In this album – recorded between Los Angeles and London’s Abbey Road Studios – dense Americana atmospheres seamlessly blend with soaring strings, dark acoustic guitars, pulsing cello and a mix of melancholic and evocative charango arpeggios, exploring the sound of both Americas in a unique way.
Written between then end of 2012 and 2013, the first installment of the Aerial Circles series was released only in 2019. This cinematic post-rock album is what helped Dario define his sound and transitioning to scoring for visual media.
The second EP of the Aerial Circles series was written between 2014 and 2016, and released in 2020 a few months after Circles One. The sound evolves in to a more complex blends of instruments and sounds.
The final release of the Aerial Circles Series was written between 2018 and 2020 but includes ideas going as far as 2006. This EP includes an instrumental rendition of Renaissance Music masterpiece Spem In Alium by English composer Thomas Tallis. Dario performed all parts of this 40-part motet with his guitars, blending this holy music with his unique Aerial Circles sound.
Songs from the Original Soundtrack of Ambies-nominated podcast “Bunga Bunga” – nominated also in the Best Original Music category. The show is produced by Wondery Media and narrated by explosive comedian Whitney Cummings. Dario co-wrote and produced both songs and “In The Land of Bunga Bunga” became the Main Title song for the whole show.
Main Title song for the Ambies-Nominated podcast “Do No Harm”, produced by Wondery Media. Dario co-wrote and produced this song which was performed by the duo Of Sea and Stone.
“Trailerization” of the single Gotta Go To Sleep by R’n’b artist Nikki Hayes. Dario remixed this song completely by creating a hybrid orchestral sound around the main sections of the song.