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…




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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