The 21 most read news items in 2021 in Aragón Musical (1st part)

First review of the most read news of 2021 in which the current pandemic has continued to make things very complicated.

In Aragón Musical we have multiplied in the last seven years by ten the unique visits. In 2015 you opened our portal 53,384 people. In 2021 have been more than half a million exceeding 560,000. In this first special of two, we review what you have consulted from our humble platform. A part of the 21 most clicked links of 2021. Tomorrow we will publish the second and last review.

Since our beginnings, in 2004, the numbers of users of this portal have always turned out to be increasing from one year to the next. We don’t like to brag about it, and we don’t usually bring them up, but in tough times like the current pandemic they help us to notice that there are people on the other side. A handful of people, most with a passion for music similar to ours, for whom we exist and to whom we owe ourselves.

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The review

This 2021 has not been the best year precisely, but it is true that it has improved compared to 2020 in which from the culture we hit rock bottom. Covid-19 touched us mentally and economically to a sector that had already been affected. In addition, they took us a completely emblematic room such as El Zorro.

In the most visited news we find multiple concerts, cycles and open-air festivals, something typical of a pandemic like the current one. Among the most consulted we see important musical returns and some Heroes of Silence, which without having to return to the stage, have been found to be totally current.

Great people like Javier Maestre and Luis Javier Velilla left a hole for us. There has been no lack, as is traditional in this ranking, neither our beloved Aragonese Music Awards, which this year took place from Alcañiz, nor our no less beloved list of Aragonese recordings most voted by you. Enjoy this first part of this most visited news special. Tomorrow the second and last.

The most read news other years

Of course, by clicking on the corresponding link, you can also consult: The 20 most read news of 2020, The 19 most read news of 2019, The 18 most read news of 2018, The 17 most read news of 2017, The 16 most read news of 2016, The 15 most read news of 2015 and The 14 most read news of 2014.

The 2021 Ranking (1st part)

21 – Possible return of Violadores del Verso in full during 2021.

Finally everything points to 2022. But read “We are getting back together” it was very hopeful. It was Kase.O’s statement for Diario AS regarding a possible return of Violadores del Verso. You can hear his words in full under these paragraphs. The rap group from Zaragoza has never separated but its members have practically since 2015 without making music together. One of the last concerts they performed was for the 10th anniversary of this same portal.

20 – The song of DJC & SPI, Larone MC and Kase.O ‘La del Rualloooh’ already on the network.

Starting the summer, producers DJC & SPI remastered the song ‘La del Rualloooh’ from 1998 together with Vacuum Mastering. Thus they recovered this piece, also known as “The Rollo song.” In her The producers themselves appear along with Larone MC, who left us in 2005, and a very young Kase.O already in top form. Yinfin is the formation that signed at the end of the 90s ‘La taberna del picoteo’. It was a reference to Doctor Tumbadiscos.

19 – Culture al Raso: the outdoor program of the Zaragoza City Council.

The Zaragoza City Council, through Zaragoza Cultural, with the support of entities such as Amber beers, carried out a program in venues without walls or ceilings. With the name of Cultura al Raso, it supposed a summer agenda configured for times of pandemic that, although it took too long to arrive, it did not cease to be welcome.. More than 80 shows including concerts, cinema, dance, folklore, magic, circus, theater and literature took place until the beginning of August in eight open-air venues.

From the Culture to the Raso Cycle in the Winter Garden. Photo: Carlos Charlez.

18 – Biography of Héroes del Silencio after interviews with three of them.

Héroes del Silencio have been totally topical in 2021. To the documentary released on Netflix we must add this biography of the group. ‘Héroes de Leyenda (the story of a mythical rock band: Héroes del Silencio)’ was released on April 15. The publication, by editorial Plaza & Janés, it was written by Antonio Cardiel, brother of the group’s bassist, Joaquín Cardiel. For this he met, in addition to Joaquín, also with Juan Valdivia and Pedro Andreu, guitarist and drummer of the Zaragoza group respectively.

