7-inch Series, part 717 – Allah-Las

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Allah-Las – Catamaran
label: Pres
year: 2011
side a: Catamaran
side b: Long Journey
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Allah-Las – Tell Me (What’s On Your Mind)
label: Innovative Leisure
year: 2012
side a: Tell Me (What’s On Your Mind)
side b: Sacred Sands

7" Series 717: Allah-Las - Catamaran  7" Series 717: Allah-Las - Tell Me (What's On Your Mind)

I discovered Allah-Las when digging for info on Hanni El-Khatib (more on him in part 748 or 749). I went onto the Innovative Leisure site, where they were mentioned, and the next thing I know I got the uncontrollable urge to get me one of those “Catamaran” singles. It was already sold out on the Pres website, but I found it on Discogs (at a much lower price than what they’re going for these days). Yay.

I love this sound, and I love that there are loads of new bands making it. It sounds like long, hot summers, and I love long, hot summers. I love a lot of things, see. “Catamaran” was produced by another vintage sounding man, Nick Waterhouse, who I also discovered, of course, on that same trip. More on him in part, oh, I don’t know, 800+ I guess. Allah-Las recently did a split 8″ with him on Innovative Leisure, and their first full-length is expected for this fall. I can’t wait. Now if they would only come to Madrid so I can kiss their feet.

Check out the rather ace mixtape Allah-Las’ Spencer D uploaded yesterday, and while you’re at it, drop by at Daytrotter for their session past May.

4 thoughts on “7-inch Series, part 717 – Allah-Las

  1. WOooooOYEAAAAH, wordt er zelfs nerveus van. Klinkt super
    Blijkbaar waren deze jongens in Berlijn vorige week, optreden in een shop.
    Was toen in Berlijn, ben die shop toen binnengestapt en er was juist een optreden gedaan….. Dumbass

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