July 9, 2024

Alessandro Adriani – Embryo (Vinyl 12”- Stroboscopic Artefacts)

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Genre/Influences: Minimal-electro, techno-body.

Background/Info: Operating from Berlin, Alessandro Adriani has already been active for a couple of years now as a DJ, producer and label owner (Mannequin Records). He from time to time is also releasing new material on other labels. He already released a few previous productions at Stroboscopic Artefacts and stroke back earlier this year by this “Embryo”-maxi.

Content: The sound and influences from Alessandro Adriani are moving from dark, ambient and somewhat experimental atmospheres and sound treatments towards more danceable, minimal-like parts. The EP takes off with a rather experimental exposure and moves on with minimal techno-body music. EBM sequences and technoid treatments have been merged together. The final cut is a more obscure, yet danceable piece featuring deep, vibrating waves.

+ + + : This artist has a nose to compose a minimal-like and yet sophisticated production. I like this minimalism, which has something really underground. The work is characterized by great sound treatments. I also like the retro feel running through the work. The last track “Aria – New Beat Version” is a sublime, dark piece.

– – – : I’m not as convinced by the opening song, which however serves as a kind of intro.

Conclusion: If you don’t know yet Alessandro Adriani, I can only advise to discover him without any hesitation and “Embryo” definitely appears to be a cool production to get convinced.

Best songs: “Aria – New Beat Version”, “Symmetry”.

Rate: (7½).

Artist: www.facebook.com/alealemnq

Label: http://stroboscopicartefacts.com / www.facebook.com/StroboscopicArtefacts

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