Singing in Spanish, Catalan and English the electronic club music of Barcelona’s Bad Gyal draws heavily on dancehall and reggaeton for inspiration.
“Candela” is from her latest mixtape, Worldwide Angel, out now on Editorial Canada, featuring Alba Farelo working with club producers like Night Slugs’ Jam City, DJ Florentino (of the Swing Ting crew), L.A.-based Popcaan producer Dubbel Dutch and D33J.
Bad Gyal plays The Imperial on Friday, Sept. 14, as part of the Westward Music Festival. Doors: 7 p.m. Tickets: $15 plus service charges. 19+.