Pat a David ar sioe Rhys Mwyn

Mae rhaglen RHYS MWYN ar BBC RADIO CYMRU yn trin a trafod yr albym arbennig PORWR TRALLOD gan DATBLYGU Nos Lun ar BBC Radio Cymru gyda Pat Morgan a David R.Edwards yn fyw yn y stiwdio.

Copiau feinyl a cd yma – www.ankst.net

Sioe Rhys ar iPlayer


On Monday night on BBC Radio Cymru DJ RHYS MWYN will be handing over the whole programme to an appreciation of the recent highly acclaimed DATBLYGU album PORWR TRALLOD. PAT MORGAN and DAVID R.EDWARDS will be live in the studio with Rhys.

Vinyl and CD copies available here – www.ankst.net

Rhys’s show on iPlayer

Adolygiad o’r gig ym Mhreston 28/10/16

my Un-Peeled started in style with cult Welsh outfit Datblygu. And although Rico told me and fellow late arrivals Spread Eagle – while affixing wristbands – that David R Edwards and Patricia Morgan were still sound-checking, that rather seamlessly morphed into the set. And ‘what a performance’, as Bob would say.

David and Patricia proved highly personable and charming between numbers and eminently entertaining throughout, the lure of the Welsh language in the songs adding to it all. And whether tackling a secular hymn about Cardiganshire or songs about politics; sex, pubs and taxis; Mental Health Act or unemployment issues; there was plenty of empathy out there for the music and sentiments.

Various obstacles over the years have ruled out any Datblygu appearances outside the principality for more than 20 years, and this was only their third performance during that period. So what an honour to be there. Yet the promise of their debut single led to five Peel sessions between 1987 and 1993, the start of his love affair with Welsh language post-punk, in turn influencing the likes of Super Furry Animals.

On first sight, you’d have been forgiven for thinking David didn’t want to be there, but this was a man with so much to share, and the Conti crowd truly warmed to him. At times there was genuine comedy, a string of electronic mishaps keeping Patricia on her toes – from unexpected dry ice to volume surges, adding almost Frank Sidebottom and Ted Chippington-like elements. Top entertainment.

Datblygu’s Patricia and David on the events stage at the Conti, Un-Peeled 2016 (Photo: Simon Williams)

Datblygu yn un o uchafbwyntiau 2012 – Bethan Elfyn

Blogiad diwedd y flwyddyn gan Bethan Elfen:

3. John Peel favourites Datblygu celebrate 30 years with an exhibition, film & new EP

“Born in a bedroom in Cardigan 30 years ago, the band Datblygu were hailed as the first truly modern Welsh-language group; their uncompromising, immense music has been described as genius, and their influence on Welsh music as immeasurable.”

It was my great pleasure to catch up with Pat Morgan from Datblygu, just before the end of the year on my radio show to talk about Datblygu’s legacy, and how a new audience are still being inspired by them, their music.

It was great news too that the creative juices are flowing and that we may hear more new music from them in future, because their music holds its own, sounds equally as vital and fresh today, and politically is still a much needed lone voice in the wilderness. What I mean is that not many new bands are bothering to tackle the issues of our day, but poet and frontman David R Edwards still has something relevant to say for a new generation.

2012 celebrated Datblygu with a year long exhibition in Waffles café in Cardiff, a film produced and directed by Owain Llyr, launched at theatr Mwldan, Cardigan, and a new EP on Anskt – Darluniau Ogof o’r Ugainfed Ganrif a’r Hugain. Head to datblygu.com for more info on the band.

Comiwnydd ola Ewrop i fod yn y Morning Star

Erthygl gan Attila the Stockbroker yn y Morning Star sy’n sôn cryn dipyn am Datblygu:

I heartily applaud all those who are helping to revive and nurture the language and Dave Datblygu is in the vanguard of that. None of this of course means that I understand Welsh although David has helped me with some essential words: “cwrw” (“beer”) “pel-droed” (“football”) and, from Monty Python’s Anglo-Hungarian Phrasebook sketch, “mae fy nethau yn ffroidro gyda mwynhad” (“my nipples explode with delight”) which is always a good one to have up your sleeve.

Digon o le yn y dosbarth, Attila.

(Diolch i Datblygu Trideg am y linc.)

