May 20, 2024

Iluiteq & Lorenzo Montanà – Katà Métron (Album – n5MD)

0
🇺🇦 Side-Line stands with Ukraine - Show your Support

Genre/Influences: Ambient, IDM, Cinematic, Experimental.

Format: Digital, Vinyl.

Background/Info: This work resulted from the collaborative efforts between  Sergio Calzoni and Andrea Bellucci (aka Iluiteq) and long-time active artist Lorenzo Montanà. The work and title are inspired by Ancient Greek culture and can be resumed as ‘emphasizing living in harmony with oneself and nature.’

Content: The work is mainly driven through Electro-Ambient music creating a wafting sensation. The long sound waves are inviting the listener to visit a dreamy landscape although darker parts are joining in. The album becomes really accessible by the addition of slow rhythms.

+ + + : I like this work for its sound intelligence and subtle sound treatments. There’s a minimal IDM touch which sounds in perfect harmony with the omnipresent Ambient input. So there’s not only harmony in the central theme of the work but still in its global production. “Pneuma” is my absolute favorite cut from the album but there’s something to say about each track.

– – – : From a pure personal point of view I would have liked to hear more IDM-driven elements.

Conclusion: This album is a meaningful and artistic achievement between experienced artists. It sounds a bit like visionary Ambient music. 

Best songs: “Pneuma”, “Apeiron”.

Rate: 7½. 

Artists: www.facebook.com/iluiteq / www.facebook.com/lorenzo.montana.52

Label: https://n5md.com / www.facebook.com/n5Mafia

author avatar
Inferno Sound Diaries
I have been working for over 30 years with Side-line as the main reviewer. My taste is eclectic, uncoventional and I prefer to look for the pearls, even if the bands are completely unknown, thus staying loyal to the Side-Line philosophy of nurturing new talents.

Since you’re here …

… we have a small favour to ask. More people are reading Side-Line Magazine than ever but advertising revenues across the media are falling fast. Unlike many news organisations, we haven’t put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as open as we can - and we refuse to add annoying advertising. So you can see why we need to ask for your help.

Side-Line’s independent journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we want to push the artists we like and who are equally fighting to survive.

If everyone who reads our reporting, who likes it, helps fund it, our future would be much more secure. For as little as 5 US$, you can support Side-Line Magazine – and it only takes a minute. Thank you.

The donations are safely powered by Paypal.

Select a Donation Option (USD)

Enter Donation Amount (USD)

Verified by MonsterInsights