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Sick Scenes – Los Campesinos!

The Welsh seven-piece’s sixth album, Sick Scenes, very much represents a welcomed shot of musical maturity for the former darlings of the twee-pop boom, now turned raw-nerved indie-rock raconteurs. As is always the case with Los Campesinos, it’s an energetic, competently inelegant and well-crafted affair smattered with spots of genuine passion as Gareth David spits […]

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Los Campesinos! – ‘5 Flucloxacillin’

Marking the second single to be released ahead of Los Campesinos!’s sixth album, Sick Scenes (out in February 2017), ‘5 Flucloxacillin’ demonstrates an  ostensibly energetic, uplifting attitude. Opening with cheerful guitar and piano chords overlaid with the painfully catchy “wooo”-ing characteristic of pop songs for  the last 30 years, the atmosphere at the beginning of […]