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Emma Morton new CD – Bitten by the Devil

Emma Morton new CD  – Bitten by the Devil

Emma Morton and the Barga Shrines

Well it’s been a long wait but finally this week , the long awaited CD from Emma Morton and the Graces has started to put in an appearance.  “Bitten by the Devil” is the name on the front cover  (image by Caterina Salvi ) and it contains nine new tracks from Emma and the band. […]

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The Aristodemos: new CD – “The Biroldo Tapes”

The Aristodemos: new CD –  “The Biroldo Tapes”

Gianni Nuzzi in the old studios of VideoMusic up at Castelvecchio Pascoli this evening put the final touches to the new CD entitled "THE BIROLDO TAPES" from the Barga swing band.

Well it has been talked about for what seems like the last couple of years but finally it looks as though the Barga swing group, The Aristodemos  have finally got their act together and recorded a CD. Back in November of last year they were all hard at work in a new rehearsal space in Barga Vecchia at Il […]

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The Aristodemos: new CD recorded

The Aristodemos: new CD recorded

Well it has been talked about for some time but finally it looks as though the Barga swing group, The Aristodemos are finally getting their act together and recording a CD. Back in November of last year they were all hard at work in a new rehearsal space in Barga Vecchia at Il Melograno di Melissa the […]

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Predarubia: new CD – “Somewhere Boulevard”

Predarubia: new CD – “Somewhere Boulevard”

11 tracks of no nonsense Rock

The Garfagnana band, Predarubia are already known to the Barga audiences as they have been playing here during the annual Live in Barga events held each year in July – now they are reaching out to a far larger audience with the publication this week of a new CD entitled, Somewhere Boulevard. Two members of […]

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La Regina de Piazza Angelio in Denmark

La Regina de Piazza Angelio in Denmark

Just last week we published an article (here) about a new CD that had just been released in honour of the Port Seton, Scotland artist John Bellany. Included on the CD were two tracks from Hamish Moore. During 2008-2009 he was artist-in-residence in Barga. His residency proved a great success and he staged a sell-out […]

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John Bellany tribute CD

John Bellany tribute CD

A new CD has just been released in honour of Port Seton artist John Bellany. The compilation has been brought together by East Lothian studio Greentrtax Recordings and many of the tracks were chosen by the late artist’s wife Helen and family members.

The late John Bellany was born and brought up in Port Seton, East Lothian, Scotland, and went on to become an artist of international renown. His father was a boat builder in Port Seton and many of John’s paintings reflect his connection with fishing and the sea. John also had a great love of music […]

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Vegetable garden – Badgers and CD's

We are now well into June so maybe we should give a brief account of what has happened so far in the barganews vegetable garden. I am standing in the garden now* and I can see in front of me 120 plants  growing quite happily beneath a bamboo framework that has been erected above them […]

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CD launch from Nino Pellegrini

An old friend of barganews readers, Nino Pellegrini was in Barga this afternoon to launch a new CD of his music “Emma e Il Martedì”. The title of the CD gives some idea as to just how personal this latest musical offering from Nino has been – Emma is the name of his daughter and […]