VA – FAKE2 – 120AMERICA [FAKE2]

Cristiano Grim is back with the second number of his experimental zine/compilation , FAKE2-120AMERICA. Obsessed by the work of the cult poet Pierpaolo Pasolini and his seedy film “Salo or 120 Days of Sodom” , the original short story behind by Marquis De Sade and Dante’ s “Divine Comedy” structure which Pasolini mirrored during his screenwriting session with Sergio Citti, Cristiano Grim coded that “ anarchy of the power” in the contemporary North American society, through a desecrating prose and poignant portraits of a country drowned in 3 masochist “circles” : BLOOD, MANIAS and SHIT. Original film photography was taken in the streets and the underground scenes of New York, Memphis, Nashville, Durham, Virginia and South Carolina. Jonathan Castro nailed his second collaboration with Cristiano Grim , disrupting his photography with a spirited overexposed technique and metallic colors. Music by : Alessandro Adriani which featured the whole A side of the release with 3 tracks with the contribution of Cosimo Damiano and Riccardo Chiaretti, legendary IDM musician CEX, Italian psychedelic duo Mushrooms Project, Californian musician Aaron Coyes (1/2 Peaking Lights), italian ambient musician Alexia Robbio, Roman techno producer Ida Mandato, New York industrial band INTRZN, Riga’s sound artist Reinis Semevics, San Francisco’s video artist and musician YNV, mystery vocalist VETA DAY.

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VA – FAKE2 – 120AMERICA [FAKE2]

Alessandro Adriani & Cosimo Damiano – Neurodreamers [PNKMN38]

Italian dark electronics aficionados Alessandro Adriani and Cosimo Damiano come together for a debut collaborative EP on Pinkman. Belonging to different generations but both deeply influenced on one side by “the Sound of Rome”, with pioneers like Gabriele Rizzo, Leo Anibaldi and Lory D, and on the other side by the raw electro Dutch legacy of Bunker Records, the two strike a golden middle of their styles with a clanging, raw and packed to the brim with coarseness electro-techno hybrid. Inspired by the cyber dystopia narratives, ‘Neurodreamers’ reflect on the hi-tech surveillance and the promise of AI which unfolds itself into the prospect of dehumanization. Taking the listener through turmoil and anger, the brutish 4-tracker weave the elements of grubby baselines, coarse synths and erratic percussions with the brain-melting hints of acid and Alessandro Adriani’s own recorded vocals.

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Alessandro Adriani & Cosimo Damiano – Neurodreamers [PNKMN38]

Cosimo Damiano – Our Better Selves [UNTO003]

COSIMO DAMIANO - Our Better Selves

UN.T.O.’s fifth release comes from Cosimo Damiano who delivers a brooding four tracker that leans heavily upon synth melodies and hardcore stylings. The result is an essential experimental techno EP that works just as well at home as it does in the club.

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Cosimo Damiano – Our Better Selves [UNTO003]

Cosimo Damiano / Luciano Lamanna – LB019 [LB019]

Luciano Lamanna & Cosimo Damiano, known together as Assalti Industriali, release a split EP on Love Blast. Four tracks of heavy acid techno, an assault to the dancefloor on 4/4 to put your head into the speakers.

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Cosimo Damiano / Luciano Lamanna – LB019 [LB019]

Assalti Industriali – Otto Minuti [MRT005]

ASSALTI INDUSTRIALI - Otto Minuti

Assalti Industriali is a Roman triumvirate. Ruling over collapsed empires and concrete remains. As their name implies, their output is brutal, merciless, coldhearted. An EP that demands your attention, charges you full-scale, and leaves a metallic taste of blood in your mouth.

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Assalti Industriali – Otto Minuti [MRT005]