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Enter your email address to receive instant notifications of new articles. – I love the bands you show, but many learners and English speakers from different backgrounds will like totally different sounds. Hailing from the talent factory for bands of Bethesda in Gwynedd, Maffia were apparently a super group in the 80s, though you’d never know it growing up in English. Aged 12 I found myself in bottom set for Welsh, taught by a teacher who had absolutely no ability to keep the class under control. Stereophonics in 2001. People are proudly proclaiming their Welshness, finally taking the Welsh classes they had always meant to take and streaming bands such as Alffa and singers like Gwenno. They were known for such modern classics as Guns Don't Kill People Rappers Do and Your Missus Is A Nutter. Information and articles about rock music in Wales, on the BBC Wales Music website Dylan is a former member of one of my favourite ever bands – Radio Luxembourg. I remember the names of Crys and Ceffyl Pren and being a teenager myself at the time there was a girl who headed up a rock band and part of the reason we kept tuning in, being typical delinquent adolescents. This well-known Welsh landscape painter and printmaker suffered from depression and epilepsy and because of the latter he failed a British Army’s medical examination. Both are still producing/performing. In recent years, Gwenno Saunders, Chroma, Adwaith, Y Ffug, Cpt. Can’t think of many better gothic, baroque pop bands. Are you thinking of Rhiannon Tomos? I’d really fallen in love with the language, and took up the chance to join the school’s trip to the Urdd’s Glan Llyn activity centre in Bala. I spent many a happy hour attempting to translate the lyrics so I could better understand the song. I was so excited to hear their lo-fi, shoegazey tones last year since they remind me of cult band Pavement. Also hailing from Bridgend, like colleagues Bullet For My Valentine, these post-hardcorists had a huge hit in 2003 with their debut album Casually Dressed And Deep In Conversation. Radio 1 and Radio Cymru presenter Huw Stephens (Image: Publicity picture). Blackwood's finest Clash revivalists and anarcho-punks have had a long and varied career. Each profile includes links to get in touch and book the band for a gig. The Alarm or (for the Welsh Releases) Yr Alarm – I know most of the band’s output – certainly in recent years has been in English, but there have been a few Welsh Language releases – Newid, and Tân spring to mind. Their sixth album, Gravity, was released in 2018. Can’t remember the name of that programme or much… Read more ». Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog are delightful. The band constantly switch between Welsh and English, often mid-song (as the Patio Song, below, demonstrates), making them a good starting point for the listener who would like to have at least some idea what’s going on! Listen to Welsh Music - O Gymru - Best of Wales - Dydd Miwsig Cymru - Cymraeg/Welsh in full in … Their Bukowski LP is brilliant, Some Welsh songs I like: from my childhood Chwarae’n Troi’n Chwerw by Caryl Parry Jones and a few other Caryl songs, maybe more ‘middle of the road’ than pop. 1pm - 4pm, Impossible Welsh is a Brittonic language of the Celtic language family. Formed by two members from Big Leaves, who were contemporaries of the Furries and Catatonia, this is really fun melodic rock. Yr Eira I also love Brigyn. One particular song by Beganifs. The Welsh Language Measure 2011 but is no less important. I found Welsh language music to be a great help when I was learning the language. Ynys is Dylan Hughes. I wanted to see more, so I convinced my family to go youth hostelling in Bangor and Borth for our summer holiday. The national creative juices of the nation in this area ebb and flow and one bone of contention is whether artists should perform in English as well. Born under the fire of Thatcherism and trailblazers of the punk movement, titles like “Dim deddf, dim eiddo” (no statue, no property” and Cân i Gymry, a satirical take on the long-standing S4C show, give you a feel for their politics. Nothing But Thieves If you’re interested in looking in to it yourself then I’d be willing to send you the information about it. From there on there was only more to explore…. Originally a cult band in the early 90s, since the disappearance of guitarist and lyricist Richey Edwards in 1995, they've become one of Britain's favourite acts. Out of interest (and because I want to follow answers to this fascinating article), does the title of this piece (An English speaker’s guide…) suggest that your efforts to get out of the bottom set of Welsh failed? If we’re allowed to delve back 20 years or so then Huw Chiswell is my all-time favourite Welsh pop singer. Connect with Nation.Cymru on Facebook and Twitter. An experimental folk band from the Llyn peninsula, this band have more overt American influences than many Welsh bands, but are clearly building on the foundations laid by the likes of Geraint Jarman. Related topics. Their latest EP (in English) clearly had The Smiths in mind when writing. Well, I did Cymraeg at a school known for not teaching it well at least until you take A levels. 