The best in new Welsh music

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Silent Forum band photo - New Welsh Music - Underground blog

Rydym ni I ffwrdd i Gymru er mwyn edrych ar y gerddoriaeth Cymraeg newydd orau. I am going to whisper you the words Welsh music, and it is likely the legends of the game such as Stereophonics, Manic Street Preachers and Super Furry Animals are going to spring to mind. Perhaps your earliest musical memory… Read more »

PERE UBU –Post Punk before Punk?

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Pere Ubu record sleeve - Underground England blog

Pere Ubu is a rock group formed in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1975. Singer David Thomas is the only constant, whereas the other members varied throughout the years. Describing their sound as “Avant-garage,” Pere Ubu’s work drew on diverse sources such as rock music, musique concrète, performance art, and the industrial environments of the American Midwest…. Read more »

AFRO PUNK 2016-London Debut

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Poster for Afro Punk 2016 London debut - Underground England blog

Sometime in the middle of summer 16 – Ace Hotel, Shoreditch – hosted Afropunk’s coming-to-London party. In honour of Afropunk’s plans to come to London for the first time in its 11 year life, Shoreditch high street was filled with natural hair styles, glitter and fro’s. The festival originated in NY in 2005 and had… Read more »

A REGGAE PUNKY PARTY

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John Lydon - A Reggae Punky Party - Underground England blog

Reggae emerged as the sound of the Jamaican streets in the 1960’s. And as long as there was reggae there was UK reggae, but it wasn’t until ten years later that genre found itself alongside Punk music as the sound of the 70’s. Reggae; heavy backbeats and ‘double-skank’ guitar strokes teamed with gentle vocals that… Read more »