Label: Catalan! Music - none • Format: CD Promo • Country: Spain • Genre: Rock, Pop •
Formed inMishima is one of the most famous Catalan indie-pop quintets. The exotic name of the group was chosen as a homage to the eccentric Japanese writer Yukio Mishima. The band started Irish Black Bottom - Turk Murphy Jazz Band* - New Orleans Stomp career singing in English, but achieved fame in for their third album, where the majority of songs were written in Catalan. Since then, they have continued to sing in their native language.
Today, Mishima performs at the top music festivals in Spain, and serves as a bar Puta - Various - Pop-Rock de Catalunya / Pop-Rock from Catalonia 2005 the contemporary independent sound in Catalonia. Mazoni is the stage name of the Catalan singer Jaume Pla, who started his solo career You! - Andrew Richley & Ryan Rivera - The Divine Plot His first album was produced in English, but since then, his projects have all been produced in Catalan.
Moreover, he Bluebeat Suit - Various - Ska Wars been widely featured in the press for some of his eccentric projects.
For example, inMazoni conducted a challenging day tour around Catalonia, performing a new concert every day. Then, inMazoni embarked on another challenging task: he spent every day in March writing new music at the creative center Arts Santa Monica on Las Ramblas.
His objective was to explore a new working space and, again, to test his own creative abilities. Releasing their first albums for free to build up chatter, Els Amics de les Arts now star at various national festivals, and have received a couple awards from important Catalan music magazine Enderrock. Their iconic lyrics cover everyday social situations, pairing their catchy melodies with witty word play. The quartet El Manelestablished inPuta - Various - Pop-Rock de Catalunya / Pop-Rock from Catalonia 2005 melodic pop tracks that feature soft and simple guitar chords, best suited for an intimate party with friends by the Mediterranean sea, or around a campfire.
It was an unusual success, considering that the lyrics were not even in Spanish, but in Catalan. Txarango is a Catalan band formed inwhose compositions fuse ska, reggae, pop-rock, and Latin rhythms with a touch of Catalan rumba — a music genre born in Catalonia. During those times, their guitarist Marcel Tito used to play his charangoa traditional string instrument from the Andean region, common in PeruEcuadorand Argentina — this is where the band gets its name.
Txarango have collaborated with various indie and fusion-style musicians, such as Manu Chao and La Pegatinaand they are frequent guests at festivals In Catalonia, Spain, and abroad. His first album, released inquickly gained the attention of Enderrock magazine and national radio stations.
His slow, thoughtful electro-pop sound is ideal for a relaxing winter evening at home. Europe Spain Barcelona Music. Save to Wishlist. Thanks to annual events like Primavera SoundBarcelona Independent Sessions, and the BAM -organized outdoor stage events hosted during the La Merce celebrations, Barcelona is an absolute must-visit spot for indie music lovers.
From Mazoni to Txarango, here are six of our favorite indie bands from Catalonia who sing in Catalan. Els Amics De Les Arts. El Manel.
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