Hinds released their debut album, Leave Me Alone, at the very start of the year and one of 2016’s finest it is an utterly joyous collection of upbeat lo-fi gargey indie.
To top of a successful year, the Madrid quartet are releasing a deluxe edition of their debut, featuring some covers, B-sides, rarities and demos. Hinds have graciously shared one of those tracks ‘Holograma’; sang in Spanish, it is a cover of a jam by their pals and fellow Madrid-based band Los Nastys. It may not be ‘their’ song but it has Hinds stamp all over it and provides a timely reminder to why they, and their debut LP, are so lovable. A big jolly slice of sun-drenched and lackadaisical, scratchy lo-fi surf-punk; all ramshackle guitars, carefree vibes and all-round infectious. This is the sound of a band having a lot of fun and not taking themselves too seriously – as we’ve become accustomed to with Hinds.