Month: October 2014

Spotify Family

“This is music to my ears“, writes Andrew Denham, MD of Panasonic UK, of Spotify’s plans to create a family plan with 50% discount for up to 4 additional members on the same account. I am sure Denham is not the only one finding his listening session abrupted by a family member connecting to Spotify from […]

“Crappy” Beer vs “Fancy” Beer

“I hate fancy beer“, writes 2-star Michelin chef David Chang in a recent article for the GQ Magazine and adds: “shitty beer […] pairs really well with food. All food. Think about how well champagne pairs with almost anything. Champagne is not a flavor bomb! It’s bubbly and has a little hint of acid and tannin […]

Drink local: Málaga craft beers

What’s with the concept drink local? The idea is of course to support your local brew. It is not an encouragement to stop drinking the regular brands from your supermarket, but if you think of it for a moment, they produce beer by the millions. Your local micro brewery produces perhaps only a few thousand litres […]

Double bass love

One of my long time favourite instruments is the double bass, also known as the contrabasse, stand-up bass or upright bass. It has been around for centuries, although it is not known who built the first ones or when they first appeared in music. According to, the earliest known illustration of a double bass […]