Gruff Rhys American Interior

Watch: Gruff Rhys – ‘American Interior’ video

Gruff Rhys is releasing his new solo album on 5 May – called American Interior, the album tracks the singer’s voyage across the US following in the footsteps of his ancestor. The title track for the album was released last month, and today the former Super Furry Animal has revealed the video for it: If […]

Listen: February 2014 new music playlist

Two new tracks from the Klaxons, a new one from Gruff Rhys, the return of both Howling Bells and Little Dragon, killer remixes from Four Tet, Kanye West, Mssing No and brand new tracks from exciting up-and-comers like JUNGLE, Circa Waves, Hockeysmith and more. It’s safe to say February was a pretty awesome month in terms of great new music.

Below I’ve put together the cream of the February crop into a handy playlist – which you can also find on the All-Noise Soundcloud page. Check it out and let me know what you think…

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Albums out in May 2014

A new month always brings a host of great new albums to look forward to, and May is no different. Last month saw big new releases from Damon Albarn, Pixies, Eels and Nas, amongst others, and May is looking even better. Below I’ve listed all of the albums worth getting excited about this month – […]

Listen: Gruff Rhys – ‘American Interior’

Last month Super Furry Animals, Neon Neon and sometime solo man Gruff Rhys announced his next project is an ambitious album, film, book and interactive app bundle called American Interior.

As is the Welsh rocker’s way these days, American Interior is a concept album – this time about one of his ancestors who trekked across America in the late-1700’s to find a lost tribe of Welsh-speaking Native Americans.

Today he has revealed the title track from the album which, if nothing else, is proof that Gruff is still one of the best at spinning a complex narrative into something stunningly simple and accessible. Listen to ‘American Interior’:

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Gruff Rhys planning full-on multimedia extravaganza for new solo album ‘American Interior’

Super Furry Animals front-man Gruff Rhys has announced he will release his fourth solo album on 5 May in a number of different formats.

Called American Interior, the album is another of Gruff’s concept albums based on an historical figure – this time focusing on a distant relative of his called John Evans. The full story of John Evans can be found on Gruff’s site – to summarise though, he went trekking across the US in 1792 to look for a lost-tribe of Welsh-speaking Native Americans, getting in to a lot of adventures along the way. Read more about Gruff Rhys planning full-on multimedia extravaganza for new solo album ‘American Interior’