As if the trip he made into the depths of the history of electronic music with In Colour in 2015 had not been one of the most important albums of the decade. As if his role in The xx had not acquired a fundamental weight over the years, gradually making him the backbone of the trio on I See You. As if We’re New Here, the album of remixes with Gil-Scott Heron, was not one of the best gifts that could be given to the Chicago icon in his last few months of life. As if, after the release of his solo album, he had not revealed himself to be a versatile DJ able to bring any dance floor to life, as he did at the last minute at Primavera Sound Barcelona 2017 with that Stop Bajon by Following the release of ‘Idontknow’, Jamie xx has returned with a new single ‘LET’S DO IT AGAIN’.
The xx bassist and vocalist Oliver Sim has shared his debut solo single – listen to ‘Romance With A Memory’ below.
Sim is the last of the trio to go solo, with Jamie xx – who produced Sim’s new track – having a long solo career which includes 2015 LP ‘In Colour’, and guitarist/vocalist Romy Madley-Croft going solo last year as Romy with the single ‘Lifetime’.
Florence + The Machine and their epic sound are back in Barcelona to present their fourth album, ‘High as Hope’ (2018), the majority of which was written composed and recorded by Florence Welch herself, and finished up in Los Angeles along with producer Emilie Haynie. This album also features collaborations with Jamie xx, Kamasi Washington, Sampha, Tobias Tess Jr. and Kelsey Lu. This time around you’ll see a more transparent Florence, singing unreservedly about her fears. Tonight at Palau Sant Jordi.
El cervell de la banda The xx, Jamie xx, ha debutat en solitari aquest 2015 amb In Colours, un àlbum que ha deixat a tothom bocabadat. Ara Jamie està recorrent tot el món presentant hits tan impressionants com Loud Places o I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times) Aquesta nit serà a la sala Apolo.
Divus Julius Bonasera ens presenta el “pardal” d’aquesta setmana. John Talabot, la gran figura de l’electrònica estatal. Un nom amb projecció internacional que, a més d’haver convertit Hivern Discs en una de les plataformes creatives més actives del país, segueix engrandint-se a cada pas i injectant nous matisos en el seu house d’atmosferes denses, crescendos espectaculars i boires sintètiques. Després de debutar de llarg amb “Fin”, el productor barceloní segueix sense parar i tant passa pel Coachella com remescla a Hot Chip.
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