Tributo a Eddie Van Halen: guitar hero e superuomo di massa su #neuguitars #blog

Eddie Van Halen: guitar hero e superuomo di massa su #neuguitars #blog ..pre-determined codes – off-kilter riffs, amelodic, chromatic strato-guitar solos, shomanic, look-at-me-vocals and faultline-punishing ur-bas – Van Halen could not fail. Julian Cope, Copendium, Faber and Faber, 2012 L’umano Eddie Van Halen se ne andato, ci ha lasciati. Commemorarlo è doveroso. Rimpiangerlo è superfluo….

A Tribute to Eddie Van Halen: guitar hero and mass superman on #neuguitars #blog

Eddie Van Halen: guitar hero and mass superman on #neuguitars #blog ..pre-determined codes – off-kilter riffs, amelodic, chromatic strato-guitar solos, shomanic, look-at-me-vocals and faultline-punishing ur-bas – Van Halen could not fail. Julian Cope, Copendium, Faber and Faber, 2012 Human Eddie Van Halen is gone, he left us. Commemorating him is a must. Regret it’s superfluous….

Frammenti musicali: Taku Sugimoto e Fabio Selvafiorita su #neuguitars #blog

L’enciclopedia Treccanti definisce così il frammento: “Parte di un’opera letteraria pervenutaci mutila. In seguito alle perdite di codici antichi, di molte opere dell’antichità greca e romana non restano che frammenti. Molti sono stati riuniti in raccolte, tra cui: Die Fragmente der Vorsokratiker di H. Diels (1903); Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker di F. Jacoby (1925);…

Musical fragments: Taku Sugimoto and Fabio Selvafiorita on #neuguitars #blog

The Treccani encyclopedia defines the fragment as follows: “Mutilated part of a literary work that has reached us. Following the loss of ancient codices, only fragments remain of many works of Greek and Roman antiquity. Many have been brought together in collections, including: Die Fragmente der Vorsokratiker by H. Diels (1903); Die Fragmente der griechischen…

Orientalism and Contemporary Music, Bill Aves and John Schneider, Guitars and Gamelan on #neuguitars #blog

http://www.billalves.com/ http://www.billalves.com/GuitarsGamelanCD.html https://microfestrecords.com/ https://microfestrecords.com/guitars-and-gamelan/ https://johnschneider.la/ 1889. Universal Exhibition in Paris. In the shadow of the Eiffel Tower, built for the occasion, Ravel, Debussy and other musicians let themselves be captivated by popular European, Asian, African and Oceanic music. A historic event was the performance of the Javanese dancers, who performed on the Trocadéro esplanade and…

Omaggio ad Alvaro Company, il giusto tributo a un grande musicista su #neuguitars #blog

Omaggio ad Alvaro Company, il giusto tributo a un grande musicista su #neuguitars #blog http://www.emavinci.it/service/archives/220 Alvaro Company è stato, e credo tuttora sia, una figura importante nell’ambito della chitarra classica italiana e nel mondo, più vasto e composito della musica contemporanea. Una breve biografia credo sia senz’altro d’aiuto per inquadrare la sua molteplice figura di…

Micro Dave “Fuze” Fiucynski e la RareNoiseRecords, suoni e microsuoni su #neuguitars #blog

Micro Dave “Fuze” Fiucynski e la RareNoiseRecords, suoni e microsuoni https://www.rarenoiserecords.com/releases/planet-microjam/ https://www.rarenoiserecords.com/releases/flam-blam-pan-asian-microjam/ https://www.rarenoiserecords.com/releases/mikrojazz/ https://www.rarenoiserecords.com/releases/georgian-microjamz/ David Fiucynski è un genio. Punto. Basta. Semplice. Che altro c’è da aggiungere? Basterebbe questo per chiudere questo post, perché a parlare sono semplicemente i fatti. Basterebbe solo dire che il Professor “Fuze” è il leader degli Screaming Headless Torsos, insegna…

Micro Dave “Fuze” Fiucynski and RareNoiseRecords, sounds and micro-sounds on #neuguitars #blog

Micro Dave “Fuze” Fiucynski and RareNoiseRecords, sounds and micro-sounds https://www.rarenoiserecords.com/releases/planet-microjam/ https://www.rarenoiserecords.com/releases/flam-blam-pan-asian-microjam/ https://www.rarenoiserecords.com/releases/mikrojazz/ https://www.rarenoiserecords.com/releases/georgian-microjamz/ David Fiucynski is a genius. Stop. Enough said. What else could I add to this statement? Facts are simply talking by themselves. It think it would be enough to say that Professor “Fuze” is the leader of the Screaming Headless Torsos, that…

Se amate la chitarra elettrica…la musica di Wiek Hijmans su #neuguitars #blog

http://www.wiekhijmans.nl/ http://www.xs4all.nl/~xorluc http://www.attaccaproductions.com/ Un fantasma si aggira, indisturbato, nel mondo della musica contemporanea accademica, è la chitarra elettrica. La chitarra elettrica è un corpo estraneo, un virus, un rivoluzione tecnologica che spiazza i compositori. Strumento principe della popular music, ha attraversato il novecento collegando la sua innovazione tecnologica sia con la musica popular, sia con…

If you love electric guitar … the music of Wiek Hijmans music on #neuguitars #blog

http://www.wiekhijmans.nl/ http://www.xs4all.nl/~xorluc http://www.attaccaproductions.com/ A ghost wanders, undisturbed, in the world of contemporary academic music, it’s the electric guitar. The electric guitar is a foreign body, a virus, a technological revolution that displaces composers. Principal instrument of popular music, it crossed the twentieth century connecting its technological innovation both with popular music, and with the social…

I sogni elettrici e la lucida realtà di Eivind Aarset su #neuguitars #blog

I sogni elettrici e la lucida realtà di Eivind Aarset https://eivindaarset.com/ https://eivindaarset.bandcamp.com/ https://eivindaarsetjanbang.bandcamp.com/ “…space, abstraction and very little regulated rhythm…”1 Siamo nel 1997 e qualcosa di muove nel sottobosco del Jazz. Per chi non era ancora riuscito a recuperare lo shock dei dischi di John Zorn e dei Naked City, arriva un nuovo inquietante punto…

The electric dreams and the lucid reality of Eivind Aarset on #neuguitars #blog

The electric dreams and the lucid reality of Eivind Aarset https://eivindaarset.com/ https://eivindaarset.bandcamp.com/ https://eivindaarsetjanbang.bandcamp.com/ “…space, abstraction and very little regulated rhythm…”1 We are in 1997 and something is moving in the Jazz’s underworld. For those who had not yet managed to recover the shock of John Zorn and Naked City’s records, a disturbing new question mark…

When the melody goes beyond sentimentalism and becomes a positive thing: Mart Soo’s Kulg and Kulg II on #neuguitars #blog

https://martsoo.bandcamp.com/releases https://martsookulgejad.bandcamp.com/releases Carl Wilson writes in his book “Let’s Talk About Love: Why Other People Have Such Bad Taste”: “For a century and more sentimentalism has been the capital sin of aesthetics. To say that a work of art is sentimental necessarily means to condemn it.” True. Needless to deny it. Punk and Darmstadt’s contemporary…