EP newydd – Darluniau’r Ogof

Testun o ebost ANKST:

TEITL/TITLE –DARLUNIAU OGOF O’R UNFED GANRIF AR HUGAIN E.P
ARTIST – DATBLYGU
FFORMAT – RECORD 7” VINYL / DL
CAT NO -ANKST 132
DYDDIAD RHYDDHAU / REL DATE – TACH/NOV 26TH 2012 / WWW.ANKST.NET

Mae 2012 yn gweld DATBLYGU yn dathlu tri deg mlynedd ers ffurfio ( anghofiwch y dathu arall yn y cyffinie dros yr hen sianel pitw ‘na.) Eisioes da ni wedi cael y cyfweliadau ar y newyddion a radio cymru, yr arddangosfa a ffilm ddogfen ar y gorwel. Ond ma hi’n anodd meddwl am unrhyw beth fedrith wella ar y pleser o weld Dave Datblygu yn iach ac yn edrych llond ei groen yn mwynhau yr holl sylw.

Wel i ffan rhonc o’r band mae na un peth all fod hyd yn oed yn well – cerddoriaeth newydd gan Datblygu ! A dyna sydd yn cael ei gynnig gan recordiau ankst musik gyda rhyddhau EP pedwar trac gwbl newydd gan David a Pat. Yr leinyp clasurol a’r sain clasur – cyfraniad ffantastic i flwyddyn arbennig iawn i’r band.

Mae un seshiwn recordio draw yn stiwdio Fflach yn yr Hydref yn ddigon i brofi fod gwychder y caneuon emosiynol yn dal yna a syniadaeth David mor berthnasol ag erioed – ‘Potensial Cymru yw paradwys, so dwi’n aros adref ac yn gorffwys’ (Bywoliaeth).

Wir mae’r tracie i gyd yn cicio fel mul a ma hi’n amlwg ein bod ni wedi bod ar ein colled wrth i’r band ddisgyn yn dawel ers y nawdega. Am nawr mae’r ep yma yn ddigon …

Mae’r feinyl cyfyngiedig ar gael yn mhremiere ffilm newydd Owain Llyr am y band

PROSIECT DATBLYGU – http://mwldan.ticketsolve.com/shows/873486242/events
a siop Ankst ar y we www.ankst.net ac ambell i siop leol.

This year has seen the band DATBLYGU celebrating 30 years since their formation and it gives ankstmusik records the greatest pride and pleasure to announce that they band have made a foray into the studio to record a brand new E.P. which will be released on seven inch vinyl.

This four track E.P. is a further indicator of their ongoing renaissance and continued musical relevance. Four tracks that recall the classic Datblygu sound and line up of Pat and David. The music, once again kicks like a mule, and the record makes it clear that the voice and words we’ve missed hearing for such a long time is finally back.

This limited edition release will be on sale at the premiere of Owain Llyr’s upcoming film about the band – PROJECT DATBLYGU http://mwldan.ticketsolve.com/shows/873486242/events
and through the ankst webshop.

A1(i) BYWOLIAETH (ii) WASTOD YN CERDDED YN UNIG
A2 (i) FFANTASI’R SAFONAU (ii) CAMPWS!

PATRICIA M. MORGAN :INSTRUMENTS
DAVID R.EDWARDS : VOX/INSTRUMENTS
RECORD LABEL : ANKST

Bydd y record ar gael yn Theatr Mwldan wythnos nesa, neu cewch chi ei archebu o wefan Ankst, neu oddi wrth Sadwrn.

Rhiniog

Y DJ Huw Stephens fydd yn ymweld â cherddorion i sgwrsio am eu dylanwadau a’u cerddoriaeth. DJ Huw Stephens visits Welsh musicians at their homes.

David a Pat yn siarad â Huw o’r siop recordiau wych y Tangled Parrot yng Nghaerfyrddin. Ar gael i’w wrando arno tan 1af Ionawr 2099.

David and Pat talking to Huw Stephens from the very lovely Tangled Parrot record shop/cafe bar in Carmarthen.

Prosiect Datblygu

Ffilm newydd am y band gan Owain Llŷr, gyda’r ymddangosiad cyntaf yn y sinema digidol newydd sbon yn Theatr Mwldan, Aberteifi.

23 Tach., 24 Tach., 25 Tach., 26 Tach. yn Mwldan 3

Mynnwch eich tocynnau nawr.

