La Casa De Emma – Desventura De Verano

Late last month I bemoaned the demise of the UK indiepop bands who placed fuzziness and shambling above all else. Yes, there are one or two exceptions but this year I have been getting my fix mainly from Spanish speaking countries across the globe and Chilean band La Casa De Emma are no exception to this rule. This, their debut album is chock full of retro-sounding indie-pop tunes that will gladden the heart. Think Taluah Gosh, The Flatmates, 53rd & 3rd, The Shop Assistants, The Rosehips, Subway Organisation et al and draw as many C86 comparisons out of the hat … Continue reading La Casa De Emma – Desventura De Verano

La Casa De Emma – Refugio Invernal EP

Well after being struck down with an ear infection since the weekend the first thing I have listened to all week is the new EP from Chilean band La Casa De Emma and it’s their first release proper following from the demos released earlier this year. Four of the five songs here don’t top the 105 seconds mark being fast, frantic and damn good. It’s on the final and longest song Skolniks where the band excel mind. It sounds like a long long classic from the C86 era and even at 3m.15s it’s way too short as the vocalist sings … Continue reading La Casa De Emma – Refugio Invernal EP