In Scene Report, musicians from all over the globe fill us in on what’s going on sonically in their hometowns. This week gives the scoop on Pompeii, Italy.

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Pompeii is a strange city–a balance between the past and present and sacred and profane. The presence of its ruins and a modern sanctuary has made it a city visited by thousand of tourists. It’s a window that opens on the outside world. Citizens of Pompeii and its nearby towns could easily interact with reality without any modern media support, so arts can be created with their own life and creativity. With a lot of bands already out on good labels, this report offers a panoramic view on a small part of our region.

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