The best music in history (XX and XXI century)

Top songs of 1969 in Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese

The review of the entire decade of the 60s ends with the top songs of 1969…

The best 1990s bands and their biggest hits

Listen to the "Muros de absenta" playlist with the greatest hits from some of the best…

Famous Coimbra Fados and other music about Coimbra

There are certain countries and cities that have among their history numerous films and songs that,…

Review of Sick of Myself (Kristoffer Borgli)

Sick of Myself millimetrically dissects all those elements that make up society. An exposed society that,…

Kristoffer Borgli… under examination

Kristoffer Borgli is an observer who reflects on the state of art, societies and, above all,…

Review of And the King Said, What a Fantastic Machine (Axel Danielson, Maximilien van Aertryck)

In And the King Said, What a Fantastic Machine, a documentary that reflects on the evolution…

America (2022) ‘אמריקה’, directed by Ofir Raul Graizer

After the international success of critics and audiences between 2017 and 2018, The Cakemaker, the Israeli…

Top 1969 songs: The best music of 1969 in English

Finally, after many months of work, research and ranking of hits, we come to the end…

‘Nina and the Hedgehog’s Secret’ Review, a film by Jean-Loup Felicioli & Alain Gagnol

Review of the French film Nina and the Hedgehog's Secret, starring Guillaume Canet and Audrey Tautou…

‘Let the River Flow’ Review (Ellos eatnu – La elva leve – 2023)

One of the things that, although common, never ceases to surprise me is seeing in reality…

Breathe (2014), directed by Mélanie Laurent

The first time I saw Mélanie Laurent act was in Je vais bien, ne t’en fais…

Muri D’Assenzio, by IANVA (with lyrics in Spanish), the origin of the title of the blog Muros de absenta

What better way to start a music blog than with the title song, right? Muri D’Assenzio…

Detachment (2011), by Tony Kaye

A few days ago, remembering my time at high school, I remembered a teacher I had…

Top songs of 2002. Hits in English, Spanish and more

In the third round of the 2000s, we’re going to find out which songs of 2002…

The best rappers of the 90s and their best songs

It is one of the most popular genres worldwide, with a rich history that begins in…

Famous old songs. 3000 old iconic songs

In one of the most ambitious articles created by this blog, we have set out to…

The music of the 20th century: A sound walk through 100 years of history

When we think about or try to mentally review what the music of the 20th century…

Top 10 best movies of 2022

While 2022 marked the return to a normalcy close to pre-pandemic times, back to crowds and…

Top songs from 1968

We’re approaching the end of our entire list dedicated to the big names in 1960s music.…

Top songs of 1968 in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French and Catalan

We, as a music blog, are gradually approaching the final stretch with the best songs of…

Top hits of 1967 in Spanish, French, Italian and Catalan

As we approach the end of the most memorable decade for citizen protests, the 60s, we…

Top 1967 songs: 100 music hits for every taste

We continue our review of the best music of the 60s with a really special playlist…

Top songs of 1966. Music hits in English, Spanish and more

If you’re a lover of music lists, the list featuring the best songs of 1966 is…

Top songs of 1965. Music hits in English, Spanish and more

If you’re a music lover, the list of the top songs of 1965 is your ultimate…

Top songs of 1964. Music hits in English, French, Italian and Spanish

We continue with our list of the top songs of 1964. And as always, as an…

Top songs of 1963. Music hits in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian and Catalan

60s music continues to advance year by year. If you’ve made it this far after reviewing…

Top songs of 1962. Music hits in English, Spanish and French

In the year 1962, in terms of music, there’s much that feels contemporary. And not precisely…

Top songs of 1959. Music hits in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese

The music of the 50s comes to an end. The year 1959 represents the culmination of…

Top songs of 1958. Music hits in English, Italian, Spanish and French

We arrive at the year of masterpieces in American cinema like Vertigo, Touch of Evil, or…

