Music critic

He is editor-in-chief of MondoSonoro. He has been published regularly in newspapers such as El País and El Mundo, and in different specialist magazines and media such as Play, Rockdelux, Los 40 Principales, Time Out, Europa and Metali-K.O., amongst others. 

He has also spoken on the radio stations iCat, Catalunya Ràdio, SER Catalunya, Radio 3, Radio 4… He has published Los colores del underground [The Colours of the Underground] (Astiberri, 2009), the first book in Spain on lowbrow art, and has participated in the collective works Teen Spirit: de viaje por el pop independiente [Teen Spirit: A Journey through Indie Pop] (Mondadori, 2004) and In-Edit made In Barcelona: una historia sobre el documental musical [In-Edit Made In Barcelona: A Historical Overview of the Music Documentary] (Comanegra, 2016). In 2023, he published his first book of fiction, Amarga como el peyote [Bitter as Peyote] (Proyecto Estefanía).

© of the picture: Gustaff Choos

Articles by Joan S. Luna

The rhythms of 31 FAM draw on music from beyond the usual realms of influence. ​© Nil Ventura
Models, values ​​and contradictions in new generations' music

In the music of their era, every generation has found a vehicle for passing on values, lifestyles and collective aspirations. Lately, some of the most popular...

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