Venosta‘s first album released in 1984 at the age of 23 is a committed subversive parody of minimalism which makes this record an unique and original work. Recorded in the living room with a 4 track Tascam, this album reveals a profound need of expression by this young pianist who felt clutched by the sound of Terry Riley, Michael Nyman, Brian Eno, Steve Reich, Penguin Cafe Orchestra and Dollar Brand. The contribution of Roberto Musci results in more esoteric and mystical side of the record and marks the beginning of a long and fruitful collaboration in which the arrangements of Venosta blends perfectly with electronics and various ethnic and acoustic sounds treated by Musci. 47 Minutes of inspired italian minimalism sound.
supported by 20 fans who also own “Olympic signals”
I first listened to the full project in one sitting late one night, and it was one of the most moving experiences I've ever had with music. I haven't re-listened in full as of yet, but I keep returning to this album and find myself humming along to the tunes over and over. Take care, Caretaker. Ford
supported by 15 fans who also own “Olympic signals”
Fine work that avoids minimalism's more indulgent extremes, from an artist whose unfortunate early death nearly 40 years ago came just as his Wave Notation series was getting started. This cast a good spell for me, coming at the right time, right place. flunkneedle