Interview with Pete Devine of Pete’s Rock News and Views (http://petesrocknewsandviews.com)
PD: How would you describe yourself or your band as an artist?
ACC: I am (and we are) a person who has made his greatest passion a long way to go indefinitely
PD: Can you tell us briefly about your background – i.e. where you’re from, how you came to make music, etc.
ACC: I come from a very small town 50 km from Milan (Northern Italy) at 10 I started playing classical guitar, then at 14 I lost my head for rock. I also studied singing. I have been playing, singing and composing music for decades!
PD: Who and what inspires you to make music, both in terms of musical and other influences? What do you like to write about in your songs?
ACC: in the songs I talk about daily life, interpersonal relationships., difficult moments, the things that make me feel good and those that make me feel bad
PD: What are your aspirations as an artist?
ACC: travel across different continents playing my music
PD: What is the proudest moment in your music career so far?
ACC: A live in MOSCOW 4 years ago, in front of 4kpeople who went crazy for our music
PD: Promoting one’s music is such a challenge these days, especially with so many new artists emerging from bedrooms in the day of the home studio. How is that going?
ACC: we are collaborating with promoters who spread our music in Europe, USA, Eastern Europe and South America. Fortunately, our songs are reaching the ears of thousands of people
PD: And how do you book and promote your live shows and tours? Any performances coming up?
ACC: we are organizing the live shows for 2023. we have proposals for UK and South America. booking agencies, I’m talking to you, if you like our music, contact us!
PD: What do you think about downloading music online? What about streaming sites like Spotify?
ACC: it is progress. it is an inexorable thing
PD: What song do you wish you’d written and why?
ACC: many police songs and six beatles. they are brilliant and timeless
PD: Is there anything you don’t like about the music industry, which you would change if you could?
ACC: the lack of courage of the labels in proposing new bands, new music. always focuses on those horses considered winning. some horses are really too old
PD: So, what are you working on at the moment?
ACC: I am writing new music, as I do regularly
PD: Where can we learn more about you and buy your music/merch online?
ACC: my music is on all platforms. the merch will come along with future lives