Wedi ei eni mewn ystafell wely tri deg mlynedd yn ôl yn Aberteifi, cyflwynwyd y band Datblygu fel y gr?p iaith Gymraeg modern gyntaf; cafodd ei gerddoriaeth ddigyfaddawd ei ddisgrifio fel athrylith, a dywedwyd bod ei ddylanwad ar gerddoriaeth yn anfesuradwy. Wedi ei arwain gan y bardd rebel carismatig anarchaidd David R. Edwards, daeth y gr?p i ddiffinio’r hyn a alwodd Gareth Potter o D? Gwydr yn ‘enaid sin tanddaearol Cymreig’ yn y 1980au. Gwnaeth safbwynt asidig Datblygu o Gymru fodern – y bourgeoisie artistig a gwleidyddion oedd y targedau amlwg – rhyddhau cenhedlaeth gyfan o fandiau ac artistiaid. Mae pum sesiwn gyda’r enwog John Peel ar Radio 1 yn rhywfaint o fesur o’r yr effaith a gawsant. Cafodd y band ei gefnogi gan Peel, ond yn eironig cafodd ei anwybyddu gan y cyfryngau prif ffrwd yng Nghymru, roedd y band yn rhan o sin tanddaearol egnïol oedd hefyd yn cynnwys Y Cyrff, Yr Anhrefn, Ffa Coffi Pawb a Llwybr Llaethog, mewn cynghrair randym a ail-ddiffiniodd cerddoriaeth boblogaidd iaith Gymraeg. Mae’r ffilm annibynnol newydd hon gan y cyfarwyddwr Owain Ll?r yn dathlu 30 mlynedd o Datblygu, ac mae’n cynnwys cyfweliadau hir gyda David R. Edwards a Patrica Morgan o’r gr?p, ynghyd ag eraill sy’n cofio’r gr?p anarchaidd hwn ar ei anterth. Mae Prosiect Datblygu yn dangos am y tro cyntaf yn Theatr Mwldan.

A new film about the band by director Owain Llŷr, with the premier in Theatr Mwldan’s new digital cinema. 23 Nov, 24 Nov, 25 Nov, 26 Nov at Mwldan 3.

Book your tickets here.

Born in a bedroom in Cardigan thirty years ago, the band Datblygu were hailed as the first truly modern Welsh-language group; their uncompromising, immense music has been described as genius, and their influence on Welsh music as immeasurable. Fronted by the charismatic and anarchic rebel poet David R. Edwards, the group came to define what T? Gwydr’s Gareth Potter calls ‘the soul of the Welsh underground scene’ in the 1980s. Datblygu’s acidic take on modern Wales – the artistic bourgeoisie and politicians were typical targets – liberated a whole generation of bands and artists. Five Peel Sessions with legendary Radio 1 DJ John Peel is some measure of the effect they had on the converted. Championed by Peel but ironically ignored by mainstream Welsh media, the band was part of an energetic underground scene which also included Y Cyrff, Yr Anhrefn, Ffa Coffi Pawb and Llwybr Llaethog, in a random alliance which re-defined Welsh language popular music. This new independent film from director Owain Llyr celebrates 30 years of Datblygu, and features extensive interviews with David R. Edwards and Patricia Morgan from the group, as well as notable others who remember this anarchic ensemble in its prime. Prosiect Datblygu premieres at Theatr Mwldan.
SUBTITLES

Datblygu ar “Music Arcades”

Wastad yn braf dod ar draws ffans Datblygu sy’n byw ochr draw y clawdd ieithyddol, yn enwedig pan maen nhw’n sgwennu cystal â hyn:

Not that the songs are all pretty. Sometimes listening to Datblygu is like being harangued by the drunk in the corner of the bar who you fear may be about to get violent or abusive at any moment. But you can’t tear away, and when he he hits his stride with his declamations you get the uneasy envious feeling that he has wallowed in beauty and joy that you, with your good sense and sobriety, have only glimpsed briefly.

Drueni ffeindio bod y blog wedi dod i ben erbyn hyn, gan ei fod wedi cyrraedd ei nod o sgwennu am bob un record sy yn ei gasgliad – sy’n syniad gwych am flog, gyda llaw, a ffordd dda o gael gwared o lot o records, siwr o fod.

Ta beth, dyma beth oedd ‘da fe i’w ddweud am ei records Datblygu, a ddaeth iddo trwy garedigrwydd ei gyfaill Medwyn – y Medwyn yma, am wn i.

Diolch i Rhys am bwyntio ma’s bod David (y blogiwr hanner-anhysbys) wedi sgwennu cymaint am Datblygu.

Croeso ’99

Fformat: CD.
Label: ANKST – ANKSTMUSIKCD089
Dyddiad: 1999

CD am ddim (?) a ddosbarthwyd yn Steddfod Ynys Môn, 1999. Mae’r trac Datblygu wedi’i ailficsio gan Llwybr Llaethog. Mae’r cynnwys ar gael ar iTunes.

Dyma flogiad amdano.

Traciau
1 – Datblygu – Maes E 1999
2 – Rheinallt H. Rowlands – Never Thought I’d Feel This Way
3 – Infinity Chimps – Pedal Steel
4 – Tystion – Dallt y Dalltins
5 – Da Da – Yr Enfys
6 – Llwybr Llaethog – Drilacila
7 – Ectogram – Scratch