South Wales

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    The Five Best UK Bands You've Never Heard Of

    There's a reason you associate our accent with fashionable music of the last fifty years. We've produced some great bands. The thing is, there's a whole undercurrent you're missing out on over there. You know you have favorite obscure American bands, who you'd go and see whenever they come through t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    The Five Best Songs Protesting Margaret Thatcher's Policies

    Update: Judy Garland's "Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead" is forecast to be #1 on the British charts on Sunday, the day the official charts are released. I'm not even shitting you. This means that it will end up being played on Radio 1's Sunday Chart Show. Radio 1 is a Government-owned broadcaster. Can y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Geoff Downes of Yes, Asia and The Buggles is Kind of Responsible for MTV

    If known only for being a member of The Buggles, keyboardist Geoff Downes would still have a place in rock history. "Video Killed The Radio Star" was the first video played on MTV way back in 1981. But Downes' greater commercial success came as a member of Asia and Yes. Currently recording and touri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2008

    FC Dallas Could Lose Its Most "Dallas" Player, Kenny Cooper

    Kenny Cooper Yesterday, FC Dallas forward Kenny Cooper scored two goals in two minutes on his way to embarrassing the David Beckham-led L.A. Galaxy 4-0 in Frisco. Today comes word that Cooper, a beloved native son, may have played his last game for the Hoops. Really, you can’t blame him. Norway ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 1, 2001

    Drag King

    Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved

  • Film

    June 12, 1997

    Write on!

    With Pillow Book, Greenaway finds a little heart among the details