Cappello a Cilindro
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Cappello a Cilindro

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Poeticherie - 2004, cinicodisincanto, LP
Per Non Rallentare - 2006 cinicodisincanto/edel, LP
Quel che Accade - 2007 cinicodisincanto, single



First LP of the band "Cappello a Cilindro", "Poeticherie", was recorded in 2004 fall. After the release of the first album, the band had a wonderful season of successful live shows across Italy. Cappello a Cilindro performed live in Italy over 200 times, playing in very important events as SanremOff 2005, M.E.I. (Italian Independent Recording Labels Festival) 2005, M.E.I. 2006.
In 2005 the band won first edition of "Primo Maggio Tutto l'Anno Contest", gaining the chance of performing for the first time on the great stage of Piazza S.Giovanni in Rome, on 1st of May, 2005.
Many webzines and newspapers talked about Cappello a Cilindro music in these years: La Repubblica, Corriere Della Sera, Kataweb, Tg1, Tg3, Ansa, M&D, La Stampa,Radio Capital, Viva Radio Due,Rai International, Il Manifesto, Il Messaggero, Jam, Raro, Rockit, Mescalina, Musicalnews, Musicboom, and many others.
"Per non rallentare" is the second Cappello a Cilindro album, was released on 8th of May, 2006, and is distributed by Edel. "Per non rallentare" represents a real artistic evolution for the band. First single of the new album, "Il Modo più geniale", was released in May 2006, and its music video is broadcasted on many tv channels, like All Music, and is available in streaming on many web sites. "Il Modo più geniale" video was the second video by Cappello a Cilindro, following the last "Poeticherie" single video release "Sedia di Paglia".
On the 1st of May, 2006 Cappello a Cilindro performed again on Piazza S.Giovanni stage. That live act previewed "Per non Rallentare" tour, which began in 2006 summer with about 30 shows in 3 months. Performance in "Festa dell'Unità Nazionale" in Pesaro closed tour summer session. Live clubs tour began in October, 2006.
Cappello a Cilindro won Italia Wave Band contest in March, 2007 , and performed live on Italia Wave Love Festival Main Stage in July. In April, 2007 Cappello a Cilindro recorded new single "Quel che accade" at Mauro Pagani's Officine Meccaniche in Milan, released in 2007 summer as a preview of the new album coming out in 2008.
In September 2007 the band will fly to Berlin and will play at Popkomm, one of the most important european music meetings.

Pieve Rock Festival 2002 – First Prize
Risonanze 2002 - Best lyrics prize and best original performance prize
Canzone d'Autore 2002 – Città di Colleferro - First Prize
Castel Raniero Buskers Festival 2003 e 2005 - Performing as guest star
Premio Samigo Top100 al M.E.I. 2003 - Best technical skills prize

Umbria Rock 2004 - First Prize, Best song prize and best arrangement
Primo Maggio Tutto L'Anno – Edizione 2005 – First Prize
Italia Wave Love Band '07 – First Prize

"Cappello a Cilindro" self-produced Ep - October 2001
"LetterAme" self-produced Ep - November 2002
"Poeticherie" – CinicoDisincanto – Settembre 2004
"Per Non Rallentare" – CinicoDisincanto/Edel – Maggio 2006

"Annozero n. 1" Mei Fest Compilation – PmaRecords, MaterialiMusicali
"Sonica Live VII Edizione" – Musica&Suoni, Venus 2003
"Compilation Samigo Top100" – Samigo 2003
"Primo Maggio Tutto L'Anno" – PM, 2005
"Primo Maggio Tutto l'Anno" - PM, 2006
"MEIDUEMILASEI – dieci anni di musica indipendente" – CD, 2006

"Sedia di Paglia" – Directed by Giovanni Esposito (Iride Production).
"Il Modo Più Geniale" – Directed by Diego Lazzarin