Two time Grammy Nominee & eclectic Electronic & World music producer Carmen Rizzo, whose credits have appeared on albums by Seal, Oakenfold, Coldplay, Dido, Jem, Ryuichi Sakamoto & Niyaz over the last 2 decades,releases his 4th album on Electrofone Music.Conceived & recorded somewhere between Los Angeles,Prague,Sarajevo,Montreal & Tel Aviv, this collection of lush & cinematic instrumentals marks a departure from previous vocal collaborations(Grant Lee Phillips, Kate Havnevik,Jem,Esthero),& offers a personal reflection on life,death & the passage of time, inspired by the loss of his parents in 2011.
Electronic albums include “Looking Through Leaves” (5/11/10) features guest Grant Lee Phillips, Shana Halligan, Kate Havnevik, Rosey & January Thompson.
“Lost art of the idle moment” (2005) featuring Esthero, Jem, Kate Havnevik to Grant Lee Phillips & Lad bug Mecca (from the Digable Planets). Highlights include debuting No. 2 on KCRW’s Album Chart and peaking at No. 2 on XM’s Café Chart as well as USA Today’s No. 1 pick for The Life Section fall music guide.
“Ornament Of An Impostor” (2008) featuring again Jem and Kate Havnevik, also spinning heavily at tastemaker KCRW (#42 of there top most played albums of 2008), and with the support of iTunes, featuring the album on its home page & being licensed to the Buddha Bar compilations as well as Nike.com home page. Both albums include Remixed EP’s featuring remixes from Charlie Cooper of Telefone Tel Aviv, Morgan Page, Andy Gray , Ramin Sakurai & Jason Bentley.