Hello Seahorse! ¿Esta 'Lejos. No Tan Lejos'? / by Randy Ortiz

The Spanish indie rock scene can be insanely varied and at the same time that there's a great amount of talent, there is an insane amount of pretentious filler music. Now enter Hello Seahorse! with their latest album 'Lejos. No Tan Lejos', their mesmerizing atmospheric dreamy drenched sound captivates quickly and elevates them to the good side. The album deals with separation from loved ones and the emotions dealing with, they as musicians related even more to this being on the road or recording for months. You can feel the coldness in 'Casa Vacia' or the rising sun warming your face on 'Un Año Quebrado', not to mention the desolate alone 'Fieras'... everything gives off an emotion and you become part of the album. Soundwise I'd like to place it among the combining sounds of Portishead and Fiona Apple which both have produced great music with feeling and purpose. You can purchase their album now on iTunes, and the Nacional Records Store.

Regardless of what is said, I do not consider them a Pop music act at all. I love it... check out '7 Dias' one of my favorite tracks below. 7 Días by HelloSeahorse