The First Time I Tried to Listen to Flamenco

The first time I listened to flamenco — I mean really tried to hear it — I was alone on the beach with my mobile phone and headphones. I thought, “I live in Spain, so I should really try to understand flamenco.” This was something I said to myself about once a year; one of those tasks that you assign yourself hoping to become a better person. Of course I’d

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It’s All Camarón’s Fault

Photos: Naria Caamaño. The muse of Anti-Karaoke has gone crazy for Camarón and now no one can rescue her from the well of flamenco. By Maria Junyent. “Nothing is more conducive to comedy than that which is considered sacred.” Rachel Arieff is one of those people who can’t help but do incorrect things. That’s just the way she is. Her

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It’s All Camarón’s Fault

Photos: Naria Caamaño. The muse of Anti-Karaoke has gone crazy for Camarón and now no one can rescue her from the well of flamenco. By Maria Junyent. “Nothing is more conducive to comedy than that which is considered sacred.” Rachel Arieff is one of those people who can’t help but do incorrect things. That’s just the way she is. Her

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Removing a Thorn from my Heart

I’ve been wanting to get back to singing lessons for some time, since I’ve never been much of a fan of my own singing. So, I thought, why not learn while singing music I really love… which is flamenco. So I’ve been taking classes in flamenco singing at the Taller de Musics (Music Workshop) of Barcelona. I’ve only taken 3

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