10 hours ago 'Wales in Germany 2021' is a celebration of our historic ties that won’t falter because of Brexit. Might not make everyone’s list, but Lleuwen Steffan would be on my top ten list – also in the Breton top ten list as well I suspect! Chairs thrown around the classroom were a regular event, and half the students didn’t even pretend to listen to his lessons. Ritzy Bryan and Rhydian Dafydd were originally in the band Tricky Nixon, but when that group split, they returned home to Mold in North Wales to form The Joy Formidable with Justin Stahley on drums. “The first Welsh band I was into was 60ft Dolls, and from there discovered more of the Welsh language bands. Best known for their punk anthem “Cymru, Lloegr a Llanrwst” (below), parts of the band later went on to form part of Catatonia. I have no interest at all in the Welsh language bands that just look inwards, who just want to do stuff in Wales for whoever, that doesn't interest me. Announcements. Pop – Kizzy Crawford Indie /… Read more », WH Dyfodol, Gwenno, Casi Wyn, Crash Disco, Plyci, Ty Gwydr, Pop Negatif Wastad, Although I am glad to see an article like this, I think we need to be honest with ourselves. Great article, really helps open up what is available in Welsh that is otherwise difficult to get into as an English speaker. Activities include:Gigs across Wales featuring some of the most popular current Welsh artists.Deezer, HMV and Spillers Records providing and promoting playlists, content and offers for people to enjoy. My nominations – ‘Y Niwl’ by Y Niwl [The Mist] (original instrumental-only tunes by Shadows-influenced rockers from Caernarfon); ‘Tir A Golau’ by Plu [Feathers} (beautifully sensitive blood harmonies and super lyrics from two sisters and a brother); ‘Dere Mewn’ by Colorama (aka Carwyn Ellis and Friends) – a diverse album covering a range of genres, and ‘Bendith’ by Bendith – an absolutely superb themed album written and led by Carwyn Ellis in association with Plu. Dyma restr o’r artisiad Cymraeg a gaiff eu darganfod ar y blog hwn (mae ‘na lot!). Frontman Grant Nicholas and drummer Jon Lee formed the band Reel in 1992, before renaming themselves after Grant's goldfish. A few Edward H Dafis songs, Ysbryd y Nos and Breuddwyd Roc a Rol, for example. Everyone knows Wales is the land of song and has ridiculously talented bands of all kinds. Great article! It comes ahead of Spotify revealing the number of hours of Welsh language music streamed by the service in 2017. I meant coming forward to you. Calan (band) Candelas (band) Carreg Lafar. Post them below. Beyond these there are some Welsh bands which discuss Welsh history/mythology/etc., but not so many, unsurprisingly. The Little Welsh Blues Band: Blues: The Lowlights: Rock: The Lushtones: Cover Band: The MDs: Alternative Rock: The Melophobes: Punk: The Mistaken: Rock: The Motive: Alternative Rock: The Mudd Pimps: Alternative Rock: The New Fast Black: Alternative Rock: The No Sleep Police: Hip Hop: The Other Club: Rock: The PASSENGER: Rock: The Rise: Alternative Rock: The Rise Of Decay: Heavy Metal Their song Whirring was named as the "song of the year" by none other than Dave Grohl. From Cowbridge in the Vale Of Glamorgan, these indie rockers' debut album Not Accepted Anywhere featured the hits Raoul, Recover and Monster. And really as you immerse yourself in the language, for example via music, things sink in without you noticing, if you’re doing your bit to learn in other ways. Mwynhewch! I would also highly recommend her sister Ani, who produces a particularly electronic brand of Welsh language music that I can’t get enough of. Newport's premier comedy rap/hip hop collective, featuring 2Hats, Billy Webb, Rhys, Eggsy, Mystikal, Mike Balls, Adam Hussain, Grayham the Bear and Celebrity Big Brother contestant Maggot. We didn’t speak Welsh at all, but this was a programme at that time, that worked. 3. In recent years, Gwenno Saunders, Chroma, Adwaith, Y Ffug, Cpt. Annwn is an example given already, and Unbowed [Folk/Black] is another, but most of what I've heard has been harsh vocals. This band sound focus-grouped especially for my own taste. Discovering Cerddoriaeth Cymraeg (Welsh Music) was the most rewarding part of starting to explore my own Welsh identity as a teenager, but it almost happened accidentally. When I first heard this band they sounded to me like the Husker Du of Welsh music. Swnami Catch a performance at Tŷ Pawb in Wrexham, to celebrate Welsh Language Music Day. There are people coming forward and hard facts being discussed elsewhere. More Miwsig. It's St David's Day, so eat some Welsh Rarebit and Laver, grab a daffodil, and take celebrate with some of the biggest Welsh exports. Mei Emrys I’m looking for new music. “We had a similar kind of music, and we’re both learners of the language [Irish and Welsh], so our connection is more a conscious choice to use this language and to protect