We use cookies on our website to provide you with the best experience. Most of these are essential and already present.
We do require your explicit consent to save your cart and browsing history between visits. Read about cookies we use here.
Your cart and preferences will not be saved if you leave the site.

Soundohm

play
Out of stock

New remastered reissue, the only credited soundtrack appearance of Gruppo di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza, makes you wish Ennio Morricone had used his free improv unit for that purpose more often. Gli Occhi Fredda Della Paura, or Cold Eyes of Fear, is an Italian slasher (giallo) from 1971. The score has Il Gruppo augmented by a rhythm section and a fuzz-wah guitarist (most likely Alessandro Alessandroni). The results sound like a creepy take on 70s Miles Davis, with driving jazz beats a la Can and psychedelic guitar jabs filtering in and out of the suspenseful textural mayhem provided by Il Gruppo: ashtrays in pianos, bowed cymbals, scraping metal, jittery horns, string drones, etc. Besides an odd one in the Morricone canon, Gli Occhi is also an unusual endeavor for Il Gruppo. The ensemble set out to avoid all musical conventions: '...no sounds bound to the tonal system, no rhythmic periodicity, no motives, and no repetition allowed...,' yet here they break Franco Evangelisti's rules and find themselves locked in some serious grooves.

Details
Cat. number: TB6 164
Year: 2018

More by Ennio Morricone, Gruppo di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza

Gli Intoccabili (2LP)
2LP | €32.00
The Thing
CD | €16.90
Dimensioni Sonore (Deluxe Box Set: 10LP Red vinyl, 10CD, Book, Poster)
Deluxe Box Set: 10LP Red vinyl, 10CD, Book, Poster | €250.00
Crime (LP, Ever-Green)
LP, coloured | €19.90
La Resa dei Conti
CD | €16.00
Il Serpente
CD | €16.00
Cosi' Come Sei
CD | €15.50
Dissonance (LP, Blue)
LP, coloured | €19.90
Teorema (LP)
LP, clear vinyl | €23.90
La Stagione dei Sensi (LP)
LP clear vinyl | €23.90

More from Tiger Bay