From L’Ultimo Uomo, the brand new album of Slow Wave Sleep, a concept album that embraces the fear for the future in the digital world. The music of Parresìa stands between electronic, the sweetest Italian indie rock surrounded by dark and noir glazes.
Directed by: Luca Masiello
DOP: Bagher Rahati N.
Visual FX: Yousef Rahati
With Michela Schettini
Music, lyrics and mixing by Emilio Larocca Conte
Mastering by Mekis at Cockroach Int. Production Studios
Vocals recorded at Noize Fabrik – Berlin, Germany
The concept album represents a turning point in the discography. It’s the first album with all the music styles are merged in a unique soup instead of being served in separate courses, it’s the first one entirely sung in Italian and the first one to be released on CD.
Polvere, Idrogeno e Plasma comes from a selection of jam using the Pengrain: granular synthesis in Max/MSP developed in Paris together with Michele Tadini. The result is a mixture of fractal, avant-garde and contemporary music to describe orbits of distant star clusters impossible to reach, but possible to contemplate from very far away.
Since I decided to publish everything I have to close a musical chapter and start with another, I get into this piece I wrote as a test for a video game prototype. It tells about 8 people just landed on another strange, unknown planet that have to face suddenly their first struggles. They come on stage in single file and they walk one by one. I just wanted to represent this picture through music, glad if you’ll notice.
A three-hours track that tells about Rèfles’ crucifixion upon the colour of wheel ends the hypnagogic saga begun three years ago with The Awakening Penguin, an album recorded together with 25 musicians. This track introduce the mood of tragedy inside the whole story, criticizing today’s society of emptiness and motionless. Rèfles, in his dreams, redeem himself to save the human race, and his new discovered self.
The brand new videoclip of Horrorstoner has been awarded as the Most Creative Horror Themed Videoclip at the american film festival.
As well as Gates of Utopia, it has been produced in collaboration with Moviedel Productions, with a new and stronger alliance. In fact, both the storyboard and the inspired by My Little Sister, the third movie directed by M. and R. Del Piccolo whose soundtrack includes the songs for the credits.
The video of Horrorstoner will be available for streaming from Friday 22nd July.
Both the song and the videoclip has been inspired by My Little Sister, the upcoming movie of Moviedel Productions, telling about the story of a serial killer who tries to imitate the cruel Igor. As well as Gates of Utopia, the direction is by Maurizio Del Piccolo.
The videoclip will be presented live in occasion of the Steel River Fest in the same day, where RELIC will be headliners.
New collaboration with Mod Devices to promote their first product MOD DUO.
It’s a revolutionary Stompbox Pedal designed to reach true creative freedom. With its graphical interface, called, Assemblar, allows infinite possibilities of combinations for effects. It can be used for all kinds of instrument, but I cannot wait to taste it on my guitar and include it in the set up.
The official trailer of My Little Sister, the upcoming movie directed by M. e R. Del Piccolo, scored by myself, has passed the 140.000 views on one of the most followed youtube channel dedicated to new horror trailers.
The third movie of Moviedel Productions is actually in consideration to participate in some horror festivals in US and Europe and is ready to be distributed all around the world.
Nanotris is the first video game to use Aitokaiku music for its soundtrack. Aitokaiku is dedicated to creating a great music experience on any platform and empowering anyone to create royalty-free original music for their project.
It’s a concept album and an interactive music project too, about how getting out from every deep depressions just letting the energy flows, inspired by the hindu philosophy.
Each part goes through the bottom-top layered flow of energy called “chakra”, in order to achieve the redemption.
Sgamos Chronicles will be the name of the first movie released by Slow Wave Sleep, which is the second part of Hypnagogic, a multimedia project about two different sci-fi stories, two different dreams, having the same concept: resilience.
Filming had been done in Trecchina, a small village in the South of Italy, on 22th and 23th of August by Stefania Belsito. Editing and post-production will be done by Moviedel Production.
The entire project, made of a concept-album and a movie, will be produced by SWS Corp.
With great Honour, I was invited to the recording sessions of the third album of JureDuRé, that will be released on IRMA Records.
Furthermore, I’m just taking part in the promotional Tour, which started in May with a lot of gigs in fantastic squares and festivals.
Visit the official website for the latest news and gigs.
Tu ci sei will be the first album of OndAnomala by Mimmo Crudo, the former bassist of Il Parto delle Nuvole Pesanti, released by MK Records with Self distribution. More gigs will come…and I will be there playing guitars!
The Neapolitan electronic duo releases Elettronica Tirolese, an ironic concept video-album “inspired by moments of culture and tradition of mountain life” in which natural samples are combined to extremely deep Drone and Ambient atmospheres. The entire work is available on Youtube.
2. Salzburg Autobahn
3. Valdostane al pascolo
4. Il passo del Brennero
KAI, the first album of Slow Wave Sleep, is a concept album about the pain of self-realization and how it can be overcome rediscovering the authentic self. It’s a starting point and a finishing line too. Each song take inspiration from one of the seven layers of “Chakra” according to the Hindu philosophy.
The album will be soon available for physical and digital distribution.
Imago Imperii release the EP War for the Iron Crown, produced by myself. In line with previous productions, the album will be a concept on the history of Italian Century X and it tells about the descent in Italy of the German Emperor Otto I.
On January 22nd will be the first concert of the ensemble of music for images at the Theatre “Giacomo Alberione” in Modena (Italy). The live show is part of the festival Etica Libera Grandezza (Ethical Free Prominence) on the theme of Memory. CiakOrchestra consists of: Rosa Alberini (vocals), Kristen Mastromarchi (vocals), Luigi Rinaldi (saxophone), Stefano Bergamini (clarinet), Francesco Erdas (flute), Alessia Natillo (piano), Sara Ferrari (piano), Giulio Pirondini (piano), Anna Palumbo (accordion and percussion), Camilla Flower (classical guitar), Paul Falasca (acoustic guitar), Emilio Larocca Conte (electric guitar), Adriano Rugiadi (fretless bass).
Break, a short film directed by Ivàn Selva, music by Emilio Larocca Conte, will be showed for the first time at the Centre “Giorgio Costa” in Bologna inside the Festival of Film Library Costarena and with the collaboration of the Cineteca of Bologna.
The short film was financed thanks to a crowdfunding campaign and it was been displayed at the last edition of Venice Film Festival (“Filmagogia” section).