Bands/artists from wales

Discussion in 'Wales/Cymru' started by nwnm, Apr 14, 2006.

  1. editor

    editor hiraethified

    From this thread:

    Los Campesinos, Mcclusky, Visage, Gethin Pearso, The Scenery, Amen Corner, Lost Prophets, Scritti Politti, Shaky, 60ft Dolls, Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey, Gorky's Zygotic Mynci, Tommy Cooper, Manics, SuperFurries, Dub War, Feeder, The Alarm (eek!), Anhrefn, Bullet for my Valentine, Funeral for a friend, Gene Loves Jezebel, Stereophonics, Cowboy Killers, Automatic, John Cale, Future of the Left, Goldie Looking Chain, Automatic, Demented are go, Gene, Catatonia, Julian Cope, Badfinger, Jarcrew, Tigertailz, Bonnie Tyler, Euros Child, Race Horses, Young Marble Giants, Duffy, Budgie, Man, Goldie Looking Chain, Committee, Lone Star, Red Beans and Rice, The Pink Fairies, Treorchy Male Voice Choir
  2. ohmyliver

    ohmyliver poppin' like a cork

    Um, I don't think The Pink Fairies can be called from Wales. They were formed in and resided in Ladbrooke Grove, one of their incarnations may have had someone was originally from Wales, but by that recconing The Velvet Underground count as a 'Welsh band'
  3. Brockway

    Brockway New Member

    Something like that: 7.45 - 8.15 according to the website
  4. lincy

    lincy Well-Known Member

    Does anyone remember a band called The Pier they used to be called Restless natives their lead singer Alison had a fantastic voice.
  5. editor

    editor hiraethified

    Damn. I missed them off my list.

  6. Clint Iguana

    Clint Iguana not an undercover cop

    if we are including bands with welsh members....
    Alabama 3 (Larry love aka Rob Spragg from merthyr)
    Scritti Politti (green gartside from caerleon)
    Teardrop Explodes (Julian Cope born in Deri (near bargoed))
    Visage (steve Strange from newbridge)
    the damned (Roman Jugg and bryn Meryic from Maesycwmer and Cardiff)
  7. Infidel Castro

    Infidel Castro Producto Falso

    My favourites on/in/of the Welsh scene (past and present):

    Future of the Left
    60ft Dolls
    Sammo Hung
    Sweet Baboo (sound bloke that Steve feller)
    Gruff's solo stuff (Candylion is mint)
    Kentucky AFC

    We've got some shit-hot stuff!
  8. 1927

    1927 Funnier than he thinks he is.

    I'm currently liking The Toy band and The Convictions.
  9. berniedicters

    berniedicters On long vacation Banned

    Wasn't there a band with a vocalist from Solva? Went to school at Taskers, or Sir Thomas Picton in Haverfordwest, IIRC?
  10. Sweaty Betty

    Sweaty Betty Hemo rising!

    Cardiff Based "Dead Residents" and Johnny cage and the voodoo groove
  11. Clint Iguana

    Clint Iguana not an undercover cop

    A nomad of scots hungarian descent now living in the 'Diff by the name of cosmo

    video for forthcoming single like (featuring sick note and kilnaboy as extras)
  12. berniedicters

    berniedicters On long vacation Banned

    David Gray. Born in Manc, but lived in Solva from age 9. So probably doesn't count.
  13. davesgcr

    davesgcr Reading books

    Anybody mention John Cale from Garnant ! ("Whats Welsh for Zen" - Lou Reid etc
  14. Clint Iguana

    Clint Iguana not an undercover cop

    yes.... here
  15. skyscraper101

    skyscraper101 0891 50 50 50

    I just discovered Meic Stevens. Listening to Outlander. Loving it :cool:
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  16. flypanam

    flypanam Agrocultured and shitesayer

    Rheinallt H Rowlands

    . I loved them. They once supported SFA in dublin and made an appeal for somewhere to stay myself and my flat mate put them up. They promised us a session in Bangor if we ever went there and looked them up in the The Globe. They good guys and an awesome band.
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  17. framed

    framed Leave it!

  18. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

  19. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

    bit of a bump but good place to put it
    Steve Strange new record
  20. editor

    editor hiraethified

    I was saddened to learn that Morty from Racing Cars died last year. They were never a big band - punk cruelly elbowed them out after years of graft on the circuit, and their tone hit proved a millstone - but he was a great live performer.


    Racing Cars' guitarist Graham Williams pays tribute to Morty

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  21. planetgeli

    planetgeli There's no future in England's dreaming

    Listen, John Cale is from down the road to me. Unless you know where Garnant is, and what it is now, that's worth mentioning several times.
  22. Hocus Eye.

    Hocus Eye. Snap, crop, scrap crap R.I.P.

    I remember Sassafras founded in 1970 I saw them at the Student Union in 73 or 4. I know nothing quibbling about them apart from what it says on Wikipedia.
  23. mwgdrwg

    mwgdrwg Be a Pisces. Jam.

    I fucking hate Welsh music as it's normally sub Oasis stylehshite usually. Then again, if you look deep enough (as with any culture) you find stuff like Gwenno and R.Seiliog

  24. Clint Iguana

    Clint Iguana not an undercover cop

  25. Clint Iguana

    Clint Iguana not an undercover cop

  26. Clint Iguana

    Clint Iguana not an undercover cop

  27. Clint Iguana

    Clint Iguana not an undercover cop

  28. Clint Iguana

    Clint Iguana not an undercover cop

  29. Clint Iguana

    Clint Iguana not an undercover cop

  30. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

    fair play! :cool:

    i've done dj support for 2 of those acts :)

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