I had a wonderful time in Chennai India as a guest of AR Rahman speaking & doing master classes at his KM Conservatory of Music & Technology in his hometown of Chennai India. What a wonderful facility with some amazing students & faculty. Thank you!
Currently I am producing the new Karavan Sarai album. You can listen to the last album here.
Flashback of my collaboration w/ Huun Huur Tu using our music in a short film staring Tilda Swinton. The scenery is breath taking!
Libella music The Apostle Of Beauty coming soon from Carmen Rizzo & Joel Shearer on Electrofone Music
New track of mine for a French completion ” In Abyssum”
~ Carmen Rizzo “Together we stare into silence”.
Listen to sounds from around the world this Sunday with our Carmen Rizzo Spotify playlist featuring Niyaz (Official Site), Huun-Huur-Tu, Seal, Coldplay, Karavan Sarai, A.R. Rahman and more.
Spotify Playlist: http://bit.ly/Carmen-Rizzo-sptfy
GPS Global Positioning Services- Carmen Rizzo – The Spotify Playlist
Libella is an ambient project of Carmen Rizzo & Joel Shearer. The forthcoming album is coming in early 2017 on Electrofone Music. The first show is in downtown LA in a church for Secular Sabath, a lovely ambient event. Details are below.
New collaboration I did w/ Karavan Sarai Free download, enjoy~:)
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.
My new side project Libella collaborating w/ long time friend Joel Shearer
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.
I will be playing The Spirit of Tengri world music festival June 4/5th in Almaty, Kazakhstan with the wonderful Huun-Huur-Tu. Very excited to be performing the album we did Eternal.
I was fortunate to be interviewed for CBS & the Grammys along my friends Andrew Scheps, Jimmy Douglass, & Al Schmitt, honoring record producer Rick Rubin at the Grammys. Check it out here.
I recently did some music for the film Hologram for the King- featuring Tom Hanks & directed by Tom Tyker. The film based in Saudi Arabia comes out in 2016. The score was composed by Johnny Kilmek.
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.
I am curently producing new single for Mass Factor-featuring Vassy. Vassy has been featured recently as guest vocalist for David Guetta on the dance hit “Bad”.
Teaser of a new project I just produced for Kira Kushnirova for Om Allure. Coming soon.
Reaktor Play/Patch/Build workshop @ Mack Sennet Studio in Silverlake, CA 11/5/15 8pm- I will be hosting a conversation w/ composer Tom Holkenborg aka Junkie XL. Come geek out w/ me! Free event RSVP here.