Tag Archives: Spain

Biblioteca de Catalunya (photos)

I geeked out at the Biblioteca de Catalunya (Library of Catalonia) in Barcelona this past April. I even spent some time there to work on an academic paper. Academia eventually rules us all! You can find the full album here … Continue reading

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Football Stickers in Barcelona

Here’s another post from my trip to Barcelona. This one’s short: a few photos of stickers slapped up by ultras and other fan groups that I found while out and about (including my own contribution).

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Barcelona: The Spanish Civil War Tour

I spent nine days in Barcelona this past April. This is the first of a few posts about that trip. I began my second, full day in the city at the Plaça de Catalunya, which is the beginning and ending … Continue reading

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A Las Barricadas: Los Muertos De Cristo’s Atheist-Anarchist Punk Music

Spanish Punk music has long had an anarchist as well as atheist tradition. Los Muertos De Cristo were no different in this regard as they wore their atheism on their sleeve…or in this case their band name (Christ’s Dead). Lorenzo … Continue reading

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Spanish Post-Punk & New Wave

The past few weeks of work for Remezcla have yielded a wonderful surprise: a revival of post-punk music at the hands of Spanish musicians. Bands such as Antiguo Régimen are bringing back tracks with thick, metallic bass lines: That’s a … Continue reading

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Alerta Antifascista: The Anarcho-Punk Sounds of Sin Dios

Sin Dios was a hardcore-punk band from Madrid, Spain that existed from 1988 – 2006. The group released eight original lp’s plus a handful of ep’s during those years that outlined their anti-fascist, anti-authoritarian and anti-capitalist anarchist beliefs. The band … Continue reading

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Bigott’s a Funny, Elusive Guy With a Huge Mustache

As I mentioned last week, Spanish folk/pop artist Bigott made his L.A. debut last week following his trip to SXSW. I was able to meet with him and his impressive facial hair (hence the name Bigott after “bigote” [mustache]) afterwards … Continue reading

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