Nacional Records To Release US Debut Albums from Torreblanca and Centavrvs, Two Bands Leading The Charge of Mexico’s Vibrant Indie Scene
Mexicoâ€™s new wave of indie bandsÂ TorreblancaÂ andÂ Centavrv
Torreblancaâ€™s album â€˜El Polvo en la Luzâ€™,Â was produced by Quique Rangel ofÂ CafÃ© TacvbaÂ and engineered by Hector Castillo (Philip Glass, Bjork, David Bowie and many more).Â The album is a sweet and unpredictable journey, with songs that showcase the incredible vocal range of the bandâ€™s lead singer, Juan Manuel Torreblanca. Locally renowned for their passionate live performances, Torreblanca now bring their progressive, critically acclaimed sound to the US for the first time.
Centavrvs, named for the mythical creature, creates equally mythical melodies in their first full-length LP,Â â€˜Sombras de Oro.â€™Â The band originally started as a tribute to the Mexican Revolution, and nowÂ the groupÂ is sparking a musical revolution itself â€” combining electronic beats with an experimental rock aesthetic, incorporating hypnotic beats with dulcet vocals and the occasional nod to cumbia and corridos. â€˜Sombras de Oroâ€™ was co-produced byÂ Toy-SelectahÂ (Control Machete / 3BallMTY) and features a collaboration with Denise Gutierrez ofÂ Hello Seahorse!