N.O.I.A.

N.O.I.A.

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N.O.I.A.'s career can be divided into two parts: during the first, the group is formed of five persons; both words and music are absolutely new, repetitive and absurd. When they are on stage they spread a kind of negative vibrations that raises the pressure in the audience so that half of it always ends fighting the other half.
In 1980 N.O.I.A. win the first Italian rock festival and EMI releases a compilation including their songs "Europe" and "Hunger in the east".
Between 1983 and 1985 N.O.I.A.'s singles "Looking for love", "Stranger in a strange land", "Do you wanna dance", "Truelove", "Try and See" and the mini LP "The sound of love" are pretty successful on the European dance market.
In 1985 they sign to "Rose Rosse". Between 1985 and 1988 they make the singles "Umbaraumba" and "Summertime blues". In the same period Davide Piatto founds the "Rebels Without a Cause", a classical rock-blues group where he can finally give vent to all his guitarism. The Rebels have some success and a thick live activity.
Between 1987 and 1990 they release three albums: "Naked lunch", "Why don't you die?" and "John's comin' down". In the same period Bruno Magnani founds the "Sacred Circle", a group that combines a strictly electronic rhythm section with a high amount of guitar feedback. They make few live acts but good. Their porno-sacred performances are unforgettable.
Between 1990 to 1994 nothing interesting happens, Magnani and Piatto keep on working together in studio and making incredibly few tracks.
In 1994 their music takes a trance direction and over the electronic stuff they add more and more samples of traditional African and Asian music: the "Holy Hole" are born.The combination of trance-dub and global influences make their sound immediately recognizable. In 2000 they come back in studio to record old N.O.I.A.'s tunes for a new cd out in 2003 for the label Ersatz Audio.
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N.O.I.A. Discography

Albums

N.O.I.A. The Sound Of Love (MiniAlbum) Italian Records Italy 1984 Sell This Version
N.O.I.A. Unreleased Classics '78-'82 (Album) Ersatz Audio US 2003 Sell This Version
SPECIAL 04 N.O.I.A. A.I.O.N.(LP, Whi) J.A.M. Traxx SPECIAL 04 Italy 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

N.O.I.A. Stranger In A Strange Land (Single) Italian Records Italy 1983 Sell This Version
N.O.I.A. The Rule To Survive (Looking For Love) (Album) Italian Records Netherlands 1983 Sell This Version
EXIT M 509-510 N.O.I.A. / Gaznevada N.O.I.A. / Gaznevada - The Rule To Survive / I.C. Love Affair(12", Cle) Italian Records EXIT M 509-510 Italy 1983 Sell This Version
N.O.I.A. Do You Wanna Dance? Italian Records Netherlands 1983 Sell This Version
N.O.I.A. True Love Italian Records Italy 1984 Sell This Version
N.O.I.A. Try And See Italian Records Germany 1985 Sell This Version
12 PRM 109 N.O.I.A. / Sade / Tracy Spencer N.O.I.A. / Sade / Tracy Spencer - Summertime Blues - Eddie' S Dead / Paradise / Two To Tango Too(12", Promo) CBS 12 PRM 109 Italy 1987 Sell This Version
ROSE 8022 N.O.I.A. Umbaraumba(12") Rose Rosse Records ROSE 8022 Italy 1987 Sell This Version
N.O.I.A. Summertime Blues CBS Italy 1988 Sell This Version
JC 15232 Julio Iglesias / N.O.I.A. Julio Iglesias / N.O.I.A. - My Love / Summertime Blues(7", Jukebox) CBS JC 15232 Italy 1988 Sell This Version
MTR 2271 A.I.M. / N.O.I.A. A.I.M. / N.O.I.A. - Confuzed Disco Sampler IV(12") Mantra Vibes MTR 2271 Italy 2006 Sell This Version
MTR2293 N.O.I.A. / Neon (10) / Stupid Set N.O.I.A. / Neon (10) / Stupid Set - Confuzed Disco Reprise(12") Mantra Vibes MTR2293 Italy 2006 Sell This Version
MTR 2272 N.O.I.A. Confuzed Disco Sampler 05(12") Mantra Vibes MTR 2272 Italy 2006 Sell This Version
EXIT M 375 N.O.I.A. / Gaznevada / Band Aid (2) N.O.I.A. / Gaznevada / Band Aid (2) - Untitled(12") Italian Records EXIT M 375 Italy 2012 Sell This Version

Compilations

SPITTLE30 N.O.I.A. The Sound Of Love EP * Released & Unreleased Classics 1983-87(CD, Comp) Spittle Depandance SPITTLE30 Italy 2012 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

Nemesi Feat. N.O.I.A. Nemesi Feat. N.O.I.A. - Ojo Opilec Music Italy 2009
DEXIT007 N.O.I.A. Unreleased Classics Remixed(8xFile, WAV) N.O.I.A. Records DEXIT007 Italy 2017