Posts Tagged: Italy

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

Francesco Gregoretti ~ Solid Layers, Deafening Shapes

  Many of my favorite artists trained as architects, while many of my favorite composers had their origins in the rhythm section. I can’t help but try to see some commonality in this. Architects must strike a balance between being

Francesco Gregoretti ~ Solid Layers, Deafening Shapes

  Many of my favorite artists trained as architects, while many of my favorite composers had their origins in the rhythm section. I can’t help but try to see some commonality in this. Architects must strike a balance between being

Giovanni Lami ~ Bias

It’s like a garden, where everything grows by itself and you need to make just a few things, to see what is going to happen most of the time. -Giovanni Lami Does a physical medium simply contain (or mediate) a

Giovanni Lami ~ Bias

It’s like a garden, where everything grows by itself and you need to make just a few things, to see what is going to happen most of the time. -Giovanni Lami Does a physical medium simply contain (or mediate) a

LCNL 071: Luca Sigurtà presents Motel Music Mixtape

Luca Sigurtà recently released Warm Glow, the latest surprising turn for this Italian musician.  Drawing on triphop and ambient textures, Warm Glow fits snugly into Sigurtà’s oeuvre while showing off a very different aspect of his identity as a musician.  He

LCNL 071: Luca Sigurtà presents Motel Music Mixtape

Luca Sigurtà recently released Warm Glow, the latest surprising turn for this Italian musician.  Drawing on triphop and ambient textures, Warm Glow fits snugly into Sigurtà’s oeuvre while showing off a very different aspect of his identity as a musician.  He