The excellent taste in music of Portuguese gas stations

Written on the 21st of May, 2015 Today I want to write about an album which, apart from being excellent, will always be my best purchase. Yeah, this means there’s a grandpa story coming, so be patient. I was fifteen years old and I was on a school trip. While we were driving through Portugal … Continue reading The excellent taste in music of Portuguese gas stations

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Sodade

Written on the 23rd of March, 2015 Busy life, no time, short post. I know I’ve been saying the same thing for the last four months, but last year I had way too much free time so I could spend a lot of time writing. Let me stress again, last year. Anyway, this post is about a … Continue reading Sodade

Poetas en Nueva York: when surrealist poetry becomes music

Written on the 12th of February, 2015 I’m going to write this post for the wrong reason. This should be a serious dissertation about surrealist poetry, but instead I’ll be saying how I liked this album when my father played it in the car fifteen years ago. However, some people should find this interesting. People … Continue reading Poetas en Nueva York: when surrealist poetry becomes music

Dire Straits (II): so good, so short

Written on the 24th of January, 2015 Mark Knopfler didn’t waste time after Communiqué, and Making Movies, the band’s third album, was ready only months after their sophomore effort. His brother Dave left the band before finishing the album and, although most of his guitar parts were ready, Mark re-recorded them. The sound is more mature than … Continue reading Dire Straits (II): so good, so short