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Il Ciclo del Vuoto (LP)

Label: Boring Machines

Format: LP

Genre: Electronic

In stock


Neunau is an artistic project focused on sound research, started in 2015 in Valcamonica. This ancient name was found carved on a rock surface in the LOA area, an Iron Age sacred place of recent discovery. The project is carried out through an archaeological and musicological approach to the sound research. In 2017, under a commission by Comme des Garçons, Neunau produced the music track 'Concrete', also working along with Vice France on the creation of the video documentary 'Sound of Concrete', that follows the journey of the cement, from the explosions in the quarry of Tavernola to the working places inside the Pantano dam. Following the work made for the 'Concrete' documentary, Neunau has worked on all the recorded sound sources took in his beloved mountains and assembled a new thematic album based on the life of concrete, entitled 'Il Ciclo del Vuoto' (The Cicle of Void). The harsher aspects of the sound quality of the element are collected and treated to create a quite menacing bit of music. Once again with his hands deep in the very inner substance of the chosen sound source, Neunau is able to convey its essence through sound. The project is completed with a study in old-fashion typography: with the help of maestro Marino Andreoli, Neunau went to hand-print on a mobile character letterpress from 1880, which is part of the typography museum Lodovico Pavoni of Artogne in Valcamonica. As a result, every LP jacket is a unique piece of art, with different shades of ink and slightly different positions of the shapes involved.

Cat. number: BM090LP
Year: 2019
Edition of 300 copies