Marco Notari

Marco Notari

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Winner of the ‘07 Indie Music Like Award as Best Independent Italian Artist, he released two EPs and three LPs. His new album IO? released on 16/9/11 reached the 51th position in the Italian Official Selling Chart and moved the critics to enthusiasm, with a long tour of 50 shows. www.marconotari.it

Biography

Marco Notari is one of the most interesting and unconventional songwriters in Italy. His sound merges the tradition of the great italian songwriters with modern british and scandinavian music. Winner of the 2007 Indie Music Like Award as Best Independent Italian Artist, he released two EPs and two LPs within four years as well as a short novel contained in the vinyl version of the album "Babele". His new album "Io?" has been released on 16/09/2011, reaching the 51th position in the F.I.M.I./Nielsen Italian Official Selling Chart and moving the critics to enthusiasm, with a long tour of 50 shows in all the most important Italian towns and at the PopKomm in Berlin. “Io?” it’s also a eco-friendly album: the copies were realized with FSC paper, the tour is “zero impact” (in association with Lifegate) and the merchandising is fair-trade. The english version of “Io?” will come out in the next months.

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Winner of Indie Music Like 2007 as best indipendent Italian act of the year (awarded from M.E.I.)
Winner of Best New Act Tour 2008 in Italy (awarded from M.E.I.)
Winner of P.I.V.I. 2009 (Indipendent Videoclip Italian Prize) for the videoclip “Porpora”
Winner of Premio La Mia Valle 2011 (awarded from Associazione Luigi Tenco – Ricaldone)
Winner of P.I.V.I. 2011 (Indipendent Videoclip Italian Prize) for the videoclip “Le stelle ci cambieranno pelle”

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REVIEWS OF “IO?” (Libellula/Audioglobe, 16th september 2011)

“An expressive talent out of the common” (IL MUCCHIO)
“Something between Radiohead and Sigur Ros” (BUSCADERO)
“One of the songwriters that describe our time with an inspiration that was missing from many years in the italian music” XL )
“Already in the past he proved his talent, but in “Io?” the flame of his inspiration reaches expressive peaks like never before” (ROCKERILLA)
“One of the most interesting new pop rock works of 2011” (MAX)

Discography

"La terra senza l'uomo" (Libellula/Audioglobe) - ep 2012
“Io?” (Libellula/Audioglobe) – cd album 2011
“Babele:noir” (Libellula/Artes) – limited edition vinyl 2009
“Babele” (Artes/EMI) – cd album 2008
"Io non mi riconosco nel mio stato (Artes/EMI) - ep 2008
“Oltre lo specchio” (Artes/Mescal/EMI) – cd album 2006