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by / on February 18, 2017 at 9:43 pm / in Gareth Joy, On Air, Point FM Sport

Lincoln’s cup magic…as heard on MatchPoint

Embed from Getty Images There are moments when everything seems to come together so perfectly – and when you’re in radio, that’s exactly the kind of thing you’re waiting for. We wouldn’t normally do this but for those of you who didn’t hear MatchPoint Live on Saturday, we just had to share again something that we think qualifies as both a […]

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by / on December 23, 2016 at 2:13 pm / in Gareth Joy, On Air

#SoundsOfWales Selection Box

To put it mildly, 2016 is probably leaving you with something to…erm, complain about. Happily, you should have nothing to regret from this year in Welsh music. We certainly don’t, having set off right from 1st January with what’s turned into a series of occasional Sounds of Wales showcases. I’ve surprised myself that we’ve even reached this point. But then, I […]

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by / on November 24, 2016 at 3:18 pm / in Gareth Joy, On Air

#SoundsOfWales presents…Welsh Music Prize 2016

This was going to be a show about a glorious night of Welsh music that never quite was. When we first heard about the twelve-strong shortlist for one of the industry’s biggest nights of the year, all told it was going to be a magnificent occasion – live music, street food, after party raves, the works…all within a hipster’s paradise at […]

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by / on September 19, 2016 at 3:17 pm / in Gareth Joy, On Air

Gareth Joy presents…#SoundsOfWalesIV

The summer’s gone. You escaped a muddy car park in Porthmadog…somehow, you recovered from the glorious summer of football and you managed to survive…erm, other things. So it’s pretty fitting that we opted for (near enough) the Autumn equinox to present another brand new Welsh music collection – the fourth in an all-too occasional series of late night specials we’ve been […]

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by / on August 9, 2016 at 4:19 pm / in Cymraeg, Cymraeg featured, Gareth Joy, Local News & Archive, On Air

WATCH: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol 2016 – video highlights

More of Point FM’s National Eisteddfod coverage from Abergavenny – a selection of video highlights, featuring live music from the Maes Stage.

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by / on August 6, 2016 at 5:08 pm / in Gareth Joy, On Air

Eisteddfod Genedlaethol 2016: Sounds of the Maes

Reports, interviews and highlights from the 2016 National Eisteddfod in Abergavenny.

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by / on June 10, 2016 at 12:04 pm / in Gareth Joy, On Air, Point FM Drive Time

The Greatest Welsh Football Anthems…Ever?

Embed from Getty Images I’d like to make a profound apology to every Welsh football fan on behalf of Point FM. Time was whenever a major international football tournament rolled around, an estranged former colleague felt the best way to gear up the North Wales Coast was to blast out the usual trio of ‘Three Lions’, ‘Vindaloo’ and if he was […]

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by / on May 31, 2016 at 10:18 am / in Gareth Joy, On Air

Gareth Joy presents… #SoundsForSummer

I’m not a fan of short nights. I hate the idea of finding day breaking at 4.30am after a mere couple of hours of persisting twilight dusk a bit too much for the mind to cope with. And don’t start about thunderstorms. But where possible, I like to make the most of them. And with the Saturday job out of […]

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by / on May 31, 2016 at 10:17 am / in Gareth Joy, On Air

Urdd Eisteddfod 2016: Sain y Maes / Sounds of the Maes

Addrodiadau a cyfweliadau o’r Eisteddfod Genedlaethol yr Urdd 2016 yn Y Fflint. / Reports and interviews from the 2016 Urdd National Eisteddfod in Flint.

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by / on February 29, 2016 at 4:26 pm / in Gareth Joy, On Air

Gareth Joy presents…#SoundsForDewiSant

You may remember when this year on Point FM began with a special survey of the best new ‘Sounds of Wales’ from the year just ended. If I’m being modest, we had a good response to that programme, though if I’m being honest, we actually had a tremendous response. We couldn’t let it lie for long – so to mark […]

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