Spanish Prisoners

Take Five with The Alternate Side: Spanish Prisoners

by Kara Manning

Not quite straight out of Brooklyn (but by way of Columbus, Ohio too), Spanish Prisoners released its dreamy sophomore album, Gold Fools, last fall, debuting the band's current lineup. Founded by guitarist and vocalist Leo Maymind, Spanish Prisoners is one of the rare bands that claims four singers switching lead vocals, with Maymind, drummer Michael DiSanto, bassist James Higgs and keyboardist Amberly Hungerford taking on frontperson duties, depending on the song.

The Alternate Side's Exclusive SXSW Coverage Includes Yukon Blonde, Exitmusic And Django Django

by Kara Manning

Check out The Alternate Side's coverage of SXSW 2012 featuring exclusive interviews with Built to Spill, Yukon Blonde, Django Django and Poliça, TAS in Session with Michael Kiwanuka and Friends, and Austin-brewed band blogs courtesy of Spanish Prisoners, Exitmusic, AU, Jonquil, Bishop Morocco, Sleepy Sun and others. Content will be added daily, so peruse the linked features below: