This November 25th, locally formed, independent Super Group, LOS CAPIVARAS return to GROW, Hackney for their highly anticipated, self-titled Album launch, and also to farewell singer-guitarist-songwriter Joel Smith on his journey Down Under.
In support will be DJs Duz, Papa Chango and DJ Royden (Koma Jazzz), otherwise known as M.B.O.N. (Mixed Bag of Nuts), will be playing a varied selection through the night, keeping the warmth, energy and good vibrations up .
Plus a special guest to perform in the Green House... Stay tuned!
A donation box will be available to support the group's otherwise self-funded album production.
Pre-orders for limited copy vinyl pressing (psst. perfect Xmas present idea) will be taken through the group on the night, or through email@example.com.
Los Capivaras are a 5 piece Experimental group formed in Hackney Wick, London.
After an improvised, impromptu 2016 Halloween performance, Los Capivaras became Joel Smith (Guitar, Vocals), Lala Padula (Bass, Keys), Kevin Gras (Synth), Felipe Campo Peres (Drums and Percussion) and Bernardo Varela (Percussion and Bass).
With roots in France, Australia, Brazil and United Kingdom, they cover broad musical terrain. Los Capivaras’ music could be described as Impressionist Psych Rock, creating dialogue between tonalities and counterpoint, drawing emotional response, and taking the listener through a journey of moving structures and motifs to tell their stories.
Alongside their debut album due in late 2018, they have been specialising in performing live, improvised film scores, while preparing material for their second release, due in 2019.
On their 2018 debut titled Los Capivaras LP, the group explores heavy, swamp-like blues textures in the opening track Andy Peacehole.
The second track, Baby Horses, shows a brighter, more candid atmosphere, lighter guitar tones and a more hopeful groove.
At The End It’s Just Sand is the third track that takes the listener into the Capivaras’ mix between Brazilian grooves and tonal bass lines embellished with Turkish-influenced lead guitar.
The four-track, 40 minute journey climaxes in a finale of guitar solos, falsetto singing, expressive keyboard motifs and thundering drums on Underwater Hotel Room.
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