Month: October 2016

Album adventure.

by Rob Jones It is great to savour in the music that has become ingrained in our hearts and minds over the years. Bands come and go and venues come and go e.g The Jam and Sophia Gardens, Cardiff but both of these options will never be forgottten for those of a certain age. The Jam said Dig the New Breed so here we go with a raft of releases that should catch your ear………….. WILL VARLEY – ‘Kingsdown Sundown’     Info: Will’s fourth album comes only a year after his breakthrough record ‘Postcards from Ursa Minor’. Written on the road while touring extensively last year, the record reflects a tumultuous year. Featuring some of his most political and conscious lyrical output to date, ‘Kingsdown Sundown’ sees Will tackle issues including the refugee crisis, hate crime, war, immigration and more in this thought provoking modern folk record. Released: 4th November 2016 Full details: Will Varley | Sonic PR New album ‘Kingsdown Sundown’ out 4 th November 2016. Watch the video for ‘To Build A Wall’ here. UK headline tour in November. Will Varley has reached an … BY THE RIVERS – ‘What You See’ 12”  Info: DIY reggae sextet By The Rivers are back with their first collection of new songs in over 3 three years.  Returning with a fresh set of tracks set to be self-released on their own label For The People Records – ‘What You...

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by Rob Jones The Alex Cox movie Sid & Nancy celebrates its 30th anniversary and the original template has been restored with the supervision coming via cinematographer Roger Deakins. The original screenplay written by Cox and Abbe Wool was a hit many moons ago and it delivers a tragic love story about a couple of immature misfits in the guise of one-time Sex Pistol Sid Vicious and his groupie girlfriend Nancy Spungen. Hedonistic excesses became destructive forces as two desperate personalities barely out of their teens could not say no to getting high while at the same time sinking low. Their relationship spirals out...

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World of Words

World of Words has set up a Local Giving page. If you can donate anything from £2 upwards Local Giving will double that amount…..happy days. Any help from you and it is gratefully appreciated! This offer is only only for a limited time so WOW is at full throttle Donate at:...

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Law firm supports ‘Diamond Challenge’ event.

Around 150 young people from nine schools and two youth organisations took part in a special ‘Diamond Challenge’ event at Cardiff International White Water Centre as part of the 60th anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Charity (DofE). HRH The Earl of Wessex arrived at the Centre on the Challenge Wales yacht and was greeted by the DofE’s Diamond Challenge champion for Wales, Tori James, and centre manager Ben Longhurst. He then met young people taking part in kayaking, canoeing, rafting and climbing during the day, and some of the Diamond from across Wales, including one of the...

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DIRECTED BY ANDREW DOMINIK FEATURING: NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS ***** TIME OUT **** THE GUARDIAN **** EVENING STANDARD “An undeniably moving contemplation of shattering loss… a tremendously moving collage.” THE GUARDIAN WATCH ‘GIRL IN AMBER’: HERE    The phenomenal global response to Andrew Dominik’s ‘One More Time with Feeling’ sees this extraordinary film return to cinemas for one more run on 1stDecember. Already seen by more than 125,000 people worldwide on one day – many at sold out screenings – ‘One More Time with Feeling’ is a remarkable 3D black-and-white documentary which chronicles the creation of Nick Cave...

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