IKITAN published a limited-edition tape by Taxi Driver Records containing two singles and titled “Darvaza y Brinicle”, as well as an EP and a live video, both centered on “Twenty-Twenty”.
“Darvaza y Brinicle” contains “Darvaza” and “Brinicle”, and it was released on 3rd December 2021 via Taxi Driver Records on a limited-edition (30 copies) cassette. Each cassette comes with a digital download of the two songs and… a BIC pen.
“Darvaza (“Door to Hell”, an artificially-created crater that’s been burning since the 70es) and Brinicle (a finger-of-death ice stalactite that kills everything it encounters in the water) represent two different yet complementary sides of our nature, devastating and powerful but ethereal and dream-like at the same time”, says IKITAN.
“Darvaza y Brinicle” was recorded at IKITAN’s Studios in October 2021.
Artwork by Luca Marcenaro.
Where to buy “Darvaza y Brinicle”? The tape is available in limited-edition (30 copies) on Taxi Driver’s Bandcamp page, where you can also find the album as a digital download.
“Twenty-Twenty Live at Forte Geremia” is our first live video.
Recorded on top of Forte Geremia, in the outskirts of Genoa, Italy, the video shows the band playing its debut EP “Twenty-Twenty” (consisting of one 20-minute-20-second instrumental song and published on 20 November 2020) live for the first time.
“Twenty-Twenty Live at Forte Geremia” was recorded on a sunny and windy Sunday 7th March 2021 on top of an old fort (819m asl).
The band is captured live for the first time in a vast landscape, between sea and mountains. A tribute to generator parties, desert rock and Yawning Man, in this video IKITAN gives justice to the original idea of the IKITAN divinity, the alleged God of the Sound of the Stones.
“Twenty-Twenty Live at Forte Geremia” Credits:
Video: Squeasy Film
Sound Engineer: Stefano Gualtieri
Mix and Master: IKITAN
Pictures: Gezabel and Sara
Forte Geremia’s staff: Manuela and Stefano
Hand-made guitar: Juliant Carpenter
IKITAN’s patch: Superb Patch
IKITAN’s socks: Napit.it
Drum bass skin: Redhouse Drums
IKITAN’s artwork: Luca Marcenaro
Thanks to Comune di Masone and A.T.V. Forte Geremia for the hospitality and the ravioli.
Recorded on top of Forte Geremia (819 asl) at 5°C on a windy Sunday 7th March 2021.
Check out the video on YouTube and buy the track on Bandcamp (available as “name your price”).
“Twenty-Twenty” is IKITAN’s debut EP, published on 20th November 2020 and including one song, titled “Twenty-Twenty”, which has a duration of 20 minutes and 20 seconds.
“Twenty-Twenty” was recorded in the Summer of 2020 in Genoa, Italy.
Drums and cowbell recorded at Greenfog Studio.
Guitars, bass and effects recorded at Nash’s Mansion.
Mixed by IKITAN.
Mastered at Greenfog Studio by Mattia Cominotto.
Artwork by Luca Marcenaro.
IKITAN is the god of the sound of the stones.
Where to buy our music? The EP is available as a limited-edition digipack (200 copies with a poster and a sticker!) on Bandcamp, where you can also find the album as a digital download.
Click on the link below to enter Bandcamp and buy our EP. We ship worldwide.