Flamenguiri Perdía

Recommended by Time Out Barcelona This isn’t flamenco. This isn’t flamenco fusion. It’s flamenguiri. The American comedian/cabaret artist Rachel Arieff has fallen down the flamenco rabbit-hole. After a year of obsessively listening to and learning the basics of this unique and captivating music, she began to compose her own flamenco songs… without really having any idea of what the hell she was doing. Since then she’s

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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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