Posts Tagged: Italy

Sound Propositions 014: Nicola Ratti

Sound Propositions is an ongoing, semi-regular series of conversations with artists exploring their creative practices and individual aesthetics, conceived of as a counter-narrative to a dominant trend in music journalism which fetishizes equipment and new technologies. Rather than writing copy

Sound Propositions 014: Nicola Ratti

Sound Propositions is an ongoing, semi-regular series of conversations with artists exploring their creative practices and individual aesthetics, conceived of as a counter-narrative to a dominant trend in music journalism which fetishizes equipment and new technologies. Rather than writing copy

WK569 ~ Omaggio a Marino Zuccheri

Onga and Boring Machines deliver another unexpected gem with WK569’s Omaggio a Marino Zuccheri, an homage to the Italian godfather of electronic music studios from a trio of contemporary artists and technicians. Marino Zuccheri is certainly worthy of such an

WK569 ~ Omaggio a Marino Zuccheri

Onga and Boring Machines deliver another unexpected gem with WK569’s Omaggio a Marino Zuccheri, an homage to the Italian godfather of electronic music studios from a trio of contemporary artists and technicians. Marino Zuccheri is certainly worthy of such an

On the Return of Senufo Editions (Giuseppe Ielasi, Alessandro Brivio, Takamitsu Ohta)

Giuseppe Ielasi has been one my favorite artists for a decade now, his reputation cemented in my mind by the blissful textures of August (2007) and the rhythmic sampledelica of Aix (2009),  both for 12k. His Stunt series (2008-2013) further

On the Return of Senufo Editions (Giuseppe Ielasi, Alessandro Brivio, Takamitsu Ohta)

Giuseppe Ielasi has been one my favorite artists for a decade now, his reputation cemented in my mind by the blissful textures of August (2007) and the rhythmic sampledelica of Aix (2009),  both for 12k. His Stunt series (2008-2013) further

Italian Label Fratto9 Makes Sold Out Back Catalog Available For Free Download

Fratto9 Under The Sky Records, or just Fratto9, is an Italian label founded by Gianmaria Aprile more than ten years ago.  Gianmaria is a member of Luminance Ratio, a psychedelic drone supergroup currently comprising members Andrea Ferraris, Luca Mauri (I/O, Two Dead Bodies) and Luca Sigurtà (Harshcore). They

Italian Label Fratto9 Makes Sold Out Back Catalog Available For Free Download

Fratto9 Under The Sky Records, or just Fratto9, is an Italian label founded by Gianmaria Aprile more than ten years ago.  Gianmaria is a member of Luminance Ratio, a psychedelic drone supergroup currently comprising members Andrea Ferraris, Luca Mauri (I/O, Two Dead Bodies) and Luca Sigurtà (Harshcore). They

LCNL 079: Luminance Ratio’s Honey Dream

Luminance Ratio is an Italian psychedelic drone supergroup whose sound has consistently evolved over each new release. The four musicians come together to push each other to explore sounds and styles removed from their other endeavors.  Inspired by their most

LCNL 079: Luminance Ratio’s Honey Dream

Luminance Ratio is an Italian psychedelic drone supergroup whose sound has consistently evolved over each new release. The four musicians come together to push each other to explore sounds and styles removed from their other endeavors.  Inspired by their most

Glauco Salvo ~ 5 Haiku

A compact suite in five parts for banjo, e-bowed zither, and electronics, it is nonetheless the environmental sounds that are the heart of 5 Haiku. Drawing metrical and formal inspiration from its poetic  namesake, 5 Haiku is given shape by Glauco Salvo’s

Glauco Salvo ~ 5 Haiku

A compact suite in five parts for banjo, e-bowed zither, and electronics, it is nonetheless the environmental sounds that are the heart of 5 Haiku. Drawing metrical and formal inspiration from its poetic  namesake, 5 Haiku is given shape by Glauco Salvo’s

Canti Magnetici ~ Tape Batch #2: Luca Garino, Videobasic, Absent Outfit, Danny Clay + Greg Gorlen

Serious question: Why release music on tape? The resurgence of tape labels in recent years has been met with a seemingly never-ending flood of condescending think pieces.  I’m against fetishization and nostalgia more than most, yet I think it’s important

Canti Magnetici ~ Tape Batch #2: Luca Garino, Videobasic, Absent Outfit, Danny Clay + Greg Gorlen

Serious question: Why release music on tape? The resurgence of tape labels in recent years has been met with a seemingly never-ending flood of condescending think pieces.  I’m against fetishization and nostalgia more than most, yet I think it’s important