Articles tagged spain

Polock - “Freak City” (video) (Premiere)

Nile Rodgers-esque guitars meet M83 synths in the latest video by the Spanish indie group Polock, the dance party-ready "Freak City".

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I Do It For Music, I Do It For Love: PopMatters Meets The Gift

PopMatters traveled all the way to Spain to find out what was so unique about The Gift, one of Portugal's most famous acts, now attempting to break through to America. These are the wonderful results ...

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Mean Streets: Take a Closer Look at Alejandro González Iñárritu’s ‘Biutiful’

Alejandro González Iñárritu makes up for the lack of challenging cinematic adventures by looking at the microcosm of Barcelona's “dark side” through a magnifying glass in his latest film Biutiful. What he finds might shock you. PopMatters gets some insight into one of the year's most underrated films from director Iñárritu and star Javier Bardem.

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30 Nov 2010 // 9:57 PM

Aias: A La Piscina

The three members of this nascent all-woman band come from Catalonia, and their ba-ba-ba surfergirl pop is conducted in chiming Catalan.

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3 Nov 2010 // 10:20 AM

Gecko Turner: Gone Down South

Sleepy cat music.

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12 Oct 2009 // 9:58 PM

Various Artists: España

The compilers have aimed for Putumayo's usual easygoing, catchy aesthetic -- their in-house style -- and hit it without faltering.

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13 Mar 2008 // 3:23 AM

Diana Navarro takes on traditional Flamenco style

For several years now, flamenco, the traditional music of Spain, has been sprouting fusion offshoots that integrate it further in Latin and other musical styles.

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24 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Aroah: El Día Después

The music seems to look inward, as if the singer is addressing herself before considering us, but it doesn't have the fierce self-absorption or the lack of humour that the word 'intensity' can suggest.

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Various: The Rough Guide to Flamenco

Passion in a tidier form... that's flamenco for you.

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9 Sep 2007 // 10:42 PM

Various: Gypsy Caravan

The album is crammed. It’s a packed smorgasbord.

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27 Aug 2007 // 3:44 AM

Baltasar Porcel BARCELONA, Spain—Books are big business in Barcelona, the publishing capital of Spain and an intellectual port for writers exploring the political shadows

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26 Jul 2007 // 11:03 PM

Son de la Frontera: Cal

Here, fusion spritzes flamenco without changing it in any fundamental way.

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24 Jul 2007 // 4:07 AM

Mala Rodriguez offers a taste of Spain’s hip-hop culture

Spanish rapper Mala Rodriguez has been a bad girl from the get-go, but as far as she’s concerned, that’s a good thing. `My

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25 Jan 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Spain: Spirituals: The Best of Spain

The concept of compiling a “best of” album for a band that released only three albums prior to their demise seems to be a foolhardy

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The Eye of Lenzi: "Gang War in Milan" and "Spasmo"

// Short Ends and Leader

"Two wide and handsome Italian thrillers of the 1970s.

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