Huw Stephens gets Bento

Bento #5, curated by Huw Stephens (BBC Radio 1, C2 Radio Cymru, Swn Festival), is available now!

As Huw poured over his delicious Bento Selection, he stopped to think:

"These songs come from totally different musical places to each other and hopfuly give a tasty Bento experience. Yr Ods are a brilliant indie band from North Wales with sharpness, melodies and a natural flow that can make you blush. They're top live, and played the Moshi Moshi night at Swn fest 09.

I fell a bit in love with Hjaltalin when I saw them at Eurosonic in Groningen, the Netherlands. They're an Icelandic band, but it feels like a touring troupe somehow. There's opera, basson, strings and these emotional, heart melting songs. This is new from their second album.

Jakwob is a producer, remixer and all round studio genius who can make you rock into a vulnerable position. His remix of Ellie Goulding is so so good, he keeps busy making his own tunes, like this woozy belter.

And Gaggle? That a 22- piece choir of strong willed and strong voiced Ladies, and they are Ladies, can gig, tour, record covers and release records to massive acclaim is a wonderful thing. Enjoy the Bento!

Tracklist –
1. Yr Ods – City’s Heart Keeps Burning
2. Hjaltalin – Hooked on Chili
3. Jakwob – Wild Pitch
4. Gaggle – Mowglis Road

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