Showing posts with label Trax. Show all posts
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Monday, 20 October 2014

Enrico Piva - Late November Dream (EGK - EGK 022, C60, 1987)


Italian artist specifically from Brescia who left us amazing sound works. It's a real pleasure for me to have opportunity to share this cassette, thanks to Francisco Lopez, which was released 1987 on EGK, Spanish Esplendor Geometrico's label.


Enrico Piva (1956-2002) was one of the original investigators in the panorama of Italian independent music of the eighties dressed in the full figure of the outsider and, creating musique concrète, conceptual, field recording, minimalism electronic, post-industrial noise and has published twenty audiocasettes for various Italian and international labels between 1981 and 1990. 
For example as Unit 06 contributing on TRAXTRA compilation by mail-art TRAX platform for exchange and collaboration across great geographical distances, held by Vittore Baroni,  Piermario Ciani (1951-2006) and  Massimo Giacon from project Spirocheta Pergoli from 1981-1987. All interested in closer look of  TRAX's concept - CLICK HERE or HERE.

On the basis of artistic studies, Piva produced drawings, lithographs, research photography (scotography) and video, as well as literary texts, including unpublished experimental text "Piscine sommerse ed altre immersioni" which is among other works related to Enrico Piva presented HERE (sadly only in Italian!).
Enrico Piva (left) and Vittore Baroni, Ponte Nossa 1985

DISCOGRAPHY:
AMOK
Amok (C60 cassette) C.M.O.T. / Onlytapes Records 1981 Italy 
Apostasy (C60 cassette) C.M.O.T. / Onlytapes Records Italy 1981 [distributed in small numbers also titled as Knuckle Duster] 
Iteratio (C60 cassette) Mea Kulpa Rec. 1983 Italy 
Travel Nybro (C60 cassette)-Kant, Hegel Asylum 1984 Italy 
Return to Hamelin (C60 cassette) RAT Multimedia Productions 1984 Italy 
Warm Leeches Dance (C60 cassette) ADN Tapes 1985 Italy 
Mouches Volantes (C60 cassette) recorded 1986 and later offered to the American tape label Cause And Effect but probably never really pressed but just one demo copy
Modules (different sound supports: 4 x C60 cassette to listen in synchronicity 1/4’ 4 tracks 19cm/s work from 1989 offered to the dutch label V2 Organiasatie but never pressed distribuited in at least 2 cases as one personal piece

ENRICO PIVA
Four Months Later (C60 cassette) Cthulhu Records 1987 Germany 61 
Late November Dream (C60 cassette) EGK 1987 Spain 
Poplars Clattering (C60 cassette) Ladd-Frith 1988 USA [distributed in few copiess, with possible variants, also with the title Submerging Menhirs Hegel-Kant Asylum 1987 Italy] 
Double Bind (C60 cassette) Staaltape 1989 Netherlands 
                                            Forma Mentis (C60 cassette) 1990 SPH Portugal 

FEHLER A
                                Fortsetzung a (box object) C.M.O.T. / Onlytapes Records 1981 Italy [limited edition 
10 copies tape in black painted clay + booklet

LOCUS SOLUS
                                          Luoghi di culto (C60 cassette) C.M.O.T. / Onlytapes Records 1981 Italy 

L'OEIL À POLIS
Aqua (C60 cassette) C.M.O.T. / Onlytapes Records 1981 Italy 

M.ANTIPYRINE
Antipyrine as Himself (C60 cassette) C.M.O.T. / Onlytapes Records 1981 Italy 

READY-MADE 
Videovoicereadymade (C60 cassette) C.M.O.T. / Onlytapes Records 1981 Italy 

SOKOL MOVEMENT 
Nachtmusik (C60 cassette) C.M.O.T. / Onlytapes Records 1981 Italy 

