“Dirty Shoes odora di blues fino al midollo […] molto interessante!”
Il Blues, giugno 2015
“Broken Seeds, una nuova opera da aggiungere alla galleria d'arte degli amanti del genere”
RockIt, luglio 2015
“Bravo Laino, lo attendiamo a una prova più lunga”
Blow Up, maggio 2015
“Ottima sorpresa il bolognese Laino e i suoi Broken Seeds […] Dirty Shoes la cosa migliore”
Alias, ottobre 2015
“This music was born inside the walls of a small living room and has grown up under the porticoes in Bologna during long and rainy afternoons while I was digging up my soul among blood, sweat and dreams”.
LAINO is voice, Dobro guitar, diddley bow, electrified kalimba and small percussions.
"LAINO & Broken Seeds" (EP) is Laino debut album as a songwriter, where instrumental music and pieces enriched with vocals draw their inspiration from John Mississippi Hurt, Muddy Waters, John Fahey but also Morphine, Tom Waits and Johnny Cash works.
"Broken Seeds" is also the name of the band joining him live and through recording sessions; it is composed by Gaetano Alfonsi (drums), Andrea Lamacchia (double bass), Diego Cofone (baritone sax and bass clarinet).
Laino moved to Bologna in 2001 and since then he has been collaborating with musicians, actors and directors on-the-spot.