Category Archives: Música

The muses of La Musa: Julia Jacklin

Compared to the great ladies of contemporary folk such as Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen and Courtney Barnett, the Australian singer Julia Jacklin has sneaked onto the best of the year list with a surprisingly mature album that travels from the rock and roll of the fifties to the best of contemporary folk through songs which include “Coming Of Age” and “Pool Party”. A delightful timeless album that Jacklin, who is just twenty-five, imbues with her elegant and velvety voice to become one of the surprising phenomenon of 2016. This year she will be playing at Primavera Sound.

Local Bands: Citrus Dude Inc.

Citrus Dude Inc. is born out of a bedroom, where two friends spent their evenings singing and improvising rhymes. The mix of hip-hop, funk, blues, soul and electronics from this duo based in Barcelona transmit nothing but good vibes.

Their music depicts the contrast in their personalities: the energy and wit of Quim’s verses harmonize with the intriguing rhytms that Mario produces. The’ve just dropped their first song “Azúcar de Cañaberal”. The video has been produced by El Bueno Films. This next 25th of May they will do their first concert in La Sexta Baja at Ville à Dômat Fest.

Hit of the week: Kasabian ‘You’re In Love With A Psycho’

Against uncertain odds, Kasabian have managed to weather British rock and roll’s decade-long storm, enduring at a time when many of their fellow bands from the early 2000s have faded from public eye. The Leicester crew’s style has changed a bit in recent years, and they’ve just delivered their sixth studio album, For Crying Out Loud,.

You’re In Love With A Psycho’ is the first single to be lifted from Kasabian’s new album For Crying Out Loud .

Music by Bergman: AyOwA

Long-time friends Nicolai Kornerup and Hannah Schneider make electronic music for low-light, high-passion encounters. Schneider’s breathy, close-proximity vocals stir the kind memories you thought you’d forgotten, of snatched intimate moments when you didn’t care who was watching.

Their first single ‘Sommer’ was improvised and recorded in a suburban basement in Copenhagen. Crawling up and out into the light, it went on to receive frequent play across Europe. Latest single, ‘Newcross’ propels these Danish hopefuls further on. By the way, AyOwA write and record in Danish.

Best Covers: Father John Misty “Who Loves the Sun”

Father John Misty is back with more music. The oddball songwriter is featured on the Mondo Boys’ score to Eddie O’Keefe’s Shangri-La Suite, which the group has just released as a 30-minute mixtape. On it is Father John Misty’s cover of The Velvet Underground’s “Who Loves the Sun” from the band’s 1970 album Loaded.

1ª edició del Maremagnum Fest

El Maremagnum Fest diu adéu a la seva primera edició amb un triple cartell que obriran Captains (18 h), banda del productor David Baldo i la cantant alemanya Fee Reega. La jove banda Mourn (19 h) i el seu incendiari directe presentaran el seu segon disc, ‘Ha, ha, he’ i León Benavente (21 h), que faran el mateix amb ‘2’ (2016), disc ple de hits pop amb el que van entrar directes al número 3 de vendes a Espanya.

Maremagnum Fest 2017

La segona jornada d’aquest nou festival gratuït al costat del mar començarà amb l’actuació de Maïa Vidal (19 h), cantant i compositora que barreja de manera eclèctica el folk, l’electrònica i la música del món per crear un estil singular i que tocarà cançons del seu tercer disc, ‘You’re the waves’. Després serà el torn del trobador techno Joe Crepúsculo (20 h), que no ens deixarà ni un minut de calma presentant el seu nou àlbum, ‘Disco duro’ (2017), on rebaixa una mica les revolucions techno del seu últim disc (no gaire, no patiu). Tancarà la jornada la diva xilena Javiera Mena (21 h), que llueix estilismes d’estrella del pop i s’entrega a la col·lecció de hits de pop sintètic infecciós que ha anat publicant desde que va debutar amb ‘Esquemas juveniles’ (2006) i sobretot amb ‘Mena’ (2010), col·lecció de hits sense fi. El 2014 va publicar el futurista ‘Otra era’ (2014).