New: Måneskin – Torna a Casa

Since their almost win in The X Factor Italy, eccentric group Måneskin are once again impressing with the latest release, Torna a Casa. Why they didn’t win The X Factor Italy is beyond me, and their releases post-competition have brought new life to the Italian charts. Both their previous singles Chosen and Morirò da re…

Archives: Capo Plaza – 20 (Album)

Perhaps this album is not yet old enough to be classified under our ‘Archive’ section, but it’s not exactly new either, and embarrassingly it has taken a handful of months to finally listen to Capo Plaza’s debut album, 20. My first introduction to Capo Plaza was through the song Serio by fellow Italian rap artist,…

New: Robin Stjernberg – I Don’t

Swedish artist Robin Stjernberg has been quiet lately, so much so that I crossed the border to the musical universe of fellow Swedish Robin of the Bengtsson variety. The truth is, there’s room for both of these talented artists in my playlists, but there will always be a special place in my heart for Robin…

New: Gue Pequeno feat. Capo Plaza – Trap Phone

In the midst of an ‘Italian rap’ phase of my musical tastes, I was introduced to the music of Gue Pequeno, specifically the radio friendly song Guersace. The blurred line between pop and rap in Guersace made for an enjoyable listen, but as I’ve later discovered, this is just one facet of Gue Pequeno. Not…

New: Alessio Bernabei – Senza Filtri (EP)

With boyband beginnings, Alessio Bernabei established a fan following which has now carried on through his solo career. The Italian artist first made an appearance on the worldwide television format the X Factor where he was placed into a group which was called Dear Jack. The group was successful and had even made an appearance…

New: Aminata – Don’t Talk About It

Some former Eurovision participants fade into the abyss, while some others flourish after their appearance and former Latvian participant Aminata is well and truly flourishing. Having just signed with a subsidiary of Sony Music, Aminata is ready to take her music international. The talented singer-songwriter has worked on a range of music since her Eurovision…