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What was your first experience of Welsh music?
Who was your favourite Welsh language band or musician whilst growing up?
I lost touch with Welsh language music while growing up, probably because of where I was living (Cardiff). I didn’t come across Welsh language music apart from my parents and I was more interested in electronic music in my teens - without realising that there was loads of it being created in Welsh.
What is your favourite Welsh language album or song ever?
It changes all the time!
What’s the best Welsh language music performance you have ever seen?
Y Pencadlys, on every occasion!
Has Welsh language music influenced your life in any way?
Yes, definitely. I’ve rediscovered Welsh language music in the last few years, and realised the wealth of what’s out there. This has been a huge influence on me and has given me the confidence to express myself creatively through the medium of Welsh, my first language.
What are you listening to at the moment?
Finish this sentence ‘Without Welsh language music...’
My life would be far less interesting!
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