Some live shows hit listeners over the head with their themes and beats, while others like to take a more subtle approach.
Porcelain Raft, AKA Mauro Remiddi, falls into the latter category. Every time he books a tour stop, it is a chance to experience
his music fully. Fans in New York City are in luck, since he is set to play the Mercury
Porcelain Raft's style of music transcends culture and background. Mauro Remiddi hails from Rome, but his music quickly
earned a place in London's discriminating music scene. In addition to taking charge of the vocals and guitar, Remiddi also
adds samples, loops. mandolin and keyboard sounds to his music. His piano talent runs deep, considering that he self-taught
himself on the instrument beginning at age 10.
Mauro Remiddi doesn't take a large group of collaborators to create his music. Instead, much of his work is the result
of hours alone with instruments and a computer. The result is a sound that never sounds too manufactured and retains a simplicity
that adds to the appeal. That sound is what drives many to his tour
Because his music often has emotionally-raw elements to both the sounds and lyrics, it is a music that cannot be truly
appreciated on a recording. The full effect of Mauro Remiddi's work can only be truly appreciated at one of his live shows. Be on the lookout for a stop near you, gather your friends
and head out to see him perform.