Biography of Cristian Viviano
|Moniker(s) / ||Cristian Viviano and Descending Order Quartet / Sons of Pleiadies|
Self-taught musician (keyboards & caisa drum), Dj and Producer, Cristian Viviano (born in Palermo in 1987), can definitely be qualified as a polyhedric and inspired artist. Listening to his sets, which are involving and full of positive vibes, it is impossible not to notice the strong sense of empathy he feels with the audience.
His passion for music was born in the streets under the influence of funky culture. His personal discovery of musical technology led him towards a strongly tribal influenced, techno and deep house rhythm, which he achieves by using sequencers, synthesizers and drum machines. From 2000 to 2006 he was dj resident of the Religion, playing with artists as Little Louie Vega, Kenny Dope Gonzalez, Frankie Knuckels, Timo Maas & others important names of the international house music scene. Since 2000, Cristian has played in many well known clubs and parties around Italy and Europe such as: Peter Pan, Fluid, Le Plaisir, in Europe as Public Life, Egg in London, Pacha Ibiza, Vanilla Ninja club in Moscow. His style, characterized by continuous research, is evident in his many releases. From "A Vucciria" on Mazoom Lab, "Sicilian Pride" on Climatic Sound (productions that honors his Sicilian roots), to "Fatima's bed" on Cocolino, the constant evolution of his style can be seen clearly. Viviano also stands out for his remixes such as "Let Go" by Paul Van Dyk (Vandit) and "Green Girl FNK" by Evans & Waterfall (Tenax Recordings). In 2009, he was awarded the "Trend Award" Top Italian Dj Young. In this years, he began cooperating with well known labels such as Climatic Sound, Fventi, Isgud, Cocolino, Tenax. His work is supported by artists such as Laurent Garnier, Carl Cox, Richie Hawtin, Sis, Danny Tenaglia, Matthias Tanzmann, Marco Carola and many others...
In summer 2011 Cristian has been the creator of the Pleiadians Ibiza movement, promoting events in various locations, hosting in his consolle artists like: Raresh, SIS, Cezar, Dan Ghenacia, Dyed Soundroom, Seuil, Piticu & many more.
Currently, Cristian is working on the creation of his new project, Descending Order aimed at spreading the importance and power of love, creativity and the respect to the life's order as core values of life. Also he is a member of COCOLINO project created by SIS. They started collaborating in Ibiza after finding common points of view based on respect of good music.