Mi sento un po’ in colpa per aver trascurato questo blog, ero partito bene, motivato, convinto, ispirato. Devo aver però sottovalutato l’impegno che ci vuole a mandarlo avanti regolarmente, o meglio, l’impegno necessario a renderlo esattamente come vorrei che fosse: improvvisamente mi accorgo di aver preteso troppo da me stesso Deve essere un divertimento, una […]

My purpose here is not to write a review of Syro, Aphex Twin’s latest album, as there’s already way too much stuff on the web about it and I won’t be adding anything more useful or interesting. This is more like looking back on how this artist contributed to shaping and defining my musical tastes […]

It took me a little longer than expected to write a new post here, I apologize for that. I also apologize for that utterly annoying display of sensitivity in my latest posts, I need to get back to football and regain comfort in a less vulnerable position. Today it’s time for Mario Balotelli, undoubtedly the most […]

I’ve been listening to a lot of different music lately, I don’t like to categorize music by using labels but this way it gets easier to be understood, so, here we go: I went  from electronic to indie-rock, back to pop then to dub and then post-punk, some post-rock or hardcore punk, moving freely from […]

My subconscious generated a fine little dream last night, and that’s what I’m going to talk about today: There was me, my brother and one of my best friends sitting in a room with Marlon Brando playing a synthesizer. Not a generic synth, but one of the best digital synths Roland made during the 90’s, […]

I hardly buy newspapers anymore as it is much more convenient to check their online version whenever I feel like I need to catch up with the current news. Nothing wrong with this, but, I must admit I miss ‘La Repubblica’ friday insert, surprisingly named  “Il Venerdì’, i.e “Friday”. My dad, who’s an avid Repubblica […]

I’m not a native english speaker, in fact, I’m Italian, and although I studied English Language and Literature at University, I never lived abroad for a long period. I consider myself to be pretty good at writing in my native language, and this blog could be much less hassle for me if it was in […]