• Music
    Mark Tait of 5th and Pontiac

    Tell us something about your background and experiences.  I spent my formative years on the island of South Uist. It is located off the west coast of Scotland, way up north. Everybody seemed to sing or play an instrument. It might have been because there was only one television station and I may be wrong […]

  • Music
    Manu Khalwa

      Tell us something about your background.  I come from a family of musicians from Rajasthan in India. I am a musician and singer and my aim is to make Indian music more familiar to the ears of Westerners. Music has been in my family for 12 generations. Our ancestors used to perform at the […]

  • Music
    Matt Baker

    1.Could you tell us something about your background and musical education?  I actually started at the age of six with the piano but from the beginning had an idea that this wasn’t the ideal instrument for me. I had asked to play drums and my parents wisely told me to start with the piano… a […]

  • Art
    Flamenco Springs to Life in Valencia

      So here you are in Valencia, just passing through or setting in for some studies, you’re in the mood for live music and figure this is Spain, why not some flamenco? You leaf through the 24/7 listings and let’s see, Café del Duende is always good to go on Thursday night, the Arachí series […]

  • Editorial
    Naima Interview

    Valencia Music Naima 1. How did ‘Naima’ begin ? Naima began in 2004 with the intention of making music, influenced by jazz but not in any way bound to its rules and regulations. With the risk of being in no man’s land, where no-one can box us into a category, we prefer to develop our creativity […]

  • Editorial
    Monterey Bar y Discos

    Monterey As its name suggests… ‘Monterey Bar y Discos’ is a Bar & Record shop all in one. It started out 8 years ago as a vinyl store and it has been re-converted into a bar since 2011. They sell re-releases, second hand records as well as records from the present day. Regarding styles, you […]

  • Editorial
    Valencia Music Manolo Tarancón

    Manolo Tarancón 1. Tell us something about your musical influences… I listen to all types of music. I remember melodic singers like Adamo, Julio Iglesias, Nino Bravo, Camilo Sesto and Serrat that my parents played on vinyl on our family turntable and it could be that, unconsciously; those were my first musical influences. I like […]

  • Editorial
    Valencia Rock’n’Roll Star Bruno Lomas

    Bruno Lomas Youth culture and Rock ‘n’ Roll are not concepts we easily associate with post-war Franco’s Spain. It’s hard to see where they would fit in amongst the grey public works, the development plans and the authoritarian grip of the regime. In the late fifties, at the end of the grim period of total […]

  • Editorial
    Simon Campbell Interview

    Simon Campbell Tell us something about your background, travels, musical experiences and influences: I picked up a guitar aged 16 and it all started from there. In the late 1970s, while still at University in Salford, I was working non-stop as a session guitar player and started my first real band, Whitefire. In the 90s […]

  • Editorial
    Exclusive The Stone Roses Interview

    Exclusive The Stone Roses Interview It’s been a long, strange trip. ’24/7 Valencia’ magazine’s relationship with The Stone Roses stretches back to 1989, when resident ’24/7 Valencia’ photographer Kaiko witnessed and shot photos at their legendary gig at the Barraca club in Sueca in the Valencia region. Between 2002 and up to the present day, […]

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