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The Welsh rockers' debut album is a colourful fusion of rock and pop that makes up for in personality what it lacks in real innovation

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On their debut EP, the south Wales band begin to carve out a sound that's as distinctive as their uber-retro style

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The six-piece honed their vintage psych sound on Cardiff’s music scene – but now they’re unafraid to jump into the unknown

The 10 best acts we saw at The Great Escape 2022

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