NastiGi ft WanS formed at the end of 2017 to create well-crafted rock songs with lots of mainstream appeal that stick in your mind!!!
Gianluca Nasticola alias NastiGi was born in Naples and currently resides in London, UK.
Formed his first rock band Rockestros with his brother Lino Nasticola, very active in the Neapolitan underground music circuit in the 90s. Subsequently, his passion for progressive rock pushes him to found the Nodomo together with Bruno B and with the release of the single Cane Nero-Cantanapoli Antifascista in 1994 (Esodo Autoproduzioni, Flying Records) marks the beginning of an international tour.
In that same year he collaborates with Piombo a Tempo, Milanese band pioneer of the Italian Hip Hop known as Lion Horse Posse until 1993 (Leoncavallo Posse) writing together the song La Rivoluzione taken from the album Cattivi Maestri (Crime Squad-Flying Records)
With the event of the 5-string bass NastiGi explores other artistic musical worlds from the reggae to dub through jungle, drum & bass, collaborating both as an author and as a musician in the creation of 2 albums with Maurizio Capone, Capone Sciarap002 (CNI and Sciarap autoproduzioni ) Capone Murmuri (CNI and Sciarap autoproduzioni).
He moved to London in 1999, and from then on he began an intense artistic journey full of international meetings and collaborations; in 2001 with the Sleeping Giants (Pop rock) he collaborated with the single Too Late for the market of new proposals in Australia by Platinum Selling Music Producer. 14 UK Top-10 Chart Hits, Andy Whitmore.
In 2005 following the meeting with Alec Whittier (American producer) he formed the Dirth (Heavy Rock) together with John Moss (Culture Club’s drummer), were very active in the London underground circuit
In 2008 he collaborated with Heaven's Heathens (Indie Rock), the single In the morning light was Nominee for the 16th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards for unsigned band
After many years of concerts, videos, and appearance on TV and radio in Great Britain, Italy, France and Switzerland he continues his career collaborating with many other artists and DJs like Anita Maj, Alda, Elsahy, Livvy Nicole and DJ Just In Case & DJ Groovedesign.
Currently in Italy producing his new own rock project based on his compositions which came out on this 2018 called
NastiGi ft Wans:
Gianluca Nasticola -Bass guitar/E.Piano
Vanda Palma -Vocals
Enzo Russo -Guitars
Andy Copeland –Drums
Music by Gianluca Nasticola
Lyrics by Vanda Palma
Music producer Enzo Russo & Gianluca Nasticola
Recorded at Bmusic (Naples, Italy) iCottage Studios(Thame, UK)
All copyrights reserved
Next tour in Europe Sept 2018 TBC
The Ep’s 4 songs “ Take me As I am” for sale on all digital music platforms, Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify, GooglePlay, Amazon & Dezeer