SofaTalk is the solo project of Piero Paolineli. Producer/ dj / designer / IED Roma teacher
SofaTalk solo project is a unique melting pot of genres, a mix of influences from disco to funk, from neosoul to synthetic boogie through
broken beat rythmics, future beats and nu-jazz up to more electronic sounds really close to contemporary aesthetics.
He starts to work as sound designer for contemporary art projects while creating at the beginning of 90’s his first home recording studio in an old basement in Bologna. Here it comes the need to explore “dance oriented” electronic music. Inspired by Herbie Hancock’s Fender
rhodes, post-disco of Arthur Russell and Avant Jazz of Sun RA, Piero starts an educational path that will bring him to explore different music styles. From all 80’s underground dance scene in New York to the first Chicago and Detroit house music.
Disco Soul Records, Roots Underground Records, Ambassador's Reception, Love Sexy Records, Loveless Records and ANMA are the labels that strictly believed in his music. In 2016 INI Movement, label based in Amsterdam, published SofaTalk first album