Simon & Gafunkel (I): first album

Written on the 5th of September 2014 Some time after listening to Paul Simon’s Graceland, my parents decided to play some other cassette tapes during our long car trips. There was one I particularly liked which made me ask my parents something. Their answer confirmed what I already was fairly sure of: that “Simon” from … Continue reading Simon & Gafunkel (I): first album

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Lágrimas Negras: the perfect fusion between latin rhythms, flamenco and jazz

Written on the 27th of August 2014 It’s funny how we sometimes look back and think “how could I dislike this?”.  At least it has often happened to me, mostly with certain music (with food too). One of my biggest moments of bewilderment at my own blindness was when I realized how superb the album … Continue reading Lágrimas Negras: the perfect fusion between latin rhythms, flamenco and jazz

In the land of all things venomous (II): low-budget excursions

Australia is not only a very interesting place but also a very expensive one. During my stay there I made the mistake of looking for a qualified internship related to my studies. Why mistake? Because, apparently, if you’re a foreigner, finding a non-qualified job is possible, but finding a qualified one is extremely hard. That … Continue reading In the land of all things venomous (II): low-budget excursions