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Artist: MASIN, GIGI
Title: Talk To The Sea
Format: Double LP
Label: Music From Memory
Country: Netherlands
Price: $32.00
"The highly-anticipated second release from the Music From Memory label takes you into the world of Italian musician Gigi Masin. Part of only a small and very much underground music scene in his hometown of Venice, Gigi Masin self-released two modestly pressed LPs, Wind (1986) and Wind Collector (1991), and appeared alongside Charles Hayward for the Sub Rosa compilation LP Les Nouvelles Musiques De Chambre Volume 2 (1988). Having met with little commercial success in Italy at the time, Gigi Masins solo albums remained for the most part totally unknown. His music has though in recent years, and seemingly by pure word of mouth, developed almost something of a cult following. Gigi Masins uniquely intricate and at times deeply emotive compositions take the listener into a realm of contemplation, a spellbound mind state where time and space appear to dissolve. His sparse and hypnotic often loop-based compositions seem to draw parallels with Detroit technos earliest beginnings, all at once conjuring those same feelings of both melancholic longing and ecstatic joy. With access to Masins large body of work, far greater than that of the handful of released recordings, Music From Memorys new compilation covers a period of over 30 years, from the mid-1980s up until recent works. Including 17 compositions, most of which have remained unreleased or unavailable until now, Talk to the Sea aims to shine a light on Gigi Masins unique and heartfelt talent. This is electronic music from the soul." - Music From Memory.
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