Founded by Producer/Artist/Director Cliff Cristofaro aka Crystal Pharoah, Visual/Audio is a record label, audio design house and visual production facility specializing in creative projects for film, t.v. and web.
Crystal Pharoah is the co-founder/producer of NYC's electronic band Si*Sé, started in 1999. In 2000 he was signed to David Byrne's (The Talking Heads) Luaka Bop label along with co-founder Carol C., where they released their critically acclaimed self titled album, Si*Sé. Si*Sé toured with David Byrne on his "Look into the Eyeball" world tour and subsequently shared the stage with Gotan Project, Arcade Fire, James Brown, Cody Chestnut & The Roots, Norah Jones, Soul Live, Cesaria Evora, Los Amigos Invisibles, Kinky, Antibalas and German electronic music greats, Kraftwerk. They later went on to release 2 more albums and a bunch of remixes.
Since then his music has appeared in various TV shows and commercials such as HBO's Six Feet Under, Project Runway, Nip/Tuck, One Tree Hill, MTV and Bravo Networks to name a few.
Crystal Pharoah is also a video producer / editor. He has worked with brands and artists such as Absolut Vodka, Alife, Krink, Casio, D*Face, ARC, Umbro, Lancôme, Suckadelic etc. Having a connection to many talented industry leaders in the creative arts has allowed him to fully showcase his own style. Self producing/directing/scoring/shooting and even graphically treating projects from start to finish, alongside seasoned visionaries of art, fashion and media.
Currently, Crystal Pharoah developes music for Si*Sé as well as produces original music for Visual / Audio, music houses, post-production facilities, retail brands and for his own personal music projects. He can be seen DJ'ing at art events, lounges and hotels, and with the "Band of The Lost" crew; Sucklord, Rusty Grillz, Burt Banger and Billions McMillions.
Absolut Vodka, HBO, G-SHOCK, Johnny Walker, Calvin Klein, MTV, Lancôme, Samsung, Alife, Krink, The Rivington Club, Umbro, Corey Helford Galery, Sound Foundation, Suckadelic Inc., DKE Toys, The Strand Hotel, Luaka Bop, Moondog Edit, Rob Projects, Face The Music, Si*Sé Music, Bath & Body Works, ARC, New York Art Dept., Mimoco, Raw & Dirty, EP*VISION, The Glow, GhostRobot, 451, The Elements...