Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 51 to 70 of 70

Thread: Cervello/Semiramis/Picchio Dal Pozzo/Celeste/Area

  1. #51
    Quote Originally Posted by TheH View Post
    Canzionere del Lazio - Spirito Bono will be out this month for the first time on CD. PROG Italy is behind the release (obviously Fone Records backed out).

    http://www.musicalnews.com/articolo....WFNXsfwj8Nx9WM

    Fo the first two Mamma Non Piangere and the sole Gramigna album one can only hope...
    This is great news but I really really want them, or someone, to do Miradas. I mean I don't want to sound overly melodramatic, but unless I can get Miradas on CD my life is a meaningless sham and I may as well hang myself. I'm sure you know what I mean.
    “your ognna pay pay with my wrath of ballbat”

    Bandcamp Profile

  2. #52
    ^ Spirito Bono is the Canzoniere album I was thinking of as well. I've already got the '94 rendition of Miradas on Cramps. Both are rather wonderful; their blend of folky fusion was really quite original at this point . the first two being a tad too agit prop folk to my tastes.

    As for the Gramigna, I could never understand why there wasn't at least a pirate copy in circulation. It's a truly nice piece of work, and somewhat different to most other "out" Italian 70s progressive like PdP, Colombo, Opus A., Battiato, Mamma, Telaio M. and so forth.
    "Improvisation is not an excuse for musical laziness" - Fred Frith
    "[...] things that we never dreamed of doing in Crimson or in any band that I've been in," - Tony Levin speaking of SGM

  3. #53
    Picchio and Area are cool too. Le Orme are the best though. Great run of albums in the 70s.

  4. #54
    Quote Originally Posted by jefftiger View Post
    Thanks for turning me on to Corrado's Trio. I hadn't followed any of Rustici's post-Cervello work. He's an impressive guitarist and writer.
    You're welcome. Try to get his wonderful Deconstruction of a Postmodern Musician


  5. #55
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrotum Scissor View Post
    I've already got the '94 rendition of Miradas on Cramps.
    Who'd have thought I'd be taking time off work to fly to Oslo and burglarize someone's apartment?
    “your ognna pay pay with my wrath of ballbat”

    Bandcamp Profile

  6. #56
    Quote Originally Posted by TheH View Post
    Canzionere del Lazio - Spirito Bono will be out this month for the first time on CD. PROG Italy is behind the release (obviously Fone Records backed out).

    http://www.musicalnews.com/articolo....WFNXsfwj8Nx9WM
    If anyone knows how to buy this for delivery outside Italy, I'd be very grateful for information. The publisher's web shop (https://www.mondadoriperte.it/prog-i...i-anni-70.html) only accepts orders within Italy. Given that with the nature of magazine publishing it's probably now or never to get it I am a bit concerned that I'll miss out.
    “your ognna pay pay with my wrath of ballbat”

    Bandcamp Profile

  7. #57
    Quote Originally Posted by Mascodagama View Post
    If anyone knows how to buy this for delivery outside Italy, I'd be very grateful for information. The publisher's web shop (https://www.mondadoriperte.it/prog-i...i-anni-70.html) only accepts orders within Italy. Given that with the nature of magazine publishing it's probably now or never to get it I am a bit concerned that I'll miss out.
    The band-name is Canzoniere Del Lazio, not Canzionere (didn't know that, but Google corrected me).
    You could contact the Swiss Dischi Volanti, which is specialized in Italian music. They have one older album from this band in stock: https://www.dischivolanti.ch/en/article/music/M30663/
    I ordered quite some albums from this shop (especially from Alice).

  8. #58
    Member TheH's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,354
    Quote Originally Posted by interbellum View Post
    The band-name is Canzoniere Del Lazio, not Canzionere (didn't know that, but Google corrected me).
    You could contact the Swiss Dischi Volanti, which is specialized in Italian music. They have one older album from this band in stock: https://www.dischivolanti.ch/en/article/music/M30663/
    I ordered quite some albums from this shop (especially from Alice).
    Problem is that Spirito is part of a series released as "magazines" and sold in newspaper stores only and only in Italy.
    It will be gone very soon…

    Hmmm.. the series and Spirito are listed on Discogs. So far only two of the released 11 issues are also offered.
    Sold for 17-18 EUR, I think the store Price is 9.99 though..
    Last edited by TheH; 02-06-2019 at 11:16 AM.

  9. #59
    Quote Originally Posted by TheH View Post
    Problem is that Spirito is part of a series released as "magazines" and sold in newspaper stores only and only in Italy.
    It will be gone very soon...
    Exactly what I fear
    “your ognna pay pay with my wrath of ballbat”

    Bandcamp Profile

  10. #60
    Quote Originally Posted by TheH View Post
    Problem is that Spirito is part of a series released as "magazines" and sold in newspaper stores only and only in Italy.
    That's the kind of thing L'Orchestra did with some of their releases; I remember finding a whole box of unplayed albums by that label in a bodega-like PCI (Communist Party of Italy) store in Trastevere (Rome) in the late 90s. At this point I only owned one of them, Biglietto del Tram (by Stormy Six), and the somewhat above-middleaged seller there yelled and laughed with enthusiasm and declared how that was their "[…] one-and-only biggest success!"
    "Improvisation is not an excuse for musical laziness" - Fred Frith
    "[...] things that we never dreamed of doing in Crimson or in any band that I've been in," - Tony Levin speaking of SGM

