And here we go!!! After 4 years of hard non-stop work we're now proud to announce that
"Quantum Porn", the new and double album of THE SOMNAMBULIST,
will be released on May 19th by Slowing
Records, our own music label.
The album will be promoted by VolumeUp in Italy and
5ive Roses Press in the rest of Europe, and preceded by
webseries (starring Lady J and
E.V.A.) to be released on hotelambiente.org Youtube channel
every Friday at 15:00 (GMT+0100) starting from today.
Happy 2017! The new video "The Slowing
Clock" (thanks to the amazing spaceship design by e.v.a.) is now
online and the EP "Unbegotten" already available on iTunes,
Spotify and many
many other digital stores: you can also purchase
a physical CD (featuring Antonio Sánchez Chinchón's
artwork) through our Bandcamp
page. Stay tuned: we're gonna reveal very, very soon title, cover
and release date of our upcoming full-lenght album!
After the singles "Transverberate" and
"Deeply Unutterable &
Unimpressed", it's now time for "Unbegotten", a four-song EP featuring the previous singles and two new songs.
The new EP of THE SOMNAMBULIST will be released on November 4th: on the same evening, you can attend the band performing live for an
open recording session at Culture Container in
Berlin with the new drummer Valentin Schuster (PeroPero,
Edi Nulz). Furthermore, the music video for the next single "The Slowing Clock" is currently in post-production (here
a pic from the set for the curious) and soon to be released.
Last summer special! Now available for video streaming the recordings of the
original soundtracks for "The General" (1926) by Buster Keaton and
"Film" (1965) by Samuel Beckett, written and performed live by Marco Bianciardi with guitar, drums and samplers on August 18th at
Fuori Fuoco Film Festival in Monteriggioni
And last but not least: the band is now in the roster of PTG Booking Agency for the territory of
"Deeply Unutterable & Unimpressed": new single out on May 12th 2016.
Three months away from "Transverberate", THE SOMNAMBULIST are back again with the second single taken from the forthcoming album!
it right now from Amazon.
The music video of the song, made by Xokoko,
is since today already available for an exclusive streaming window on
Rockerilla. And if you're in Berlin, we'd be thrilled to see you join the
release party on the same date at
Times are definitely changing: Bowie's no more, gravitational waves have just been detected, and
THE SOMNAMBULIST are on
The music video of "Transverberate" is currently broadcasting in Germany also on
TV and Ampya, while the new single (just reviewed in France and Italy by
Indie Rock Mag and
airing in Netherlands on IndieXL,
in France on Noise
r'us, in Italy on Musica
RadioOhm, and worldwide via Jango:
you can now buy it at many online shops such as iTunes,
THE SOMNAMBULIST is awakening!
New single "Transverberate" out on January 30th 2016.
We'll celebrate the release with a live concert in
Berlin on the same day at Tiefgrund.
"Transverberate" and the B-side "Ultramarine Blues" are the first songs taken from the forthcoming album
of the band, recorded last summer and scheduled for release in this year.
The music video, directed by Susanne Schmidt and shot at
Dockx Berlin, is already
available online for streaming, as well as the pre-order
of the single from Amazon.
After some gigs in Berlin and Italy and an extensive rehearsal work during the last winter,
the band is
ready to record the new album. Pre-production, recording and mixing sessions will be done
from July until October in Berlin at Pebble Music Studio in
Funkhaus Nalepastraße, under the production of
Chris Lastelle (Elyas
Khan, Gentlemen &
Statistically amazing! "Die Sinfonie der Großstadt" wins a double joint 1st prize at Rimusicazioni Film Festival 2014
"for the originality of the musical textures and the ability to give a modern interpretation of the images while preserving the charm and the classicism of the documentary."
Today we launch the crowdfunding campaign for THE
SOMNAMBULIST's next album with a new movie of the
The campaign will be promoted through a series of gigs in Germany, Poland and Italy with the new drummer Luca Andriola
Rexy): check out the "live" page for more details.
