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Coachella 2009


Los Campesinos! Announce Reissues of “Romance is Boring” and “Hello Sadness”

Out Now Digitally, Vinyl Release Set for February 18, 2022 via Arts & Crafts

Nov 15, 2021

Welsh band Los Campesinos! have announced remastered reissues of their third and fourth studio albums, Romance is Boring and Hello Sadness. The two remastered albums are out now digitally, and will be given a vinyl release on February 18, 2022 via Arts & Crafts. More

Feb 24, 2017

Welsh band Los Campesinos! released a new album, Sick Scenes, today via Wichita. Now they have shared a video for “5 Flucloxacillin.” James Hankins directed the video, which features the band as daytime TV contestants. Watch it below, followed by the band’s upcoming tour dates. More

Sub Pop, Merge, and 400 Other Labels and Artists Donating Today’s Bandcamp Proceeds to the ACLU

Artists and Labels Donate in Response to President Donald Trump's Immigration Ban

Feb 03, 2017

Today might be a good day to buy something from Bandcamp. Earlier this week Bandcamp CEO and founder Ethan Diamond announced that today the website will be donating all their proceeds to the American Civil Liberties Union (the ACLU) in response to President Donald Trump’s immigration ban targeting countries that are predominately Muslim. More

Nov 10, 2016

Welsh band Los Campesinos! have announced a new album, Sick Scenes, and shared its first single, “I Broke Up In Amarante.” Sick Scenes, the band’s sixth album and the follow-up to 2013’s NO BLUES, is due out February 24, 2017 via Wichita. More

Oct 29, 2013

Releasing their brand new album No Blues this week British indie rock group Los Campesinos! have premiered a music video for their playfully-titled lead single “Avocado, Baby.” More

Oct 08, 2013

On Oct. 29 UK ensemble Los Campesinos! will release their newest full-length effort No Blues. More

Los Campesinos! Announce New Album, “No Blues”

Share New Song "What Death Leaves Behind"

Aug 29, 2013

UK pop sextet Los Campesinos! have announced the release of their newest album No Blues. More

Feb 27, 2013

This year Toronto-based indie label Arts & Crafts will celebrate its 10th anniversary. More

Listen: Los Campesinos! – “A Doe to a Deer”

Download the Band’s Free Christmas Single

Dec 12, 2012

Not letting Sufjan Stevens or Casiokids have all the fun this holiday season, Los Campesinos! have offered up a free Christmas tune of their own titled “A Doe to a Deer.” More

Los Campesinos! Announce June Tour

Release Free Track "Tiptoe Through The True Bits”

May 30, 2012

Wales-based septet Los Campesinos! have announced that they will embark on a month long trek of live shows through the U.S. this coming June. More

Feb 14, 2012

Los Campesinos! have debuted an awkward music video for their Hello Sadness track “Songs About Your Girlfriend.” More

Dec 05, 2011

UK septet Los Campesinos! have announced that they will be emarking on an extensive North American tour in support of their recently released album, Hello Sadness. More

Nov 14, 2011

Welsh indie pop band Los Campesinos! have released a new video for the song “Hello Sadness,” off their new album of the same title. We have the video.


Sep 08, 2011

After sharing news of Los Campesinos!‘s upcoming album, Hello Sadness, (out November 15 via Arts & Crafts), the indie pop group has decided to grace fans with the first single “By Your Hand,” a toe-tapping tune claiming the frustrations of relationships. More

Los Campesinos! to Release New Album – Hello Sadness

Out November 15 via Arts & Crafts

Aug 31, 2011

Indie pop band Los Campesinos! will release their fourth full length album, Hello Sadness in November. More

Aug 25, 2010

On the heels of last year’s Romance is Boring, Welsh poppers Los Campesinos! have released new digital EP, All’s Well That Ends. We have the track list and upcoming tour dates. More

May 12, 2010

Los Campesinos!, the seven piece band from Wales, U.K., performed “Romance is Boring” on Last Call with Carson Daily last night. It was in support of their third studio album, Romance is Boring. Check out their performance on Last Call. More

Cymbals Eat Guitars and Los Campesinos! to Tour Together

Cymbals Currently Touring with Bear in Heaven and Freelance Whales

Mar 31, 2010

Cymbals Eat Guitars have announced another tour, this time with Welsh indie popsters Los Campesinos!, in support of Cymbals’ debut album Why There Are Mountains. The tour immediately follows their current tour with Bear in Heaven and Freelance Whales. We have the dates.


