The new single from the Catalan Wedding Present (my words, not theirs!) features two tracks that were part of the sessions for 2016s Limit Constant album which were, until now, unreleased. They are backed with remixes of both tracks. Joventuts Unides is a full frontal assault consisting of noisy, jangling guitars and deadpan vocals. L’Home … Continue reading
The September Podcast rounds up tracks featured in the past month. Features Univers, Strange Passage, Rainbow Reservoir, Kitty Kat Fan Club, Youthmemory, Herlights, Just Blankets, Verbludes, Commis Voyageur, Skux and Holi.
Catalonian indiepop/rockers Univers released their latest album Limit Constraint back in May. It’s packed full of excellent tunes such as Mecànica Moderna or Divisió de la Victòria but it is the second track in Europa that gets the biggest thumbs up from me. It’s full of those classic deadpan vocals and shambling guitars complete with … Continue reading
Phew. It was a hard choice picking just 10 songs to represent the Records I Like Top 10 Tracks for 2014 and I think I should really thinking about a move to Spain at some point given the amount of Spanish indiepop I have listened to in 2014. The just missing out pile included tracks … Continue reading
Blimey – where has the month gone? I know I have been busy at work but. Anyway here is a round up of what I have been listening too these past few weeks. And if you want to listen whilst you read (or just listen) here is a Minlogs playlist covering tracks from this post. … Continue reading
Univers hail from Barcelona and on their debut album L’Estat Natural they initially suggest to me that they are a Catalan version of a Sea Monsters era Wedding Present. However subsequent listens suggest they are poppier than that with more than a state side slant. The sulky vocals, crashing guitars and the pulsating drive in … Continue reading