  11. #61
    Quote Originally Posted by TheH View Post
    Problem is that Spirito is part of a series released as "magazines" and sold in newspaper stores only and only in Italy.
    It will be gone very soon…

    Hmmm.. the series and Spirito are listed on Discogs. So far only two of the released 11 issues are also offered.
    Sold for 17-18 EUR, I think the store Price is 9.99 though..
    Yeah, there are no actual copies of this one for sale on Discogs. I have formed a cunning plan though. Well, not all that cunning really, I just dropped a message to a Discogs seller in Italy who I've been buying from and asked if he can get it for me. We'll see, but he's a good guy so I'm optimistic.
    “your ognna pay pay with my wrath of ballbat”

    Bandcamp Profile

  12. #62
    Member TheH's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,354

  13. #63
    Quote Originally Posted by TheH View Post
    Baldrick is my role model.
    “your ognna pay pay with my wrath of ballbat”

    Bandcamp Profile

  14. #64
    I like these bands especially PDP and Area, but I wouldn't place them personally on a different "level". They are all different too. It comes all down to a matter of taste. I prefer personally Stormy Six and Napoli Centrale to a lot of other bands. The only Italian musician that I would put apart is ' Faber' Fabrizio de Andre who was liked by public and critic and who's canzone are sublime.
    Dieter Moebius : "Art people like things they don’t understand!"

  15. #65
    ^ Fabrizio - and Branduardi or Battisti for that matter - was obviously part of a wholly other cultural string, although there was an odd overlapping in audience appeal and certain collaborative efforts etc. The same basically goes for pop bands who'd suddenly try their hand at "progressive" rock - like I DIk Dik, I Pooh and the legendary I Nomadi, the latter ca. nine times more famous in Italy than any "prog" artist of the 70s and yet most of the latter's international audience arguably wouldn't know the tiniest thing about them.

    I find myself enjoying almost all of it. I even find a lot to like in those pop tunes on that (second) Ping Pong album.
    "Improvisation is not an excuse for musical laziness" - Fred Frith
    "[...] things that we never dreamed of doing in Crimson or in any band that I've been in," - Tony Levin speaking of SGM

  16. #66
    jazz fusion, 80s, synth tommy_n_chucky's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2018
    Location
    Florida
    Posts
    213
    As far as Le Orme, I'm not the biggest fan but it got good reviews on PE for the NEARfest 2005 show, so it's on my want list:

    LE ORME Live In Pennsylvania (2CD + DVD)
    https://www.progarchives.com/album.asp?id=18573

    I came late into Le Orme. Il Fuime (1996) was the first album I bought and later went backwards in their discography.

    Felona e Sorona (1973) ~ love the whole album
    Contrappunti (1974) ~ "La fabbricante d'angeli" because I'm a sucker for epicness
    Smogmagica (1975) ~ "Los Angeles" is my favorite cut.
    La via della seta (2011) ~ In the same class as Il Fuime

    Area International Popular Group is my favorite jazz fusion band of all time simply because no one has been able to out-do Demetrio Stratos vocals. Alberto Piras & Mike Patton come close. Contemparary bands such as Snarky Puppy, Tribal Tech (and offshoots), Valeriy Stepanov, and newcomer Domi Degalle from France are stuff I listen to.

    Consapevolezza. Gli Area, Demetrio Stratos e gli anni Settanta Copertina flessibile – 5 nov 2009
    di Luca Trambusti (Autore)
    https://www.amazon.it/Consapevolezza...dp/8862310528/

    Also looking for boxed sets for Area on vinyl or individual albums, have not researched it. I enjoyed all albums up to Tic Tac which is the first album without Stratos...an EXCELLENT TRACK!!

    ღ•。* ♥✰˚★* your Ctrl-V Whore brought to you by Clipmate ღ•。* ♥✰˚★* 。ღ
    °º¤ø,¸♫♪♫♪¸,ø¤º°`°º¤ø♫♪♫♪ ~ Choose Reality ~ °º¤ø,¸♫♪♫♪¸,ø¤º°`°º¤ø♫♪♫♪

  17. #67
    Highly Evolved Orangutan JKL2000's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    Westchester, NY
    Posts
    9,217
    Quote Originally Posted by moecurlythanu View Post
    You sure it's a box set and not just one of those Japanese mini-LP CD holders?
    How many albums do they even have to put into this box?

  18. #68
    Quote Originally Posted by JKL2000 View Post
    How many albums do they even have to put into this box?
    These are the same 6CD sets that are sold by Universal Europe in clamshell boxes. The Japanese boxes contain gatefold LP replica and take more place and the layout of the box presents one of the records. I have bought a couple of the Japanese mini LP replica cds and they look real good, but you can find the clamshell sets for a bargain price.
    Dieter Moebius : "Art people like things they don’t understand!"

  19. #69
    Member TheH's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,354
    Quote Originally Posted by Mascodagama View Post
    Yeah, there are no actual copies of this one for sale on Discogs. I have formed a cunning plan though. Well, not all that cunning really, I just dropped a message to a Discogs seller in Italy who I've been buying from and asked if he can get it for me. We'll see, but he's a good guy so I'm optimistic.
    Was able to score one!

  20. #70
    Quote Originally Posted by TheH View Post
    Was able to score one!
    If you got it from Carlo at Hole Records then I indirectly set ya up - he was the guy I asked to get it for me, and I think he might have bought one or two extra to sell. Given they probably won't be available for long, I think a sensible move.
    “your ognna pay pay with my wrath of ballbat”

    Bandcamp Profile

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •