Sicilian born Rome based Maria VIolenza plays dark arabesque synth punk music under the influence of her homelands's mixed cultural heritage. Let’s search for Sicel, Sicanian, Phonenician, Greek, Punic, Roman, Vandalic, Gothic, Byzantine, Arabic, Jewish, Norman, Lombardic, Spanish, Albanian and North-African elements!
She is member of:
- French music collective Grand Triple Alliance Internationale De L’Est,
- Capputtini 'i lignu, garage rock duo with Cheb Samir from Bobsleigh Baby, The Normals, Trans Upper Egypt, Vernon Sélavy,
- Corpus Christi, a duo with Tina (TJ and the Lipstix, The Intellectuals, Cokerocket, Felt Ups), play traditional country & western tunes on guitars, tambourines, toy keyboards, kazoos, whistles, bird calls, and bones. They have recently been joined by an American banjo player Sam Crawford (The Goodwill Orchestra, Bowery Boy Blue).
This is her first EP for DROBMAG.
Label page - drobmag.com