"Gancio Cielo 2 - Il Gruppo Respingi Comete"" is the second chapter of Gancio Cielo, a saga by Francesco Cavaliere, a fascinating artist/musician whom Hundebiss introduced to the public in 2010.
This episode explores a world where comets and cosmic stones pour down from the sky… Half-fish half-agate creatures collect debris while others, while floating on pneumatic tyres, glide onto wet surfaces like on bob skates, trying to catch the ones fallen into the water. Here we find groups of kids, spazzini cosmici, who with their mineral gloves refract rocks and comets back into the sky.
Oozing darkness and mistery, Francesco Cavaliere displays a wide array of mind-bending electronics and sound manipulation granting a really unique listening experience that submerges and puzzles the unexpecting listener: nearly indecipherable spoken word bits that gently move inside your brain, almost as a whispered nursery-rhyme, quickly vanishing among the soft curl of fumes fragrancing.
Quoting Boomkat's review on his first chapter ""it’s quite possible to decode a transmission from dimensions parallel to our own, although comprehending their glyphic form is a whole other matter.
Tracklisting: 1. Le Sabbie dai Denti di Flayago, Pepite Pepite Pepite di Dio 2. La Mano Infuocata, L'Ovale e la Statua Vitrea di Tartaruga
"Bunnyman Has Fun On The Autobahn - Sombre, Sigur Ros-like-post-rock, fuzzy bass grooves [and] energising Neu!-style motori " UNCUT
Fascinating, soulful electronica" MOJO
"Exceptional motorik beats" NME
"A faultless piece of instrumental music that captures the spirit of Eno, NEU! all the way through to modern post rock and chamber music" ROUGH TRADE
"Skin pricklingly authentic" CLASH
"Something very special indeed" CRACK MAGAZINE
"A wonderfully well rounded and complete album" LOUDER THAN WAR 'Album Of The Week'
Transitioning from the industrial backdrop of the last album 'Towers', The Dear One is set in the Pennine wilderness where an early 19th century diary of the same name is discovered providing the inspiration for a psychedelic tinged electronic soundscape.
The new sound draws influence from the likes of New Order’s Movement, Daft Punk’s Homework, The KLF, Talking Heads, Boards of Canada and Tangerine Dream.
The record documents a musical imagination of the lives of characters from the diary and blurs the lines between the diary and life here and now, touching on religion, loss and escapism. Baltic Fleet is the moniker of multi-instrumentalist and DIY producer Paul Fleming.
The new album follows his critically acclaimed debut 'Baltic Fleet' (a Rough Trade Shop ‘Albums of the Year’) and his second album 'Towers' which also made several End of Year Polls and was nominated for the Liverpool Music Awards Album of The Year. Baltic Fleet is also a winner of the annual Liverpool GIT Awards.
Both previous albums have gained both UK radio support particularly from BBC 6 Music (including Steve Lamacq, Gideon Coe, Stuart Maconie & Mark Radcliffe and Marc Riley who invited Baltic Fleet in for a 6 Music session), and BBC Radio 2 (Janice Long) as well as international airplay. Baltic Fleet were also nominated for a Music Week Sync Award.
The album will be preceded by the title track ‘The Dear One’ as a single with AA Side ‘Sins And Drums’.
Tracklisting: 1. Sheriff Full Of Blessings Part 1 2. Tuns 3. Swallow Falls 4. Royving 5. Lights Of Rock Savage 6. Angel's Shotgun 7. Elizabeth Glue 8. The Dear One 9. La Cygne 10. Sheriff Full Of Blessings Part 2
Los Angeles musician JAWS has his third full-length album Object Dom forthcoming on Milan experimental imprint Hundebiss.
The tracks of this new record are a sort of broken rave song, littered with open seams and loose ends tangled amongst themselves in DIY fashion. Within that framework, it seems to intentionally mix up positive and negative feelings through its instrumentation: familiar synth pulls and screeches characteristic of unbridled delight on the dancefloor are coated in a certain kind of messy rumble evocative of the feeling of wanting to throw up.
Interestingly, Object Dom is thematically engaged with the politics of online notifications: “It considers the conscious practice of social media sharing and repositions the power dynamics as a one sided command to attention and invariably, subservience," Girardin said "The song takes tropes of Dutch rave, breakbeats, and hoover patches, squeezing them into a maximal pop-songs format of call and response, attempting to sonically recreate the dopamine rush of online notifications."
Tracklisting: 1. Bouncer 2. Tight Thing 3. Tone Element 4. The Stream 5. Power Structures 6. The Ditch 7. Godliness 8. Deep Jawl 9. Invert Entropy 10. Glossolina 11. Bloom 12. Muja