They release records at their own pace, without pressures of any kind. Teresa Iturrioz and Ibon Errazkin, the members of Single, are cult artists in their own right. Their music, however, is open to all publics — an exquisite blend of pop and folk that could belong to any period, but which always sounds fiercely personal.
A natural stage animal, Coque Malla is also the author of some of the best songs in Spanish recorded in recent decades. Although he doesn’t believe in it, his latest album is touched by what is commonly known as maturity.
La Bien Querida is back with ‘Brujería’, an album that works as a magic spell in many ways. One of the leading figures in the Spanish alternative scene –she also has a cameo in the 3rd season of Spanish TV series ‘Paquita Salas’—, with this album she is celebrating her first decade in music.
The singer and electronic music producer is about to turn the Spanish music scene on its head with ‘Porvenir’, a musical manifesto where past and future converge.
The fourpiece has just released a third long-feature album, ‘Vamos a volvernos locos’ (Warner, 2019), their most energetic work to date but not without emotion. It’s a collection of songs that will make you dance on the dancefloor in between sobs.
Considered the best flamenco guitarist on the planet, Tomatito accepts the compliments with absolute humility. Because behind his talent are many hours of work. A good example of this is his upcoming 'El concierto de Aranjuez', an album the Almería-born musician has already been playing on stages all over Spain.
They were two restless teenagers when they met in Zaragoza in 1992. Twenty-seven years after joining the infectious euphoria that pervaded Spain that year, Eva and Juan, Amaral, are still the most stable couple in Spanish music. Their new album, 'Salto al color', is out today, and it comes with their usual gifts—coherence, quality and love for life.
About to release 'Solid', his debut album and probably one of the hits this season, Javier Limón Jr. is as scant with words as he is lavish with creativity. Because, as he says: "I would rather give people lots of music to listen to than plenty to talk about.” Like father, like son.
He calls himself an agitator. What Asturian Rodrigo Cuevas wants and works for is a reappraisal of the values transmitted by Spanish folklore. And he does so sporting a provocative look combining tights, suspenders and his inseparable wooden shoes. Who said folklore has to be boring?
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