“A quiet phenomenon, touching on the brilliance of Penguin Cafe Orchestra and simultaneously aligning itself on parallel with ‘environmental’ ambient music from Japan” Denovali Records release
Always top-draw, Denovali Records return with an enthralling record from an arresting duo: Italian composer Eraldo Bernocchi joins forces with Japanese violinist, composer and electronic producer
Clean-cut and surgically executed, the music of Berlin-based sound sculptor and composer Orson Hentschel undeniably bears the seal of a ripened obsession for textural interplays, steep brutalistic patterns and
Wrapping your ears around Michael Vallera‘s forlorn melodies and smouldering guitar riffs often feels like being drawn into all-devouring emotional quicksands. By turns conjuring up flickering
His most recent piece, the dazzling and thoughtful ‘Vivid Flu’, mirrors the complexity of today’s multi-vectorial communication systems and endless interfacing that so often come out on existential vacuums and deep identity crisis. Firmly anchored in this era of uncertainty, and looking at this exacting reality through its own magnifying glass, Vallera’s work wholly deserved a new scan.
To accompany the release of the album ‘Vivid Flu’, Denovali and Vallera have had a video done for ‘Pollen Blot’, which we’re no short of glad to premiere today. Setting the dissonant synths and machinic hiss of the track into a hazy tableau of hallucinated desert visions flickering like mirages interlaced with retinal images frozen in a dazzling haze. A multisensory trip.