Respect | Earth Beat Movement

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Earth Beat Movement


Earth Beat Movement is an Italian band formed in Tuscany in 2012. Right from the start, they have shown passion and talent for creating reggae rhythms as well as hip-hop beats which are especially apparent in their earlier productions. The band is made up of five musicians, including lead singer Irene MisTilla Bisori, who has collaborated with several well known Italian Reggae artists. In 2013 the band produced their first EP, EBM, containing eight tracks. This EP helped EBM win the award for ‘Best Tuscan Band’ at the Italian Wave Festival as well as earning them support slots for important artists like The Skatalites, Dennis Bovell, Mellow Mood and Train To Roots. In November 2013 they went on to release another single and video entitled No Diggity the success from which has further strengthened their collaboration with producer Ciro Princevibe Pisanelli. The following year they released a further two singles, Devi dire Sì and Get a Sense, previewed from their first album Right Road, which came out in January 2015. This twelve track album with tracks in both English and Italian, blends different sounds, from most classic reggae to dub and hip-hop to dancehall.

With a new line-up, started their first official tour in collaboration with BPM Concerti in 2015, enabling them to perform on more than forty stages up and down Italy. EBM have just released another two singles entitled Selfie and, in November 2015, ‘You’ve Got The Fire’, which was officially start the countdown of the new album, 70 BPM, released in January 2016. Additionally preceded by a mixtape produced in collaboration with Dj Moiz (Kalibandulu), this album expresses a new musical maturity where the Hip-Hop sounds are lost on behalf of the more purely Reggae melodies. It contains 14 tracks and 2 feat: Jahcoustix and Raphael. During the Presentation Tour, They played on important Italian stages like at Campovolo opening at Alborosie, or moving across the border to go to Germany, Poland, Switzerland
and Overjam Festival in Slovenia.

In June of that same year, a new single was released, ‘Tell the People’ the beginning of a new work. In February 2017 was released ‘City Light’, another track that will compose the tracklist of ‘Be Stronger’, the third album.

Released in March 2017, the new work is accompanied by a graphic video of the title track made in combo with the Flex Up Crew.

With the 13 new tracks of the album, the band is in tour, again always with the support of BPM concerti, played on important stages like the Uprising Festival in Slovakia and opening concerts at Dub FX, Train to Roots, Sud Sound System and Lion D.