Wednesday, June 9 2010
In four years, Los Campesinos! have put out three albums, toured the world several times, and become critically-adored indie-rock darlings. So why is Gareth Campesinos! still obsessed with gloom and doom? Atheism, meeting fans expectations, and an aversion to their poppier early songs all make up this insightful interview.
Monday, January 25 2010
Prolific British seven-piece show how sonic exploration can actually go right, and in the process prove that romance isn't all that boring after all.
Tuesday, January 19 2010
Monday, October 5 2009
Thursday, March 12 2009
It’s laudable and exciting that the band refuses to rest on its laurels live, but it also means that anyone who likes their recorded material needs to catch them in this environment as soon as possible.
Monday, February 9 2009
Monday, December 8 2008
British music in 2008 was for once every bit the match of its American equivalent, and tantalisingly suggested there's much more to come.
Thursday, November 20 2008
Welsh septet follows up their stellar debut from... 2008. Working at that kind of pace could be worrisome, but not when the results are this good.
Monday, August 18 2008
Welsh speed-pop septet Los Campesinos! have ascended the indie-rock ladder at a rate that has even stunned co-founder Neil Campesinos. Touring with Broken Social Scene and releasing a critically adored full-length: all in a day's work for a band that didn’t even exist three years ago.
Thursday, April 17 2008
Here's a riddle for you: How is a promising Welsh septet like an American political candidate?