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La Rural Blues Band

Jun 01, 2020

 Irreproachable sound and performance "Autoblues" is a fun and irreverent record in equal parts.  Blues from there recreated with the rural iconography from here. The Rural Blues Band is not just a Blues band. Possibly the only one that recreates through their songs that rogue, ironic and humorous spirit that has been always present since this music origins.


The Rural Blues Band was formed as an acoustic trio with Pety Pelaez vocals along with Terry "Hot Leather" and Alberto Martín on guitar not until 2014, with the launch of their first work in EP format, when the band acquires an  electric sound, allowing them to participate in different festivals and venues throughout the state, consolidating in 2015 due to their second EP “A better world” and  Lorenzo Matellán to keyboards, Juanma Cayuela to the drums and José Carlos Gómez on bass joining the band,  serves as a preamble to the publication of his first album.


Recorded at "Headroom Studio" in Madrid and mastered by Dave Cooley in "Elysian Masters" in L.A., "Autoblues" is a record full of sense of humor and irony. The place where a whole catalog of rural Spanish characters coexists. The band from the most energetic Blues moves all the Delta's iconography to the local reality helped by a large number of collaborators and a great variety in the instrumentation which gives it a very eclectic character thanks to a magnificent production work." Prohibido " and "Un mundo mejor " opening songs close to Rock with a brilliant result by Lorenzo Matellán to keyboards. In "Saliendo del camino " the band returns to the most classic Blues shuffle to recreate in a much more acoustic environment reminiscent of the Delta in "Autoblues". Halfway between Rock and the Blues "Fuckin 'summer" returns to the shuffle joined by the horn section and boogie with bagpipe included on "John soy minero."


 "Yo canto Blues" the necessary slow blues with ingenious lyrics while "Encuentros" a middle time that highlights the inherent band´s sense of humor. " Aún me va el motor " swings taking us back to a more rural sound on "Licor de hierbas" right before covering "Going up to the country" one of the greatest Canned Heat´s hits, renamed "Vamos al campo” for the occasion. Ending up with “Oh momi with a great coral display and recorded at the Fender Club.