LIVE ACT PHOTO SERVICE

Live Act Photo Service_by Fede

Are you in Milan with your band for a live show/showcase or a recording session?

I am a photographer/essayist/music journalist, member of f/50 The International Photography Collective.

I’ve been in the music business for more than twenty years. Now, I am a columnist for Swiss Pnp Magazine and for Indiana Music Magazine and a contributing author/photographer for Fuji X Passion and Olympus Passion magazines.

In my ROCK MUSIC ARCHIVES you can find people like Iggy Pop, Chris Cornell & Soundgarden, Wayne Kramer & MC5, Soft Machine and indie/underground musicians too.

If you are tired of the usual boring photo sessions, please contact me. In addition to the live performance I can also photograph all the soundcheck & backstage situations. (Photo: Me and Zara McFarlane at Blue Note, Milan, 2018 – by Federico Ramponi)

CONTACT: ceschimatteo@gmail.com

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MC5 50th ANNIVERSARY

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<Kick Out the Jams… Motherfuckers!> On November 21 at night a sonic revolution was played on stage! People were ready to join Brother Wayne Kramer & Friends (Kim Thayil of Soundgarden; Marcus Durant of Zen Guerrilla; Brendan Canty of Fugazi; and Billy Gould of Faith No More). Militant riffs spawned from Kramer’s and Thayil’s guitars and exploded among the audience; in the background the rhythm section moved forward as a mighty tank on the battlefield; a voice cut the air screaming iconic songs. <Kick Out the Jams… Motherfuckers!> An army of eyes and ears recorded voraciously a piece of future . <Art and creativity will provoke Resistance!>, Brother Wayne said… [All shots taken with FujiFilm X30 during November 21 MC5‘s live performance at Alcatraz, Milan. Thanks to Margaret & Danny.]

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KAL DOS SANTOS LIVE

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An amazing music night by Mr. Kal dos Santos at Ponkj bar, Milan: dos Santos with keyboardist Mell Morcone proposed Brazilian standards for a bunch of lucky people (shots taken with Fuji X100 and FujiFilm X30).

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A ROCK NIGHT

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Friend composer and musician Paolo Ricca with John Etheridge of Soft Machine during an amazing music night at La Casa di Alex, Milan [shot taken with Fuji X100]

LA FABBRICA DELL’ASSOLUTO

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Italian high energy hard rock-punk-prog band, La fabbrica dell’assoluto live a FIM (Fiera Internazionale della Musica), Milano, June 2, 2018. The band is led by singer/vocalsit Caludio Cassio, an explosive mix between Italian singer and actor Massimo Ranieri and Roger Daltrey of  THE WHO. [Shot taken with FujiFilm X30] Thanks to Donato Zoppo & Verdiano Vera.

ANEKDOTEN LIVE IN MILAN

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Amazing Swedish psychedlic-prog-rock band ANEKDOTEN live at FIM (Fiera Internazionale della Musica), Milano, June 2, 2018. All shots were taken with Olympus OM-D E-M5 + Zuiko 17mm f2.8. Special thanks to Donato Zoppo & Verdiano Vera. SWEDEN ROCKS!!!

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PLUG N’ PLAY & ZARA MCFARLANE

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My shot for Swiss music magazine Plug n’play ‘s cover (N°11, May 2018). The shot of amazing jazz singer Zara McFarlane was taken with Olympus OM-DE-M5 + Zuiko 17mm f2.8. Post-production by Federica Beffumo.