New: Mahmood – Gioventù Bruciata (Album)

In the space of a short amount of time, Italian artist Mahmood shot out from the shadows to become one of the most talked about artists within the Italian music scene. This can be credited to his at the time controversial win of Sanremo Song Festival – the most prestigious song festival in Italy. We…

New: Marco Mengoni – Voglio + Buona Vita

Marco Mengoni is arguably one of the most popular Italian artists who has continuously taken the charts by storm. His rise to fame began after winning the third series of the X Factor Italy, and unlike many reality show winners, actually went on to carve an incredibly successful career for himself. The joy of Marco…

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: 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…