Chico Jorge (Spain)

Chico Jorge is the solo project of Barcelona-born Jordi Bastida, known for being the guitarist of artists and bands such as Carlos Sadness, Els Pets, TRAU, and Ramón Mirabet. He debuted last summer with his first EP, Chico Jorge i, which tells a personal story about fall and rise, plain and modest, which, in the key of indie pop with a taste for noise, has been inspired by stylistic references such as Deerhunter and Wilco. Side A of the EP describes the fall with ‘Las flores que arden,’ and ‘amalgama de miedo y furia.’, which have served as singles; while side B deals focuses on the rise with ‘Pájaros,’ and ‘grieta en sol Mayor.’. Because that’s what life is like for the vast majority of human beings: a vertical zigzagging route, the queen stage of the Tour, running between mountain pass up and mountain pass down; and the human heroic lies not in invincibility, but rather in our infinite ability to pick ourselves up again when we’ve hit rock bottom.

In October he released the single ‘Revolución en 32 versos’, inspired by The Strokes or the first Angel Olsen. A musical formula that allows Jordi to express his message more clearly and accurately, since by mixing courage and humility, Chico Jorge is beginning to accustom us to his way of articulating great reflections on common life, confronting himself in emotional rings from which most of us flee without looking back.

Friday May 6th, 2022 2:30 pmFri @ Hope Street Church
Friday May 6th, 2022 7:45 pmFri @ Central Room 2
Saturday May 7th, 2022 12:20 amFri @ The Parish
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