The core members are :
Alexandros (aka Sound Activist): guitars, beats, synths, vocals.
Jennifer (aka Jennyfire) : vocals, fx, pads.
The duo’s sound mixes jazz, electronica, soul, rock and improvisation with a restless sonic research.
In 2017 they released their first album “NeMui” that brought them touring in France, Switzerland, Belgium, Slovenia, Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia and all over Italy.
In March 2019 they released a new EP titled AlieNation including “More Than You Can See” featuring Jamiroquai bass hero Stuart Zender.
Their music has drawn the attention of AFROPUNK, ROLLING STONE, RUMORE , of the music blog Dance Like Shaquille O’Neal, their single “Techtube” was featured on the radio broadcast Mono Jazz airing on Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM and RedBullMusic.com included their song “Bubbles” in the best 2017 italian songs.
Technoir was featured in some major festivals and clubs like Jazz Re:Found (Turin), Terminal Music and Arts festival (Sombor, Serbia), MiAMi Festival (Milan), Locus Festival (Locorotondo), Gaeta Jazz Festival (Gaeta), Fano Jazz Festival (Fano), Linecheck Festival (Milan), La Maroquinerìe (Paris), La Bellevilloise (Paris), Stari Bitef (Belgrade), Kset (Zagreb), Biko Club (Milan), Magnolia Club (Milan), Monk Club (Rome) and they played alongside acts of the likes of Moses Sumney, Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles, Romare, Amp Fiddler, Dam Funk.
AlieNation EP (2019)
Metropolis (Single) (2018)
NeMui Reload (2018)
NeMui – New Ecosystem Musically Improved (2017)
Soundstrokes EP (2015)
“For electronica artists, it’s imperative to not get bogged down in trends or fads, and Technoir consistently rises above and pushes the envelope by staying true to the groove.”
“Jazz players with punk attitude, their music is somewhere in between Flying Lotus and Prince”
-ROLLING STONE ITALIA
Jazz Re:Found Festival 2017, Turin
Locus Festival 2018, Locorotondo
Linecheck Music Festival 2017, Milan
Terminal Arts and Music Festival, Sombor, Serbia
Fano Jazz Festival , Fano
Gaeta Jazz Festival , Gaeta
MI AMI Festival, Milan
AFROPUNK BotB Festival 2016, Paris
Bachelite Outsound Festival, Milan
Musical Zoo Festival, Brescia
Bonus Track Festival, Magliano Sabina,Rome
Locarno Film Festival, Switzerland
Garden beat Festival,Bologna
Fete de la musique, Oye et Pallet
Disorder Festival, Eboli
Venice International Film Festival (Venice Biennale) , Venice
Indirekt Festival Beograd, Serbia
Gelati Fanzine Festival,Genoa
La Fabbrica dei mostri, Molise
FAST FEST 2016, Trezzo sull’Adda