C.F.F. e il Nomade Venerabile
C.F.F. e il Nomade Venerabile is an Italian alternative rock band formed in 1999 in Gioia del Colle (Bari, Puglia).
The band stands out for its experimental approach, which combines music (new wave, rock, stoner, electro-acoustics) with theater-dance and video-art.
C.F.F. in fact it means Conceptual (Concettuale in Italian) Physical (Fisico) Bother (Fastidio). Conceptual because the text is very important in their songs. Physical and Bother because, especially in the first ten years of activity, the band offered multidisciplinary concerts with strong visual and sound contrasts. Nomade and Venerabile are the pseudonyms of the two boys who were in charge of theatrical performances at the beginning.
The first album Ghiaccio was released in 2004 (reissued in 2005 by Elleu Multimedia / Banda Larga) and was supported by an intense live-shows activity that in 2005 led them to play at the Sziget Festival in Budapest, in 2006 at the Venerelettrica International Female Rock Festival in Perugia (the artistic director Paola Turci declares to the Corriere dell'Umbria on 4 March 2006: "I saw the performance of the C.F.F. e il Nomade Venerabile. I greatly appreciated their ability to dare, to go beyond the boundaries of creativity") and to the attention of the specialized press, with reviews on Rockerilla, Ritual (magazine), Rolling Stone Italia.
A song from the album, Satori, is selected for the compilation The Best of Indies in Italy (Eko Music / Audiocoop), distributed at MIDEM 2006 in Cannes, a compilation that also contains songs of Afterhours (band), Paola Turci, Bandabardò, Skiantos. Another song from the album, Fiumani, dedicated to the leader of Diaframma, is selected for the compilation The best of DEMO 2004-2005, made by the staff of the well-known transmission of Radio RAI 1.
In December 2006 they began to collaborate with the dance theater company Res Extensa of Anna Moscatelli and Elisa Barucchieri (dancer and choreographer who has collaborated with artists such as Susanne Linke, Franco Battiato, Carolyn Carlson (artist)) and released the second album Circostanze (Otium Records / Tre Lune Records) .
Some tracks on the album become part of the soundtrack of "Ageroland", a film by Carlotta Cerquetti.
The third album Lucidinervi (Otium Records / C.N.I.) was released in 2009, featuring some of the main exponents of Italian independent music such as Paolo Benvegnù in the song Amore, Franz Goria (Fluxus, Petrol), Umberto Palazzo (Santo Niente), Paolo Archetti Maestri and Fabio Martino from Yo Yo Mundi (in the Fabrizio De Andrè cover "Ho visto Nina volare"), described by the British newspaper The Guardian as "the Clash with the accordion".
Paolo Benvegnù declares: "C.F.F. e il Nomade Venerabile are for me one of the best groups in Italy" (interview with Bari Sera on 29 July 2009) and the singer of C.F.F. e il Nomade Venerabile Anna Maria Stasi is a guest of Yo Yo Mundi at the teatro Ariston for the Luigi Tenco Prize in November 2009.
Attraverso is their fourth album (2013, self-production), which contains 13 stoner/shoegaze songs.
In the same year the C.F.F. e il Nomade Venerabile bass-player Vanni La Guardia conceived the Rockerella project which then became the documentary Rockerella, history of music by Gioia del Colle since the 1950s to the present day, available on YouTube.
In 2014 they release the electro-acoustic EP Al cuore (Maxsound Records) and win the Pierangelo Bertoli Prize New Songwriters at the Teatro Carani in Sassuolo (Modena).
In 2015 they release the album Canti notturni (Maxsound Records / Audioglobe), supported by a crowdfunding campaign on Musicraiser, produced by Max Carola (chief engineer in Capri Digital Studios, working with Aerosmith, INXS, Roxette, Banco del Mutuo Soccorso...) and featuring Roberto Angelini, the son of Vittorio Camardese's partner.
From the single Come fiori dedicated to the boxer Johann Wilhelm Trollmann "Rukeli" is born the theathral show My Inv(f)erno... gypsy life, directed by Maurizio Vacca, illustrated by the cartoonist Valerio Pastore, that opens the X edition of the International TeatroLab Festival at the Tagliavini theater in Novellara (Reggio Emilia) in March 2019.
