M. Caye Castagnetto
M. CAYE CASTAGNETTO with CIRIZA
CIRIZA WORKED WITH M. CAYE CASTAGNETTO AS CONTRIBUTOR TO THE ALBUM LEAP SECOND WHILE LIVING IN THE MOJAVE DESERT. NOW WORKING AS A BAND BASED OUT OF Los Angeles, THEIR MUSIC SPANS EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHODELIC SOUNDSCAPES, POLYRHYTHMIC LATIN DANCE , AND PERFORMANCE.
M. CAYE CASTAGNETTO IS A COMPOSER, PERCUSSIONIST, AND PRODUCER. INFLUENCED BY A LIFE SPLIT BETWEEN LIMA, LONDON AND TWENTYNINE PALMS, PERU-BORN CAYE CASTAGNETTO HAVE COMPOSED SCORES FOR THEATRE, PERFORMANCE AND ARTIST’S VIDEOS. FORMERLY A MEMBER OF BANDS SUCH AS ON FORM, ANTIFAMILY, AND SONORA. CAYE RELEASED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM LEAP SECOND ON CASTLEFACE RECORDS IN JANUARY 2021. THEY HAVE EXHIBITED AND PERFORMED IN VENUES SUCH AS THE whitney Museum (US), Vivienne Westwood’s The Art of Elysium, the TBA festival in Portland, the Getty Museum (US), The Stedlik Museum (NL), Die Kagurazaka Theatre (JP), La Casa Encendida (SP), Cafe OTO, Whitechapel Art Gallery (UK).
Ciriza is a multidisciplinary artist and musician. Her performances are a theater of the primordial, a distillation of the raw and feral pulled through the throat of an unearthly dark-sea siren. After travelling nationwide performances with art bands in San Francisco throughout a decade, she returned to Los Angeles with her visual art, as well as musical collaboration with Big Debbie, Houston-based Future Blondes, and her own solo performances.