Maurizio Abate is a self-taught guitar player active since the early 2000s and especially fond of any string instruments.
His research and instinctive approach to experimentation, together with the primordial intensity of sound, have brought him to explore different forms of expression, ranging from blues, folk, electronic and psychedelic music.
Since 2006, he has released several records, both as solo efforts and collective projects, and toured Italy and Europe several times.
He is also involved in producing, recording and mixing records of other musicians and kindred spirits.
In 2009 and 2010 he’s also been a music collaborator for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, having the honour to perform on “Nearly Ninety” together with Takehisa Kosugi and John Paul Jones.
Over the years he has collaborated with:
David Vanzan and Virginia Genta (Jooklo duo), Kawabata Makoto (Acid Mother Temple), Luca Massolin (Golden Cup), Ricky Biondetti and Ale de Zan (In Zaire), Jeremie Sauvage and Mathieu Tilly (France), Paolo Pascolo and Andrea Gullo (Reset), Giorgio Pacorig, Marcella Riccardi (Bemydelay ), Al Doum and the Faryds, Rella the Woodcutter, Canedicoda, Alberto Boccardi, Matteo Uggeri, Claudio Rocchetti, Squadra Omega, Riccardo Sinigaglia, Maurice Louca..
He has participate in more than 30 records published by:
Troglosound, Qbico, 8mm Records, Holidays, Boring Machines, Conspiracy Records, Tulip, Black Sweat, Sloow Tapes, Time Released Sound, Alt Vinyl, Yerevan Tapes, Blackest Rainbow.