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It’s quite unusual for an Italian band to get attention before its first full-length even comes to life. Ancien Régime from Rome might just be the exception to this rule. In fact, the band sole release before 2012 had been the quickly sold out limited edition Split Ep (Mannequin), released together with Brooklyn-based cold wave heroes Led Er Est.

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Cuba Gooding, Sr. has one of the most distinctive voices in soul music. While he is best known for the songs he recorded as lead singer with The Main Ingredient, Cuba also pursued a solo career that commenced here with two albums recorded in 1978 and 1979 respectively for Motown Records in Hollywood.

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There are sooooo many things to say about the Danube Delta that I think that no matter how much I write about it, I still can’t describe its beauty and its charm. It’s the third time I’ve been in the Danube Delta, the third time in the same place and I still can’t manage to get enough of it. It’s spectacular, sensational, amazing, incredible, unbelievable, out of the ordinary!

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