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Thursday May 30

Primavera Sound Barcelona

Your Heineken Stage


The idols of our idols will be our idols. Or to be specific, Pylon was one of the favourite bands of another band from Athens, REM. Ergo:  we must love them too. But why would you love them for the cover versions of REM hidden on their B-sides when you can adore the unparalleled tinkling of the new waveish jangle of their own recordings. And not only in the mythical songs of the late 70s and early 80s (the ones that led to them tour with The B-52’s, Talking Heads and Mission of Burma); you can also love the songbook of Pylon Reenactment Society, the latest reincarnation of the great Vanessa Briscoe Hay’s band. We wear our University of Georgia shirt with pride again.

Part Time Punks Session (PRS, 2017)