I am excited to be performing this year at the Voice of Nomads International music festival in Ulan –Ude, the capital of the Republic of Buryatia in Russia near Siberia July 11-13. I will be performing solo electronic music similar to the Huun Huur Tu album I made w/ some famous Mongolian type singers & musicians from the region. You can learn more here.
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
After 3 wonderful albums and touring around the world many times with the band I co- founded in 2004 with Azam Ali & Loga Ramin Torkian, I have decided to retire from the Niyaz. I Online Pokies am very proud of my accomplishments making music and performing in front of so many amazing fans. Thank you for the continued support. I encourage the wonderful fans to always support Niyaz. Thanks.
I found this photo of Seal, Jamie Muhoberac, Paul Mavromatis (RIP) fashion designer Ozwald Boateng, & I @ London SARM Studios for a Marie Online Pokies Claire Japan interview. Circa 1993. — Seal had us take a break from recording to snap a photo. Those were some good time!
I recently scored the Italian short film “Under Sense” for director friend Simona Ilaria di Pokies Michele from Milan. Here is the theme.
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Here is a teaser of the song “Resolution” form my EP “Romancia”. Will share more songs soon, stay tuned…
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I will be donating my services again tonight and will DJing at the LA Room to Read event which raises money in countries to build schools to teach children how to read. A wonderful organization and am proud to be attached to. http://www.roomtoread.org
Happy to be back in Russia where I will be performing solo at the Voice of Nomads International music festival in The Republic of Buryatia near Siberia This stems from my work with Huun Huur Tu. Very excited to be collaborating with many native singers from the region. .https://www.facebook.com/pages/Voice-of-nomads-International-music-festival/106194362773128
Privileged to announce I will have my own radio show on the David Lynch Foundation channel on 365.com for his Trasidental Meditaion foundation. Stay tuned for details. Here is the teaser video.
Here is the video of the title track I produced for the film “Phantom” starring Ed Harris and David Duchovny. Music by Jeff Rona and Rachel Fannan. Produced & mixed by Carmen Rizzo. Video directed by Adam Bluming.
The new artist I am producing @ Hotel Cafe in Hollywood. The band will consist of Lea, Jamie Muhoberac, Chris Bruce & my self.
I will start this month the music for a short film called “Under Sense” by Italian film maker Simona Ilaria di Michele. Stay tuned for details.
Happy to announce that my band Niyaz is now available digitally in Turkey on iTunes exclusively on Electrofone Music.