This week THE SOMNAMBULIST will tour in
Poland, five gigs in Poznań, Wrocław, Łódź, Gdańsk Gorzów
Wlkp. Visit the LIVE section for details.
On the live playlist
on Youtube you can now find three new songs, taken from the recording session in Berlin at Culture Container made on Saturday 18th of
After a warm-up gig in Leipzig together with Appaloosa on the 14th of
November, THE SOMNAMBULIST has recorded a demo of three
new songs, already available on Bandcamp: "Goddamnland",
"Ronald Stark" and "The Science of Hidden
Purposes". This recording
session, engineered by Till Kreische, took place in Antje Øklesund on the 19th of November and it ended with a live performance who has been caught on a video soon to be released on
In the meanwhile, in France, a review about the last gig in Paris has been published on W-Fenec and the band performed
"Die Sinfonie der
Großstadt" at the beginning of the month
in Briançon, Grenoble, Vevey and
Bourg-en-Bresse; you can also watch Marco Bianciardi performing
"Steam" for Balcony TV on
Das Schlafwandlerfest II will take place in Berlin at Marie Antoinette on the 11th of
October: six bands on stage, two DJs and a music-fleamarket with Foxhole
Music Shop and many others.
Three new interviews are out: Marco Bianciardi interviewed by Milena Kopper on Musikschreibladen (in
Ted of W-Fenec (in
Anna Calvi interviewed by Marco Bianciardi on iCrates Magazine (in
New entries for THE SOMNAMBULIST: Manuel Kailuweit (Wrong,
already guitar in "Live in Berlin") and
(Tone Raw, Tokai,
Symphonie Orchester Schöneberg).
The new line-up did already debut last month at the Mystique Festival in Magdeburg and
Das Schlafwandlerfest I at Antje Øklesund, the new series of
music festivals in Berlin directly organized by the band: the next appointment will be in October, but you can
watch on Youtube the movie about
this first edition, together with some new live
THE SOMNAMBULIST will also play in Paris at L'Étrange Festival
with Ulan Bator on the 17th of September, while "Die Sinfonie der
Großstadt" will be performed in Cagliari on the
4th of October at Karel Music Expo.
In the meanwhile, new reviews of "Sophia Verloren" are out in
France, Benelux and Germany: W-Fenec,
Big bunch of news this month about THE SOMNAMBULIST, right back from touring in
Italy: on the 4th of April and with the help of Goethe Institut, the band will play again the original live soundtrack for the movie
"Berlin - Die Sinfonie der Großstadt"
at the Cinematheque of Tolouse;
"Resume Where God Has
Stopped", the first of a series of three video of the band
caught on stage during the last February tour, it's available for streaming at
THE SOMNAMBULIST's playlists on
And last but not least, some more reviews of "Sophia Verloren" are already out in Benelux
(Gonzo Circus), France (À découvrir
absolutement, Abus Dangereux), and Italy (Indie-eye
After the next Berliner gig on the 6th of February in Schokoladen, the band will
tour in Italy from the 14th until the 24th of February: 11 gigs between Bologna, Venezia, Firenze, Siena, Pisa and
out the dates on the LIVE
page. In the meanwhile, one new review from France on Benzine Magazine and two more from Italy on
Some more reviews from Germany (Revolver
Club, Laut), France
La Musique A Son
Top) and Italy (Il
And new radio airplays: K-Fuel Canal
B, Rien à
Banler, Jazzfunkt Freies Radio
A wonderful review is out in France on Indie Rock
Mag: an interview is coming soon.
While in Germany the CD has been reviewed on Sound & Image and it's gonna be airing on
Kölncampus Radio, and in Italy "Logsailor" is in the
Vol.21 of the Shiver
"My Own Paranormal Activity", "A Daisy Field" and "Steam" are in heavy rotation on Radio Campus Grenoble 90.8.
The album is airing in France also on Jet FM (Nantes), Grenouille
(Marseille) and Eko des Garrigues (Montpellier). In Germany on Oldenburg Eins
(UKW 106,5 KABEL 92,75).
