italia argentina

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FOR RAINY DAYS

Since my previous post was on newer music (and it is a very boring rainy monday) here some top notch ‘old’ postpunk, synth, goth artists you might like. It is a true shame how most of these never crossed the border back then.  Personal favorites in bold.

Marielle from Arte no Escuro


Arte no Escuro (Brazil, 1988)
Euroshima (Argentina, 1986)
Paraf (Yugoslavia, 1984)
Weimar Gesang (Italia, 1984)
Variete (Poland, 1993)
Twice a Man (Sweden, 1984)
Bonanza Banzai (Hungary, 1989) 
Guardian Bird (France, 1989) 
Ekaterina Velika (Yugoslavia, 1987)

Best Player in Europe Award - shortlist announced

Juventus topped the list with 5 players:

Gianluigi Buffon (Italy – Juventus)
• Kept five successive clean sheets at the start of the 2014/15 season, Juventus’s fourth consecutive Scudetto-winning campaign.
• Captained Juve to the UEFA Champions League final and, six days later, became the first man to make 50 UEFA European Championship appearances as Italy drew 1-1 with Croatia.

Paul Pogba (France – Juventus)
• Netted a career-best eight league goals as Juventus topped the Serie A table by 17 points.
• Set up the Bianconeri’s decisive equaliser in their UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg away to Real Madrid.

Andrea Pirlo (Italy – Juventus, now New York City FC)
• Curled in a trademark free-kick against Olympiacos on his 100th UEFA Champions League appearance – his only European Cup goal for Juventus.
• Named the best player in Itay for the third year running, Pirlo helped the Turin giants to a Serie A and Coppa Italia double.

Carlos Tévez (Argentina – Juventus, now CA Boca Juniors)
• His tally of 20 Serie A goals was his highest since the 2009/10 season.
• Was part of the Argentina squad that reached the final of the Copa América in Chile.

Arturo Vidal (Chile – Juventus)
• Struck the decisive goal against Sampdoria on 2 May that secured the Scudetto for Juventus.
• Was ever-present in Chile’s Copa América success on home soil, scoring three goals.