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Self-taught musician (keyboards & caisa drum), Dj and Producer, Cristian Viviano (born in Palermo in 1987), can definitely be qualified as a polyhedric and inspired artist. Listening to his sets, which are involving and full of positive vibes, it is impossible not to notice the strong sense of empathy he feels with the audience.

His passion for music was born in the streets under the influence of funky culture. His personal discovery of musical technology led him towards a strongly tribal influenced, techno and deep house rhythm, which he achieves by using sequencers, synthesizers and drum machines. From 2000 to 2006 he was dj resident of the Religion Dance Events, playing with artists as Little Louie Vega, Kenny Dope Gonzalez, Frankie Knuckels, Timo Maas & others important names of the international house music scene. Since 2000, Cristian has played in many well known clubs and parties around Italy and Europe such as: Peter Pan, Fluid, Mazoom Le Plaisir, in Europe as Public Life in London, Pacha Ibiza, Vanilla Ninja club in Moscow. His style, characterized by continuous research, is evident in his many releases. From “A Vucciria” (a production that honors his Sicilian roots), to “I’m Alive” (product of cooperation with Mazoom Lab), “MrDeep” (Time Has Changed), and “Daddy’s Soul” (Monique Musique), the constant evolution of his style can be seen clearly. Viviano also stands out for his remixes such as “Let Go” by Paul Van Dyk (Vandit) and “Green Girl FNK” by Evans & Waterfall (Tenax Recordings). In 2009, he was awarded the “Trend Award” Top Italian Dj Young. In 2010, he began cooperating with well known labels such as Climatic Sound (Jose De Divina & Javi Murdok), Time has changed (Timid Boy & Acumen), Tenax (Alex Neri). His work is supported by artists such as Laurent Garnier, Richie Hawtin, Sis, Danny Tenaglia, Matthias Tanzmann, Marco Carola and many others…

In summer 2011 Cristian has been the creator of the Pleiadians Ibiza movement, promoting events in various locations, hosting in his consolle artists like: Raresh, SIS, Cezar, Dan Ghenacia, Tini, Dyed Soundroom, Vera, Nima Gorji, Jan Krueger, Seuil, Piticu & many more.

Currently, Cristian is working on the creation of his new project, Descending Order aimed at spreading the importance and power of love, creativity and the respect to the life’s order as core values of life.

ITALIAN:

Musicista autodidatta (tastiere & caisa drum) dj e producer, Cristian Viviano (nato a Palermo nel 1987) si può sicuramente definire un artista poliedrico e ispirato. Ascoltando i suoi set, coinvolgenti e ricchi di positive vibes, non può che risultare evidente la sua forte empatia col pubblico.

La sua passione per la musica nata in strada sotto linfluenza della cultura funky lo porta a suonare nel 2000 nelle migliori consolle del sud Italia. Dal 2000 al 2006 è stato resident della Religion Dance Events, suonando con artisti come Little Louie Vega, Kenny Dope Gonzalez, Frankie Knuckels, Timo Maas e altri pilastri della scena house internazionale.

L’incontro con la tecnologia lo indirizza attraverso l’utilizzo di sequencer, synth e drum machine verso ritmi techno e deep-house caratterizzati da forti influenze tribal.

Dal 2000 ad oggi, Cristian ha suonato in molti Club di rilievo sia in Italia che all’estero tra cui Il Peter Pan, Fluid, Mazoom Le Plaisir, che in Europa come il Public Life di Londra, il Pacha di Ibiza, Vanilla Ninja clu di Mosca.

Il suo stile, caratterizzato da una ricerca continua, è in costante evoluzione; come si può notare scorrendo le sue numerose release. Da “A Vucciria” produzione che onora le sue origini siciliane, “I’m Alive” (prodotto durante la collaborazione con Mazoom Lab) e ancora “MrDeep” (Time Has Changed) e “Daddy’s Soul” (Monique Musique).

Negli anni Viviano si distingue anche per i suoi remix; da ricordare quelli delle tracks “Let go” di Paul Van Dyk e “Green Girl FNK” di Evans & Waterfall (Tenax).

Nel 2009 viene premiato ai Trend Award come Italian Top Dj Young.

Nel 2010 inizia la collaborazione con labels non indifferenti come “Climatic Sound” (Josè Divina & Javi Murdock), “Time Has Changed” (Timid Boy & Acumen), “Tenax” (Alex Neri).

I suoi lavori sono supportati da artisti del calibro di Laurent Garnier, Richie Hawtin, Sis, Danny Tenaglia, Matthias Tanzmann, Marco Carola e molti altri. Nell’estate 2011 Cristian è stato fondatore del movimento Pleiadians Ibiza, promuovendo eventi in varie location dell’isola, ospitando nella sua consolle artisti come: Raresh, SIS, Cezar, Dan Ghenacia, Tini, Dyed Soundroom, Vera, Nima Gorji, Jan Krueger, Seuil, Piticu & molti altri. Attualmente Cristian stà lavorando alla creazione del suo nuovo progetto, Descending Order mirato a diffondere e alimentare l’importanza dell’amore, della creatività e del rispetto verso l’ordine della vita, in quanto valori basilari dell’esistenza.

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