GIOVA

NORTHERN
SON

About

For over ten years, Giova has successfully pursued a career in the world of international music as a professional musician and songwriter. Due to the successes and releases around the globe of various music projects, Giova toured throughout Europe, the US, Brazil, Hong Kong, and Japan. With his new project, Giova follows his passion as a solo artist. Originally from the North of Germany, he now counts Los Angeles as a new base from which to continue his musical path.

The debut album “Northern Son” was written and produced exclusively by Giova. The album features heavyweights such as legendary drummer Kenny Aronoff as well as Christopher Hornbrook, Blas Perez and Josh Giroux who are all part of Dhani Harrison’s band, son of George Harrison from the Beatles, just to name a few.

The first single “Pure Oxygen“ and the opening song on the album were recorded at none other than the iconic Sound City Studios (Neil Young, Elton John, Fleetwood Mac, Grateful Dead, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Nirvana, Kyuss, Rage Against The Machine, Tool, Slayer, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Johnny Cash, A Perfect Circle, Queens Of The Stone Age, Slipknot, Poison The Well, Nine Inch Nails, Metallica) in Los Angeles with:

  • Swedish producer duo Pelle Henricsson and Eskil Lövström (Refused, Poison The Well, In Flames)
  • Drummer Christopher Hornbrook (Poison The Well, Dhani Harrison, Big Black Delta, Senses Fail)
  • Bass player Blas Perez (Dhani Harrison, Big Black Delta)
  • Piano player Josh Giroux (Dhani Harrison, Big Black Delta)
  • The Section Quartet (Foo Fighters, Aerosmith, Kanye West, Christina Aguilera, James Blunt, Dr. Dre, Sean Lennon, A Perfect Circle, Iggy Pop).

In order to give his songs a unique and refreshing sound, Giova collaborated with a host of talented musicians, producers and artists including:

  • Swedish producer duo Pelle Henricsson and Eskil Lövström of the legendary Tonteknik in Umeå (Refused, Poison The Well, In Flames)
  • Producer Steve Evetts (The Dillinger Escape Plan, Poison The Well, Snapcase, Turmoil, Earth Crisis, Hatebreed, Saves The Day, Glassjaw, Sick Of It All, Sepultura, The Cure, The Used, Every Time I Die)
  • Producer Eric Palmquist from Los Angeles (Thrice, The Mars Volta, Bad Suns, Mutemath)
  • Australian producer Forrester Savell (Dead Letter Circus)
  • Danish producer Tue Madsen (Heaven Shall Burn, Meshuggah)
  • Drummer Christopher Hornbook (Poison The Well, Dhani Harrison, Big Black Delta, Senses Fail)
  • The legend himself drummer Kenny Aronoff (Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Mick Jagger, Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, The Rolling Stones, Santana, Jon Bon Jovi, Elton John, B.B. King, Alice Cooper, Avril Lavigne, Alanis Morissette, The Smashing Pumpkins)
  • Drummer Chris Hesse from Grammy nominees Hoobastank
  • The Section Quartet (Foo Fighters, Aerosmith, Kanye West, Christina Aguilera, James Blunt, Snow Patrol, Dr. Dre, Sean Lennon, A Perfect Circle, Iggy Pop, Kelly Clarkson, Maroon 5, Goo Goo Dolls)
  • Bass player Blas Perez (Dhani Harrison, Big Black Delta)
  • Piano player Josh Giroux (Dhani Harrison, Big Black Delta)
  • Viola player Miguel Atwood-Ferguson (Jay Z, Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, Shakira, Wyclef Jean, Pink, Lana Del Rey, Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, will.i.am, Dr. Dre, Joss Stone, Ray Charles)
  • Violin player Paul Cartwright (Black Eyed Peas, Dr. Dre, Macy Gray, Los Lobos, Rissi Palmer, Everlast, Battlestar Galactica, Mad Men)
  • Cello player Peter Jacobson (Dr. Dre, San Diego Symphony, The Walking Dead, Grammy winner with Quetzal in 2013)
  • Violin player Chris Woods (Dr. Dre)
  • The West Los Angeles Children’s Choir (P!nk, Black Eyed Peas, Imagine Dragons, Fall Out Boy, Fun, Big Sean, Frank Ocean, Panic! At The Disco, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Cher)
  • Piano player and composer Hal Stephens from Los Angeles
  • Engineer Dave Jenkins (Metallica, Tool, Tori Amos)

Giova is represented worldwide by The Window/The Window Music, an international full-service music organization that Giova founded and built. The international team consists of music and entertainment industry professionals with more than fifteen years experience in the business. The Window/The Window Music has offices in Husum (Germany), Los Angeles, and a satellite office in London.

  • Burn down this dead soil, the harvest of my living. The moment I fill myself with life.

  • And that’s what we fight for all together. We don’t want to have to wait forever.

Truth lies in black hearts. And now I know we all are replaceable.

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