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Marco Cappelli: Extreme Guitar Project


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Marco Cappelli: Extreme Guitar Project
EGP (Extreme Guitar Project), pubblicato dalla newyorchese Mode Records, vede l'interessante chitarrista Marco Cappelli alle prese con 12 brani scritti appositamente per lui dal meglio della scena downtown newyorchese (si va da Marc Robot a Elliott Sharp, da Erik Friedlander ad Anthony Coleman, Ikue Mori, David Shea, Nick Didkowsky e così via, oltre che al sempre dinamico Otomo Yoshihide) e sottoposti ad una esplorazione radicale con la chitarra classica amplificata e modificata dall’aggiunta di otto corde risonanti.

Vengono utilizzati anche devices elettronici comunque controllabili in tempo reale, visto che queste dodici composizioni formano una sorta di suite che viene eseguita anche dal vivo.

La musica che si sviluppa attorno a questo progetto è affascinante, mossa da un senso ritmico sempre evidente, ben sostenuta da una fantasia corrosiva che la marca in maniera indelebile.

Un viaggio a rotta di collo nel microcosmo della chitarra modificata, un viaggio senza remore nel mondo reale dei giorni nostri.

Track Listing

01. And So I Went to Pittsburgh (Ribot) - 3:07; 02. Bird Chant (Mori) - 6:27; 03. Amygdala (Sharp) - 11:48; 04. The Buzzing in My Head (Coleman) - 10:18; 05. A Bright Moon Makes a Little Daytime: Hammertoes (Didkowsky) - 3:03; 06. A Bright Moon Makes a Little Daytime: Poker Face Alters Conversation (Didkowsky) - 1:51; 07. A Bright Moon Makes a Little Daytime: The Ass's Demise (Didkowsky) - 1:51; 08. Pi -- Anode (Yoshihide) - 6:03; 09. Marked by a Hat (Gosfield) - 8:02; 10. Uboingee Etude #1 (Stewart) - 5:28; 11. Iron Blue (Friedlander) - 7:45; 12. Terra from: Metta Meditations (Shea) - 4:26


Marco Cappelli (chitarra modificata)

Album information

Title: Extreme Guitar Project | Year Released: 2007

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