Luigi, guitars, is one of the founding members
of the band.
He started playing when he was very young and he accumulated,
during the years, many musical experiences. He has been studying classical guitar
and played with many bands, being interested in many different kinds of
music: from pop-rock to fusion, passing through medieval music, folk music and
One of the experiences he found particularly rewarding was dedicated
to folk music and consisted of a long co-operation with some
folk bands in rediscovering and bringing out those instruments and sounds which,
in spite of being part of a culture we all (more or less consciously) have behind
us, risk to be set aside just because they are not saleable. During
that period he performed in several concerts in many Italian places.
XMACHINA's works owe very much to
Luigi; his personal way of conceiving music, much sensitive to harmonic details
and not very fond of cold technique, happily combines, suitably diluting them,
with the twisted rhythmic inclinations the drummer sometimes reveals...
The CD Di cose di noi
features, amongst others, a song entirely composed by Luigi (Favola
On the hobby side, Luigi is very fond of all musical applications
of computer technology. Thanks to his skill and kindness, XMACHINA
is capable of self-made high quality recordings.
With the aim of giving a little contribution to the world of sensations which binds man and music.