To be so consistently productive in a small enclave of stylistically dark music and still return music worthwhile listening to is a mark of quality in Adriani’s work.
Challenging sonics have always been the appeal of Berlin Atonal. This years edition proved to be an immersive five-day marathon showcasing the very best of avant-garde music, audio-visual arts and a whirlwind of creativity. Madara Fridenvalde shares her personal experience of the festival that featured world premieres, rare bookings and first-time collaborations.
We had the rare opportunity to catch up with Italian artist and label boss Alessandro Adriani and delve further into his aims and aspirations for Mannequin Records. His mix delivery is unlike anything we’ve heard from him before and is comprised of edits from his collection of 7”s, resurfaced Italo and minimal synth sounds from the 1980’s.
The latest release on Stroboscopic Artefacts, ‘Flowers From The Ashes: Contemporary Italian Electronic Music‘, arrives right in time to remind us that historically “decadent” times have nonetheless