In July 2019 C.F.F. e il Nomade Venerabile celebrate the twentieth anniversary by playing at the XX edition of the Giovinazzo Rock Festival with Diaframma and Zola Blood and with the release of the best of album DiVenti.
Vanni La Guardia - bass, voice (1999-present)
Anna Maria Stasi - voice, scenography (2002-present)
Anna Surico - guitars, synthesizers (2003-present)
Guido Lioi - drums (2019-present)
Nicola Liuzzi - drums (1999 - 2010)
Monica Notarnicola - keyboards (2002 - 2010)
Anna Moscatelli - theater-dance (2006 - 2010)
Fabrizio Lavegas - guitars, keyboards (2008 - 2013)
Carmela Milano - theater-dance (2002 - 2006)
Pasquale Paradiso (Nomade) - theatre, voice (1999 - 2002)
Filippo De Bellis (Venerabile) - theatre, voice (1999 - 2000)
Lorenzo Velle - drums (2011 - 2013)
C.F.F. e il Nomade Venerabile in the media
- 2004 – Ghiaccio (self-produced - reissued in 2005 by Elleu Multimedia / Banda Larga)
- 2006 – Circostanze (Otium Records / Tre Lune Records)
- 2009 – Lucidinervi (Otium Records / C.N.I.)
- 2013 – Attraverso (self-produced)
- 2015 – Canti notturni (Maxsound Records / Audioglobe)
- 2014 – Al cuore (Maxsound Records)
- 2019 – DiVenti (self-produced)
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- ↑ "Interview with C.F.F. e il Nomade Venerabile bass player Vanni La Guardia on dark webzine Erba della Strega". Erba della Strega. April 2005.
- ↑ "C.F.F. e il Nomade Venerabile at Sziget Festival". Rockit (music site). July 28, 2005.
- ↑ "Paola Turci rewards the C.F.F. e il Nomade Venerabile singer as the best voice of the Venerelettrica International Female Rock Festival". Spoletonline. March 6, 2006.
- ↑ "Circostanze - review on Ondarock by Marco Bercella". Ondarock. March 21, 2007.
- ↑ "Circostanze on Discogs". Discogs.
- ↑ "Ageroland on Ischia Film Festival 2011". Ischia Film Festival.
- ↑ "Lucidinervi - review on Rockit by Antonio Belmonte". Rockit (music site). March 17, 2010.
- ↑ "Paolo Benvegnù e C.F.F. e il Nomade Venerabile at Gioia Rock-Rockerella Festival". La Repubblica XL. July 2013.
- ↑ "C.F.F. e il Nomade Venerabile present the new videoclip "Ho visto Nina volare"". Sentire Ascoltare. October 30, 2010.
- ↑ "Attraverso - review on Tom Tom Rock by Antonio Vivaldi". Tom Tom Rock. April 23, 2013.
- ↑ "Interview with C.F.F. e il Nomade Venerabile on La Repubblica Bari". La Repubblica Bari. May 2011.
- ↑ "Rockerella, history of music by Gioia del Colle since the 1950s to the present day". Pugliamusic. July 20, 2017.
- ↑ "The Pierangelo Bertoli Prize - Sky TG 24". Premio Pierangelo Bertoli.
- ↑ "C.F.F. and Roberto Angelini in "Un paese innocente"". Radiocoop. January 8, 2016.
- ↑ "Videoclip "Come fiori" (from minute 25 and 30 seconds)". RAI 3. November 24, 2015.
- ↑ "The massacre of the gypsies by the Nazis and fascists". Il Fatto Quotidiano. January 19, 2018.
- ↑ "The Marubium regional theater festival award starts in Maruggio". Corriere di Taranto. January 25, 2019.
- ↑ "Rukeli the gypsy boxer". Stormi (magazine). January 15, 2019.
- ↑ "The program of the twentieth edition of the Giovinazzo Rock Festival". La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno. July 24, 2019.
- ↑ "Interview with C.F.F. e il Nomade Venerabile bass player Vanni La Guardia on literary blog Dianora Tinti". Dianora Tinti. March 22, 2019.
- ↑ "The twentieth anniversary compilation is out". Impatto Sonoro. March 12, 2019.
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