and nurture it, and create through it, rather than feeling culturally that it’s the only thing we know how to do,” she says. In February of this year, Welsh Language Music Day saw the first ever Welsh language music gig at the Senedd, as female-fronted Adwaith, Chroma and ädyth rocked out the Welsh parliament, while thousands of people of all ages experienced live Welsh music at events across the country and as far afield as New York. I certainly concur that this should be investigated. More recently Sebona fi by Yws Gwynedd, Dere Mewn by Colorama (also mentioned by a poster above) , Anifail and Llwytha’r Gwn by Candelas Maybe not really pop, but Anfonaf Angel… Read more ». I can’t think why I didn’t mention Anelog in my earlier post, but since nobody else has I’ll mention them now. This list may not reflect recent changes (). This is slate village brass bands meets hip hop, and they achieve something pretty magical. Hi Lowri. Hi Angharad. Rightly considered back in the 90s as child prodigies, I don’t think I’m going too far in calling them the Beatles of Wales. If you wish to discuss any Welsh Language issues please contact Alan Burkitt (Welsh Language Officer) on 01633 644010 or alanburkitt@monmouthshire.gov.uk. Not a genre I often listen to, I must admit (I’m more a William Mathias and Daniel Jones man), but I must put in a mention for Gwilym Bowen Rhys’s two ventures, Y Bandana (what I would call traditional guitar-led pop) and Plu (gentler music sung with what I believe are his two sisters). My 2c would add, in no particular order: 5 February 2021 is Welsh Language Music Day. Click on their names to discover their music. [Hi Lowri, as you haven’t posted any evidence to corroborate this claim I’m afraid I’m going to have to delete it in case it is defamatory. Cerddoriaeth Cymraeg yw’r gorau! Welsh Language. Things were different in the new classroom. Cliciwch ar eu henwau er mwyn darganfod eu cerddoriaeth. If you would like to donate to help keep Nation.Cymru running then you just need to click on the box below, it will open a pop up window that will allow you to pay using your credit / debit card or paypal. I was very lucky to catch them live at St David’s Hall in 2005 before they parted ways, but most of them remain active. I always feel a bit wistful when hearing Lle’r Awn I Godi Hiraeth? Very good article, but I have no idea why it’s in News rather than Opinion. Catatonia (band) Colorama (band) Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog. After covering the entire of Super Furry Animals’ Mwng album, they’ve released two albums of their own packed with fantastic collaborators including Alys Williams. I defy anyone to listen to Rhywbeth o’i Le (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKEKcMN0z5c) without a tingle down their spine. In the two years since they set up, they have mostly supported Welsh language bands … Don’t miss their cover of Gwreiddiau Dwfn, which intersperses Penrhyn Male Voice Choir to pull off a real tearjerker. The two that should be on any 2018 list (IMHO…), would be The Welsh Language is not part of the Equality Act as it is covered by its own specific piece of legislation. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Ynys is a melting pot of synth-pop and pretty melodies. Welsh national anthem It’s apt that a song titled Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau (Land of my Fathers) should be a family affair. This was my first time in this part of Wales and opened my eyes to a world that existed outside the capital, and Barry where my family are from. 4 hours ago. I wasn’t able to do A level so lost what I knew. If you feel this is unfair please get in touch – Ed.]. Thanks for this list. Nation.Cymru is a news service by the people of Wales, for the people of Wales. Welsh Language Tribunal, promoting the Welsh language. But unless you’ve investigated the other side of Welsh music – the Cymraeg side of this world – you’ve really been missing out. Best known for their hits Road Rage and Mulder And Scully, the band released four albums before Matthews went solo and launched a broadcasting career. – like a lot of English speakers I’ve got a partial understanding of hiraeth, but this pensive song makes me wish my journey to understanding the whole language was further along! Huw Chiswell - Y Cwm (the valley) Yes, to Plu and Huw Chiswell. Unlike all the band on this list so far, they’ve reformed to play occasional gigs, including the 2017 Eisteddfod. ... trio - Elan, Marged and Gwilym Rhys from Snowdonia, North Wales in the Summer of 2012, Plu (meaning 'feathers' in Welsh) play alternative Welsh language folk music with... Siôn Russell Jones (Profile) Y Cledrau Really glad a couple of you have mentioned Gwenno Saunders already. Dafydd Iwan “I would go to see Welsh bands play in London, but also used to travel from London to Newport or Cardiff as a young teenager to watch gigs in TJs, the Coal Exchange.” Her fascination with the language … As mentioned in artice, I think Bwncath’s album is one of the best of any language for many years, Elidyr