Super Furry Animals

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Welsh language music day celebrates 'cool Cymru'
Dydd Miwsig Cymru caps a regional renaissance that shows no signs of abating in age of streaming

Steven Morris

07, Feb, 2020 @10:17 AM

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Huw Stephens: 'There are no limits to where Welsh language music can go'
The broadcaster’s new documentary surveys the last 50 years of Welsh language music and highlights its bright future

Interview by Ammar Kalia

07, Nov, 2018 @2:39 PM

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Gruff Rhys: ‘I found Britpop difficult. We couldn’t really get on board’
The musician, 48, on the importance of his Welsh identity, campaigning to remain and taking a tank to festivals to use as a sound system

James McMahon

21, Jul, 2018 @12:59 PM

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Gruff Rhys: Babelsberg review – never mind dystopia, feel the orchestra
It’s supposed to be a paean to alienation, but Rhys uses 72 musicians to focus the mind on a lush 70s-style sound palette

Michael Hann

08, Jun, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Gruff Rhys: 'It's like krautrock played by a jazz band in 1950'
The Super Furries frontman discusses his new film soundtrack, his disgust over Brexit and his ‘20 a day’ caffeine habit

Michael Cragg

21, Oct, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Festival watch: Festival No 6 2016 review
Extreme weather threatened to become the headline act but a wonderful set from Super Furry Animals and a carnival spirit saved the weekend

Ally Carnwath

11, Sep, 2016 @6:59 AM

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Festival watch: Caught By the River Thames – review
A small-scale gem, this multi-arts park festival boasts great twin headline slots from Super Furry Animals and Low

Kitty Empire

14, Aug, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Pitchfork festival review – jazz, psychedelia and humping clowns
Reflecting the way discerning listeners are becoming ever more eclectic, the festival laid on a bewildering variety of bands from Savages to Sun Ra Arkestra

Mark Guarino

18, Jul, 2016 @4:03 PM

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From Super Furry Animals to Avicii – the best (and worst) Euro 2016 singles
Every international tournament brings fleeting hope, crushing disappointment and a raft of singles. Hear’s your brief guide to the latter

Michael Hann

10, Jun, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Gruff Rhys salutes Howard Marks: 'The weed he smoked would turn most humans to speechless rock'
Super Furry Animals liked the drug dealer-turned-bestseller so much they put his mugshots on the cover of their debut LP. After his death, the band’s singer pays tribute to the life – and counterculture swagger – of Mr Nice

Dorian Lynskey

11, Apr, 2016 @4:14 PM

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Festivals 2016: the essential A-Z
Adele or Ice Cube? Reading or Wireless? Our writers give you the heads-up on what to look out for this year

Kathryn Bromwich, Stuart Dredge, Priya Elan, Killian Fox, Sam Richards, Jude Rogers

13, Mar, 2016 @9:47 AM

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Green Man festival – home-town heroes and hot tubs steal the weekend
Super Furry Animals take Saturday with a gloriously long set, while a dazzling St Vincent proves that Green Man just gets better with age

Laura Barton

24, Aug, 2015 @4:08 PM

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