One of Spain, Europe, (indeed) the Worlds best Rockabilly bands, the Hightones have been rockin’ all the major global festivals for years building a large fan base everywhere they go. Check out the clip above for a full set of them live, its great stuff.
The band are one of Sleazy Records major talents and have released some fantastic albums and singles on that great Spanish label. Check out first video below with details of their latest single which sold out in just 4 days (WOW), we expect news about a re-press soon.
They recently played another sensational headline gig on main stage at the 2014 Rockabilly Rave, do not miss this great band the next time they play in your area.
Here is some of their album/single/EP artwork.
Welcome to Sleazy Records, your online music shop specializing in 50’s Rockabilly, Rock & Roll, Instrumental Surf and Rythm & Blues.Sleazy Records S.L. company, founded in the year 2000, is crrently one of the most important independent Rockin’ music retailers in the country with an outstanding reputation in the Spanish market. We deal with daily delivery requests and our high level of efficiency and quality of service can be vouched for by hundreds of clients.
Sleazy Records, along with being a record label, markets and sells goods from other national and international companies. We stock items from various prestigious and well-known labels such as, Bear Family, Rhythm Bomb Records, Rollercoasters, Norton, Goofin’, Ace, Part, Wild, and many more to be found in our website. You’ll also come across thousands of other items related to the Rockin’ scene – CDs, Vinyls, DVDs, Books, T-shirts, Hair greases and pomades etc. etc.
The albums released by Sleazy Records can be found amongst a wide network of global distributors who deal with marketing in countries such as Japan, Germany, France, UK, Italy and the USA.Since 2005 Sleazy Records has been based in a shop in central Málaga, Spain, open daily to the public, where you can pass by and browse for new music in person. You can find us in:
Sleazy RecordsC/ Dos Aceras, 1429012 – Málaga (Spain)
We also make regular appearances at the most important Rockabilly festivals in Spain and other European countries such as, Italy, Portugal and France.Happy Shopping!
Pike Cavalero -musician and songwriter grown in the South-East of Spain- has managed to carve himself a niche in the independent music scene offering a concept based on his powerful and real shows.Always accompanied by a distinctive sound and his very noticeable looks, he has succeeded to combine the essential factors in order to get in on some of the most important European and Spanish stages of the classic rock’n’roll scene.Pike starts his course mid 2009, when he decides to join his passion for vintage sounds with his first steps in the writing, recording and production fields into a band, in which alongside veteran musicians -also from the Spanish South-East coast- achieves to obtain his most personal feel. They make their debut as Pike Cavalero & The Gentle Bandoleros in 2010 with the self-produced demo ‘Weekender’, released on December, 21st in digital and CD formats, achievement which obtains as result the support by one of the genre-oriented leader independents, Sleazy Records from Málaga, SP, which releases their first Long-Play ‘Just a Matter of Manners’.
After a vertiginous year plenty of shows in clubs and weekenders, and a warm reception by the classic rock’n’roll scene, two new releases came to light, keeping the essence and gaining conviction and personality. ‘Six Shooter Blues’ (7″ Vinyl EP – Sleazy Records – 2012) and ‘Second Round’ (7″ Vinyl EP – Sleazy Records – 2013) just make the artist continue walking the line, strengthening his image. These days, Pike Cavalero, faces a new stage introducing his first solo release, ‘Torro’ (Sleazy Records – 2014). A personal bet which not expects nothing more than show his true style, a style which could be defined by the title of his first LP (and very personal motto) as ‘a matter of manners’ Releases by Pike Cavalero & The Gentle Bandoleros – (Available from Sleazy Records and all good Rockin’ record stores)2010 – Weekender EP (Self Produced)2011 – Just A Matter Of Manners LP (Sleazy Records)2012 – Six Shooter Blues EP (Sleazy Records)
Al Dual (Hillbilly & Western Swing)
Al Dual is a Spanish guitarist, composer, songwriter, producer and performer. Duals name is clearly a reflection of his ability to switch from one musical style to another.Though Al originates from Spain, he is fluent with the universal language of music. Al’s musical roots first stemmed from ‘50’s Rock & Roll and promptly branched to Rockabilly, Blues, Surf, Western Swing, and Jazz. Duals interest in a variety of music led him to travel Europe and America to master several styles.Check out AL’s profile as an official Gretsch Guitar Artist here – Al Dual Gretsch GuitarsDuals first journey to United States was in 2002. He landed in Music City- Nashville, Tennessee, where he immersed himself in North American musical roots. Sun Records and Honky Tonk Row opened the doors, and Al Dual found a new world. This passage led him to discover a deep understanding of the diversities between cultures and more essentially- the common bond we can all share- music.In years to follow, Al would offer his talents as a guitarist, composer of cinemas and cinema orchestration, Radio and TV production, album production, as well as song co-writer. Consistently eager to widen his musical education, in 2007 he completed classical guitar studies, as well as Film Composition and Orchestration. Al learned from the great masters.
Although Dual is well-known as the Guitarist for Spain’s superb Rockabilly act, “Pike Cavalero”, he has also played with numerous great artists in Spain and US such as Chris Casello, Eddie Nichols, Paul Pigat, Tommy Harkenrider, Mike Turturro, Ron Felton, Lisa Pankratz & many more.
Al Dual currently resides back and forth, touring America and Europe. Al Dual is official artist of TV Jones Pickups Guitar and official endorser of the prestigious Gretsch instrument.Festivals:Rockabilly Rave (Uk), Hemsby (UK), Get Rhythm (IT), Rocket Rockabilly Festival (IT), Sbarbari Klan Hawaiann Party (IT), Big Rhythm Rumble (GER), Eight O’clock Jump (FR), Dream Fish Kustom (FR) Rockin ‘At The Drive-In Barn Festival (HO) Rockin Cruise ( Palermo, Sicilia, Nápoles,) Rockin Race Jamboree (SP) Rock The Joint (SP) Riverside Crazy Car Hop (SP) Last Minute Festival, (SP) Blues At Moonlight Festival (SP) Deset Wind (SP)Sceramin Festival (SP) Rave On (SP) Big Rumble Festival (SP).
Al Dual resides between USA and Europe and has performed at best greats clubs across Europe also American as “Kensington Club” “The Tower” “Spike’s” “Till Two Club” “The Juke Joint” “Eastside Luv” and “The Continental Club” in Austin, Texas, Temple American country music.Al Dual has appeared in musical magazines like “Cutaway Guitar Magazine”and “Ruta 66”and in books titled Rockin Spain (author: Antonio Alay) Vol. 2 and “In-genios de Murcia” edited by AFADE and UNESCO, and in the magazine “Old Gold Review”(Russia) and nowadays belongs to the family of artists of the prestigious North-Ants.