Valentina Magaletti

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Valentina Magaletti is a multi-genre Italo-British drummer, percussionist, and composer based in London, UK

She has collaborated and performed with acclaimed London experimental electronic project Raime, Nicolas Jaar, Jandek, Helm, Malcom Catto, Charles Hayward, Bat for Lashes, ,Gruff Rhys (Super Furry Animals), Can Project, Philip Selway( Radiohead),Jamie XX, Floating Points,. Her influences include Ikue Mori, Georgia Hubley, Jaki Liebezeit, Milford Graves, Elvin Jones, Tony Buck, Charles Hayward, Billy Higgins, Han Bennink, and Art Blakey.

Her principal project was one half of the duo Tomaga with bassist/multi-instrumentalist Tom Relleen. She is also a member of the critically acclaimed experimental pop quartet Vanishing Twin and the supergroup UUUU, along with Graham Lewis (Wire) and Thighpaulsandra (Coil). In 2017, she played drums as part of surviving Can member Irmin Schmidt's The Can Project, based around Schmidt's orchestral reimagining of classic Can songs and themes with an ensemble that also included Thurston Moore and Steven Shelley of Sonic Youth, Deb Googe of My Bloody Valentine, and original Can singer Malcolm Mooney. She and percussionist and sculptor Joăo Pais Filipe released their first album as CZN (Copper, Zinc and Nickel) The Golden Path in 2018, and a collaborative release with Swiss percussionist and composer Julian Sartorius, Sulla Pelle, followed in 2019.She is currently the other half of Holy tongue with Jungle producer Al Wotton, and producing music under her solo name and Due Matte.
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Albums

hop4 Due Matte  — Valentina Magaletti Valentina Magaletti, Marlene Ribeiro Valentina Magaletti, Marlene Ribeiro - Due Matte (Album) Commando Vanessa hop4 UK 2020 Sell This Version
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TR030 A Queer Anthology Of Drums — Valentina Magaletti Valentina Magaletti A Queer Anthology Of Drums(8xFile, MP3, Album) Takuroku TR030 UK 2020
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ACOLOUR042 La Tempesta Colorata — Valentina Magaletti Valentina Magaletti La Tempesta Colorata(Cass, Ltd) A Colourful Storm ACOLOUR042 Europe 2022 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

UJNSQ-020 Valentina Plays The Batterie Fragile — Valentina Magaletti Valentina Magaletti, Yves Chaudouët Valentina Magaletti, Yves Chaudouët - Valentina Plays The Batterie Fragile (EP) Un Je-Ne-Sais-Quoi UJNSQ-020 France 2017 Sell This Version
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Marionette11 Sulla Pelle — Valentina Magaletti Valentina Magaletti & Julian Sartorius Valentina Magaletti & Julian Sartorius - Sulla Pelle (EP) Marionette Marionette11 UK 2019 Sell This Version