A heavy post-rock trio with a pinch of stoner and progressive

Hello and welcome to IKITAN’s official website. We’re a heavy post-rock band from Genoa, Italy.

A jam session-driven instrumental power trio with stoner and progressive influences, IKITAN makes instrumental music that has been compared to the likes of Tool, Yawning Man, Pelican, Russian Circles and My Sleeping Karma. But don’t take our word for it, find out yourself and check us out.

“Darvaza y Brinicle” is a 2-song limited-edition tape released on 3rd December 2021 by Taxi Driver Records. With “Darvaza” and “Brinicle” on side A and “Twenty-Twenty Live at Forte Geremia” on side B, the cassette comes with a digital download of the songs and… a BIC pen. Only 30 copies available worldwide.

IKITAN’s debut is an EP containing one instrumental song of the duration of 20 minutes and 20 seconds, aptly titled “Twenty-Twenty”, and released as a limited-edition digipack (200 copies only) on 20th November 2020.

As it was impossible to play live during the pandemic, the band filmed their first concert on top of an old military fort, and the result is “Twenty-Twenty Live at Forte Geremia” (recorded on 7th March 2021, and released on 25th June 2021).
The video captures IKITAN playing “Twenty-Twenty” live for the first time, in a dramatic scenery between sea and mountains, and with no audience. The live footing of the concert, a tribute to generator parties, is available on YouTube.

The journey continues.


Luca Nash Nasciuti: guitar

Frik Et: bass

Enrico Meloni: drums and cowbell

IKITAN: the alleged God of the Sound of the Stones.


2 weeks ago

Massimo Perasso of Taxi Driver Records and Flamingo killing it with Associazione Culturale Metrodora’s Roberto Giannini at Festival delle Periferie - 18th edition. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

Exactly one year ago we were getting ready for our first gig in front of… well, in an empty theater!Catch our rendition on TWENTY-TWENTY in the link of the post, we’re on at 1h18min approx. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

Uber excited about the publication of Gramma Vedetta’s upcoming THE HUM OF THE MACHINE in less than a month (out via Mandrone Records).In the meantime, we can please our eyes’n’ears with the official video of STARLIGHT PORTAL SHOW.Link below. Well done, dudes! ... See MoreSee Less
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