The Cradles are a five piece rock band from Cardiff influenced by the likes of The Kinks, Pixies, The Strokes and The Beatles. They have been featured on BBC Radio 6, BBC Radio Wales and Nation Radio as well as numerous independent stations such as Showcase Wales, Radio KC, Radio Cardiff and Rock 101. In 2014 they played over 70 live shows as well as having a single released by London-based label Vivid Riot Records.