Mellow Mood - 2 The World (Album Mixtape)

Well, “Twinz” had a twin. “2 The World” will be released on April 7th, 2015 via La Tempesta International. The album will be available on iTunes and all major platforms. Cds are distributed by Master Music in Italy and by H’Art in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and the shop of La Tempesta (gladly) ships worldwide.  This is Mellow Mood “2 The World” official mixtape...check it out!


TOUR 2015:
10 april 2015 Padova - Gran Teatro Geox
11 april 2015 Pordenone - Il Deposito
18 april 2015 Brescia - Latteria Molloy
23 april 2015 Conversano (BA) - Casa Delle Arti
24 april 2015 Napoli - Lanificio 25
29 april 2015 Milano - Magnolia
30 april 2015 Colle Val D'Elsa (SI) - Sonar
1 may 2015 Villarrobledo (Spain) - ViñaRock
2 may 2015 Livorno - The Cage
8 may 2015 Modena - Vibra
9 may 2015 Perugia - Urban
12 may 2015 Innsbruck (Austria) - Weekender Club
13 may 2015 Schaffhausen (Switzerland) - TapTab
14 may 2015 Freising (Germany) - Uferlos Festival
15 may 2015 Kassel (Germany) - Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
16 may 2015 Berlin (Germany) - Badehaus


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Mellow Mood

Mellow Mood

No discussion about Italian reggae is possible without mentioning Mellow Mood among the main players of an ever-growing scene. Born in Pordenone (North-East Italy) around 2005, the band officially debuts in 2009 with the release of their first album, entitled “Move!”. Produced by Paolo Baldini, who was later to become their dubmaster, the album was intended to be their first “move” on the international reggae scene: totally self-released, it was an unexpected success and the two singles “Only You” and “Dance Inna Babylon” were viewed in total more than twenty million times on You Tube. The band, led by twins Jacob and L.O Garzia, was then composed by Federico Mazzolo on drums (also known for his electronic project IOSHI), Enrico Bernardini on keyboards, Giulio Frausin (now divided between Mellow Mood and his folk-acoustic project The Sleeping Tree) on bass, Stefano Salmaso and Roberto Dazzan on horns. Two years of intensive touring and artistic growth followed. After a slight line-up change, Mellow Mood went back into the studio with Baldini to record “Well Well Well”, published in May 2012 by Italy’s most important independent label, La Tempesta, headquartered in Pordenone too. Ranging from roots-reggae to rocksteady, to tribal clubbing, “Well Well Well” is intense and elegant, and showcases the progression of Mellow Mood, as they proved to be among the protagonists of a new generation of reggae artists coming from all over the planet. Over the second half of 2013 the two singles “Dig Dig Dig” and “Extra Love” were released (the latter features reggae legend Tanya Stephens), as a preview of the band’s development. Their third album, entitled “Twinz” is released in June 2014. It is once again produced by Paolo Baldini, has a streamlined line-up (the band no longer has a stable brass section), prestigious international collaborations (Richie Campbell, Sr. Wilson, Forelock and KG Man) and couples the rediscovery of roots music with a deeper knowledge of the newest Jamaican sounds. Mellow Mood subsequently played at Europe’s most important reggae festivals (Rototom Sunsplash, Summerjam, Sziget) and in Southern America. Less than one year later, “Twinz” reveals its twin: “2 The World”, once again published by La Tempesta, bears witness to the creative growth of the band and is enriched by national (Forelock, Andrew I) and Jamaican colaborations (Tanya Stephens, Jah9, Hempress Sativa, Gideon & Selah). The title aims at both underlining the international calling of the band and the work team gravitating around Baldini’d studio, as well as showing how the Italian scene (artists and the general public together) is now ready to find their place on the reggae global landscape.