Born in the summer of 2004, the NUfrequency project is a collaboration between Shield and Cristiano Massera.
Their first single “808 (Why Oh Why)”, signed to Little Mountain , has seen the big support from all the top jocks. Pete Tong played it 8 times in his Essential Selection making it an Essential New Tune, and it has been one of the tunes at the Wmc ‘05 . NUfrequency have followed the success with remixes for important labels like Wall Of Sound, DATA, Miso and NEWS.
They gave their touch to the Nina Simone classic “Black is the colour of my true love’s hair”, Chemical Brothers “Galvanize”, and Crazy Penis “Cruising”, receiving support from Chris Coco and Rob Da Bank in the Blue Room and Eddie Temple Morris.
In 2007 Shield and Cristiano are back with “Love Sick”, featuring the vocals of Plavka, best known for being the singer behind Jam & Spoon. The single released on Rebirth, alongside hot remixes from Cagedbaby and Mock & Toof, and has been supported by all the biggest names. They followed in 2008 with “Go That Deep” (out now on NRK in the UK) featuring the legendary Shara Nelson (formerly Massive Attack), with fantastic interpretations by Charles Webster, Redanka, Skylark and Paul Woolford. Heavily supported from the likes of Pete Tong, Laurent Garnier, Jazzanova, Groove Armada to name a few it has been tipped as the best soulful house tune of the year.
With their first album near completion, With their first album near completion, in 2009 Shield and Cristiano team up with the amazing Snax for ‘Passage Of Time’, a hook-heavy, explosive and infectious psychedelic song based on pounding drums, Bee Gee's inspired vocal perfection and charming Prince- like seduction. Released on Rebirth in May with mixes from DFA’s Juan MacLean, Freeform Five and Hot Toddy.
In 2010 their new single 'Fallen Hero' features the fantastic vocals from Ben Onono and gets a release on Rebirth with mixes from Motor City Drum Ensemble, Rennie Foster, Mark E and Amillionsons. The song is currently n.1 as most charted record ever on Resident Advisor and supported by the biggest names ! In 2012 the release of the first long awaited album 'Connected', a large collaborative project with artists who need no introduction, a musical journey that has involved them in the last 5 years to explore different worlds, a mixture of pop , ambient and electronica, with a dose of funk, disco 80s and kinematic elements.
The live NUfrequency, now enriched by the presence of Italian talent Corrado Bucci, is characterized by the explosive combination of different sounds ranging from electronics to soul funk and deep house, expertly mixed with effects and loops of voices, guitars, pads taken from their repertoire. NUfrequency, who already debuted in the UK in 2005, have recently played at Ministry Of Sound in London
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