also includes a cover of Bolan’s Life’s A Gas.
It’s called Tigerbaby and is out October 31st.
More Wibidi info HERE.
Gruff Rhys will be taking his solo show on the road with Mogwai on their upcoming European shows –
Tue 25 Oct
Bilbao, Cafe Antzokia w/Mogwai
Wed 26 Oct
Madrid, Palacio Vistalegre w/Mogwai
Thu 27 Oct
Zaragoza, Sala Oasis w/Mogwai
Fri 28 Oct
Barcelona, Casino l’Alianca del Poblenou w/Mogwai
Mon 31 Oct
Hannover, Capitol w/Mogwai
Tue 1 Nov
Leipzig, Werk 2 w/Mogwai
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