Scotoprova per Edo by Enrico Piva
~COMPILATION TRACKS~
*TRAX 1081 Vietato ai Minori (C52 cassette and magazine) TRAX 1981 Italy [untitled track Amok mixed in the suite by various authors] 
*TRAX 1281 Technodeath (C50 cassette more booklets in box) TRAX 1981 Italy 
[untitled track Amok mixed in the suite by various authors] 
*TRAX 0282 Horrorbox (C60 cassette in box with postcards and inserts) TRAX 
Italy 1982 [untitled track Amok] 
*TRAX 0682 Notterossa (C60 cassette and booklet) TRAX 1982 Italy [untitled track Amok mixed in the suite by various authors] 
*TRAX 0982 Xtra (LP album) TRAX 1982 Italy [as TRAX Unit 06 Enrico Piva participate in the songs "Nastro rosso" (with Massimo Giacon and Spirocheta Pergoli), "Combination" (with Giancarlo and Martina B/Sides) and "I Love 62 Cancer" (with Ado ... 001 Scaife and Cancer)] 
*Area Condizionata 1 - Italian Industrial (C60 cassette and magazine) Area Condizionata Italy 1983 [a piece by Amok, "In exitu Isräel de Aegypto"] 
*Born Out Of Dreams (LP album) Frux 1984 UK [a song by Enrico Piva, "Flogging hour in the HKA"] 
*Manifest Mailart 1 (2 x C60 cassette) Idiot Press 1987 Norway [a piece by Amok, "Return to Hamelin"] 
*Journey Into Pain (4 x cassette C60) Beast 666 Tapes 1989 Japan [a piece by Enrico Piva, "35 Kgs"] 

///various other unreleased tapes with partially unrealesead material are inside the archives of Vittore Baroni, Giancarlo Toniutti, Massimo Toniutti, Walter Rovere and probably other mailers of Piva

Saluti da HKA by Enrico Piva (scotography)

Saturday, 15 February 2014

VARIOUS - THREE MINUTE SYMPHONY (X TRACT - XX 002 - 1984)



REPOSICIÓN !!!!

Tras The Elephant Table Album, el sello X Tract dejó para la posteridad este pedazo de recopilación. Esta vez dejó un poco de lado lo industrial para adentrarse más en el terreno de la electrónica experimental. En este doble disco encontramos nombres como Asmus Tietchens, Merzbow, DDAA, Ptôse e incluso a Mr. Conrad Schnitzler. También cohabitan elementos como Bene Gesserit, Colin Potter o Human Flesh, con lo que todo sumado nos da como resultado una compilación excelente y a la altura de su anterior Elephant Table Album. Creo que para procurarse una buena sesión de electrónica underground, hay que saborear ambas recopilaciones, paladearlas si es posible, para sentir la esencia de un sonido sin precedentes ni sucesores.

Os lo dedico.








Tracks :

1. Kill Ugly Pop - Let's Get Real Gone
2. Ptôse - Waiting For My Soul
3. Trax -Trax Co Mix 1
4. Die Tödliche Doris - Maria
5. Van Kaye & Ignit - A Slice Of The Action
6. Bene Gesserit- White Men
7. Colin Potter - The State
8. Human Flesh - L'Ultima Storia
9. DDAA - Your Mother With A Cake
10. Point Of Collapse - When Worlds Collide
11. David Jackman - Wolf (Part 2)
12. Sema - Untitled
13. Hunting Lodge - Tribal Warning Shot
14. Roll Kommando - Die Romantik Ist Tot
15. Stratis - I Fotia
16. Merzbow - Xa-Bungle
17. Philip Johnson - Always Behind You
18. Conrad Schnitzler - Three Minute Symphony No 1
19. Nagamatzu - Bird, Spider, Fly
20. Hurt - Money Matters
21. Nurse With Wound - Antacid Cocamotive 93
22. The Legendary Pink Dots - No Bell, No Prize
23. Asmus Tietchens - Dahinter Industriegelande
24. Smegma - The Breathing Method


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