Los Campesinos! Reveal New LP Details

Romance Is Boring Comes Out January 26th

Oct 26, 2009

We’ve already heard a couple preview tracks from the forthcoming Los Campesinos! album in the delightful video for “The Sea Is a Good Place to Think of the Future” and new single “There Are Listed Buildings.” Now, we’re here to report that the title of the third full-length will be Romance Is Boring. The release date is set for January 26th in North America, via Arts&Crafts, and February 1st in the U.K., via Wichita. More

Los Campesinos! Have Released a New Track and Video

“The Sea Is a Good Place to Think of the Future” is a Free Download Now

Sep 09, 2009

Los Campesinos! are offering up a brand new song as a free download on their website. “The Sea Is a Good Place to Think of the Future” is available at the band’s site now. Atwww.loscampesinos.com you can also check out the song’s video, which was co-directed by band member Ellen Campesinos! More

Los Campesinos! Working on New Electronic-Influenced Record

Welsh Band Have Been Recording in Connecticut at Doolittle Studio

May 20, 2009

Welsh indie popsters Los Campesinos! Have recently been recording their third album in suburban Connecticut with producer John Goodmanson at the Carriage House, the same studio where Pixies recorded Doolittle. “[We’re] experimenting with different sounds, a bit of electronics, extra instrumentation from people outside the band, which is really exciting,” said drummer Ollie in a recent interview with Under the Radar. More

Coachella 2009 Kicks off With Strong Sets from Paul McCartney and Leonard Cohen

The Former Beatle Plays an Emotional Set on the Anniversary of His Wife's Passing

Apr 18, 2009

Coachella 2009 kicked off with strong sets from living legends Leonard Cohen and Paul McCartney, as the crowd adjusted to a desert heat that was forecasted to get even hotter as the weekend went on. More

Coachella Day One Photos

View photos of Paul McCartney, Morrissey, Leonard Cohen, Franz Ferdinand, Conor Oberst, Noah and the Whale, and others

Apr 18, 2009

Check out photos from Coachella day one (Friday, April 17, 2009) More

Read Interviews with Artists Playing Coachella

Under the Radar articles on Those Performing This Weekend

Apr 16, 2009

We have posted to our website select previous Under the Radar interviews with some of the great artists playing the Coachella festival this weekend. If you’re heading out to the festival, then check out these interviews at the links below to either give you a primer on an unfamiliar artist or remind you why they are one of your favorites whose set you will definitely be catching. Even if you’re not hitting the desert festival, this is a great collection of back issue content newly posted to the site. More


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In a Heavenly Land

May 16, 2009

“It’s like a magical, unreal, heavenly land, isn’t it?,” observes Los Campesinos! violinist Harriet about the Coachella music festival. The Welsh band is hanging out backstage at the festival in the California desert a few hours before their energetic performance later that afternoon. Los Campesinos! released their first two albums, Hold on Now, Youngster and We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed, in 2008. The band has been recording their third album in Connecticut, but took a break for a short U.S. tour, including their Coachella appearance. We spoke to Harriet and drummer Ollie as they spilled the beans on what to expect from their next album, which is due out next year. More

Apr 01, 2007

“We started out as seven friends, just jamming and writing some songs, and then this just kind of happened,” says Neil of Cardiff, Wales’ bright new band, Los Campesinos! “It’s really weird. I’m having a conversation with someone from America, interviewing me. It’s really mental. It doesn’t make any sense.” More


Nov 01, 2013

Few British bands walk the indie walk as devotedly as Los Campesinos!. Since releasing their debut LP Hold On Now, Youngster... in 2008, the Cardiff-bred sextet have continued to roam the music industry’s less resplendent echelons without feeling the need to compromise their direction of travel for commercial success (give or take appearing on a few actual commercials). More

Nov 17, 2011

Los Campesinos!’ fourth album begins with “By Your Hand,” a perfect example of everything for which the Welsh five-piece has made its name—jaunty instrumentation, multi-voiced melodies, and witty lyrics (the chorus completes the title phrase “By Your Hand” with “is the only end I foresee,” a choice double meaning for the dichotomy of a complicated relationship). More

Jan 28, 2010

If Los Campesinos!’ first album, Hold on Now, Youngster, was the sound of worked-up adolescents pining for easy sex, and its rush-released follow up, We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed, the sound of crushed young adults learning there’s no such thing, the group’s latest, Romance is Boring, is the inevitable realization that even stable relationships don’t make sex any less elusive. More

Aug 09, 2009

A report from day two of Lollapalooza 2009, including Los Campesinos!, Chairlift, Glasvegas, TV on the Radio, Animal Collective, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs. More