Articles tagged los campesinos

“An Adult Person”: An Interview with Gareth from Los Campesinos!

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.

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Los Campesinos!: Romance Is Boring

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.

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Romance is boring? This video is boring (ho ho!)! Really though, it’s not for lack of effort—the makeup is top notch!—but the

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The new Los Campesinos! album doesn’t have a title yet, but its first single does have a music video. You will be able to

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Los Campesinos! + Titus Andronicus

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.

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9 Feb 2009 // 8:39 AM

Los Campesinos! play Coachella and throughout North America

Welsh indie poppers and PopMatters best music of 2008 charters head out on a new set of North American dates this month. They top things off

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The Best of Britain 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.

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Los Campesinos!: We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

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.

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Eyes Wide Open: An Interview With Los Campesinos!

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.

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Los Campesinos!: Hold on Now, Youngster…

Here's a riddle for you: How is a promising Welsh septet like an American political candidate?

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1 Apr 2008 // 10:00 PM

Barry Adamson (all tracks from Back to the Cat released 31 March) Spend a Little Time [MP3]       Shadow of Death Hotel

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18 Mar 2008 // 10:00 PM

Various Artists - Brazil Classics at 20: Anti-aging Solutions Revealed Mã - Tom Ze [MP3]       Balança Pema - Marisa Monte

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5 Mar 2008 // 9:00 PM

OK Go A Million Ways [MP3]OK Go has released a five-song digital EP, You’re Not Alone, on iTunes in support of Katrina relief.

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Los Campesinos!: Sticking Fingers Into Sockets

A group of exuberant Cardiff college students pay homage to Lesley Gore, cover a Pavement song and "find the perfect match between pretentious and pop" -- all in just 16 minutes.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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