Music by Bergman: The Lemon Twigs

Over the last couple years, The Lemon Twigs have appeared poised for an ascension. The project of young Long Island brothers Michael and Brian D’Addario, The Lemon Twigs’ idiosyncratic mixture of garage, psych-rock, and theatrical orchestral-pop leanings quickly garnered the duo plenty of accolades, including from older artists like Todd Rundgren and Elton John. The D’Addarios never seemed to want to rest on that initial success, but instead sought to capitalize on their momentum to get as much music out there as possible, as quickly as possible. Along with the announcement of a new album, the Lemon Twigs have shared a lead single in the form of Go To School’s closer “If You Give Enough.”

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Hit of the week: Interpol ‘The Rover’

The Rover,” the first single from Interpol’s forthcoming sixth album Marauder, is apparently about a crazed quasi-religious figure, though you wouldn’t necessarily know that from reading the lyrics. Now, it gets a wild music video that tells “the origin story of the character described in the song, the birth of a cult leader,” according to a statement from frontman Paul Banks.

The clip stars Ebon Moss-Bachrach (of Girls and The Punisher), who takes a romp through Mexico City with a small group of followers.

Best Covers: Jose Gonzalez ‘Heartbeats’

Jose Gonzalez‘s stripped-down acoustic version of The Knife’s ubiquitous breakout hit allows the lyrics to take the forefront, and the crux of the song—one night of thrilling anxiety, passion, and consummation—appears as those moments often do: in slow motion. It’s an absolutely devastating interpolation of the track that strips away everything except for a voice and guitar, letting the words speak for themselves.

Divus Julius presents…Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Having been compared to The Jesus & Mary Chain, BRMC is one of the best alternative rock bands on the scene today. Their dirty and powerful sound, their dark folk and the intensity of their live concerts have made their shows one of the must-sees of July. Peter Hayes, Robert Been and Leah Shapiro come to Barcelona with their latest album, ‘Wrong Creatures’ Tonight at Apolo.

Favourite Gig: Future Islands

This Baltimore trio is made up of the deep-voiced Samuel T. Herring, bassist William Cashion and keyboardist and programmer Gerrit Whelmers. Future Islands got their start more than a decade ago, and made it big with their fourth album, ‘Singles’ (2014), which included their international hit ‘Seasons (Waiting on You)’. They’re back with a new effort, ‘The Far Field’ (2017), and more of their electro-pop full of romanticism that combines moments of light with moments of darkness and epic sounds. Tonight at Poble Espanyol.

Ville à Dômat #226: ‘Feels Like Summer’

Acomiadem la 6na temporada amb bona música. Abracem l’estiu en aquest últim programa de temporada. Divus Julius Bonasera estrenarà el més nou de The Lemon Twigs, Still Corners, Childish Gambino, The Internet o Gruff Rhys i us descobriem a nous artistes com Gently Tender, Grand Pax, Bifannah, Lamine Pet Animal, Mattiel o Haux. Repassarem els concerts de la setmana especialment els de Future Islands i Black Rebel Motorcycle Club i us innformarem sobre el FIB.

Dilluns 19h 100.5FM Ràdio Ciutat Vella 100.5FM

Ville à Dômat: Feels Like Summer

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