Piers Faccini

Recording sessions

Guest musician #8: Luca Tarantino (Video)

By On October 25, 2016

I first met Luca Tarantino in Lecce in southern Italy when he was playing with Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino. Luca is a masterful player of the Baroque guitar and the Theorbo. He’s also… Read More


A Handmade 7″

By On October 21, 2016

My new album is out today, and I wanted to propose something special to all the people who follow my work and my label Beating Drum, whether it be via the newsletter… Read More

Recording sessions

Simone Prattico (Video)

By On October 3, 2016

I’ve been touring with Simone for more than seven years now, although we’ve played from time to time as a trio, more often than not, we play as a stripped down duo,… Read More


Songs from the Island (Playlist)

By On September 29, 2016

Last night, I dreamed an island and as I slept, I heard the music playing. On her golden shores, I heard the blend of languages and traditions conversing and of voices joyfully… Read More


Have a listen to my new single ‘Bring Down The Wall’

By On September 23, 2016

Check out my song ‘Bring Down The Wall’ the first single from my new album out Oct 21st [Single also available on Spotify, Deezer and Apple Music] More and more walls are… Read More


I Dreamed An Island [Album Artwork + Tracklist]

By On September 4, 2016

Good news people! My new album will be out soon on October 21st in Europe and North America and on November the 4th in the UK. The album will be available on… Read More

Recording sessions

Guest musician #7: Malik Ziad

By On August 26, 2016

I already had parts of songs in Palermitano, the Sicilian dialect of Palermo as well as in Salentino, the dialect of the southern most tip of Puglia but I also dreamt of… Read More

Recording sessions

Guitars and quarter tones

By On August 5, 2016

On this video you can hear me play a little improvisation using the mini-frets inserted onto my 1931 Style O National Something interesting happened to me as I was writing songs for… Read More

Recording sessions

Guest musician #6: Giulio Bianco (Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino)

By On August 1, 2016

Giulio is another one of the talented musicians from Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino. He’s a multi-instrumentalist and I’ve lost count all the instruments he knows how to play. Mauro Durante tells me that… Read More


Bella Ci Dormi (Songs I Love #23)

By On July 25, 2016

I recently worked with my friend Mauro Durante on a song for the new album I Dreamed An Island. The song called “Bring Down The Wall” is sung in English but has… Read More