Self-taught musician, Dj and Producer, Cristian Viviano (born in Palermo in 1987), can definitely be qualified as a polyhedric and inspired artist. Listening to his sets, which are involving and full of positive vibes, it is impossible not to notice the strong sense of empathy he feels with the audience.
His passion for music was born in the streets under the influence of funky culture. His personal discovery of musical technology led him towards a strongly tribal influenced, techno and house rhythm, which he achieves by using sequencers, synthesizers and drum machines.
From 2000 to 2006 he was a resident DJ of the crew Religion (Sicily), playing with artists as Louie Vega, Kenny Dope Gonzalez, Frankie Knuckles, Timo Maas & others important names of the international house music scene.
Since 2000, Cristian has played in many well known clubs and parties around Italy and the world, such as: Peter Pan, Cocoricò, Fluid, Mazoom Le Plaisir, Circolo Degli Illuminati, around the world as Heart club (Miami), Fabric (London), Amnesia, Pacha, Ushuaia, Privilege, Blue Marlin (Ibiza), Vanilla Ninja, Gazgolder (Moscow), Kulturclub (Mainz), Macarena club (Barcelona), Scorpios (Mykonos), Movement (Croatia) and many more.
In 2009, he was awarded the "Trend Award" as Top Italian Dj Young.
In 2010, he began cooperating with well-known labels such as Climatic Sound, Time has changed, Monique Musique and Tenax. His work is supported by artists such as Laurent Garnier, Richie Hawtin, Paco Osuna, Carl Cox, Danny Tenaglia, Matthias Tanzmann, Marco Carola and many others...
In summer 2011 Cristian has been the creator of the Pleiadians Ibiza movement, promoting events in various locations, hosting in his console artists like: Raresh, SIS, Cezar, Apollonia, Vera, Nima Gorji, Jan Krueger, Seuil, Cassy, Piticu & many more. He also became a member of the COCOLINO project created by SIS. They started collaborating in Ibiza after finding common points of view based on respect for good music.
The 2012 begins with very important gigs around Europe, Spain, Italy, Russia, Germany, Croatia, United Kingdom he had also is own party at club Punta Arabi Ibiza during the summer season. Cristian's first album "As old as young" on his own label “Descending Order” became reality in November, the release had a great reaction from the underground scene.
During 2013 and 2014 he released his second album (From Darkness to Light) and appears on labels such as Safari Electronique, Natural Rhythm, Fventi, Lapsus music, one of his works (Poetic Effusion) has been selected from Paco Osuna for the Enter Compilation released by Minus recordings.
Cristian played for the best clubs of the white island, such as Pacha, Destino, Sankeys, Blue Marlin, Ushuaia and many more.
In 2015 Cristian won a Beat Port remix competition for the well know Moon Harbour (Matthias Tanzmann’s label) and became resident DJ of Ibiza Talents (Ibiza).
In 2016 Cristian starts his new live project, SOLWINGS whose name is an homage to Cristian’s young daughter Marisol, is meant to embody his idea of diffusing light and love through music.
Analog equipment and eclectic influences seamlessly blend with mystic voices and ethnic sources, giving shape to the peculiar sound of the band.
The various collaborations with many artists and musicians make this a unique project. Is also certainly one of the best years with important international appearances such as: Movement Festival (Croatia), Heart Nightclub (Miami), Scorpios (Mykonos). In Ibiza he played as headliner at Blue Marlin, Pacha, Destino, Heart, Its all about Music radio show by Music On team.
2017 brings some big news, Cristian signs one of his works “Paradise” for the well known Canadian label My Favorite Robot records. His works "DAUGHTER" and "CREATURES OF THE NIGHT" released on his own label Descending Order have been played from all the big guys of the industry. He was contacted from the Master Andrea Morricone (Ennio Morricone's Son) and he was involved by Andrea Pelino and Elliot Shaw on a Andrea's electronic music project, he spent several months in the studio with the Maestro and they become very good friends, making great music and having good times, they has decided to combine two musical worlds. Breaking all prejudice and giving a free expression to their music, the two mix styles between electronic and classical, where the old meets the new with a message of love, hope and unity.
In 2018 the ibiza season was very intense and full of big things, one of those the 4 gigs at Music On day show and the summer residency at Ibiza Talents at El Patio and he also release the first single of his project Solwings on the well known Berlin based label Get Physical music climbing the beatport’s top100.
2019’s most important appereances are at Amnesia Ibiza for Luciano’s party VGBDOS and he also played at one of the best European’s festival Dream Beach in Villaricos (Spain).
During the pandemic years, cristian worked on his first sample pack (available on loop masters), improved his techniques in the studio and started a project that binds music to the discipline of Yoga, pushed by the moment of the worldwide lockdown he joins the maestro Tenzin Dorje and Wesak Meditation's born, which is an on-demand study platform and a label of nature sounds and meditative music.
In July 2021 "NEVER GIVE UP" his first single, fruit of the collaboration with Maestro Andrea Morricone and the American singer Bess Greenberg [KidBess] was released on Descending Order.
In December he creates the music for the Sicily project, an immersive installation by the DDA artist at the Expo Dubai for the Sicilian Region.
in March 2022 he participates in the sicilian reflection project, an immersive art exhibition that lasted six months inside the Teatro Politeama Garibaldi in Palermo, where his music together with Maestro Morricone were mixed together with the immersive visual art of the artist Dario Denso Andriolo.