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HAILING from far out west in deepest Pembrokeshire, Little Arrow began making waves on the Welsh scene a decade back with a fully musically and emotionally realised debut album, Music, Masks & Poems. Tragically, Little Arrow’s frontman William Hughes died of cancer in December 2018, cutting short the career of a band with real depth …

MY NAME IS IAN, the lo-fi trio outta Cardiff with a fantastic line in song titles (“If I Was A Gentoo Penguin, I’d Find You The Smoothest Pebble”, anyone?) and who self-describe as a “a bipolar, odd rock, anti-folk loser super group” have dropped quite a fiery little dancefloor-friendly number this week, with more than …

CARDIFF duo Ritual Cloak is the meeting of Daniel Barnett, formerly of Samoans, and drummer and producer Andrew Sanders, in which musical space between them they find some pretty beguiling, post-rock cinemascapes. They’ve followed up the massive, brooding soundscapes of their previous single, “Opaque Crater”, with a new drop, “White Noise”, which sees them push …

CARDIFF duo Ritual Cloak is the meeting of Daniel Barnett, formerly of Samoans, and drummer and producer Andrew Sanders, in which musical space between them they find some pretty beguiling, post-rock cinemascapes. The pair first crossed paths in the fertile Welsh underground music scene in 2013, when Daniel answered an ad for a guitarist to …