Does The City Have A Sound?

A blurry image of a nighttime scene in Jerez. Trees smeared across the left-hand side and streetlights streaked across the right.
Image by Matteo Delred

On the morning of the 22nd of December 2020, I went for a walk in the centre of Jerez de la Frontera.

Suddenly, from the local bars, high-pitched ghostly voices wafted over the smell of coffee. I was used to strange disturbances in the streets — impromptu flamenco singing, bizarre religious festivals — so I wasn’t surprised. But I was unnerved, and avoiding bars, so I didn’t investigate. I later found out that it…

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Those Who Were Dancing is about music and its roots. We look at public performance of musicality, collective singing and genres enmeshed with today’s sound. We investigate self-expression and the ancestral voice remaining in today’s saturated music industry.

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Rebecca W Morris

Rebecca W Morris

I write about being an artist, activist and musician. Editor and Contributor to Medium publication, Those Who Were Dancing.

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