Peter Kruder, Roberto Di Gioia, and the art of sonic synergy

Today, the Spotlight shines On Peter Kruder and Roberto Di Gioia, who join us to talk about their new but long-gestating duo project, “——–”. Viennese artist, producer and DJ Peter Kruder is one of the legendary figures in electronic music, known for his pioneering work as a member of Kruder & Dorfmeister.Kruder & Dorfmeister, named after Peter and collaborator Richard Dorfmeister, is an Austrian duo who broke out creating trip hop and downtempo remixes of pop, hip-hop, and drum and bass songs. Equally independent and innovative, K&D have recently announced their 30th anniversary tour, set for later in 2023. PIanist Roberto Di Gioia was born in Milan and made his name manning the keyboard bench with Klaus Doldinger’s Passport. ​​Over the years, Roberto has worked with many American jazz greats, including Art Farmer, Joe Lovano, and Clark Terry. Together, Peter and Roberto fuse electronic, jazz, pop and dance music into a unique sound deserving of a wide audience. Check out the show notes for a link to a video of their stunning premier live performance, which took place around the time of this discussion Despite their pedigrees and accomplishments, Peter and Roberto were relaxed, engaging and very self-deprecating. Enjoy the conversation.——————Dig Deeper• Listen to Peter Kruder and Roberto Di Gioia’s “————————” on your favorite streaming platform• Visit Peter Kruder at peterkruder.com• Roberto Di Gioia’s discography• Follow Peter Kruder on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter• Follow Roberto Di Gioia on Instagram• Kruder & Dorfmeister• “Herbie takes no prisoners on his back covers.” • The Yamaha DX7: Death of The Analog Synthesizer• Wiener Konzerthaus, Mozart Hall• Peter and Roberto perform “Donauwalzer” by Johann Strauss at the Wiener Konzerthaus• Rutger Hauer dissects his iconic “tears in rain” Blade Runner monologue——————