Welsh Acts

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Dafydd Dafis gyda Pwyll Ap Sion - Drymbago

Dafis, Dafydd gyda Pwyll Ap Sion - Ol Y Fflam Artist Dafydd Dafis gyda Pwyll Ap Sion
Title Ol Y Fflam
Label Sain
New interpretations of contemporary Welsh classics from Rhosllannerchrhugog singer and saxophonist Dafydd Dafis and pianist Pwyll ap Sion. , Covers of songs by the likes of Caryl Parry Jones, Steve Eaves, Geraint Jarman, Endaf Emlyn and Geraint Lovegreen.
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Price: £12.99


Artist Edward H Dafis
Title 1974 - 1980 (20 o'r Caneuon Gorau) [#DyddMiwsigCymru]
Label SAIN
Edward H. Dafis, disbanded in 1980, was Wales’ first successful Welsh-language rock band. 20 of their best tracks were re-mixed for this, the first Welsh rock CD ever released. See more info for track list.
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Dan Amor - Dychwelyd Artist Dan Amor
Title Dychwelyd
Label Crai
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Dark Chunk - The Multi-Speed Simulator Artist Dark Chunk
Title The Multi-Speed Simulator
Label
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Datblygu - 1982-1984 Y Tapiau Cynnar / The Early Tapes Artist Datblygu
Title 1982-1984 Y Tapiau Cynnar / The Early Tapes [#DyddMiwsigCymru]
Label Ankst
DATBLYGU formed the artistic bedrock for the Cool Cymru explosion that went overground in the late nineties, here on 1982-1984 THE EARLY TAPES, a
33 track 2 cd collection, we can finally hear the formative musical manifesto they created in their early history in all its rough majesty. Collected and remastered from five cassette albums released by the band these contain all the energy, humour and attitude that proved so influential in their later work.  33 tracks remastered and spread over two disks is presented with a 16 page booklet containing archive  photos.
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Datblygu - 1985 - 1995 Artist Datblygu
Title 1985 - 1995 [#DyddMiwsigCymru]
Label Ankst
Datblygu 1985 - 1995 is the definitive singles collection from one of the greatest ever Welsh bands. Included are all the Ankst, Ofn and Anhrefn singles, the complete Christmas album (Blwch Tymer Tymor), rare compilation tracks and an exclusive written introduction by Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys.

NB The front cover is different on this re-issue but I can’t find an image anywhere!
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Datblygu - DARLUNIAU OGOF O’R UNFED GANRIF AR HUGAIN E.P Artist Datblygu
Title DARLUNIAU OGOF O’R UNFED GANRIF AR HUGAIN E.P
Label Ankst

This year has seen the band DATBLYGU celebrating 30 years since their formation and it gives ankstmusik records the greatest pride and pleasure to announce that they band have made a foray into the studio to record a brand new E.P. which will be released on seven inch vinyl.

This four track E.P. is a further indicator of their ongoing renaissance and continued musical relevance. Four tracks that recall the classic Datblygu sound and line up of Pat and David. The music, once again kicks like a mule, and the record makes it clear that the voice and words we’ve missed hearing for such a long time is finally back.

This limited edition release will be on sale at the premiere of Owain Llyr’s upcoming film about the band – PROJECT DATBLYGU http://mwldan.ticketsolve.com/shows/873486242/events

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Datblygu - Erbyn Hyn Artist Datblygu
Title Erbyn Hyn [#DyddMiwsigCymru]
Label Ankst
David and Patricia decided in early 2014 to reconvene and travel down to the Cardiff studios of legendary contemporaries Llwybr Llaethog (John Griffiths and Kevs Ford) to set up a one day recording session that would bring into existence the songs that would constitute ‘ERBYN HYN’( ‘BY NOW’)
Once again Datblygu offer a collection of unique songs that startle and unsettle as much as ever. The voice is strong and the simple music is free, playful and spiky providing a natural fit for the words that bite deep in songs such as ‘Dim Achos’, ‘Cerdd(o’r)iaith’ and ‘Can Werin’. The thematic concerns of these new songs will be familiar to long term followers of the poetry of David R.Edwards as love, sex, agriculture, education, incarceration, freedom and sanity reappear in David’s most recent work. The fate of alternative, confrontational and challenging music from Wales is in safe hands once again...
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Datblygu - Peel Seesions 1987 - 1993 Artist Datblygu
Title Peel Seesions 1987 - 1993 [#DyddMiwsigCymru]
Label Ankst
Described by John Peel as “the best incentive anyone could have for learning Welsh”, Datblygu were a favourite of the late DJ.
CONTAINS THREE SESSIONS RECORDED BY THE BAND FOR THE JOHN PEEL RADIO SHOW BETWEEN 1987 AND 1993.
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Datblygu - Porwr Trallod Artist Datblygu
Title Porwr Trallod [WMP16] [#DyddMiwsigCymru]
Label Ankstmusic
December 2015 sees the release, on vinyl, of the first full-length album in twenty two years by the seminal Welsh band, Datblygu. Datblygu have been at the vanguard of Welsh experimental culture since their inception in 1982, and have forever bent Welsh culture out of shape with their startling Welsh language trilogy – Wyau(1988), Pyst(1990) and Libertino(1993). With their latest album Porwr Trallod, (Tribulation Browser) they manage to find the fine balance between the rawness and directness of their early releases with a new and progressive stripped down sound.

