Francesca Attiani

Nowadays, in 2016, people’s lives depend entirely on the country they live in and its quality of life indicators. Even though we live in a hi-tech and social century – reaching the dreamlike extreme that these words now suggests – our individuality is experiencing an eclipse of the outside world. In a nutshell, in our modern society, debates and discussions seem to be dispensable. The legitimacy of a person’s own idea, empowered by the solitary growing experience, from school to work, led to the unconscious certainty that the group doesn’t exist, the community doesn’t exist. The individual is there, along with the popularity level accorded to him.

The Italian generation of people between the age of 20 and 35 assimilated from their parents the importance given to being cunning in social climbing and being wary. It is a generation which learnt hostility. However, this doesn’t mean that these young people – who are too young to take decisions but too old to work – are bad people. They simply do not know the result of a combination of many elements, but they easily get their own contributing factor. They don’t perceive the injustice towards the other anymore, they don’t feel rage or indignation before an abuse of power. Our multi-media society taught them how to let news and words flow away without keeping them.



Jamila Campagna

At this time one year ago, the Ice bucket challenge went viral and through this idea celebrities helped out to reach a big amount of economical donation for the research on ALS. during that time, the american songwriter Joe D’Urso came to Latina (Italy) for a date of his Italian tour and decided to offer his music to support AVIS, the blood donation association, getting involved in a deeper way. Joe, whose attitude for organizing charity and socially involved concerts is well known, came to play with the Italian musician Andrea Montecalvo e Tony Montecalvo (formers of the band The Backstreets, they always support Joe on his Italian tours). When we met he received me with a big smile and greeted me as an old friend. He’s tough and gentle at the same time and you would say he’s got the look of a good giant you would surely trust in. So here we go… JOE D’URSO // WHEN MUSIC CROSSES COUNTRIES


by the editorial staff

The Foo Fighters’ song Learn to fly is based on the enthusiasm, it’s a hymn about the courage to put oneself to the test, the will to learn; it’s a love song for a person who is the person, as if the feeling was the access key to our own interior growth; it’s a love song for the life, a shouted prayer. It’s a jump in the emptiness, stamp the ground to restate the desire of knowing ourselves to get then a place in the world, a listened to voice. ROCKIN’1000 // ROMAGNA CALLING THE FOO FIGHTERS