To the uninitiated, Peter Bibby is a folk character, instantly recognisable in flannel and akubra, glimpsed the previous night tending to an unfortunate soul levelled by security at the Rosemount Hotel. Tonight is his gig, starting early at Mojo’s with Rabbit Island and the Bibby corner of the room particularly rowdy. Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Peter Bibby at Mojos, 24.05.15
Coinciding with a smattering of live dates after half a decade in hibernation, Super Furry Animals reissue their 2000 Welsh language record, Mwng, which passes like a year in their home country.
With warm, folky tunes like Ymaelodi Ar Ymylon ushering the listener through a plush summer into cold, pensive Sarn Helen and the mournful (in English) This Is (Not) The Song That Will Save The Language. Bizarre Welsh bonus tracks from early recordings, a Peel Session and a brilliant live recording featuring Gruff Rhys’ usual vague preambles are included for the fans. Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Super Furry Animals, Mwng Reissue, 05.05.15