Their discographic birth came in 1997 with ‘’Figli di Annibale’’ (Hannibal’s children),  a soundtrack for the movie carrying the same title, directed by Davide Ferrario: it was a success, both public and critics praised it, which led to the release of a mini cd MMACARIE attached to a book (published by an independent-alternative label) focusing on the phenomenon of tarantismo and the new wave of ethno music in Italy.