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Join Neil and James for a regular podcast celebrating Welsh music and culture and the people who helped shape it.

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Join Neil and James for a regular podcast celebrating Welsh music and culture and the people who helped shape it.

    Episode/Pennod 07 | Claire Mahoney: Amen Corner - Round Amen Corner

    Episode/Pennod 07 | Claire Mahoney: Amen Corner - Round Amen Corner

    Music journalist and author of the book Welsh Mod Claire Mahoney talks about growing up as a mod, meeting her idol Paul Weller and researching the Welsh Mod Scene for her book, Welsh Mod.

    Claire also chooses Amen Corner's 1968 debut album Round Amen Corner as her favourite Welsh album and inducts it in to the Welsh Music Hall of Fame.

    Featuring a cover of Amen Corner's (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice by The Debutantes, with Andy Fairweather Low.

    Follow us on Twitter @welshmusicpod and visit www.welshmusicpodcast.co.uk for more information and to submit a track to showcase.

    Show notes
    Pop Hack: Selected Reviews And Interviews From The Beach Boys To Boy Azooga by Kevin McGrath - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Pop-Hack-Selected-Reviews-Interviews-ebook/dp/B07NMCDM5V

    • 51 min
    Episode/Pennod 06 | Helia Phoenix: High Contrast - True Colours

    Episode/Pennod 06 | Helia Phoenix: High Contrast - True Colours

    Music journalist and Cardiff Music Board member Helia Phoenix talks about working in a record store, DJing, writing for the infamous Kruger Magazine and writing Lady Gaga's biography.

    Helia also chooses drum and bass producer High Contrast's debut album True Colours as her favourite Welsh album and inducts it in to the Welsh Music Hall of Fame.

    Featuring new music from Mace The Great.

    Follow us on Twitter @welshmusicpod and visit www.welshmusicpodcast.co.uk for more information and to submit a track to showcase.

    • 55 min
    Special Episode/Pennod Arbennig | Manic Millennium 20th Anniversary with David Owens

    Special Episode/Pennod Arbennig | Manic Millennium 20th Anniversary with David Owens

    We sit down with music journalist, and 'friend of the pod', David Owens to revisit an iconic gig and the culmination of a wonderful decade of Welsh music and culture.

    Twenty years ago today the Manic Street Preachers played the biggest gig of the lives, selling out the then newly-built Millennium Stadium with fellow Welsh acts Super Furry Animals, Feeder and Patrick Jones.

    Follow us on Twitter @welshmusicpod and visit www.welshmusicpodcast.co.uk for more information and to submit a track to showcase.

    • 55 min
    Episode/Pennod 05 | Keri Collins: Stereophonics - Word Gets Around

    Episode/Pennod 05 | Keri Collins: Stereophonics - Word Gets Around

    The Tourist Trap director Keri Collins talks about his career including directing music videos for Georgia Ruth and, his brother's band, Rusty Shackle. He also talks about his Welsh identity, being mentored by Sir Kenneth Branagh and the importance of music in film.

    Keri also chooses Stereophonics' debut album Word Gets Around as his favourite Welsh album and inducts it in to the Welsh Music Hall of Fame.

    Featuring new music from Caffeine Kiss.

    Follow us on Twitter @welshmusicpod and visit www.welshmusicpodcast.co.uk for more information and to submit a track to showcase.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Special Episode/Pennod Arbennig | 2019 Roundup with Bethan Elfyn and David Owens

    Special Episode/Pennod Arbennig | 2019 Roundup with Bethan Elfyn and David Owens

    We sit down with BBC presenter, producer and Horizons project manager Bethan Elfyn and music journalist David Owens to talk about a wonderful year in Welsh music.

    We also all share our top three albums of 2019.

    Featuring new music from Lowri Evans.

    Follow us on Twitter @welshmusicpod and visit www.welshmusicpodcast.co.uk for more information and to submit a track to showcase.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode/Pennod 04 | Matt Durbridge: Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - How I Long to Feel...

    Episode/Pennod 04 | Matt Durbridge: Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - How I Long to Feel...

    Zabrinski vocalist and guitarist Matt Durbridge talks about the origins of the band, his school's illustrious alumni, touring with Gorky's and Super Furry Animals and his plans for the band's future.

    Matt also chooses Gorky's seventh full-length studio album How I Long to Feel That Summer in My Heart as his favourite Welsh album and inducts it in to the Welsh Music Hall of Fame.

    Featuring new music from Ethan Jones.

    Follow us on Twitter @welshmusicpod and visit www.welshmusicpodcast.co.uk for more information and to submit a track to showcase.

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

tinderboy11 ,

Fantastic!!

Listened to the first 2 so far. Really enjoyed the David Owens one - my age, so very relatable. Both hosts very knowledgeable and not sycophantic. Looking forward to more!!

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