Spanish Music:  St. Alex

02/03/2018 Marina 0

They’ve got that very British 1990s indie sound about them.  They sing in English and he cites bands and musicians such as Feeder and Elvis Costello as big influences.

Spanish Music: To Brave My Soul

26/02/2018 Marina 4

The new track ‘Strange Storm’ certainly has a grungy feel; Rafa’s thick deep voice sings out over a Fender twang; the light and shade of melodic verses and a heavier power chord chorus; the raw edge given to the production as a whole.  A feel-good grunge track with dark undertones.

Classic Rock: No Penis Necessary!

18/02/2018 Marina 4

If it is the case that women musicians were dismissed by the mainstream music press during the initial decades of rock and roll then, we can’t really say how many more female musicians were out there, being as amazing as the Beatles, being as heavy as Led Zepplin and, as shown by Sister Rosetta Tharpe, being as talented and groundbreaking as Chuck Berry.

10 Favourite Albums: Facebook Challenge

16/02/2018 Marina 0

It was punk and it was life and it was fun.  This record is my personal portal to the 90s, to a simpler time, when people would connect face to face and you could just knock on someone’s door to see if they fancied hanging out for the afternoon, the whole day or even the entire weekend. Before life got infiltrated by technology, social media, and when virtually no one carried a camera in their back pocket, thank goodness!

Spanish Music: The Night Transmission

10/02/2018 Marina 9

We opened the night and played in front of around 700 people, I know that for many groups that’s pretty normal, but not for us. What more, the audience really enjoyed the concert and we played really well. It was a unique experience for all of us

Una colección de fanzines

19/01/2018 Marina 2

Estos fanzines son realmente una joya, una expresión de las subculturas de los noventa y de las inquietudes en la sociedad… Por ahora, van a formar parte de mis investigaciones académicas dada la importancia cultural y la mirada alternativa que aportan sobre la sociedad.

Spanish Music: Project

18/01/2018 Marina 8

Para Español Thanks for taking an interest in my research for Chester University. The thesis will focus on the music scene in Spain, particularly the […]

GCSE Revision Course

30/10/2017 Marina 2

GREAT NEWS! I am now offering a distance learning GCSE Spanish course that students can study at their own pace.  If you are thinking of […]