Italo Zappa

Funniest thing: two Italians writing in with Zappa related links almost simultaneously.

First up, Andrea Rizzardo, who pointed me to this Italian band called Elio e le Storie Tese, in concert with special guest Ike Willis:

There’s more

Then there’s Il Signore Sterbini who introduced me to a band called The Cardiacs. These guys merge FZ’s rhythmic sophistication with the “educated” punk of The Clash — and then some:

Good stuff — and yes, there’s more