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Gwenno: Y Dydd Olaf

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From the bio:
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“In a period of governmental and cultural revolution, former Pipettes front-woman Gwenno Saunders releases a political concept album inspired by an obscure 1970s Welsh language sci-fi novel, subtly disguised as a blissful kraut-pop record. Taking its cue, and title, from Owain Owain’s 1976 novel about a dystopian future where the robots have taken over and are busily turning the human race into clones through the use of medication, Y Dydd Olaf blends big themes (including patriarchal society, government-funded media propaganda, cultural control, technology, isolation and the importance of, and threat to minority languages), great tunes, and a real sense of revolution to produce a powerful, politically-charged concept album. Y Dydd Olaf is a political, feminist, brilliantly executed record, and although this particular revolution might not be televised, it certainly will have a great soundtrack.”
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Y Dydd Olaf is out July 24 on Heavenly; check out “Chwyldro” below.
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My name is Michael Dix; I'm a decade or so past being down with the kids, but to me new music never gets old. Apparently I like music that sounds like faulty kitchen appliances and ritual slaughter; really I just like what I like, whether that happens to be indie, pop, punk, hip hop, metal, electronica, Afrobeat or jazz. Follow me on Twitter @FoamHandsBlog to receive notifications of new posts and the occasional random brain-fart, and please share links wherever you can. Enjoy!

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