Valencia's 2 day indie explosion is back this Friday 24th and Saturday 25th October in Espai Rambleta, and we're ready and raring to go. The third edition of Deleste Festival is set to bring such big names as Pony Bravo, Grupo de Expertos Sol y Nieve and Nueva Vulcano. Check out the full line-up and the newly released day split: Other top names to watch out for are Barcelona alt-rockers Za! who look set to please crowds with their ecclectic mix of energetic, off-beat drumming and electronic injections. Fuckin' Bollocks, who treated us to a great performance in the BCore Showcase at … [Read more...]
It only takes a short stroll around Valencia to realise that if there’s one thing the city's got (apart from lots and lots of rice) it's great street art. By no means an in-depth study, I’ve dug deep into the archives of my aging laptop -and even trekked around town with my trusty Nikon- to bring you a quick look at some of my favourite pieces. El Carmen Probably the first piece of street art that anyone new to the city sees is Blu's Moses with the huge beard of snakes opposite the tumbling car on the corner of nightlife hotspot, Plaza Tossal. The car, by native Valencian Escif, has … [Read more...]
Before we begin - Just what is a hipster? Allow me to explain courtesy of an ever-precise Wikipedia extract and revered song "I love my life as a dickhead": Hipster (contemporary subculture): “Hipster is a term popularly used to denote a contemporary subculture in North America, Australia and Europe primarily consisting of Millennials living in urban areas. The subculture has been described as a "mutating, trans-Atlantic melting pot of styles, tastes and behavior[s]" and is broadly associated with indie and alternative music, a varied non-mainstream fashion sensibility … [Read more...]
If you’re reading this we take it that you’re new to the city, right? Welcome! Benvingut! ¡Bienvenido! You get the gist… We hope this website will help you get to grips with Valencia and have you feeling at home in no time. Speaking of home, there are close to 800,000 people currently residing in Valencia city, making it Spain’s 3rd biggest city after Madrid and Barcelona. There’s an additional 5 million people living in the region itself which spans 524km across the Mediterranean coastline from north of Castellón to the south of Alicante. We know what you’re thinking: that’s a hell of a … [Read more...]
Sepia was founded on the 25th of January 2014 by a group of 20-somethings in a grimy-yet-awesome flat just off Plaza de Benimaclet, Valencia. We're here to talk about the things we love most in life; movies, gigs, books, bars and, of course, our beloved Valencia. We hope this website is useful for locals and guiris alike. Find us on Twitter, Facebook or down the pub. Che tú!