An italian duo EDM/ElectroDance Rock Project, formed in 2014 by
Kosmo – Cosmo Masiello; guitar, programming, recording, mixing and mastering
Straphax – Gabriele Carbone; keyboards & programming.
Was originally created as a Live EDM Music Set, that can perform comfortably, both in small club venues and on larger stages as openers for DJ Sets, Raves and live concerts. However the project has now evolved into something ultimately more interesting, aiming to take Dance music to another level, both live and in the studio.
These two professional, top class musicians, both masters of their art and currently active on the italian music scene as performing and session musicians, decide to join forces, resulting in an explosive mix of Rock, Jazz and ethnic styles, painted on electronic foundations which blend the whole sound into one complete musical work of art.
Each original piece, a masterful and colourful mix of Electronic Music, Dance, House, Deep House, Techno and Trance, with Jazz and Rock overtones and some Ethnic styles thrown in, is composed and arranged by G.Carbone/C.Masiello, into a single and unique canvas bursting with masterfully woven musical sketches that flow with ease into a delta of sound, bringing line, shape, form, colour, texture, light and shadow to even the most critical of musical ears.
After having engaged a third, silent background member to the team in february 2017, Remo Fiore who is actively involved with the project and deals mainly with all of their graphic design, video creation and online presence regarding social media, the guys have seen a discreet increase in interest and followers on all platforms they are present on across the web. Although they are still at the start, they have had large positive reaction to their music, videos and everything they have published on line up until now.
As a result of their relentless hard work on line, in april 2017, they were offered and finally signed a contract for the release of two singles with the small but efficient independent record label Pink Dolphin Music Ltd/Melting Clock Records in the Uk and their first single “Heritage” was released on the Melting Clock Record label on 9th June 2017, with a second release programmed for later this year and have also been involved in remixing a track for a collaboration between Deep Down Dirty Records UK and Love Vibration Nation Music and Publishing LLC in the US, entitled “Look Up” which is scheduled for release within the near future.
They have also been working on a new remix for an up and coming italian rock band called Il Grido of the debut single from the newly released album, which is scheduled for release for for the end of june, beginning of july this year, definitely something worthwhile waiting for…!
Elephant State are based in Italy, but are willing to travel as far as necessary to perfom & promote their sound.