Over the course of its fourteen tracks, Porwr Trallod sees the male/female essence of a newly energised and legendary musical duo (Pat Morgan, David R Edwards) delve deep into the psyche of Broken Britain with lyrics and sounds ranging from the angry to the serene, via the beautiful. Topically diverse, the album sees a more introspective lilt to the lyrics but in turning their gaze inwards, the band have managed to capture the unease and tension that is currently prevalent.

*LIMITED TO 500 COPIES*

Vinyl LP comes with a free CD of the album.

NOW ALSO AVAILABLE AS A STAND ALONE CD!



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Price: £14.99


Davies, Aled Lloyd - Cyn Caur Drws Artist Aled Lloyd Davies
Title Cyn Caur Drws
Label SAIN
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Dead Residents - Triple Crown Artist Dead Residents
Title Triple Crown
Label Dial Up
Cardiff (Dead) residents Junior Disprol, Chud Jackson and Stagga collectively make a defiant nod to the history of rap with an album tinged with the unrelenting 808s of the new school and modern electronics. Their work to date has gained them glowing accolades from the likes of Q and Radio 1, top work guys!
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Death Of Money - Ghost Pains Artist The Death Of Money
Title Ghost Pains
Label SuperFi
"Ghost Pains" is the third full-length by this long-running Welsh trio, this time with a slightly shortened version of their moniker. As before they blend an appreciation for modern, heavy music together with an experimental edge to create a swirling, hypnotic maelstrom of repetitive, naturally grooving stoner-rock, kind of like Neurosis meets My Bloody Valentine meets Sonic Youth meets Can.
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Price: £15.99


Derwyddon Dr Gonzo - Ffandango Artist Derwyddon Dr Gonzo
Title Ffandango
Label Rasal
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Price: £2.99


Derwyddon Dr. Gonzo - Stonk Artist Derwyddon Dr. Gonzo
Title Stonk
Label Copa
Feat. Gwyneth Glyn, Nobsta Nuts from the Headcase Ladz, Miriam Isaac, and the beatboxer and rapper Ed Holden (Mr Phormula) on KO.
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Devine and Statton:Cardiffians Artist Devine and Statton
Title Cardiffians
Label LTM
Re-issiue of the long deleted album by former Young Marble Giants singer Alison Statton. Digitally remastered with five bonus tracks.

