With top selling vinyl releases and chart topping singles and remixes – on labels like Toolroom, KMS Records, Moonbootique, Juicy Music, Groove On, Frequenza, King Street, Moveubabe Records – Valentina Black (singer and songwriter, mixing engineer, composer and dj) is one of the most exciting electronic music producers and djs / live acts to hail from Italy.
Valentina Black’s musical roots are based on Funk, Disco, 80s, Jazz and Spiritual.
In 2008, she sang and played in a recording session – “Freedom Jazz Dance” – with legendary Frank Zappa’s drummer Jimmy Carl Black.
As an electronic producer, Valentina Black debuted with “I Found A Blue Heart” Ep (vinyl and digital), in January 2013.
After the success of the vinyl (bestseller charts on Decks.de), and the support from Djs like: Luciano, SIS, Richie Hawtin, Marco Carola and many others, she released Kali’s Birthday (By Awake label) and “Flying High” Ep. Other records like her single on George Morel’s Groove On Records (I’ll Be There) Together with Less Hate, their successful follow up on NYC’s legendary King Street Sounds label (With You), and the beatport top selling nu disco solo record “Valentino” grabbed the attention of many, including legends like Kevin Saunderson and Kenny Larkin.
She keeps on delivering hot releases and remixes in 2014 and 2015 on labels like Kevin Saunderson’s KMS Records (Can’t Compare inc. Killed Cassette Remix), King Street Sounds (inc. remixes for Roland Clark), Moonbootique by Moonbootica, Treibjagd Records amongst others, while releasing regularly on her imprint Moveubabe Records and Frequenza and collaborating with artists such as Ann Saunderson!
Valentina Black is part of the new live and production duo 7th Star (with Less Hate AKA Nihil Young), with quality releases on Toolroom Records, Gem Records, Tulipa, KMS Records (including a remix for Kevin Saunderson and Inner City) amongst others.
Current and upcoming releases
• Valentina Black, Nihil Young, The Saunderson Brothers / 7th Star – Gomma | TOOLROOM 2016
• Valentina Black, Nihil Young, The Saunderson Brothers ft. Ann Saunderson – Happy Days | KMS Records 2016
• Valentina Black, Nihil Young / 7th Star & Damarii Saunderson – She Said inc. Gene Farris Remix | Blu Music
• Johnnydangerous – Beat That Bitch (Valentina Black Remix) | King Street Sounds 2015
• Valentina Black, DaMarii Saunderson – What | Moonbootique Records 2015
• Valentina Black, Less Hate – My Detroit Players | Moonbootique Records 2015
• Valentina Black, Khila, Ann Saunderson – Nothing Can Compare | KMS Records 2015
• Valentina Black – Holy EP | Treibjagd Records – Vinyl & Digital 2015
• Valentina Black ft. Khila & Dantiez Saunderson – Everywhere U Go | Divine Music 2015
• Roland Clark, Urban Soul – Black In My Soul (Valentina Black Remix) | King Street Sounds 2015
• Roland Clark, Urban Soul – President House (Valentina Black, Nihil Young / 7th Star Remix)
• Kevin Saunderson pres. Inner City – Bad Girl (Valentina Black, Nihil Young / 7th Star Remix) | KMS Records
• Eddie Amador & Yas Cepeda – Black Pepper – Valentina Black & Less Hate Remix
• Lutzenkirchen – Dyne And I (Valentina Black Remix) | Frequenza Records
• Patrick Kunkel, Jurgen Kirsch, Mehrklang – Too Much (Valentina Black, 7th Star Remix) | Insist Music
• Gary Caos ft. Kaysee – Waiting (Valentina Black & Less Hate Remix) | Juicy Music
• Valentina Black, Nihil Young / 7th Star – Beyond | Toolroom Records
• Valentina Black, Nihil Young / 7th Star – Beyond The Fall EP | Gem Records
• Valentina Black – Blue Heart EP | Frequenza Limited – Vinyl & Digital
• Valentina Black – Rivers / U Want Me | Nite Grooves / StreetKing / King Street Sounds
• Valentina Black – Can’t Compare (inc. Killed Kassette Remix) | KMS Records
• Valentina Black, Nihil Young, 7th Star – Explorer | Natura Viva VA Mixed by Nakadia
• Valentina Black, Less Hate – Oxygen inc. Haze-M Remix | King Street Sounds
• Valentina Black – No No No – Lutzenkirchen Remixes | Moveubabe Records
• Valentina Black – I’m A Tree LP inc. Lutzenkirchen / Patrick Kunkel Remixes | Moveubabe Records
• Valentina Black – Valentino – inc. Saccao & Haze-M Remix | Frequenza Limited
• Valentina Black – Kali’s Birthday | By Awake – Vinyl & Digital
• Valentina Black & Less Hate – I’ll Be There | Groove On
VALENTINA BLACK WEB LINKS
PODCASTS / RADIOSHOWS / DJ SETS
• VALENTINA BLACK guest Mix VICIOUS RADIO
• Summit Sessions 109 with Valentina Black
• Valentina Black – Move U Baby Mix
• Valentina Black Radioshow 2015
• Valentina Black – Athena Electronik Special Guest Mix
• Gary Caos pres Caos Generation – Special Guest Mix by Valentina Black
• AltroVerso – Podcast#28 with Valentina Black