Shards Of Distant Times

by GIULIO ALDINUCCI

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hdelay Surgit d'un chaos originel, cette musique ascensionne pour atteindre la félicité des Anges, mais des Anges qui ont vu de leurs yeux vu l'enfer sur terre !
De ces larmes de sang qui suintent, de ces sanglots étouffés, de ces cris silencieux, de ces chants qui se perdent surgissent (loin de la détresse du monde) des ailes de feu !
Énorme !!!
Chapeau bas monsieur Aldinucci ! Favorite track: Phoenix.
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Maciej Poplawski It invokes the same feelings as staring into a fire, and right through it - to the distant times. Where the past and the future transcend one another.
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about

Italian sound artist GIULIO ALDINUCCI returns with his 3rd album on KARL: “Shards Of Distant Times” is again a truly masterfully composed and sound-designed ambient masterpiece and a more than worthy follow-up to the critically acclaimed “Borders And Ruins” (2017) and “Disappearing In A Mirror” (2018) which both made it onto several year’s best lists.

Over the course of six solo albums on labels like DRONARIVM plus EPs and collaborative albums (a.o. with IAN HAWGOOD), GIULIO ALDINUCCI successively has been refining his skills as composer and sound designer. His elegant style which blends ambient and field recordings came to full impact on his previous KARL albums “Borders And Ruins” and “Disappearing In A Mirror” which gained the Italian sound artist a lot of critical praise and made it onto several year’s best lists, a.o. Acloserlisten.com. ALDINUCCI’s latest effort is again not only a musical masterpiece of sublime beauty and sacral majesty, it also deals with philosophical concerns.
Where “Borders …” was a reflection on the instability of borders and “Disappearing In A Mirror” raised the very personal question of identity, “Shards Of Distant Times explores the liminal areas of the contemporary soundscape that are characterized by the presence of human voice coming from old and timeworn recordings. Like in the auditory pareidolia, the psychological phenomenon in which the mind hears indistinct voices in random noise where none exist, voices and music emerge from the everyday soundscape through the omnipresent internet connected devices, creating glitches between time and space” (ALDINUCCI).

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released March 27, 2020

All tracks composed and produced by Giulio Aldinucci
Mastered by Helmut Erler at D&M, Berlin
Artwork by kaidoh based on a photography by Giulio Aldinucci

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