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Dewch At Eich Gilydd - Apel S4C Asia/Affrica 2005 Artist Dewch At Eich Gilydd
Title Apel S4C Asia/Affrica 2005
Label SAIN
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Dingley, Alex - Beat The Babble Artist Alex Dingley
Title Beat The Babble
Label Birth
’’The first time I met Alex Dingley, he was standing in a dark rainy alleyway in the UK. I was halfway intimidated, him smoking a cigarette as he grinned wide… Two front teeth missing and he extended his hand... Mischievously laughing. Immediately I felt his kind and genial warm soul. I knew he was a longtime friend of Cate Le Bon, so I knew he was good people. When asked to ’co-produce’ his album with Cate I was so very interested to hear his life in music. Anyone with two front teeth knocked out must have a plethora of wild stories (and...he does). I couldn’t have been more curious. He comes from Wales, where he shares his life with his lovely wife Mared, who in 2010 collapsed and was diagnosed with a grade-three brain tumor. She was given 18 months to live, but is still here six years later. Touch wood everyday. She is a colorful, inspired artist, and uses her art to express this life reset. Alex has story, he has more than story, and these life-changing events have inspired a need to bleed the pen... This time they are both sharing this experience through the eternal beauty of love, art, and song. Bags were packed and Alex, Mared, Cate, myself and trusted (sonic master) recorder Samur Khouja all communed up in the panoramic house studio overlooking the ocean in Northern California. Far from Wales, but near a release, an unfettered Pacific expressional adventure. ’’When I heard the lyrics and vocal delivery I had to remind myself this is not some songwriting fiction... This is a man whose life and shared love-life was reset to zero with life’s quicksilver contretemps. This is a melodic book on tape, a journal put to song, a soundtrack to film starring real people, real script. ’’I think Cate’s & my only focus was to help the musical arrangements by servicing them sharp and simply, so Alex’s songs and voice could effect the listener as it effected him and us. ’’I know people like easy-to-digest musical comparisons. The recordings remind me a little bit of early Stiff Records, which I love. So, there you go...’’ - Tim Presley (White Fence), 2016
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Dingley, Alex - Built In The Ruins Of A Monday Morning Artist Alex Dingley
Title Built On the Ruins Of A Monday Morning
Label Alex Dingley Records
Album of the year 2010.  After 2007s ’I lost my honey....’, this follow up had a lot to live up to..  Taking a producer on board (rather than DIYing it like before) there was slim chance that Built in the Ruins could have lost all the charm that made Dingley’s solo debut so appealing in the first place.  Thanks to the experience of producer Charlie Fancis (The Crocketts, Robyn Hitchcock, VEGClub) the result is slick where it needs to be and subtle in the right places meaning Dingley’s natural talent for melody and lyric is not over powered by unnecessary faff. 
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Dingley, Alex - Cats Eyes 7 Artist Alex Dingley
Title Cats Eyes
Label Too Pure
Alex Dingley is one of our most recommended (and played on the stereo) artists here in Spillers.  We’re thrilled he has the pleasure of rounding off a productive & healthy year for the Too Pure Singles Club with this two track single. 
A. Cats Eyes  B. Between the Devil & The Deep Blue Sea.

LIMITED to 500 copies / Hand numbered

Here’s a lovely press release written by Too Pure:

Every now and again, you stumble across an artist that just grabs your attention, makes you want to listen again and again and to delve deeply into the bands history, the twists and turns they have taken to get to your record player. Some, it could be said have an easy ride, everything just seems to fall into place. Others however, as in the case of ALEX DINGLEY have to scale mountainous odds just to record the music they so lovingly create.

Hailing from South Wales ALEX DINGLEY makes music firmly rooted in honesty. Never pretending to be anything other than them selves. Firm believers in the DIY ethic ALEX DINGLEY works in the belief that musical technique should not compromise melody, and that the song is the most important thing. Allowing the parts of the songs to naturally gravitate to one another and then cementing this connection with the lyrics. ALEX DINGLEY self released the 8 track recorded album ‘I Lost My Honey In The Grass’ in 2007 and followed this up in 2010 with ‘Built In The Ruins Of A Monday Morning’, however, this release was unfortunately lost in the melee of personal tragedies and difficulties affecting the band. But in spite of this, they’ve come through it and we at Too Pure have the privilege to be releasing ‘Cats Eyes’.

‘Cats Eyes’ is a euphoric gem of a track, incorporating, rich instrumentation, augmented by boy/girl sing along vocals, electronics and a free spirited folk stomp that is difficult to resist. Bringing to mind drink soaked nights in a pub when flat caps were en vogue and the cost of a pint didn’t require a bank balance that would float the Eurozone. ‘Between The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea’ is another rampant track but more in tune with proponents of early nineties Lo-Fi Americana, feel good all the way and complete with retro synths and hand claps.
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DIRTY YOUTH - Red Light Fix Artist DIRTY YOUTH
Title Red Light Fix
Label Transcend Music
South Wales metal. "Hard rock riffing, constantly shifting tempos and Danni Monroe’s super-distinctive vocals, The Dirty Youth have created an album that’s engaging from front to back." - Terry Bezer (RockSound)
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Diwygiad, Y - The Reformation EP CD Artist Y Diwygiad
Title The Reformation EP CD
Label Skipping Beats
Debut EP from this band on the Skipping Beats label / Rhyddhad cyntaf ar y label Skipping Beats.
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Price: £4.99


Doktor Kif - Blasting Music Artist Doktor Kif
Title Blasting Music
Label
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Price: £7.00


Artist Doofer
Title Doofer
Label
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Dopamine - Experiments With The Truth Artist Dopamine
Title Experiments With The Truth
Label Emotion Sickness
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Drone - Colour For Money Artist Drone
Title Colour For Money
Label My Kung Fu
I bet every review of this album starts by mentioning the band name and then makes some kind of link between that and the music. We’ll not do that. Instead we’ll say it’s an album full of texture, tunes and yeah, ok, some repetition - but to good effect. On the Cardiff label My Kung Fu.
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Price: £9.49


Drymbago - Dyddiau Da Artist Drymbago
Title Dyddiau Da
Label Rasal
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Price: £6.99


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