Cover of the book 'Heroes of Legend' by Antonio Cardiel
Cover of the book ‘Heroes of Legend’ by Antonio Cardiel

17 – «From the Rincón de Goya 15 years later». By Sergio Falces.

May 21 marked the 15th anniversary of a report made from Aragón Musical about the imminent demolition of the Rincón de Goya in the Parque Grande de Zaragoza. For this reason we made another complementary to that one, with comparative photos and many memories written with the heart. We were surprised that so many people were interested in a topic that is far from forgotten.

16 – Javier Maestre, founder of La Bullonera, dies.

«I am very sorry for the death of Javier Maestre, founder of La Bullonera. It was one of the mainstays of the Aragonese song of the 70s, very committed to freedom and autonomy. I enjoyed many of their concerts. Let the earth be light to him. They were the words of Javier Lambán, president of Aragon.

Maestre died after a leukemia that he had suffered from for more than ten years. He worked as a doctor in the Zaragoza City Council and had a partner and two children. He was the founder of La Bullonera in the mid-70s. He started the activity of the proposal together with Eduardo Paz. Since the 1970s, it was a flagship group of auteur music in Aragon along with people like José Antonio Labordeta and Joaquín Carbonell.

Javier Maestre (with a beard) with La Bullonera at the first party of the PCE in Madrid in 1978.
Javier Maestre (with a beard) with La Bullonera at the first party of the PCE in Madrid in 1978.

15 – Sonna Huesca Festival 2021: Tickets now available.

From July 22 to September 19, the Sonna Huesca 2021 Festival of the Provincial Council of Huesca took place in the middle of nature. This event arose in the summer of 2020, in a pandemic due to covid-19, as an alternative to a South Pyrenees that could not be carried out.

The formula: live music with little capacity from natural places in the Aragonese Pyrenees in a unique format for a rare framework. There was a tribute from different artists to the figure of Pau Donés. Also names like La Fura dels Baus, Manel, Marlango, Rozalén and Travis Birds.

Image of the Sonna Huesca 2021 Festival
Image of the Sonna Huesca 2021 Festival

14 – Ixo Rai! He already has a book that we talked about with its author Alfonso Urben.

We were the first medium to break the news and the visits came instantly. Announce on the edge of August 15 that a biography of Ixo Rai has just been published! it was a real treat. And do it with an interview with Alfonso Urben, author of the book and bassist of the formation, luxury squared.

Cover of the book 'Blessed was the hour' about Ixo Rai!  written by Alfonso Urben,
Cover of the book ‘Blessed was the hour’ about Ixo Rai! written by Alfonso Urben,

13 – Proposals nominated for the Aragonese Music Awards of Alcañiz.

Starting in June, the Ambar brewery took place on traditional act of awarding diplomas to people and proposals nominated for the 22nd Aragonese Music Awards Aragón Musical. The family photo of people who opted from that day to one of the categories was not lacking.

Photo of nominations for the 22nd Aragonese Music Awards Aragón Musical
Photo of nominations for the 22nd Aragonese Music Awards Aragón Musical

12 – Pub El Zorro closes: «we have collided with deaf and insensitive walls».

In October we interviewed Andrés Vicién, manager of the El Zorro pub, and we were deeply saddened by what he told us. He told us about the last party that this place was going to celebrate, outside the emblematic place, already closed.

The covid-19 as well as not being able to reach an agreement with the people who own the premises about its rent, marked the end after more than three decades of underground culture.

Pub El Zorro de Zaragoza closes
Pub El Zorro de Zaragoza closes

11 – Ixo Rai! They return to a stage 20 years after their separation.

Two days before December 25, Santa Claus gave us a real gift and the news that contained it had great repercussion. Ixo Rai! they return to a stage after two decades without activity. It will be in a whole pavilion Príncipe Felipe de Zaragoza with 25 songs from always and without ruling out any more concert (or confirming it).

Ixo Rai!  today at the press conference to present his reunion concert
Ixo Rai! today at the press conference to present his reunion concert

We continue with this ranking until the most read news tomorrow from this same platform

More info, every day of the year, always, in: Aragón Musical


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