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Julián Villagrán

Back to the 90s

This isn’t an actor who also sings, but a musician that has made a career out of acting. Villagrán launches his first album, influenced by rave music and independent British rock.

Almudena Heredero

Cultural Management, Music, and Equality

Because of her experience, market vision and knowledge, Almudena Heredero has played a part in the necessary renewal that the Spanish music industry has undergone over the past ten years. Among the changes are, of course, women’s fight to gain visibility and equality. We chatted with her. 

CANADA

The Barcelona-based production company behind music videos for Katy Perry and Rosalia

Despite what its name and track record may suggest, the CANADA production company was founded in Barcelona more than a decade ago, leaving a signature mark on the international audio-visual scene.

Eduardo de la Iglesia

Soundtracks for Binary Realities

He’s as likely to make music for a fight between virtual warriors as a futurist adventure or a battle set during World War II. A forerunner on the other side of the pond, Eduardo de la Iglesia, from Madrid, talks to Talento a bordo about one of the most creative and unknown jobs of our time: making soundtracks for video games.

Zahara

Feminine Singular

In less than a decade, Zahara has become one of the leading figures of the Spanish indie scene. Her songs reach a wide audience that also supports her restlessness and versatility as an artist. Hers is a self-managed career with an artistic stance committed to equality.

Kase.O

Rhythm, Rhyme, and Empathy

In the last four years, rapper Kase.O has taken Spanish hip-hop to the top. The proof: over 20,000 copies sold of the album ‘El círculo’, a triumphal tour of Spain and Latin America, and several awards and nominations.

Raül Refree

At the Roots

In the last few years, Raül Refree has become one of the most important and international producers in the Spanish music scene. His name is linked to the new flamenco cultivated by Silvia Pérez Cruz, Rocío Márquez or Rosalía, but is also connected to records by Mala Rodríguez, Albert Pla, Josele Santiago, Kiko Veneno, and now also Rodrigo Cuevas’ awaited new album.

Nella

Flying High at The Grammys

Nella, the singer of Iberia’s song Volando, won a Latin Grammy for Best New Artist. One of today’s most promising singers, we stole a few minutes from her to talk about what it feels like on days when the stars seem to have aligned in your favour.

Julia de Castro

The Life and Death of De la Puríssima

After ten years on the stage, De la Puríssima is saying goodbye. Led by Julia de Castro, voice and soul of this quartet that dared to merge cuplé with jazz, they will say goodbye forever to their fans in a memorable performance at Festival de Otoño. Amen.

Adriana Tanus

Music for Diversity

Adriana Tanus, conductor of the OJEM [Madrid European Youth Orchestra], has turned music into the best instrument to fight for a more diverse and tolerant world. Her next adventure: presenting Mozart’s 'Requiem' with her musicians at the National Auditorium of Music in Madrid.

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