If you grew up in South Florida, you can appreciate a sprinkle of Spanish with your rock. You don't have to "get" what the singer is saying or "understand" any of the message. There's a certain emotional element you can relate to, having been raised in this diverse swampland.
That's why psych-folk, Latin rock outfit Arboles Libres works so well 'round these parts. Its sound is as if Weezer and Calexico had a baby in Latin America and Santana raised it while tripping on acid.
You might have gotten to know a thing or two about the trio on the third installment of Audio Junkie (if not, check it out after the jump). The band just released its new album on YouTube thanks to Afflux Club, PureHoney events, and thehoneycomb.com. Listen to Father right here in its entirety. You're guaranteed to sway and bang your head, depending on the tune. There's even a version of "Sweet Caroline" in Spanglish. Dale!
Arboles Libres' Father
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Liz has her master’s degree in religion from Florida State University. She has since written for publications and outlets such as Miami New Times, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Ocean Drive, the Huffington Post, NBC Miami, Time Out Miami, Insomniac, the Daily Dot, and the Atlantic. Liz spent three years as New Times Broward-Palm Beach’s music editor, was the weekend news editor at Inverse, and is currently the managing editor at Tom Tom Magazine.