Electronic musician & two-time GRAMMY Nominee Producer-Remixer & Recording Artist Carmen Rizzo has had a very eclectic career. From writing, engineering & programming on Seal’s classic Seal 2 album to producing, & writing Paul Oakenfold’s Bunka album, remixing BT, Tiesto, collaborating with Tuvan Throat singers Huun Huur Tu, to co founding the ground breaking World Music act Niyaz. Carmen is also a frequent fixture on album credits working with artist such as Coldplay, Alanis Morissette, KD Lang, Ryuichi Sakamoto to Pete Townshend to mention a few…read more
Great times at A3C Festival & Conference in Atlanta w/ these fine gentleman for Native Instruments Native Sessions discussion on Creative Interfaces. Pictured are Teddy Rilley, Isaac Hayes 3rd, Ray Murry (Organized Noise) Mark Byrd, Henny, Constantine Kohncke.
Thank you Pensado’s Place for allowing me to be a presenter at your wonderful awards show on the Sony film lot. Your show is way more than giving away a trophy. Proud to be a part of it all. Also great running into so many good friends, like the great Al Schmitt.
Happy to be a part of the the new The Silver Lake Chorus remix album on Six Degrees Records-“The Silver Lake Chorus Remixes” has layer upon layer of dense synths and drum machines with gorgeous vocals sitting on top. Start with the track “From The Snow Tipped Hills,” a Justin Vernon composition remixed by Carmen Rizzo. The song combines Bon Iver melodies with Gold Panda production to sculpt a forest of beautiful melody.” -Colorado Daily. Buy it here.
Happy to have contributed some Middle Eastern music for the new Tom Hanks film “A Hologram For The King” directed by Tom Tykwer. The book “A Hologram For The King” was a NY Times best seller. The score was composed by Johnny Klimek who I have worked with before.
Come join me for a conversation on music & tech hosted by Peter KirnFounder/Editor at Create Digital Media Friday Jan 22, 7-11pm in DTLA BOLD LA -Many great speakers & performers. More info here. Event is now SOLD OUT.
Stay tuned for a forthcoming remix I did for Six Degrees artist Silverlake Chorus. The song was written by Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and performed by the 25 piece choir. Other collaborators are Of Montreal, AC Newman Tegan & Sara & Aimee Mann. Stay tuned for details about release.