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DalVerme Reccommends... Sound of Cobra

January 27, 2012

Guest editor Toni Cutrone from Rome's DalVerme and NO=FI Recordings guides us through his musical predictions for 2012

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Guest Feature by Toni Cutrone

Here we are in a new year. There has been a lot of talk lately about the one we just left, what has been accomplished and what's not… But I also think it's nice to jump into the future, trying to guess what is going to happen (and probably mistaking!).

Three bands and one label that will do great things in 2012? Not so easy, but there will be a lot of them for sure! Especially since my point of view is focused on bands and artists that are not really BIG even though doing great things. But let’s just give this a better tone and call it niche music created by music researchers!

Narrowing the selection to my surroundings (NO=FI Recordings, the shows at DalVerme and the touring with Trouble Vs Glue and Hiroshima Rocks Around) I would also like to share a few words about one label...

During last year DalVerme, by chance or probably not (since “chance” doesn't really exist), we had all the bands from this brand new label based in Berlin play - Sound of Cobra. The bands: Hell Shovel, Burial Hex, Cannibal Movie, Orfanado - great live shows and really nice people. The releases: cool packaging, silkscreened covers, great artworks… next coming soon release will be "Expo ’70" (that I love!).

I am positive that 2012 is gonna be another great year for this label. Check them out!

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