November 15, 2008

Claudio Gizzi - The man behind "Automat"

The career of Claudio Gizzi (aka Jean Pierre Posit) is recognized for neo-classical compositions used as soundtrack mainly in horror and B movies as well as Andy Warhol's "Flesh for Frankenstein" and "Blood for Dracula". He also composed some incidental music for Roman Polanski's "What?" ("Che?" F/I, 1972).
Back in 1978 he launched a curious and innovative musical project with Romano Musumarra and Mario Maggi called "Automat" and only known for one album. The music is entirely built around the MCS70 synthesizer and progammings, designed and built by Mario Maggi.

November 14, 2008

Second Life - Second Life (2007)

Influenced by german and french Synth- and Library Music Second Life's same titled release combines colourful synthesizer landscapes with fairytale's world. The tracks are arranged in long durated meditation excurses, played by analogue synthesis software and samples. Hypnotic, partly with an obscure touch.
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