in July 2006 martino Vergnano , a musician from the north west of Italy
founded with a group of friends a band called:
since the very beginning, between a cigarette and a glass of wine
the rosenkranz always tried to recreate the atmosphere
of a “60’s world” that only exists in their mind with their own songs with that
“folky/beatle-esque/indie/part time alcoholic” attitude.
the name of the band is after a movie called “Rosenkranz and Guildenstern
they recorded (march 2007) their first E.P.:
"WE don’t Care".
that got good reviews from the main music italian magazine
in April 2007 they did a tour in northern Ireland
in November 2007 they won a national competition called: m.e.i./space
a contest organized and promoted by myspace Italy and m.e.i.
(meeting of indie labels) with more than 550 bands in competition.
the jury included 20 journalists of the main italian music magazine.
in April 2008 they signed a contract with "Audio ill " a label from Belfast,
northern Ireland for the distribution of our first e.p. im northern Ireland
and a contract for a new album with “fuori-fase records” in Milan.
june 2009 released the new album "however" produced by fuori-fase records milan
in april 2009 their music video "i don't care" won the valsusa filmfest
an international film festival in the valley of susa (turin-italy)
in 2010 the rosenkranz released their second album "wednesday morning" mastered at abbey road by sean magee
in the same year they had a u.s.a. tour of more than 30 gigs from colorado to lousiana till virgin islands
some of their songs have been broadcasted on air by rai radio uno (italian
national channel) and “toindie” a web radio of Turin Italy
they are regularly playing gigs in Italy and abroad .
martino vergnano: voice, guitar, piano, keyboards
Davide Vergnano: violin
Jeff Sgobba: drums
some of the many gigs they did so far:
April 2007 tour in northern Ireland
“ritmi circolari festival” torino-italy-2007
“m.e.i. (meeting of indie labels) faenza -2007
“centenary music festival” milan 2008
“etnoblog” trieste -2008 italy
“musincanto nights festival” torino summer 08
“Fly “ london calling festival- London u.k.
“Sanremoff” Sanremo –italia -2008
“Zimmer 16” (nell’ambito del popkomm) Berlin – Germany – 2008
“la nocc” sondalo -2008-italy
“rainfolk fest” raindogs- savona –italy- 2008
jan.'09 the bunker and lavery's bar- belfast, n.ireland
"valsusa film fest 2009"
"la casa 139" milano-june '09
2010 u.s.a. tour
and many others ....