Glyn’s tone is so unique. Y Cwm by Hyw Chiswell – I’m not a big fan of the other song of his mentioned above. From the late 1950s and more in the 1960s a Welsh-language rock and pop scene emerged, with bands and solo artists working across a wide range of styles. A fantastically punky-pop sound, Y Cyrff were a Welsh language punk band from the 80s, featuring Mark Roberts - who later went on to form Catatonia with Cerys Matthews. I’m now far ahead of where I was in school after a year of re-learning but there’s obviously a long way to go, and my teacher friends tell me teaching has improved a lot in the last 15ish years! I don’t recognise your comments at all, to be honest. Candelas Whether you’re into indie, rock, punk, funk, folk, electronica, hip hop or anything else, there’s incredible music being made in the Welsh language for you to discover. Influenced by bands like The Clash, any punk fan will enjoy their lo-fi, melancholic sound. Kyffin Williams (1918-2006). 2) Endaf Emlyn – not because of the Pobol y Cwm jingle obviously! Rhys Mwyn states 'The Welsh language and what we're doing has to be outward-facing, out towards the world, internationalist. As Latin genres such as Reggaeton, Cumbia, Bachata, and Merengue have fused with North American … That’ll be her – just watched a you-tube clip, just to be sure. Random Videos On This Website. Tiny Rebel - Dydd Miwsig Cymru - Cymraeg / Welsh language music day. It is spoken natively in Wales, by some in England, and in Y Wladfa (the Welsh colony in Chubut Province, Argentina). Among the Welsh language bands who are thriving are the duo Alffa, who in 2018 became the first band to pass 1m plays with a Welsh language song … £180 million fund for hospitality, leisure and tourism businesses opens this week. Pages in category "Welsh rock music groups" The following 84 pages are in this category, out of 84 total. But only deemed worthy of recognition by the Guardian when they released their English album Campfire Classics. A news service by the people of Wales, for the people of Wales. The psychedelic rockers from Cardiff are led by the enigmatic frontman Gruff Rhys, who has enjoyed a solo career of his own. Pretty much everyone will have one Welsh band that they love, be it the Super Furries, Manics, or even Charlotte Church (only her newer stuff, mind)? Along with a reported spike in speakers, where, according to the BBC, 874,700 people are able to speak the language, up from 726,600 in 2008, the popularity of Welsh language musicians is also on the rise. Unfortunately unless anyone is willing to come forward there are no hard facts to discuss here or elsewhere. There’s a few videos on YouTube if you want to re-live your delinquent adolescence. Then, when looking around one of the castle gift shops, I picked up an album by the folk band Gwerinos. Their mix of sugary melodies and noisy experimentation was something not really going on in English language music in Wales at the time. Ows Gwynedd No suggestions though I am afraid, other than to add a mention to my old uni friend Neil Rosser (a’i fand wrth gwrs). Van MacCann was born in Cheshire and spent some time in Australia, before returning to live in Llandudno, North Wales - which is where he met the rest of the Bottlemen. Smith, Brython Shag and many others have released political material, and CyIG continues to be a major promoter of Welsh Language Music, often getting nominated as promoter of the year at the annual Selar awards. Cardiff-based label support and distribution company PYST help bands get on these online platforms. This list is more the 25-50 year old demographic ‘guide’ … I am 30 years old but love Welsh language based choir/folk/ electro / hip hop/ rock / pop rock etc….. also I love alternative bands like 9bach – and as a commentator said above there are lots more women bands out there, but… Read more », I really enjoyed this……………………it didn’t masquerade any politics. The Welsh national anthem was written in 1856 by a father and son living in the South Wales town of Pontypridd, Evan and James James. Otherwise, I don’t have video of these things happening and I doubt anyone would feel they’d gain anything by coming forward. Although never superstars, most contemporary Welsh artists interested in the local scene will cite them as a big influence. The Welsh language is currently experiencing the greatest revival it has ever seen. Serious metal from Bridgend, led by frontman Matt Tuck. any Welsh speaking south Walian bands on the list or are they all gogs….sorry north Walian . This anthem is an upbeat, nostalgic tune reminding you of happy days, punk hair, Doctor Martins and sweaty student union dancing. Y Cyrff. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. It’d be great to have more articles like this. It’s well worth the effort. That's something past its sell-by date.' The best Welsh bands of all time. I’ll be honest, Spotify’s Discover Weekly helped me with this one. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. 