martedì 9 agosto 2016

Beautiful "Nakamise" inspired video by Mario Pio D'Apote

Back in the days, the first I went to Japan, 4 years ago, I was so inspired by Nakamise-dōri, in Asakusa: the street that connects Kaminarimon to the entrance of the temple was something so special to me, that I decided to record tons of sounds from that source and create a track for that place. The tune "Nakamise (仲見世)" became part of my third record "Elsewhere EP", my first ever release on my family label Loci Records, back in 2013. The super talented videomaker and friend Mario Pio D'Apote, inspired by my music, decided to shoot and edit this super beautiful video during his trip in Japan (which happened to be in the same days I was there the last time, this year) and created something really beautiful which I have the honour to share with everyone! Really grateful for his work!

Enjoy my favourite country through theese stunning images!

giovedì 24 marzo 2016

Stèv - Inner Feels Warm (Further Future Exclusive Mix)

In occasion of my show at Further Future Festival in Las Vegas, wich will take place between April 29th and May 1st, I was asked to do an exclusive mix, dedicated to love, inner feelings and all the energies surrounding us!

"FF002 performer Stèv was born and raised in a breathtaking city by the name of Ancona, which sits peacefully between the hills and the sea along the Italian Coast. With this in mind, it’s no surprise that the gifted multi-instrumentalist and producer has developed a visceral sound that is perfect for daydreaming.

He made his initial mark on the world of downtempo with his Elsewhere EP on Emancipator's Loci Records imprint and has continued to draw listeners in with ethereal and hauntingly intimate pieces of music over the years.

You can get a taste of the Stèv sound with his exclusive Inner Feels Warm mix for Further Future, which tells an affectionate love story that fluctuates between melancholy and bliss."

1 - Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind - Dialogue in the bookstore
w/ Jon Brion - Bookstore (Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind OST)
2 - Rhye - Open
3 - Shura - Touch
4 - MMOTHS - Too Real
5 - Nujabes - Voice Of Autumn
6 - kidkanevil - Shunkanido
7 - Nym - We Were Never There
8 - Forest Swords - The Weight Of Gold
9 - Matthew Von - Solar Sphere
10 - Shigeto X Devonwho - Constellate
11 - Aes Dana - Jetlag Corporation
12 - Alex Banks - Initiate
13 - Clark - Unfuria
14 - Fakear - Skyline
15 - Emancipator - Barnacles
16 - Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin - Instrumental Tourist

venerdì 19 febbraio 2016

Collaboration with Bluesleep (from New Zealand)

I did a collaboration with the amazing friend and great musician Bluesleep from New Zealand called "Yokohama Morning", which is included in his beautiful new album "Monitors II"!

You can listen and buy it here:

mercoledì 13 gennaio 2016

Hills Are Floating (music video premiere)

It's my pleasure to present you the first official video for one of my track: Hills Are Floating! You can find it premiered on Dance Like Shaquille O'Neal! The video was filmed between Bologna and Ferrara, in late summer. I want to thank all the people involved in this project, who worked hard to make it real:

AliSe Blandini (writer and director);
Virginia Verona and David Catto (actors);
Elia Andreotti and Daniele Pierani (filming and editing).

Special thanks to Lorenzo Nada and SEMM music store & more.

sabato 28 novembre 2015

New live videos!

Back in this summer, I filmed a couple of live sessions on my balcony, performing tracks from my last album "Beyond Stolen Notes", released on Loci Records and Megaphone Music, which are now available to stream on YouTube!