Keep up with the Welsh music scene

girl in red ‘October Passed Me By’ review

By Drew Sitton girl in red has gifted us another wonderfully melancholic song to see us through the changing seasons with ‘October Passed Me By’. The track is a follow-up to the Norwegian songwriter’s most popular song ‘We Fell In Love In October’, which was released in 2018 and quickly became a sapphic anthem. Marie […]

Maisie Peters ‘Not Another Rockstar’ Review

By Drew Sitton Maisie Peters’ new single ‘Not Another Rockstar’ is an anthem for girls who make bad decisions. Following recent viral hits such as ‘Blonde’ and ‘Cates Brother’, Peters continues to experiment with her new rebellious pop-rock sound in her latest release. Described in a tweet by the singer-songwriter as “Blonde’s older angrier shadier […]

Death of an Iconic Singer

Words by Asia Jamil Legendary Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar (92) breathed her last breath on Sunday at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai-India. The singer was known as the ‘’Nightingale of India’’, was cremated according to Hindu rituals with full state honors. From Prime Minister of India to Indian celebrities as Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Rani Mukerji […]

Immersed! Festival in pictures

Some of our students were lucky enough to photograph the Immersed! Festival last night, a USW initiative in collaboration with the Music Managers Forum in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. This awesome event held at the Tramshed in Cardiff, was headlined by Richard Ashcroft.Pics by: Lucy North, Karoline Krol, Dali Polsom and Lily Watts.

USW Popular Music Student records at famous Monnow Valley studio

MONNOW VALLEY STUDIO, ROCKFIELD, MONMOUTH, UNITED KINGDOM, JANUARY 27th 2020. Carlen Williams, age 20. Carlen Williams is a creative music student from the University of South Wales. Carlen was awarded a two day recording session with a night stay over at the famous recording studio Monnow Valley. The award was given as Carlen produced the […]

Immersed Festival

Cardiif, UK, 30th Jan 2020, Music Conference at Immersed festival in Cardiff, Tramshed. Rhiannon Moore is invited on stage to freestyle to a piece of music created by David Coker from scratch on stage. Credit:Natalie Ball/Alamy. Words and Pictures by Natalie Ball

The Last Rave

Words and Pictures by Alfie Reddy