Pino Daniele – Terra mia

We miss Pino Daniele’s music. Terra mia (My homeland) is a collage of old memories, some of them happy, some bitter, but nevertheless fascinating...

Miles Davis – Seven Steps to Heaven

New York. Someone is playing jazz standards in a club. Two lovers are having a sweet slow dance immersed in a timeless cloud of...

The Who – Tommy

  Tommy? Yes, indeed. If not the first, then certainly one of the first rock operas, and surely the greatest of them all, whose fame...

Phish – Billy Breathes

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture (Martin Mull) If we give credit to the aphorism of Martin Mull (for years erroneously attributed to Frank...

Iron Maiden – Killers

Iron Maiden are like a rite of passage, like the souped up exhaust of a motorcycle, like a cigarette smoked in the school toilets...

The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses

  The Stone Roses kicked the door open for guitar music in the late '80s They opened the door for us. There is a generation...

Primal Scream – Screamadelica

  For ten years, I’ve never been able to make up my mind if I’m a punk rocker or a soul boy, so why not...

Colosseum Live

A Rope Ladder to the Moon If there’s something that really pisses me of, it’s that in the chaotic world we happen to live in,...

Kiss – Alive!

Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, 16th May 1975 If only I could be one of the Kiss. Not any Kiss. The here and now Kiss! Tonight’s Kiss,...

Tito Schipa, Jr. – Orfeo 9

Orfeo 9 forever It was 1974. I was 16 and had a girlfriend who had just given me Tito Schipa Jr’s Orfeo 9 (Orpheus 9),...

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Valentina Meloni – As if it were an endless autumn

As if it were an endless autumn silently one by one they leave and buds already appear on branches airy pollens are floating in flight but the invisible...