John Talabot + Axel Boman share a preview of the sprawling, eight-and-a-half minute journey "Loser's Hymn", taken from their stellar new record as Talaboman, The Night Land, out March 3rd on R&S. The duo says the record is "an attempt to reach our subconscious and to document our dreams...
Hinds make like a crudely animated, considerably bloodier Powerpuff Girls in their new alternate video for "Bamboo", two years after the original vid for the song that introduced us to the band back in summer 2014. Drawings and story by Laurina Paperina. The deluxe vinyl version of Leave Me Alone, featuring a ton of unreleased b-sides + demos, is out next month.
here is a playlist of the bands we love from spain:
After quickly becoming one of our favorite new bands over the last year or so — via a string of undeniably infectious singles and their insanely fun live shows -- Madrid's HINDS have finally announced their debut -full-length Leave Me Alone, out in January 2016 on Mom + Pop / Lucky Number. The group says of the new record:
"okay, (big sigh) believe it or not, this is the announcing of our debut album.
let's start from the beginning. garden is the first track of twelve songs. why?
do you know when musicians say they hate their songs? we don't know if that's true, we only know it's not in our case.. 'cause we fucking love this song. and we knew it will open the album since the very beginning. please don't say it was a shitty decision.
we've been one year writing this album only while we were home, and you guys know that didn't happen very often. but the good part of having to write songs so separately in time is that we wrote about very different feelings we've lived. these songs try to represent the 12 faces of love we've experienced. it's funny 'cause we thought this album would be all party and cheerfulness but SURPRISE. it's not!!!!! haha. feelings are more balanced, like in life. so suddenly we had a more sober -or even sad- album than we expected. please don't think we've turned into depressive people or something, we've always been humans, it's just we're now showing it to you.
Madrid's Hinds unveil a track from their highly-anticipated debut album, which will hopefully be out sometime this fall. That band says of "Chili Town":Chili Town was born in a friday afternoon.
while drinking sangria we realized that if our songs were battles, we'll always end up being the injured soldier...
Mecano was a huge pop band from Spain during the 80s and early 90s. They were a really cool, ahead of their time band and I think some of their music still sounds pretty relevant today. I was exposed to their music because my older sisters listened to them a ton, and their songs played a big role in my childhood...