Long live Radiohead (and also Paolo Angeli) on #neuguitars #blog

Long live Radiohead (and also Paolo Angeli) At the end of 2018 Paolo Angeli realized his last record 22.22 Free Radiohead and I found myself facing a problem: how to adequately review this disc having only a brief knowledge of this group? I admit. When Radiohead raged in the late 90s and early 2000s, my…

Lunga vita ai Radiohead (e anche a Paolo Angeli) su #neuguitars #blog

Lunga vita ai Radiohead (e anche a Paolo Angeli) Quando alla fine del 2018 Paolo Angeli ha realizzato il suo ultimo disco 22.22 Free Radiohead mi sono trovato di fronte a un problema, come recensire adeguatamente questo disco avendo solo una conoscenza sommaria di questo gruppo? Lo ammetto. Quando i Radiohead furoreggiavano alla fine degli…

The clarinet and the guitar in contemporary music on #neuguitars #blog

It may seem strange, but both in the field of classical and contemporary music there is a void regarding the repertoire for classical guitar and clarinet duo. A void that has been partially filled by three CDs entirely dedicated to this particular formation. I note with a little bit of pride as these three CDs…

Il clarinetto e la chitarra nella musica contemporanea su #neuguitars #blog

Può sembrare strano ma sia nell’ambito della musica classica che in quella contemporanea si registra un vuoto per quanto riguarda il repertorio per duo chitarra classica e clarinetto. Un vuoto che è stato parzialmente colmato da tre cd interamente dedicati a questa formazione particolare. Faccio notare con un certo orgoglio che si tratta di tre…

Fennesz: PLAYS and Agora, more than twenty years of experimental music on #neuguitars #blog

Fennesz: PLAYS and Agora, more than twenty years of experimental music http://www.fennesz.com/ https://fenneszreleases.bandcamp.com/track/umbrella https://touch33.net/catalogue/to115-fennesz-agora.html The new record release, new after a prolonged silence of almost 5 years from the previous cd “Bécs”, made in 2014, by Austrian guitarist Christian Fennesz aroused in me the desire to make a sort of time travel, returning to those…

Fennesz: PLAYS e Agora, più di vent’anni di musiche e di ricerca su #neuguitars #blog

Fennesz: PLAYS e Agora, più di vent’anni di musiche e di ricerca http://www.fennesz.com/ https://fenneszreleases.bandcamp.com/track/umbrella https://touch33.net/catalogue/to115-fennesz-agora.html La nuova uscita discografica, nuova dopo un silenzio prolungato di quasi 5 anni dal precedente “Bécs” del 2014, del chitarrista austriaco Christian Fennesz ha suscitato in me il desiderio di fare una sorta di salto temporale, tornando a quei momenti…

Mark Wingfield: Tales From The Dreaming City, The Stone House and Lighthouse on #neuguitars #blog

Mark Wingfield: Tales From The Dreaming City, The Stone House and Lighthouse http://www.markwingfield.com/ http://moonjune.com/catalogue.html https://markwingfield-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/tales-from-the-dreaming-city-hd https://markwingfield-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/lighthouse-hd https://markwingfield-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/the-stone-house-hd British guitarist Mark Wingfield seems to be a perfect synthesis of what a contemporary rock guitarist can be understood today. His music, his own musical vision are the result of a training course that moves between rock, jazz…

Mark Wingfield: Tales From The Dreaming City, The Stone House e Lighthouse su #neuguitars #blog

Mark Wingfield: Tales From The Dreaming City, The Stone House e Lighthouse http://www.markwingfield.com/ http://moonjune.com/catalogue.html https://markwingfield-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/tales-from-the-dreaming-city-hd https://markwingfield-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/lighthouse-hd https://markwingfield-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/the-stone-house-hd Il chitarrista britannico Mark Wingfield sembra essere una perfetta sintesi di ciò che si può intendere per un chitarrista rock contemporaneo. La sua musica, la sua stessa visione musicale sono il frutto di un percorso di formazione che…

Rafael Toral Wave Field, Moneyland Records (MR$ 0595), Portugal, 1995 on #neuguitars #blog

Rafael Toral Wave Field, Moneyland Records (MR$ 0595), Portugal, 1995 http://rafaeltoral.net/ https://rafaeltoral-r.bandcamp.com/album/wave-field-remastered Wave Field 5 25:22 Wave Field 6 21:35 WF Radio Edit 3:01 “What kind of things do you collect? Teaspoons from airline companies.”1 The Portuguese musician Rafael Toral is well known in the experimental scene for having made excellent works based on drone…

Resophonic Guitar in Contemporary Music: The Wayward Trail by Elliot Simpson, Microfest Records, 2015 #review on #neuguitars #blog

Resophonic Guitar in Contemporary Music: The Wayward Trail by Elliot Simpson, Microfest Records, 2015 http://www.elliotsimpson.net/ http://microfestrecords.com/the-wayward-trail/ Let’s face it, Resophonic guitars have a special charm. For those who don’t know anything about they are a type of guitar invented in the United States of America at the end of the twenties byJohn Dopyera, Slovak emigrant….

La chitarra resofonica nella musica contemporanea: The Wayward Trail di Elliot Simpson, MicroFest Records, 2015 #recensione su #neuguitars #blog

La chitarra resofonica nella musica contemporanea: The Wayward Trail di Elliot Simpson, Microfest Records, 2015 http://www.elliotsimpson.net/ http://microfestrecords.com/the-wayward-trail/ Ammettiamolo, le chitarre resofoniche hanno un fascino particolare. Per chi non le conoscesse sono un tipo di chitarra inventato negli Stati Uniti d’America alla fine degli anni venti, da John Dopyera, emigrante slovacco. Forse sono più conosciute con…

Leo Brouwer: his records, Deutsche Grammophon, the ’70s on #neuguitars #blog

Leo Brouwer: his records, Deutsche Grammophon, the ’70s Considered as the most important living composer for guitar music, the Afro-Cuban composer, classical guitarist and conductor Leo Brouwer was named Juan Leovigildo Brouwer when he came into the world in Havana, Cuba on March 1, 1939. His enormous influence on guitar music in particular and classical…

Leo Brouwer, i suoi dischi, la Deutsche Grammophon, gli anni ’70 su #neuguitars #blog

Leo Brouwer, i suoi dischi, la Deutsche Grammophon, gli anni ’70 Considerato il più importante compositore vivente per la chitarra contemporanea, il compositore afro-cubano, chitarrista e direttore d’orchestra Leo Brouwer, vero nome Juan Leovigildo Brouwer, venne al mondo a L’Avana, Cuba, il 1° marzo 1939. La sua enorme influenza sulla musica per chitarra in particolare,…

The Pat Metheny you don’t expect: free-jazz on #neuguitars #blog

The Pat Metheny you don’t expect: free-jazz “Melody still has a place here, which suggests that Metheny’s interest in the Original Coleman legacy may be carrying forward in his own work more intently than it is in the composer’s. Either way, on many of the more raving episodes here, both men sound exulatant with the…