Hinds: Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

[caption id="attachment_209126" align="aligncenter" width="900"] (Left to r) Carlotta Cosials, Ana García Perrote, Ade Martín, Amber Grimbergen. Photo by Alberto Van Stokkum[/caption] It’s nearly impossible to deny the charm of Spanish garage rock four-piece Hinds. Their energy, spirit and positivity are infectious, enticing even the most stubborn of showgoers to let loose and jump around with the rest of the crowd. Go to one of their live shows and you’re almost guaranteed to leave covered in glitter and sweat — and not necessarily your own. The band — composed of Ade Martin on bass, Amber Grimbergen on drums, and Carlotta Cosials and Ana Perrote splitting duties on guitars and vocals — was built on the same fun-loving, carefree attitude on display during their live performances. Cosials and Perrote started the project in Madrid in 2014 without any prior musical experience, inspired by a set they watched together at a Spanish music festival. “We never played our instruments until we started playing together,” says Perrote. “Everything went really fast. We kind of learned how to do things by doing them.” Their debut album, 2016’s Leave Me Alone, was a breakout success and launched Hinds into two years of near constant touring across the globe,…

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