Massimo Discepoli began the Nheap project in 2007, composing and producing his own music that blends Jazz, Electronic, Rock, Post-Rock, Avant-garde, and Experimental. The first album, "Realight," was released in 2008, his second, "Skymotion," in 2009, and his third, "Clouds Under The Table" in 2011. Each album received extremely positive reviews, and his last two albums were voted Best of 2009 and 2011 by many blogs and magazines. Massimo's clients include Samsung, MTV, CNN, Bill Clinton Foundation, Black Box, Picture Shack, Red Bull Media House, Gizmodo.
Massimo Discepoli's 2011 album "Clouds Under The Table" was selected as a "Top 10 album of 2011" by both NetMusic Life and Doujin-music.
"I just think this entire album is beautiful" - All About Jazz
"One of the best Electronica albums I heard this autumn." - Yamanote Dreams
"'Clouds Under The Table' is an excellent and eclectic work, with countless influences. A never-boring instrumental album that offers surprises after many listening" - NetMusic Life
"'Ambient' might begin to describe this music, but the presence of Discepoli's relatively straightforward drumming gives the compositions more of a rootedness and energy than that to which most typical Electronic Ambient music lays claim" - All About Jazz
"A vibrant and rich sonic color palette combined with soul shaking melodies and a live drum set move this music to a post Rock/Jazz Fusion line where it music rests comfortably while creating an ambient pulse. [... ]Clouds Under The Table is a well thought out and impeccably performed sonic food for the visceral as well as the cerebral" - Critical Jazz
The track feature a slow, hypnotic rhythm, with some sparse Rhodes notes, and mysterious and distant sounds and voices. Then on the chorus enter an haunting, heavily effected arpeggio guitar, sounding as a rich pad, filling the frequency spectrum. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Post-Rock
This track is lead by drums and bass, but it's very atmospheric and suggestive. The time is slow, and there are repetitive Rhodes chords and reverse sounds. On the chorus the drums become lighter, and there are beautiful melodic phrases, giving a sense of openess and awakening, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Post-Rock
A lush, warm, beautiful track. It begin with a slow opening, featuring an haunting synth sound, followed by musicbox and sweet rhodes notes, then enter drums and bass, with melodies and other warm sounds interacting; at the end the track fades out slowly, leaving you with a feeling of melancholy, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Post-Rock
A melancholic, nostalgic, jazzy track. It begin with some hypnotic loops, then synths and rhodes are added. Around the middle enters the drums, big, and the track take a dramatic turns, with more sounds added on the way. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Post-Rock
A steady groove, an insistent rhythm, a jumpy melody and a beautiful opening on the chorus... alternated with some louder, powerful sections; all around that, all kinds of sounds that enrich the track. You'll feel grounded during the verses, and feel like flying during the choruses, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Indietronica
A suggestive, magic track; a slow, spacious start, with distant drums and various sounds, with melody voiced by an heavily processed Rhodes... then, near the half of the track, the sounds become closer, and the track climates going to the end, also doubling the time. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Post-Rock