Francesco Zedde is a multi-instrumentalist, sound designer, composer, and improviser based in Utrecht. Graduated in electronic music, scoring for films (Pesaro, 2017), sound design (Bologna, 2018) and sound engineering (Bologna, 2019), he has been the member of 13 different projects/bands between 2012 and 2020, has released 6 solo albums, and has taken part to more than 25 records and 475 concerts in 17 countries. Most of his music is released under the monikers “Tacet Tacet Tacet” (live electronics audio/visual project inspired by modern experimental and dark ambient music) and “Tonto”, a post-punk one man band performed with a processed drumset and vocals. Aside from these activities, he is also the founder and organizer of Discomfort Dispatch, a series of free improvisation concerts/ festivals that started in Italy in 2017 and has since taken place in several countries.
Francesco carries his own research activities on augmented instruments, hacking and new media arts while keeping on touring, producing and teaching.