port-royal (rigorously written with small letters and the “-” between “port” and “royal”), as a band was born in the summer of 2000 in Genoa, Italy. They play a dreamy, heady, melancholic, wide music on the border among electronica, ambient, shoegaze with some dance elements even if they are ‘Afraid To Dance’. The music is mixed with the sensual images and shots of Diamantakos.
After releasing officially as singles another 2 remixes of acts such as Ladytron and Felix Da Housecat, their brand new album “Dying In Time” is waiting to be released on October 5th worldwide by the following labels in the following territories:
- n5MD: USA, Canada, Australia, UK, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Iceland and Japan/Asia,;
- debruit&desilence: Europe;
- Sleeping Star: (Italy: here release date is October the 2nd);
- Isound Labels: Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia.
The band is composed of 3 musicians and one vj/director:
- Attilio Bruzzone: guitar, synthesizer, programming, bass, sometimes vocals (founder)
- Ettore di Roberto: piano, synthesizer, programming, sometimes vocals (founder)
- Emilio Pozzolini: sampler, programming
- Sieva Diamantakos: visuals, video
- giulio corona: programming
- Alexandr Vatagin: cello, software DeadactiveKoudouna®