New Italo-British rap-rock band Rap.Pvblica cites its influences as being Rage Against the Machine plus national and international politics. This would explain tracks with names like Dittatura Democratica - Democratic Dictatorship, and Nuovo Ordine Mondiale - New World Order. Protest rap? Sure … [Read more...]
Italy Chronicles features on Italian music - Italian artists who sing in Italian and in English, as well as a few artists of Italian origin too. Both classics of Italian music and more modern hits as well as some Italian indie music too.
Lots of videos to watch too.
Summer's here so it's an appropriate time for a rendition of Vivaldi's Four Seasons "Summer" violin concerto, only instead of the usual performance by some huge city symphony orchestra, here's a version played rather well by a bunch of Italian children from the Zinaida Gilels Violin school. This … [Read more...]
Italian singer songwriter Serena Abrami certainly knows how to let her emotions come though in her music as you'll soon hear from her song 'Invisibile' - which is invisible in English, but you might have guessed that. Abrami's voice is stunning. One listen was enough to have me digging around … [Read more...]
Vogue Italia thinks the song named after a brand of vodka GreyGoose by Italian singer Cesare Cremonini may be a major summer hit in Italy. Despite, or maybe because of, the vodka connection, GreyGoose is quite a catchy little number and will no doubt at all lead to an increase in the number of … [Read more...]
While trawling around the Italian corners of the wonderful world wide web, I came across Italian band Le Origini della Specie. I liked their melodic electro-rocky funky sound and thought you might too. Le Origini della Specie are: Claudio Pilloni who does the lead vocals, Denis Martintoni on … [Read more...]
This weeks feature on Italian music and musicians takes a look at Italian rock band Armonight which is set to rock its way around Europe this coming summer. From the Vincenza area of north Italy, Armonight has already released three albums. The band has also put together some great looking music … [Read more...]
The ethic Italian folk band providing this week's musical interlude for Italy Chronicles is known as Domo Emigrantes. The band's extensive repertoire includes traditional tunes from folk songs from Sicily, Puglia, Campania, Calabria and the musical accompaniment for traditional Italian dances … [Read more...]
While I was hunting around for interesting Italian music to add to Italy Chronicles' music section, I came across Love on Tape, a track by Italian singer DonnaKatya and her band, Superfeed. I liked what I heard and thought you might too. For your listening, and visual, pleasure, … [Read more...]