Sounds from The Secret Bar – Andres y Xavi

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play epPlay EP

play epA1 – A sunny morning at the Ashram

play epA2 – Out on the step

play epA3 – Turn left at the egg

play epB1 – Good news

play epB2 – Not a cloud on the horizon

play epB3 – What do you see in me?

play epC1 – Raise

play epC2 – Renee

play epC3 – Perfect timing

play epD1 – Babel

play epD2 – Walking in the sun

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The second album from Brighton based Balearic duo Andres y Xavi This time with a little help from Rolo McGinty of Peel faves and Balearic Beat legends The Woodentops This is a love letter to the forgotten side of Ibiza dusty lanes olive groves and clearings with sea views that go on for milesbr br original compositions plus a cover of Talk Talks Reneebr br The self released and distributed first album found favour with Balearic DJs across the world Lead track My alibi was picked out by the likes of Kenneth Bager Danny Psychmagik and Never seen Ibiza was a firm favourite of Phat Phil Cooper and Balearic Ultras br br Rolo adds guitar and vocals and a Woodentops vibe to two tracks on the album What do you see in me and Walking in the sun his personal tribute to Jose Padillabr br br br br First album received support from Kenneth Bager Music for Dreams Phat Phil Cooper NuNorthernSoul Chris Coco Mike Salta Leo Mas Balearic Ultras David Pickering OneMillionSunsets and many morebr br And was described by Dr Rob Ban Ban Ton Ton as quotSmokey Muscle Shoals organ plays strings swoon and Kosmische synths blink like distant stars an overall vibe somewhere between MoWax and the Sunday Best of Bent and Dan Mass adorned by cascading Indie neoacoustic guitar jangle Like The Stone Roses by way of Horsebeachquotbr

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A1 – A sunny morning at the Ashram, A2 – Out on the step, A3 – Turn left at the egg, B1 – Good news, B2 – Not a cloud on the horizon, B3 – What do you see in me?, C1 – Raise, C2 – Renee, C3 – Perfect timing, D1 – Babel, D2 – Walking in the sun