New album out today, together with the first reviews in UK
Bunny), Germany (Rote
Leute), France (Perte et
Fracas), Benelux (Caleidoscoop,
Belgium) and Italy (SentireAscoltare).
Tonight: Record Release's Eve at Marie Antoinette in Berlin. Doors open at 21:00.
Release's Eve for "Sophia Verloren" at Marie Antoinette
in Berlin on the 22.11.12, one day before the release of the new album.
On stage: Michael Weilacher, Eli Fabrikant, Arnold Erben and
Friederike kenneweg. Opening act: La Batterie. Dj-sets: Ron Petrol &
Obeah Man Dj-Team.
This week another tour for "Berlin - Die Sinfonie der Großstadt" in Brest (FR): on the 10th at
11ème Festival Intergalactique de
l'Image Alternative, and the day after at the city jail.
The master of "Sophia Verloren" is ready: the new album will be released on 23.11.12 by Solaris Empire and Acid Cobra Records. Distribution: Broken Silence and Cd1d.
This month first tour for the cineconcert "Berlin - Die Sinfonie der Großstadt":
Berlin, Paris and Sens.
Tomorrow in Berlin the first of a few concerts of THE SOMNAMBULIST in a solo line-up.
A review about the concert in HBC on
about Moda Borderline
on RockIt and a new interview are online
Tomorrow THE SOMNAMBULIST live at HBC in Berlin with Lovelanes and Gentlemen&Assassins (Brian
Viglione, Elyas Kahn, Sxip Shirey)
"Live in Berlin", our second release for
Acid Cobra Records, is out
Release Party next Saturday in Genève at Fête de la
New tour in Italy from 28th until June
4th: check the dates out in the
Almost ready: on Tuesday 10th The Somnambulist will play in Bordeaux for the first time their original live-soundtrack for Walter
"Berlin: Die Sinfonie der Großstadt" (1927) during the
Printemps des Cinéconcerts
review. Supported by Centre Jean Vigo Événements and
A video shooted during our concert of yesterday in Berlin is now
available for streaming on Freshmilk.tv.
You can also read in italian on Ilparere.net a review about our live opening act for Perturbazione on February
19th, and two interviews to the band on Shiver
and Free Art
The Moda Borderline Tour goes on this week in Italy and at the end of the month in Switzerland and France together with
Lambig Butter Explosion from
In the meanwhile, we´ll record our next album in Nipozzano (Pelago, Firenze) with Jacopo Andreini from
New reviews on W-Fenec,
Mag and Shiver,
where "Don't You Want To Devour This War?" is present on the 9th
volume of their compilation.
Our self-produced video of Red Carpet is out
now: check it out on the YouTube
New reviews in France and Italy on Nouvelle
Two reviews of our concerts in Paris
during the last tour in France, and a new one for "Moda Borderline" on
Fracas. Tomorrow at 13:30 an interview
with Radio Città Fujiko will be on air around Bologna at 103.100
The Moda Borderline Tour, managed by Ashes to Ashes booking
agency, will start the next weekend. Check out the dates further down the
page: you can get a personal invitation for the Secret Show in Berlin subscribing to
In the meanwhile you can read two new reviews on SentireAscoltare and
Another French review out on La
Moreover, "Red Carpet" is present in the 20th volume of the online compilation "À decouvrir
First two reviews in France for "Moda
Borderline" on Foutraque and
where it's now distributed by cd1d.
"Moda Borderline", the debut album of The
is out today.
Release party in Berlin this evening at Antje Øklesund, 10:00 PM.
The Somnambulist will play in Berlin three concerts during this month at Antje Øklesund for the
"Riemengast 1.3" live-review:
06.05.10 special guests Paula Sell, Manuel Kailuweit, Arnold Erben;
18.05.10 special guests Chris Abrahams, Els Vandeweyer, Pablo Juanes;
28.05.10 record release party.