Wednesday, 3 June 2020

The Lockdown posts: Welsh Wednesday 2020 #3

Face Down Strut by Gwenifer Raymond

Here's something the likes of which I've never posted on the blog before. I'm lifting straight from the artist's bio as it says everything you need to know:

Gwenifer Raymond is a Welsh multi-instrumentalist, originally from Cardiff but now residing in Brighton, England. Gwenifer began playing guitar at the age of eight shortly after having been first exposed to punk and grunge. After years of playing around the Welsh valleys in various punk outfits she began listening more to pre-war blues musicians as well as Appalachian folk players, eventually leading into the guitar players of the American Primitive genre. She has since been playing her own moody and often-times manic original American Primitive styled compositions on guitar and banjo around the UK and the US.

Gwenifer's debut album ‘You Never Were Much Of A Dancer’(great title) has found much critical favour, and here's a track from it played live in the outdoors.


  1. I listened to Sometimes There's Blood months ago and it impressed me much. But sadly I forgot to investigate for more. Thank you for bringing her back to my mind.