PALMAR DE TROYA: New Noise Magazine Premieres “Bracit” Video From Spanish Noise Rock/Post-Hardcore Quintet; Second EP, II, To Be Released Next Week On Reptilian Records

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New Noise Magazine is hosting the exclusive premiere of a new video for “Bracit,” the latest single from Granada, Spain-based quintet PALMAR DE TROYA. The song is found on the band’s second EP, II, set for release next week through long-running noise rock label Reptilian Records.

PALMAR DE TROYA formed in 2019 when a group of friends from various bands came together with the goal of producing a more personal and experimental sound; a return to their musical roots, heavily influenced by ‘90s post-hardcore, punk, and noise rock. Unifying vocalist/keyboard player Lucia (Llulaby), bassist Will, drummer Jose (Apartmentos Acapulco, Verona), and guitarists Salinas (Maine, Alondra Galopa) and Toto (Gentemayor, Hand Of Fatima, Music Komite), the band draws their name from a small city in the south of Spain where a religious sect called “Palmarianos” was formed in the 1970s. They separated from Catholicism, saying it was too soft. They have their own pope and mysterious monastery, and only the tight-lipped members really know what’s going on inside of this very dark place.

In 2019, PALMAR DE TROYA recorded a six-song EP which was released digitally in February of 2020, receiving favorable reviews from European press, webzines, radio stations, and podcasts. They were rapidly gaining fans and positive attention when the governments of the world shut everything down, crushing the plan to release the EP on vinyl and splintering the band.

Following several concerts during 2022 and 2023 in various cities such as Granada, Málaga, and Madrid, the band recorded their impending second EP, II, with Rafa Camisón in Estudio 79, where drums and bass were recorded, with JA Salinas oversaw recording the rest of the instrumentation at Borderline Music in Granada. II was mixed and mastered by Rafa Camisón in Estudio 79, the front cover image is the work of Álvaro Fernández, and the EP’s layout/design was handled by Reptilian art master Jeremy Zombie.

Vocalist Lucía writes, “‘Bracit’ is a response to a Smith’s song and a warning about the danger of incels and their violence towards women. The video clip was made by the photographer and designer F. Bordini, based on his own photographs taken in Granada, a city where religion, the lack of decent employment, and mass tourism direct the day-to-day social dynamics.”

Tune in and watch PALMAR DE TROYA’s “Bracit” video first at New Noise Magazine RIGHT HERE.

Reptilian Records will release II on 10″ Day-Glo Yellow Vinyl and all digital services next Friday, July 5th. Find preorders and stream the “Cold Snakes” single at the label webshop HERE and Bandcamp HERE.

With a release show for II planned for this Saturday, PALMAR DE TROYA is plotting more widespread live performances for the months ahead.

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