“Hot Pick” of the UK Students Radio Chart Show 2016, “The Step” is an Indie/Pop/Rock band based in London. Born in 2007 in Rome with Stefano Donato, the band moved to London where Oliviero Fella joined in 2013. After gigging in important venues around London and playing for Noel Gallagher at his official aftershow party in March 2015 the band released their debut EP in December 2014.
Their single “Gravity” has been played by 40 regional and student radio stations around UK, and has been nominated “Record Of The Week” on BFBS British Forces Radio and broadcasted in 23 countries.The Brazilian TV channel SBT has chosen “Gravity” and “Something More” to be part of the soundtrack of the TV Drama “Cúmplices de Um Resgate” while their single “Let It Go Friends” has been played in September 2015 by DJ Jim Gellatly on Amazing Radio. Their cover of “Across The Universe” is on air now in all “Bill’s” restaurants around UK on the morning playlist. “Horizon” has been picked to be part of the soundtrack of an Italian movie called “On Air” out in theatres 31st of March 2016.
The Step toured two weeks in February 2016 playing 23 universities around UK for the Coffee House Sessions and the summer of 2016 has seen them playing in Rome as well as at the Ashford’s Create Festival, Camden Rocks Festival, Oxjam Islington Festival, Taste Festival, Staycation Festival and Sofar Sounds, They released their single “Stay Awake” mixed by Liam Nolan (Adele 25) in 2016, and their debut album called “No War To Win”in 2017.
Their music is a mix of introspective lyrics, bittersweet echoing blends of post-brit and atmospheres coming up from the Italian alternative background. Passionate pianos, jittery guitars, dynamic drums and romantic lyrics are infused with insecurity and doubts as well as with the will to rise, bringing a personal feel to the sound of each track