Month: January 2018

BRIGHT LIGHT BRIGHT LIGHT

ANNOUNCED AS SOLE SUPPORT FOR ERASURE 2018 TOUR ‘CHOREOGRAPHY’ – THE NEW ALBUM – OUT NOW NEW SINGLE – ‘LITTLE BIT’ – OUT 26 JAN 2018 BRIGHT LIGHT BRIGHT LIGHT’s album ‘Choreography’ has taken him on a whirlwind ride in the last year or so, and the journey gets even more exciting as Rod Thomas (aka BLBL) tours Europe, including the UK and Ireland, opening for his musical heroes ERASURE from January 29th. Having previously remixed BLBL’s ‘Running Back To You’, Vince Clarke is a friend of Rod’s, and with Erasure being one of his biggest influences, plus Rod signing to Mute Song last...

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CATHOLIC ACTION

ANNOUNCE HEADLINE TOUR FOR FEB/MARCH 2018 // DEBUT ALBUM IN MEMORY OF OUT NOW Watch ‘Black & White’ video on YouTube | Vevo “In Memory Of is the sound of Catholic Action setting their sights on success” DIY **** “… a debut album that fizzes with energy and charm with an immediacy that’ll have them crowned as your new favourite band after the very first play” Dork **** “… In Memory Of doesn’t disappoint” London In Stereo Glasgow’s CATHOLIC ACTION have announced a fourteen-date UK headline tour next year that will see them bring their raucous live show to venues across the country, including London’s Birthdays on 23rd February.  Frontman...

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Urgent need for more care homes to avoid “social care timebomb”

A social care leader says there’s an urgent need to build more new care homes in Rhondda Cynon Taf to cater for the boom in the over 85 population.. But, according to Mario Kreft MBE, the chair of Care Forum Wales, the number of care homes in the area is declining instead of going up, a situation he describes as “the perfect storm”. Mr Kreft spoke out after a new report, A Place to Call Home: Impact & Analysis,  by Older People’s Commissioner Sarah Rochira highlighted the lack of care home capacity in Wales. It follows on from a...

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THOMAS TRUAX

‘HUMANE TRAIN’ – THE NEW SINGLE  FEBRUARY / MARCH UK DATES ‘ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS’   NEW ALBUM OUT 2 FEBRUARY 2018  – VIA PSYCHO TEDDY RECORDS (PT-1032) PRE ORDER HERE “Beguilingly Bizarre. Truax is shaping up nicely as one of the great rock eccentrics”  – Uncut  “A joy to listen to, one feels the love and the pleasure that self-evidently went into every note.” – The Quietus “Like a trip to the frayed edges of sanity, unapologetically original.” – Dazed All aboard the ‘Humane Train’… Yes, Thomas Truax is back and with all pistons pumping on this brand new single.  LISTEN HERE With it full...

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New health and social care blueprint will fail without proper funding.

With picture of Mario Kreft. A new blueprint to improve social care for vulnerable people in Rhondda Cynon Taf will fail unless more money is pumped into the system. Mario Kreft MBE, the chair of Care Forum Wales, which represents hundreds of private providers, spoke out following the publication of the Parliamentary Review of Health and Social Care in Wales. Commissioned following the 2016 National Assembly Elections, it has been prepared by an expert panel led by former Chief Medical Officer for Wales Dr Ruth Hussey. The report sets out the government’s vision for the future provision of services...

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