Tag: Magia Roja

The Near Death Ensemble at Magia Roja – a deeply satisfying trip

Marc Curcio – guitar Jordan Menossi – drums Santiago Arteaga – electric bass Andrea Turbo Barbiero – synths, vox, fx Giuliano Gius Cobelli – synths, trumpet (and various other musical toys) If you fancy a big bowl of alternative-free jazz-electronic-funk-psychedelic rock-world soup, look no further than Barcelona’s Near Death Ensemble. I’ve had a warm and…




Putan Club at Màgia Roja – 15th Jan ’16

François R. Cambuzat (guitar, voice) Gianna Greco (bass, voice) The last time Putan Club played in Barcelona, they were a wonderful surprise because I’d been unfamiliar with their music. This year’s performance was enhanced by a sense of sharp anticipation. In fact, the friend from London who was with me last year even flew out…




A post-Primavera jam at Magia Roja – 1st June ’15

Hans-Joachim Roedelius (analogue synthesizer) Christopher Chaplin (iPhone) Francesc Diaz Melis (analogue synthesizer, sequencer) Florenci Salesas (melodica, xylophone, analogue synthesizer) Nuno Rebelo (guitar) Eli Gras (amplified objects, guitar) El Pricto (alto saxophone, plus a touch of synth) Luiz Rocha (bass clarinet) Antoni Robert Gadea (guitar) Is there a difference between a jam and an improvisation? Is…




Putan Club at Hangar – 6th Mar ’15

François R. Cambuzat (guitar, voice) Gianna Greco (bass, voice) Hangar is a black space. A big space, but a black space. Lit by less than a handful of powerful spots, hurling angular shadows to the ceiling, 50 feet above our heads (that’s about 15 metres, metric fans). It’s the perfect venue for a little, well,…