Just like its ever-circling, twanging, ringing guitars, dream pop keeps coming back. The last two or three years have been especially good, with compilations such as 2016’s “Still in a Dream (A Story of Shoegaze 1988-1995)”, the return of pioneers like Ride, Slowdive, Lush or -in the case of Spain- Automatics; and the adoption of this religion by new believers like I Break Horses, No Joy, Wye Oak…
MODE 2019 / Curated by Laurel Halo
10hrs of live ambient sets: GAS (live a/v) / LAUREL HALO (Live) / BEATRICE DILLON (Live) / ELLEN ARKBRO / TOMOKO SAUVAGE / OLIVER COATES / SUSO SAIZ / KALI MALONE / JOHN ALSO BENNETT + AMOSPHERE
The Cervantes Theatre (London) announces 5 productions of new plays comprising the New Spanish Playwriting Season III, the Spanish Contemporary Theatre Season II, and for the very first time, a late Autumn reading of a Spanish Golden Age piece.
‘I Will Miss You When You’re Gone’, a supernatural dark comedy about grief, isolation, connection, and mental health
Flamenco Festival London, Sadler’s Wells’ renowned annual season of flamenco dance and music returns. In a fortnight featuring 12 unique shows and film screenings, audiences will be able to enjoy performances from some of the world’s most outstanding flamenco talent.
DOC’N ROLL FILM FESTIVAL PREMIERES ‘MANCHESTER KEEPS ON DANCING’ IN LONDON, A DOCUMENTARY FROM JAVIER SENZ ABOUT THE EXPLOSION OF HOUSE MUSIC IN THE ENGLISH CITY.
Directed and produced by Zaragoza native Javier Senz, ‘Manchester Keeps On Dancing’ is a documentary that takes a look at how house music got started in the city of Manchester during the 1980s. It serves as a reminder of just how important this city was as the first music scene in Europe to import house music from the north-eastern United States, before going on to expand this brand-new genre. The story is told by the DJs themselves, not to mention the managers of nightclubs like The Haçienda, which were responsible for taking house music to the heights it reached. It also features names from today’s scene, who are keeping the spirit of house music alive.
It all started with a DNA test.
A sample of saliva that would compel Puerto Rican rapper René Pérez Joglar (a.k.a Residente) to embark on an immense journey of self-discovery. A genetic revelation that would force him to walk away from all the fame and fortune of his internationally-acclaimed hip-hop outfit Calle 13, in order to reconnect with his ancestral roots…