• Music
    SERGENT GARCIA INTERVIEW

    1. Tell us about your recent experience of travelling from the port of Valencia to the Caribbean in a sailing boat. Was it for musical reasons? I have been travelling for more than 15 years to Latin America and the Caribbean to work and investigate Afro-Caribbean music. I have worked in Mexico, Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto […]

  • Editorial
    FOLK JAZZ ARABE

      An award-winning novelist has described their music as “fascinating,” a film director finds their music “mezmerizing” and El País has described their concerts as “unmissable”. The word on the street is that ‘Folk-Jazz-Arabe’ are one of  the most exciting and original bands on the Valencia music scene. Who are Folk-Jazz-Arabe? We’re a trio of  […]

  • Music
    BUDDY PAUL…THE BLUES ARE BACK!

    1.Tell us something about your musical background and upbringing… Hi, ‘24/7 Valencia’. First off, a big thanks for taking the time and interest to help keep the music scene alive in Valencia and Spain in general, nice one! This first one is quite a biggy. I was born in East London in Stepney Green. Yeah, […]

  • Music
    CIFU GOES BACK TO HIS ROCKER ROOTS

      THE  VALENCIANO SINGER-SONGWRITER ‘CIFU’ PRESENTS HIS MOST ‘ROCKERO’ PROJECT: “I CHOSE A BAD DAY TO LEAVE YOU” “I Chose a Bad Day to Leave You” is the third studio album by the singer-songwriter Sergio Cifuentes “Cifu” (València, 1979). After his two previous works “De Fiera en Fiera” (2013) and “The Other Side of the […]

  • Music
    FIB 2017 FESTIVAL FEVER IN BENICÀSSIM

        If someone asked you if you would like to spend a weekend living in abject squalor and inescapable heat whilst being surrounded on all sides by drunken strangers, there are few of us out there who would jump at the opportunity. However, this year around 150,000 people opted to gleefully immerse themselves in […]

  • Music
    Festival Season in July and August

    Summer’s here. It’s hot inside and there’s nothing new on Netflix. So it’d be better to get outside, there’s plenty to do, especially given that it is festival season! If you’re already keen as mustard to get into it but you’re still going to be stuck in the city for a while, don’t worry! You […]

  • Music
    WILL McCARTHY

    SOUNDTRACK COMPOSER Emmy-Award nominated Hollywood Film Sound Mixer & Sound Editor Robert Gravenor describes Will McCarthy’s instrumental music as “virtuoso and versatile…there is real poetry in his playing.” Robert Gravenor coordinated Will McCarthy’s first solo album entitled “This is Music for Films”. Robert Gravenor’s praise of Will McCarthy’s music is qualified as being a sound […]

  • Music
    TESA

    Rapper Tesa has released her first solo album ‘Al-Tesa’, which defends the Valencian language & culture and criticizes gender inequality… This is the first solo album of MC Tesa of the Valencian group ‘El Delito’. TESA brings us a fresh rap album, rather different and totally influenced by Valencian culture. It shows us a different […]

  • Music
    Interview Mike Mckoy

    MIKE MCKOY 1. Tell us something about your background and experiences… My perspective has changed over the years, and I’ve mellowed quite a bit. I enjoy wry humour, which might tempt me to frame my background as something out of an Edvard Munch painting. But that would be nonsense, and perhaps pernicious – because not […]

  • Music
    Efrén López Interview

    The wolf is coming Efrén Lopez really is a musical phenomenon. Born in a working-class barrio of Valencia in 1972, he left school with no qualifications due “to a less than perfect relationship with authority”.  He got involved in music as a sound technician in studios and as a session musician, which involved a tour […]

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