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Gruff Rhys: The History of Nails

Gruff Rhys recently made a film about last year’s trip to Siberia for the British Council. The History of Nails explores the long gone possibility of a communist utopia on the far east side of Russia. It’s a truly fantastic piece of work. The film was recently premiered on Nowness.

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Set Fire To The Stars


The mighty Gruff Rhys finally releases the soundtrack to the Dylan Thomas movie Set Fire To The Stars via crate-diggers extraordinaire Finders Keepers. The soundtrack – a mix of astral jazz and blissful Americana is out on September 30th.

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Show Me Magic!


The hardest working man in showbiz returns to active service with the greatest psychedelic rock band Britain has ever produced, Wales’ finest Super Furry Animals. Happy Saint David’s Day.

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“He’s a genius isn’t he?”

Gruff Ebbw Vale NME

Gruff Rhys’ recent show in Ebbw Vale is this week’s NME gig of the week. Damn right.

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Gruff Rhys covers the Sabbath classic. In Welsh.

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Gruff Rhys


A beautifully listenable, engaging piece that is original without trying too hard and goes beyond its creator to tell a remarkable story.” The Times, 5* (album of the week)

An album full of wit, originality and indelible tunes.” The Guardian, 5*

These are epic soundtracks for the lost adventurer within us all.” Mojo 4*

Rhys has now been a conduit for good ideas for over two decades. You can’t help wishing there were more like him.” Q 4*

With over 15 albums behind him, in one guise or another, Rhys’ seemingly limitless imagination is breathtaking. You’ve heard the album, now get the book, film, app.” Record Collector, 5* (album of the month)

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