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KARMAMOI: Bio

KARMAMOI

B I O

Inspired by old and new progressive rock, drummer and composer Daniele Giovannoni created Karmamoi in 2008, giving life to a musical project that could express his concept of music. The band performed in many shows in Italy and Europe between 2008 and 2011, including the Jimi Festival in France and the Eurosonic Showcase Festival in the Netherlands. At the end of 2011, the band released its first album, simply called Karmamoi (Crisalide).It is the only album who was sung in the Italian language by the band.

In December 2013 Karmamoi released their second album called “Odd Trip”.”Odd Trip” has been a big step forward into the progressive rock. The band changed its sound and its way to write music. Also, all lyrics were written and sung in the English language. The album received great reviews.

In April 2014, Karmamoi performed at Borderline in London along Curved Air, and at Zanzibar in Liverpool along Lifesigns.

Their third album “Silence Between Sounds” came out in October 2016, having taken over two years to release due to changes in band lineup.

Co-Produced by the esteemed Mark Tucker (Jethro Tull), Silence Between Sounds was critically acclaimed around the world, with some reviewers calling it one of the best progressive rock albums of 2016. 

Progsphere Magazine included Karmamoi in their list “One of 20 Best Italian Progressive Rock Bands.” In February 2017, Classic Rock Society Mag included “Plato’s Cave”, a song from Silence Between Sounds, in their progressive rock compilation “New Species 28.”

The album also reached the second ranking with both Progwereld and Progstreaming.

In 2017 the band performed in Italy, the UK, and the Netherlands, and at Winter’s End Festival in the UK in April 2018.

On 30th November 2018, Karmamoi have released their fourth studio album, called

The Day is Done” (Sonicbond) launching the album with two shows at Danfest 8 (UK) and at Boston Music Room (London)

The Day is Done” is a concept album, containing eight brand new songs, inspired by the Grenfell Tower disaster happened in London on 14th June 2017.

The Album explores a story of alienation and pain of two brothers who left their country, trying to find a better life in Europe, but finding the death in Grenfell Fire. It’s a true story.

The Day Is Done” is dedicated to all victims of the Grenfell Tower fire and to all people faced to run away from their countries because of war and poverty.

The band has involved several special guests with this album, including Colin Edwin, bassist (Porcupine Tree) and Geoff Leigh, flutist and saxophonist (Steven Wilson, Ex-Wise Heads).

On 4th May 2019 Karmamoi will be playing at ROSFEST in Sarasota, Florida

Jan 2019: Karmamoi are ranked #7 at Progressive Rock Chart by Progstreaming and Progwereld

KARMAMOI ARE:

DANIELE GIOVANNONI : Drums, Keyboards and BV

ALEX MASSARI: Guitars and BV

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