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Massimo Nolletti | Photography Vibrations

Massimo Nolletti | Photography Vibrations

  Through his camera lens and the filter of his sensibility, Italian photographer Massimo Nolletti transforms musical notes into images of the world.  The result is a photography that mixes the power of musical vibrations with intense imagery. Nolletti currently lives and works in York. Don’t forget to check, after the interview, Massimo’s playlist and short...
Inesha | Blatta & Inesha, the sound of techno nouveau

Inesha | Blatta & Inesha, the sound of techno nouveau

They might come from Sicily, but Italian techno duo Blatta & Inesha bring 100% international cred to all their shows.  After a 5 star review in DJ Mag and a place on the list of Italy’s 6 “top party rockers,” these two are Techno Electro nouveau innovators who have collaborated with artists such as Calverton and LA...
Saturnino Celani & Riccardo Onori | Bass & Guitar Players for Jovanotti

Saturnino Celani & Riccardo Onori | Bass & Guitar Players for Jovanotti

I met these two valuable musicians on the occasion of their performance with Lorenzo Cherubini (aka Jovanotti) at El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles a few weeks ago. Riccardo is the guitar player and Saturnino is the bass player in the band. The show was a success, and since the musicians took a little time...
Aucan | Throttling Bass and Crushing Beats

Aucan | Throttling Bass and Crushing Beats

I used to hear my friends complaining about how the Italian underground music scene has become fairly monotonous over the last few years. They wanted to see some new movement in the music scene that would match the interests of our generation. I definitely wasn’t able to blame them. Last July, while I was back in...
Congorock | New EP: MONOLITH / AGARTA

Congorock | New EP: MONOLITH / AGARTA

Heavy bass, rough sounds and massive notes are the main feature of Congorock, the Italian project of Rocco Rampino. He passed through Forli and Milan before settling permanently in Los Angeles, where he lives and produces music. He has earned the respect and support of the most famous names in the game from Afrojack to...
Simonetta Rossi | Eyes closed

Simonetta Rossi | Eyes closed

A few years ago, Simonetta Rossi wasn’t a dancer and she didn’t know almost anything about Tango. Maybe she was planning a trip to Argentina, but it was definitely just a way to relax abroad and visit a new country. At that time she was already the director of several sharp little documentaries, yet she...
Italian DJs on EarMilk | New Electronic Sounds

Italian DJs on EarMilk | New Electronic Sounds

  For a while now I’ve been following Earmilk. The writers at this music blog based out of the United States and Canada use their experience as journalists, musicians and fanatics to share what’s on their playlists.  These guys knows what is going on in the world’s underground music scene! One of my favorite columns...
Jovanotti | El Rey Theatre LA

Jovanotti | El Rey Theatre LA

We are not going to talk about what Jovanotti has accomplished during his career as a musician.  I mean, what can you say about an artist who has had hundreds of web pages written about him?  So here’s the big news without the long lead-up:  for the second time Jovanotti is bringing his talent to...
An Italian in Jalisco

An Italian in Jalisco

For a Los Angeles resident, the mexican border just means a simple 2 1/2 hour drive south.  The city of Tijuana offers an easy opportunity to jump into a whole different world, and the next cities on the beach, Ensenada and Rosarito, add to it as we continue into Baja California… But I have noticed...
Marcello Allulli | Italian jazz vibes at the Music Inn

Marcello Allulli | Italian jazz vibes at the Music Inn

Marcello Allulli and his bet for the future: the Music Inn   The Music Inn in Rome is a truly historic venue, a landmark of Italian jazz music culture: that`s where, in the `70s, important musicians such as Enrico Rava, Enrico Pierannunzi, Fabrizio Sferra, Roberto Gatto, Danilo Rea, Rita Marcotulli, Enzo Pietropaoli and others used...
Marco Marinangeli | Grammy-nominated Italian composer

Marco Marinangeli | Grammy-nominated Italian composer

Marco Marinangeli is a successful songwriter and producer from Rome. After moving to Los Angeles in 1986, he built a remarkable career, learning  day by day how to blend elements of different cultures. Marco has worked with talents such as Josh Groban, Miley Cyrus, Il Divo and many others.   Can we start by talking...
Melodies for Today and Tomorrow | Hiromi Kanda

Melodies for Today and Tomorrow | Hiromi Kanda

Melodies for Today and Tomorrow | Hiromi Kanda Hiromi in Love was Hiromi Kanda’s first album backed by the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra that left us all wanting more. The second album Days of Yesterday has finally arrive with more timeless hits from the Great American Song book along with the added bonus of her own...