Andrea Laino | LAAND | Electrical Landscapes | Aut Records

Electrical Landscapes documents a solo research on electric guitar made by Andrea Laino for the project LAAND. The first part is an improvised session focused on timbric exploration in which sounds are generated through some non-conventional techniques and a few objects. All the audio materials have been recorded using an analog delay, a nail file, other objects and devices. No overdubs were added during the recording, except for track n.4. The second part is freely inspired by William S. Burroughs’ Naked Lunch. Some of the readings recorded by Burroughs himself have been used, in connection with the cut-up technique made so popular by this author. The sound poetry dimension inspired Laino’s work and his radical improvised approach to the composition. Continue reading