Guadalupe Plata Announce New Album

Guadalupe Plata could easily claim the title of most deathly delta blues outfit to ever emerge from Andalusia.

Channelling red hot passion for the blues into Hispanic roots, theirs is a sound that lingers in the sunset like a voodoo curse. Using flamenco terms, they describe their process as straining to be podrío; to be rotten, and talk of “involution,” “duende,” and “hechizo” – supernatural terms of invocation, and, well, goblins. Concocted in a town famed as a location for Spaghetti Westerns, the band’s unique blues sits like a cowboy soundtrack pulled from a zombie’s grasp by the Mississippi Blues greats, Os Mutantes, and Jon Spencer.

Their new, self-titled album is released 8th January on Everlasting Records – their first outside of a Hispanic regions. Watch the video for the brilliant Calle 24 from it here.

 

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