Stefano Guzzetti – Ensemble [Stella Recordings]

The latest full length album by composer, producer, & sound designer Stefano Guzzetti marks the launch of his new personal imprint, Stella Recordings, and captures music from his previous solo albums, compilation singles, and soundtracks in the setting he prefers to perform live – a four piece ensemble. The group consists of Guzzetti himself on piano and electronics…

Bruno Bavota – Mediterraneo [Dronarivm]

Mediterraneo is the latest full length record from Neopolitan pianist and composer Bruno Bavota. There are many reasons one might assume the theme of the album is the sea – the title, the vibrant blue-green hues of the impressionistic cover art, the location of Naples on a bay that opens into the Mediterranean Sea, and the…

Francesco Berta (ft. Anne Van Den Hoogen) – Waves

Waves is a beautiful new EP based around a single song that brings together the work of composer & visual artist Francesco Berta and vocalist Anne Van Den Hoogen (Rosemary & Garlic).  Originally from Brescia, Italy and now based in London, Berta performed and mixed the music for the title track while Van Den Hoogen wrote and recorded the vocal layers in Amsterdam.

Through a musical lens: Francesco Giannico – Metrophony [Time Released Sound]

“Through a musical lens” is a short series of reviews focusing on albums that present and explore human experience through music. Each album incorporates field recordings, ephemera, or motifs that revolve around everyday life and memory thus creating an especially intimate connection between their transportive sounds and the listener.  Metrophony by Francesco Giannico In August of 2013,…

Sample track from upcoming Diamat album on N5MD

Here is some new music from Diamat, a project formed by Attilio Bruzzone, co-founder and composer of port-royal, and Andrea Zangrandi. The album releases on July 30 on n5MD.  This sample track is today’s Friday listening feature and has a lush and warm sound that definitely whets my appetite to hear the rest of the record. Diamat…