Posts by: Antonino

Antonino’s Tuesday Music

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Hailing not 40 miles from my parents of hometown of Coli Al Volturno, Italia is the Naples based Spaccanapli (Divided Naples).  The best way for me to tell you about them is just to have you listen. Fresh from Nacional Records, run by Tomas Cookman who brought us the international star Manu Chao, is Spanish-Harlem […]

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Punk/Rai/Jazz/Rock

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Rachid Taha is an important musician on the international rock scene beginning in the early 1980s. Rachid Taha was born in 1958 in Oran, Algeria. His music is influenced by many different styles such as Raï, techno, rock and punk. Taha is based in Paris, France where he began his solo career after his beginnings […]

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Basque Nationalist Rock/Punk

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Fermin Muguruza is the prime mover behind Kortatu and Negu Gorriak, two of the fiercest rocking punk-rooted bands you probably never heard, Fermín Muguruza is almost certainly the single most important catalyst in the development of the radical, Basque language rock/punk scene that flowered in the ’80s and ’90s. A political radical who believes in […]

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