Yesterday on DC9,Daniel Hopkins caught up with Gareth Campesinos
, frontman for the Welsh eight-piece indie pop-punk outfit Los Campesinos!, to talk about the band's most recent release (Romance Is Boring
), the differences between U.S. and U.K. audiences (there are plenty) and what it's like touring as an eight-piece (not so bad, it turns out).
And, for added measure, Jeff Gage talked up the band's performance tonight at the Granada Theater in this weeks paper. Writes Gage:
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Three years on from their initial, sunny blast into stardom, the band cut down on shouting and wordplay on Romance Is Boring while smoothing out the edges of their signature sound. Rest assured, though: These Brits haven't grown up so much as they've learned to pace themselves. Continue reading...
So, yup, tonight's show should be a good 'un. And, courtesy the folks at the Granada, we've got two free pairs of passes to tonight's show to hand out to some lucky DC9 readers. Want the passes? Jump to find out how to win.
Update: Contest is over. Congrats to our winners!