Gianfranco Pescetti is a composer and producer who currently resides on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Originally from the Tuscan Island of Capraia he previously lived in France for a few years before moving to the United States to continue his music career.
Pescetti draws inspiration from a diverse range of musical genres, including chillwave acts as well as legendary artists such as Depeche Mode and The Cure. His sound has been favorably compared to Flying Lotus, Thundercat, Röyksopp, Cocteau Twins, and Jean Michel Jarre highlighting the versatility of his musical style.
Pescetti's artistic background is diverse, having studied ballet and danced professionally while also pursuing his love of music through music lessons and recording in his teens.
In 1988, Pescetti moved to San Francisco, where he became an active member of the city's lively music scene and played bass guitar for multiple bands, including the band Alfred, which he founded with singer/guitarist Jane Woodman and cellist Zoe Keating. He released his debut solo album, "Love is Rain" in 2014 . He is now back in the game and is gearing up to launch a new album on January 25, 2024, preceded by 3 fresh singles, "The Wake" , "Stopless" and "Be My Ghost". Additionally, in 2023 he has released a dance cover of the jazz classic "Fly Me to the Moon" as a side project, separate from his forthcoming album. His latest work leans towards instrumental atmospheric electronica with a dance vibe, incorporating elements of modern indie rock.