Tag Archives: Playlist

A Local Guide to the Cape Town Music Scene

A Local Guide to the Cape Town Music Scene

We’d heard a lot about South African music before coming to Cape Town and were eager to experience as much of Cape Town music as we could, so much so that Terence even signed up for a drumming workshop! We were particularly keen to see...
Playlist: Camilo Lara, Mexican Institute Of Sound, Mexico City

Playlist: Camilo Lara, Mexican Institute Of Sound, Mexico City

Being the big music fans that we are, we knew that it would be sacrilegious to stay in New York’s East Village, and not take in some live music. After all, some of our favourite bands earned their live music credentials in Lower Manhattan. A few blocks away from...
Playlist: John Kunz, Owner of Waterloo Records, Austin

Playlist: John Kunz, Owner of Waterloo Records, Austin

When I first hit my teens, music became everything to me. My local music shop was an old-fashioned one, with massive rows of records and an instrument section where kids would hang out and annoy everyone by playing wonky renditions of Smoke on the Water...
Playlist: Fanfan and Marco’s Paris Chanson Playlist

Playlist: Fanfan and Marco’s Paris Chanson Playlist

Some of us love songs for the lyrics, but sometimes, even when the language is our own, the lyrics are unintelligible yet still we’re smitten with the music – and, in the case of Fanfan et Marco, who we saw at Au Limonaire on Sunday...
Playlist: Julio’s Barcelona Indie Music

Playlist: Julio’s Barcelona Indie Music

A graphic designer by day, 29 year-old Julio Salvador is the singer and guitarist in the Barcelona band Wiggum. The band is named after Ralph Wiggum, son of Chief Wiggum in ‘Los Simpsons’, their favourite character, “because he’s a psychedelic character, which suits our band”,...
Playlist: Sebastian’s Jerez flamenco picks

Playlist: Sebastian’s Jerez flamenco picks

A resident of Jerez for 13 years, Sebastian Lapostol was born in the US to Chilean parents. After obtaining a degree in comparative literature and travelling around Spain, North Africa and the Middle East, he moved to Jerez in 1997 to study flamenco guitar. It...
Playlist: Rob’s Moroccan Mix

Playlist: Rob’s Moroccan Mix

Yes, you heard right, it’s not only Hotel Costes and other design hotels that are hip to the fact that music is an important part of travel, our experience of a place, and the memories we take away. Don’t well all have songs we love...