Los Monaguillosh, “Voices in the Jungle”

J. Edward Keyes

By J. Edward Keyes

on 03.03.14 in Listen to This

Taken from Sombras, VampiSoul’s typically stunning, four-disc compilation of the early-’80s “siniestro” — Spanish post-punk — scene, “Voices in the Jungle” is built from the same framework as Los Monaguillosh’s sonic contemporaries: a creepy-crawling bass line, zombie-moan guitars and terse, chanted female vocals. The net effect is like eavesdropping on a seance.