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The Burning of Vila-real

The Burning of Vila-real

The Valencia Community was one of the most important scenarios during the War of Spanish Succession, and each town has a story to tell.   Relegation to the second division…

Valencia: lots of Fiesta, not much Siesta

Valencia: lots of Fiesta, not much Siesta

It’s official; the Valencia Community is the place in Spain where people most like to party! Of course a party is not a festival, and it shouldn’t be confused either…

Buñol Exports Culture to the USA

Buñol Exports Culture to the USA

‘The Great Bull Run and Tomato Royale’ is the name given by the good citizens of Richmond, Virginia to a festival that is being celebrated for the first time, and…

Water, Hens and Rock and Roll

Water, Hens and Rock and Roll

The life of a rock and roller isn’t all sex and drugs and a nice cup of tea and biscuits. There are some groups that still believe that music can…

DAZE OF DAWN – Interview about the band and new album SOFA KING COOL

Klyde talks about Daze of Dawn the band and the new album: SOFA KING COOL (Clamrecords 2013). About the Album and how we got here in the first place. This…

Sendra Puts the Boot in Valencia

Sendra Puts the Boot in Valencia

Why is it I can never find my knee-length python-skin boots when I really need them? Every time they play Nancy Sinatra’s “These boots were made for walking” I just…

DDCARDS Digital Download Cards: digital content + physical product

DDCARDS Digital Download Cards: digital content + physical product

CDs are DEAD and Digital Distribution is now available to bands everywhere. But how can bands sell their music “in person” without manufacturing CDs?  DDCARDS are the missing piece of…

Rafael Guastavino

Rafael Guastavino

The Valencian Architect and Constructor Who Built (Quite a Bit of) New York   Rafael Guastavino is not terribly well known in his native Valencia. He is however much appreciated…

La Trave: Cheese and Chalk

La Trave: Cheese and Chalk

Coming from a country where we men are used to being pushed around by the likes of Maggie, Camilla and Bridget, and where it is the lot of men to…

Valencia: Where the streets have a name.

Valencia: Where the streets have a name.

Calle Jorge Juan Even the people who live in them often don’t know the origin of their street names. Calle Jorge Juan is a street with many shops, particularly those…

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