Tempestades de sal, Sés

Sés is a Galician singersongwriter. Her stage presence and lyrics reminds me of what it means to grow in small villages by the periphery. I feel connected to that dignity and survival skills, because it embodies the attitude of the women I grew around. The Galician matriachy.

Ryanair boarding songs

Some years ago, when boarding on Ryanair, the music played over the speakers was a classical and vibrant song – being Ryanair, likely a royalty-free one. Some declare it was Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5: Lately, they’ve changed to a more modern electronic style, at least as vibrant as before: I like the new one… Seguir lendo Ryanair boarding songs

The long fall

It had been a while since I hadn’t listened to Marlango. The first albums were kind of intimate jazz with a touch of Radiohead. As they matured, their sound evolved into something more electric and a more open & positive way of looking at life as well. The long fall is one of my current… Seguir lendo The long fall

Drive @ Automatic for the people

Cuando REM publicó el Automatic for the people yo tenía 10 años. Probablemente escuché el disco por vez primera más de un lustro después, en plena adolescencia. En esa época Drive me hablaba de cosas que estaba experimentando internamente. What if I ride, what if you walk? What if you rock around the clock? Tick-tock,… Seguir lendo Drive @ Automatic for the people

Queen @ LIVE AID, 1985

Dicen que ha sido el concierto de rock más grande de la historia. Por delante del de Hendrix en Woodstock’69, Radiohead en Glastonbury’97 y otros miles de artistas / lugares especiales. La verdad es que al principio me parecía mucho decir para un concierto benéfico donde todo el mundo se relaja y para un grupo… Seguir lendo Queen @ LIVE AID, 1985