After having just recently spent a week in the Costa Blanca it seems only appropriate for us to bring you some Spanish tuneage. We’re not talking flamenco here though.
Instead here is some rather good, sun kissed, trancey pop. It’s the kind of machine driven dance that lights up the hipster blogosphere. Yes, this is fashionable hallucinogenic electronic bliss. And whilst in our opinion sometimes the hipsters try too hard to be as cool as, and forget the all important quality, this one loads big bundles of that as well.
The name of this band is Delorean. They are from Spain. Delorean are a group who have mutated from a brash hardcore guitar act to a much lusher, scenic, grooving synth based gang. During this period of change Delorean have created near perfect remixes for the likes of The XX, The Big Pink, Lemonade, Franz Ferdinand and another recent Breaking More Waves new wave Glasser. They have also released the sparkling four track Ayrton Senna EP. Here’s to hoping that Delorean will follow it with a series of releases that name check F1 drivers who died in action starting with Gilles Villeneuve and our favourite Swedish geezer Ronnie Peterson.
The lead track from the EP - Sea Sun (live video below) - brings hypnotic Orbital-esque Cafe Del Mar beats and loops whilst Deli takes the guitar picking and sixties dreaminess from Nothing Can Stop Us Now by St Etienne, pushing forward with kind of modern dynamic sound energy that acts such as Delphic and Miike Snow are moving the times with. This is all rather neat as Delorean are supporting Miike Snow stateside in March and April after an appearance at South by South West 2010 in Austin, Texas. We’re starting early, but this is the sound of our summer.