Forest Flowers is a Psy-Chill duo composed of Teddy di Bari and Bruno Sordetti, based in Trani, Apulia - Southern Italy. The idea behind the project is blending digital abstract sounds with natural sound and real instruments.
Forest Flowers combine electronics with anolog synth and drum machine, conventional instruments such as guitars, violins, flutes, percussions with field recordings and sounds of nature to give you great mystical psychedelic experience for your body, your brain, your consciousness.
„Deep and groovy basslines walking over hi-fi drums. Dreaming psychedelic textures blended with authentic analog sounds and real instrumets. A full spiritual journey in a vibrant reality.“- The Hub -
Verde is Dario Gallicchio, guitar player approached to music production in 2014, explores electronics with a techno attitude, ethereal ambiance, smart psychedelic melodies, flying over white noises.
Being a diy drummer, Dario meets music production and home recording over the last decade, he falls in love with electronic music and starts experimenting new sonic frontiers, the “Verde” project borns...
Dario blends ambient with techno, downtempo with chillin' atmospheres, relaxing synths and samples for peacefull moments.
„Ambient techno fly over ethereal and psychedelic textures. Ciclying melodies crossing over 80's kicks, early 90's ambient meets the new era sound“- The Hub -
Soraia Drummond is an award-winning singer/songwriter. After touring with the late great Gregory Isaacs, she took an extended trip to Kingston, Jamaica and worked with legends such as Sly & Robbie and Mad Professor. Back in Salvador she recorded her impressive debut album.
Born in City of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, Soraia was revealed at Gregory Isaacs show on 7.7.7. Since then she performs in many reggae festivals: Kalau Festival in St. Lucia; Gregory Isaac's European tours; Jamaican traditional summer Reggae festival "Reggae Sumfest". She played on stage with Gregory Issacs, Alpha Blondy, The Wailers, Mad Professor, Eek-a-Mouse, Steel Pulse, Manu Chao, and others.
„Powerfull and lovely Black Voice for your Soul, walks on rhythm like a panther through the jungle, blending brazilian music with reggae vibes that meets electronics.“- The Hub -
Jahpawa is Leonardo Galetta, he started his career as a dj in 1996 playing hardcore, techno and progressive. In due course starts to move in between electronic music sub-genres. In 2000 Leo starts producing electronic music and come close to reggae, starts his first reggae band "the Ganjaflowers" taking charge of electronic compositions and in 2003 with "Y Cabron" moves to electrodub.
Together with the Ragg'n'Bass attitude he continues experimenting new sonic landscapes, producing tracks and live sets electro minimal, hip-hop and dubstep, at same time contributes to the crossover equadorian band EL KARMASO for effects and scratches. Jahpawa regularly performs at Crash, Lazzaretto, Scalo S. Donato, Link, Zoom in Bologna. He played at Festivals all around italy and UK.
„He plays like a tribù in a Boiler, tribal hypnotic rhythms with deep and modulated basslines. Uk Jungle influences meets reggae voices, ambient pads and textures with a touch of acid dancehall.“- The Hub -
Maktz is Massimiliano Caggiano, 18 years old producer from Potenza, Basilicata, Italy. He starts with music at 7, taking guitar lessons, so starts play drums, percussions, bass and finally approachs computer music. Maktz's love for Prog Rock and Nu-Metal influences his productions.
Groovy Beats on expanded guitars, progressive melodies, sometime synthetic, sometime conventional bass, taps the groove with drums and modulated percussions, guitar solos, ambient pads and noises, dubbing, chillin' moments for your brain.
„Maktz is like taking Gilmour to a post-punk electro band of the 21st Century. You see prog-rock influences meltin' with ambient, dubstep, dub, progressive, in a climax inducing you a trance state.“- The Hub -
Keng~ is Maurizio Caggiano, formerly known as Mu51kengineer, so “k~eng” and finally “keng~”, at 7 takes some piano lesson, with a Bontempi 104 electric chord organ, but he was more interested by the sounds than the notes. He starts playing various persussions, from 16 till 21 he plays in ethnic and traditional music bands, he starts producing in 2003, and in 2005 Wysiwyg Ep is out, totally unmastered, a divertissement of a child that starts cabling a virtual rack and puts lfo on oscillators modulating other oscillators, all rhythm section and parts are created with lfo modulation on the gate.
Maurizio is Mutimedia editor, developer, designer so keng~ is the expression of his many alter egos, a polyhedral form of light who becomes sounds.
„The meticulous sound design in his music takes you to another reality. A macumbero inducing trance, massaging your aenima with intergalactic vibration.“- The Hub -