Tag: Gruff Rhys

Record Store Day | The FFS shopping guide

With over 400 special releases planned, this year’s will easily be the biggest Record Store Day to date. We can’t imagine such a huge array of vinyl will leave anyone short of ideas, but you might just be overwhelmed by…

Playlist | Brian’s Mixtape #46: the Return of the Owl

Brian the playlist-making owl is home for 2012 and returning to For Folk's Sake

Our pompous old playlist-making owl Brian is back. With some bombastic pose, dubious claims about his whereabouts in the past year and a playlist of 2011’s gems. How we’ve missed the silly thing.

Live | Gruff Rhys & Y Niwl @ Shepherds Bush Empire, London

Amongst the potted palms of the mobile lobby of Gruff Rhys’s┬áHotel Shampoo, support band Y Niwl emit wave after wave of their own brand of crystalline surf rock. The Peter Gunn-esque ‘Pedwar’ opens the show, followed by the standout Chwech,…