Top songs of 1957. Music hits in English and Spanish

In the year 1957, films like Paths of Glory, Throne of Blood, and The Seventh Seal…

Top songs of 1956. Music hits in English, Spanish and more

Year 1956, seventh part of the ten planned to conclude with a final list of 100…

Top songs of 1955. Hits in English, Spanish and French

We reach the mid-50s and celebrate it with a list full of hits from 1955 in…

Top songs of 1954. Music hits in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French

Year 1954, the fifth part of the planned ten to finalize the list of 100 songs…

Top songs of 1953. Music hits in English, Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese

Welcome to the fourth part of the ten planned to conclude with a final list of…

Top songs of 1952: the best music from 1952

We arrive at the third part of the ten planned to conclude with a final list…

Top songs of 1951. The best bands, artists and music of that year

After starting the list in 1950, it’s time to discuss the most prominent music of 1951…

The best old-school rappers and their greatest hip hop songs

When it comes to talking about old-school rappers, it’s necessary to define the valid dates to…

The Day The Music Died. Are Don McLean and Killing Me Softly with His Song related?

At first glance, the title of this post sounds striking. Some of you may wonder, how…

The best Father’s Day songs and other dad songs

This week is St. Joseph’s Day, or more commonly known as Father’s Day (some Josephs miss…

The best songs for Mother’s Day and other songs for mothers

We know that after Holy Week and the excess of torrijas, we all feel a bit…

The best Spanish bands from the 60s and their greatest hits

The 60s decade is a rather dark part of our history, although some feel nostalgic for…

The best Spanish bands from the 70s and their greatest hits

As Santabárbara used to say, the 70s in Spain smelled like something was changing. It wasn’t…

Top songs of 2001: hits in English, Spanish and more

A few days ago, we kicked off the 2000s decade and now we’re onto the second…

Top songs of 2000. The best music hits of that year

What do you remember about the year 2000? Which songs of 2000 do you remember most…

80s rockers in English, Spanish and Portuguese

In this post, we present the most iconic songs of the best rockers of the 80s…

Old Reggaeton Songs: The Best Old School Classics

In this first foray into a genre that’s not often covered in this blog, we’re going…

Spanish female singers (or singer-songwriters) and their best songs

As we have seen in other monographs, the personality of the authors marking their own musical…

Diegetic music and non diegetic sound

If you enjoy both cinema and music, or if you’ve ever listened to critics or music…

The best Spanish bands from the 90s and their greatest hits

This selection of best Spanish bands from the 90s is more about the number of remembered…

100 songs to learn Spanish

As a Portuguese person who studied English from childhood, I can say that, during the process…

Trouble with the Curve, by Clint Eeastwood

By now, everyone knows who Clint Eastwood is, the place he holds as an actor (and…

Saraband, by Ingmar Bergman

A lot has been said about the filmmaker Ingmar Bergman throughout the realms of cinema, literature,…

The best current French music. Playlist with new songs weekly

We’re back again, compiling our favorite tracks at the end of the year, once more. In…

Instrumental music: more than 700 famous instrumental pieces

Even though the complete instrumental music playlist is at your disposal after this introduction and just…

Reggae music, the best songs from the Jamaican music genre

With over 40 years of existence, reggae music has evolved from being known as a genre…

K-Pop: history of the Korean genre, best songs and representative artists

K-Pop, in some aspects known as KPop, is, in short, Korean pop music that has dethroned…

Nat King Cole in Spanish: his best songs

Few foreign artists have been able to create such enduring impact with their unique accents on…

Classical music composers from 1400 to today

We have preferred to overlook everything produced in the Middle Ages and earlier, focusing solely on…

Tokyo Family (Tokyo Story remake), by Yôji Yamada

August, heat, and no one on the streets. I haven’t been writing much lately, so I’ve…

An Autumn Afternoon, by Yasujirô Ozu

Yasujiro Ozu was a master of direction. He had an immense ability to hold attention and…