1 March 2020, 08:00 | Updated: 1 March 2020, 08:01. Cardiff's Catatonia featured the charismatic Cerys Matthews on vocals and rode the wave of Britpop in the late 90s. Surprisingly no one has mentioned Geraint Jarman a’r Cynganeddwyr whose output was quite prolific, or Steve Eaves a’i Driawd/Rhai Bobol. Do you have any suggestions? English record labels were initially interested in the band, likening their sound to The Police. But Elidyr Glyn’s captivating vocals quickly had me hooked on their blend of rock and contemporary folk. Everything from Pop and Rock to Folk and Classical. Music videos and profiles of Welsh bands and artists. Thanks – Ed. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. So I decided, for reasons that had little to do with an appreciation for the language, that I’d work my way up to top set. This guide is also available in Welsh (Cymraeg). The big advantage Welsh-language bands have over English language bands is that Simon Cowell has no interest in Welsh music. Dan O'Connell Feel free to send information through the contact button above and it will be looked at. 5. Welsh-language bands. Around the same time I was attending a youth club where one of the leaders played in bands, and he introduced me to Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci. Some familiar names and others to explore. Since the winner of the Welsh Music Prize 2015 will be announced from their amazing shortlist that includes, H Hawkline, Gwenno and Catfish and … It is an attempt to to answer the central question: ‘How can we become a better nation?’. Their track Siabod (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLeEnX4wYds) is the alarm track on my phone; equally good to go to sleep to or wake up to. Thanks to that doctor’s prognosis and his advice to choose art instead, Kyffin become an artist. Enter your email address to receive instant notifications of new articles. It’s unfair in the sense that people get away with things they shouldn’t because they’re protected by institutions and people that make money from them. This is the most upbeat band you’ll find on this list. Curated some great bands at Green Man’s Settlers Stage last year too. Welsh Language Music Day celebrates all forms of Welsh Language music. Rheinallt H Rowlands were a great band too. I spent quite a bit of my hard earned on cassettes, LPs and latterly CDs. most of which I’ve now ripped to mp3 format so they can now reside on my phone. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKEKcMN0z5c, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLeEnX4wYds. WelshGigs host a comprehensive list of Welsh Folk bands and others including rock, tribute and cover bands. Bassist Taka Hirose joined in 1995, but following Lee’s suicide in 2002, he was replaced by former Skunk Anansie drummer Mark Richardson. Mr Phormula Historically, it has also been known in English as "British", "Cambrian", "Cambric" and "Cymric". So here are four artists to get you started, who were to me are an essential starting point for discovering Welsh language music. Steve Eaves should, in particular, inspire learners of Welsh, as… Read more ». 1) Candelas – probably the biggest band there is at the moment. Rates and bands for 2020 to 2021 The table shows the tax rates you’ll pay in each band if you have a standard Personal Allowance of £12,500. Keep at it! New building safety plans for Wales announced. Frontman Euros Childs seems to be constantly releasing new albums. Super Furries (for Mwng), Take a listen to the C’est Bon (Yws Gwynedd) playlist on Spotify, If you like rock – go for Y Reu or Y Ffug (also known as FFUG) , I Fight Lions, Masters in France, Mattoidz or We are Animal Folk – Al Lewis Band, 9bach (won bbc best folk album few years ago), Public Broadcasting Service and Lisa Jen Brown of 9bach have a song ‘You + Me’ which shows how beautiful it is to sing in Cymraeg & English. Women make a huge contribution to the Welsh language music scene, something that this list fails to acknowledge. Here’s a list of all the Welsh language artists that can be found on this blog (and there’s a lot!). Formed in 1992 in the former mining village of Cwmaman, South Wales, the original line-up featured Kelly Jones, Richard Jones (no relation) and Stuart Cable. They’ve been electrifying Welsh music festivals and selling out shows with a sound almost too funky to believe given their influences and roots. Picture: Tim Roney/Getty Images Our musical tastes are very varied. 1979 births (38) 21st-century women singers (30) 21st-century guitarists (25) Alumni of Jesus College, Oxford (14) 21st-century Welsh singers (7) Back in the late 70’s early ’80s a few of us surprised our Welsh teacher, by saying we regularly watched a Welsh language programme on BBC Wales which had the bands of that time on. Download 'Impossible' on iTunes, 1 March 2020, 08:00 | Updated: 1 March 2020, 08:01. Smith, Brython Shag and many others have released political material, and CyIG continues to be a major promoter of Welsh Language Music, often getting nominated as promoter of the year at the annual Selar awards. 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