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Wednesday May 29

Primavera Sound Barcelona

Day Pro


Is this the band Retirada! that we knew? The Barcelona duo formed by Albert and Cuervo that burst onto the scene in 2016 with the EP Victoria | Derrota? Are there really still only two of them? Just vocals, guitar and drums? So what is it that we hear on Son, their comeback record, due out in January 2019? How can they sound so much like Explosions in the Sky, Mineral, Nueva Vulcano and Los Planetas? How do they integrate songs in Catalan and Spanish so naturally? And above all why are they still an open secret when it is demonstrated that on their album they multiply to infinity and live they fill any stage with just two instruments and four hands? Retreat? Victory or nothing!

Castors (El Segell del Primavera, 2018)