Aspec(t) | Waspnest | fratto 9

Aspec(t) are SEC_ and Mario Gabola from Naples, Italy. SEC_ plays electronics through laptop. processed tapes, and analog synthesizer. Mario plays saxophone and feedbacks through a System of resonant dru m s and small speakers. Their music shares the timbrical research and the execution control typical of some radical irapro music (Pateras/Baxter/Brown, John Butcher, Jim Denley, Bruce Russell,..), but meets the visceral intensity and the obscure poetic of thé new aktionsm and of noise music (Rudolf Eb.er, Dave Phillips, Joke Lanz) as well as the research on analog devices and concrete sound materials of the sonic poetry (Lionel Marchetti, Jérôme Noetinger). The resuit is a fascinating and inextricable forest of sounds: frenetic structures, noise explosions, ancestral cries, an unceasing perversion of the soundscape and the time stream. Continue reading

Stefano Luigi Mangia | Gianni Lenoci | John Cage cagExperience | Amirani Records

S.L.Mangia has a beautifully flexible voice: extraordinaire extension, multiphonic clearness and a strong lyrical tone that always delivers emotion and elegance. Echoing some Demetrio Stratos peculiar feautures, bending pitches and being simply intense from the sublte whisper to the open throat singing, S.L.Mangia gives here one of his best performances, opening possibilities and getting a new glance to the marvelous and unpredictable John Cage’ s compositions. The voice is supported by experience and classy touch of Gianni Lenoci, a name often appearing on Amirani Records. A nice Mesostic written by Mr. Stefano Pocci appears on the booklet and completes a beautiful record. So be sure to find here a top class Amirani records release! Continue reading