Spittle Records presents 391 Vol.5 Liguria - Voyage Through The Deep 80s Underground In Italy. TThe 391 project was born in 1983 from the desire of two troubled teenagers, from a boring provincial town, Ascoli Piceno, to give life and form to a series of compilations on tape, a picture of the Italian music underground. The name choice was intended as a tribute to the homonymous magazine of Dadaist New York, drawn by painter and poet Francis Picabia. The intent was to geographically organize the musical material, probing the new wave and post-punk groups region by region: A mapping of Italy's music, the marginalized and angular, according to this selection criterion: represent the most radical of the new national rock scene, and be a group that grew up in the aftermath of the post-77 explosion. Despite the huge amount of collected material, the 391 project disbanded in 1985, just after the release of the ﬁrst two volumes dedicated to the Marche and Umbria regions.
With the new Spittle executive production and the involvement of old and new companions, we wish to restart the whole project and extend its sonic spectrum. After more than 30 years, 391 is back in order to unearth mostly unreleased treasures and offer a new journey deep into the Italian underground.
Description by founding members: Pierpaolo De Iulis and Gianlorenzo Giovannozzi.