Musical Cartography: Mapping Austin Live Music

JOSEP PEDRO The following map has been elaborated in the course of my research about the blues scene in Austin Texas. The shapes and colors of the signs that represent the live music… Continue reading

Otra vuelta de tuerca: Apropiación cultural en la era del big booty

Texto: JOSEP PEDRO Originalmente publicado en el número 1 de la Revista Unstate (2015). Véase aquí. En el último año, la música popular mainstream que se difunde global y masivamente desde EE.UU. ha… Continue reading

Conversations with Birdlegg (1): the Hardest Working Man in the Blues

JOSEP PEDRO Gene Pittman aka “Birdlegg” is an experienced bluesman who stands out for his energetic and passionate approach to live music performance. Born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1947 and musically raised in… Continue reading