Italian Frequency is my weekly radio show of Italian music introducing classics and new releases.

Each week, I share insights and appreciation of the many genres and artists of “la canzone italiana.” It is a labor of love dedicated to Italian expats, Italian-Americans, and lovers of Italian music and culture across the world and the web.

Most shows are hosted in English, with specials in Italian.

Italian Frequency streams live on www.kusf.org every Sunday from 12-1:00 pm PST.

Listen to past broadcasts here or on Mixcloud.

Full moon tonight! Here is Jovanotti's cover of "Guarda che luna", that closed last Sunday's show all dedicated to the moon. Enjoy:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=-80E7Kh_Hp8Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group Guarda Che Luna · Jovanotti Lorenzo Sulla Luna ℗ A Polydor release; ℗ 2019 Universal Music Italia Srl Released o...
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After a show on the stars, I had to do one on the moon!
Listen to todays' show for a playlist of songs about the moon. Full spectrum of emotions from the lightness of romantic songs of the 60s to the dark side of ourselves and our current time.
Listen here: www.kusf.org/broadcasts/10255 <3 (scroll down)
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Last Sunday's show marked the 30th episode of Italian Frequency! Wow, already 30 episodes old, and I celebrated with the Stars!
The playlist features all songs dedicated to le stelle/stars. From the fun, evergreen tune by Alan Sorrenti, "Figli Delle Stelle", to the poetry of Francesco Guccini with "Stelle." A stellar musical journey for this little milestone.
Listen here: www.kusf.org/broadcasts/10169
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My latest show is up! A mixtape for Thansgiving week with old and new tunes. Exciting new work by Marracash with the album "Persona", Levante with "Magmamemoria", Après La Classe, with "Salvador", and the return of songwriter Ivano Fossati, who said he would not compose new music again. Yet, this is a great comeback, a collaboration with MINA! Perhaps he could not say "No" to her. 😉 The album is called "Mina Fossati", and was out just this week!

Plus, a Thanksgiving gift: the Italian cover of "Gracias a la vida" by Chilean singer and musician Violeta Parra. This is the interpretation of folk singer Gabriella Ferri, "Grazie alla vita" (1976) : "Thanks to Life".
Listen here: www.kusf.org/broadcasts/10091
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In Italian Frequency # 26 dedicated to music and literature, I played my favorite song by Francesco Guccini, "Scirocco." I am delighted to know that among the many Guccini's covers in the album-tribute to the songwriter - just released in Italy - it is Carmen Consoli who interprets that song. The album is "Note di Viaggio - Venite Avanti" and includes twelve songs by Guccini performed by many Italian artists, such as Elisa, Ligabue, Giuliano Sangiorgi, etc. Stay tuned, IF will play some tracks soon.Note di Viaggio - Capitolo 1 - Venite Avanti... Le Canzoni di Francesco Guccini Prodotte da Mauro Pagani TRACCIA 4: Carmen Consoli - Scirocco Ascolta il disc... ... See MoreSee Less

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