In 2005, VALERIAN SWING was formed as an instrumental trio in Correggio (Italy) by Stefano Villani, Davìd Ferretti and Alan Ferioli. Not even a year later, with the inclusion of Johnatan and Davide on vocals , the now 5-piece recorded an EP of four tracks. Thanks to excellent reviews and explosive live shows, VALERIAN SWING, then minors, played around northern Italy, sharing the stage with established Italian underground bands.
In late 2007, back to the original trio lineup, VALERIAN SWING worked with Frank Andiver for the production of their first full-length release. The eight musical pieces, which range from free and crazy jazz to wildly undisciplined mathcore, passing through indie, prog, pop, hardcore and much more along the way. Draining Planning for Ears Reflectors was officially released in June 2008 and garnered the band much attention both on and away from their native Italian soil. They hit the road hard, performing 70 concerts throughout Austria, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, and the United States upon release.
July 2010 caught VALERIAN SWING at Red Room Recording in Seattle with producer Matt Bayles (Mastodon, Isis, Botch) for the recording sessions of their new album A Sailor Lost Around the Earth and a new worldwide label home in Magic Bullet Records. 10 songs in length, A Sailor Lost Around the Earth captures a young instrumental band hitting their stride in devastating fashion.
CD issued on April 12, 2011