Carrer Nou de la Rambla, 113, Barcelona, 08004, Spain
Date & Time:
Saturday 21st April 2017 at 21:00.
The true revelation of 2016, Maria Arnal and Marcel Bagés prepare their debut album that is released this spring. Nominated for best artistic work of the year in the recent Time Out poll and selected among the best album candidates in numerous media outlets, his second EP, "Verbena" (2016), was the dazzling passport for a tour of more than sixty Dates. Theaters, halls and festivals welcomed a proposal that shone like no other on the opening night of WOMEX that more than fulfilled all the expectations generated by the vocalista badalonesa and the guitarist of Flix.
Continuators of the chain of transmission of the popular music, Maria Arnal and Marcel Bagés work from field recordings, digitized archives and fonotecas of the Iberian Peninsula: cantes of work, jacks, coplas that they rescue, remix and transform in trembling subjects , Impressive and exciting as " Ball del Vetllatori" - featured in his first EP, "Remescles, acoples i melismes" (2015), " Cançó del Taxista " or his essential tribute to Ovidi Montllor, " To life . " Music with sense and sensitivity that captures, condenses and transfers the sign of our times.