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Artist: LINEA VIENESA
Title: Remando en el Volga
Format: LP
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $29.00
"250 copies edition. 1981 Unreleased Recordings. It includes a beautiful handmade book and two postcards. “Last night, after the unique “bis” by Linea Vienesa –unique mainly due to the lack of repertoire than of applause-, the handsome Brummell whispered in Baudelaire’s ear while he was removing his mythical and delicate gloves: “they are, how can I say?, really peculiar your friends, “darling””. That is how Tomás Cuesta ended his review about the first rock concert by Línea Vienesa, in the newspaper ABC on July the 8th 1981. Two days before, they had done their presentation in the Golden Village in Madrid. Ramón G. del Pomar wanted to set up a rock band. He played the guitar. He had already got in touch with a bass player, Patricia Álvarez de Lorenzana, but he needed a singer and a keyboard player. He met Mavi Margarida in some night party in Madrid, and he was fascinated by her lips painted in blue, matching her raincoat. “Would you like to sing?” he asked her. Mavi was studying in the school of the dancer Antonio Llopis, “Teatro de la Danza”, so she told him “if you want, we can try”. Hired. Then Mavi brought in Ricardo Llorca, a piano student in the Real Conservatorio de Música de Madrid. It was in the winter of 1981 when they entered Mario del Castillo’s rehearsal premises, with a rented synthesizer, a drum machine Körg, a guitar Gibson (which had belonged to Pete Townshend), a bass Hoffner and a pair of microphones. The cinema producer Francisco Hoyos was in charge of the expenses. “The music by Línea Vienesa lies in so many poles that the links would be too long. We just have to focus on the use of the drum machine, its walks on the Renaissance music which, from time to time, is sung in German (although it is not very understandable) and which is, in the end, music made to entertain as well as to listen to it carefully” José Manuel Costa. Newspaper El País, July 10th 1981. The group was not created according to a specific concept. Songs began to arise spontaneously: a guitar riff here, a synthetizer melody there, now a syncopated rhythm and a powerful bass. Many hours of rehearsal. A poem by a friend who was musicalizing, a song compounded in the car during a traffic jam, a modernized “copla” in their parents’ home piano, and an interest towards the aesthetics that all of them shared. Up to that moment, any Spanish music group had not used a drum machine to play pop." - Domestica

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