Tag Archives: italy

It’s all about hardcore

Last year, I was lucky enough to meet Giulio Squillacciotti, an artist and movie-maker originally from Rome, Italy, which is also where I’m from. I didn’t meet him at a hipster art party nor did I meet him in a well-hidden, underground hardcore club – I actually got to know him accidentally, a couple of […]

between embarassment and pride

It happens that I, once in a while, am ashamed of my country of origin. For one thing, we’ve got Berlusconi, who is a devastating figure for the country I am from and a real embarrassment for all of us, ugh. As a matter of fact, a LOT of people think I am Norwegian – […]

It’s snow-time!

yes, even the good and loud and busy and constantly-on-the-run people go on holiday. I am off to a snowy place for ten days of good food, early nights, lots of skiing, and no internet. I felt like I needed to throw in a couple of updates before my trip (though I really should be […]

2009: Lists

With an approaching January 1st, the bloggers of the world are all busy making lists of the best records of the year, best records of the decade, best gigs of 2009.. having just gotten back from a semi-holiday (it was mostly visiting family and emptying an apartment, with lots of reading in between) I have […]