Dan Y Cownter 3
Dan Y Cownter 3 website is live and is a free download site that reflects an exciting time for the Welsh language music scene.
Available at www.danycownter.com Dan Y Cownter 3 features ten exciting new tracks from ten very different Welsh acts. With flavours of acoustic, jazz, indie, rock and hip-hop to sample, there’s certainly something for all tastes.
The tracks were chosen by the Radio 1 and Radio Cymru DJ Huw Stephens and youth groups from all around Wales.
Huw Stephens said: “Once again, Dan Y Cownter is an exciting collection that reflects some of the most talented and busy musicians from the scene in Wales. I’m sure that lots of people will enjoy these songs, and I hope that they will create an impression on many new fans.”
The site aims to introduce more young people to the very vibrant Welsh language music scene in a way that they are used to finding out about music ? through the Internet.
Dan Y Cownter 3 includes tracks from hot new and established acts such as Derwyddon Dr Gonzo, Cate Le Bon, MC Mabon, Messner, Mr Huw, Eitha Tal Ffranco, Fflur Dafydd, Mattoidz, Wrightoid and Y Diwygiad. The website also includes a huge amount of information on all aspects of the Welsh language music scene.
Bands featured on the Dan Y Cownter 3 collection will play live at The Royal Welsh Show and National Eisteddfod over the summer.
Now in its third year, the Day Y Cownter Project is a partnership between the Welsh Language Board and Welsh Music Foundation.