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Sensation's Fix

Music Is Painting In The Air (1974 - 1977)

Label: Rvng Intl.

Format: CDx2

Genre: Electronic

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€15.50
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Includes 16 page booklet and a download code redeemable from the label with bonus tracks. It's a bountiful collection of unheard prog and space rock rich with minimoog, created by Franco Falsini - whose 'Cold Nose' recently turned up on Spectrum Spools. His later synth bits like 'Darkside' are exceptional and practically worth the admission alone. Not so sure about the earnest prog noodling, though... Packaged in reverse card slipcase with colour inners and a 20-page booklet of in-depth history and notes from the artist** "Music Is Painting In the Air is a collection of new mixes and unheard music from Sensations' Fix's prolific output between 1974 and 1977. Revered as one of the great articulations of progressive music, Music Is Painting In the Air offers guide posts to those familiar with Sensations' Fix's amorphous catalog and an approachable primer to those just journeying on the sensational trip. The story of Sensations' Fix begins - and never quite ends - with Franco Falsini. Born in Florence, Italy in 1948, Falsini became a teenage rock 'n' roll convert through a steady supply of 45s sent home by his London-based sister. Following his sister's footsteps to swinging 60s London, Falsini put his love of music into practice, fronting a space blues trio that riffed its way from the UK back to Italy in a Ford Transit... Falsini blazed a trail for home recording that has impressed upon inward resourcing and reflecting musicians and DIY enthusiasts in the decades since. A technology stalwart, Falsini employed a floor model MiniMoog and a tricked-out Teac 4-track machine to transform the Virginia basement of the house shared with his wife Vinnie Sherman into a cosmic conduit and launch pad for Sensations' Fix. For Music is Painting in the Air, Falsini and his son Jeyon set forth on a year-long voyage to restore and revisit the original Sensations' Fix analog tapes. Honoring Falsini's tradition of autonomy, this collection, as with the majority of the Sensations' Fix catalog, was mixed solely by Falsini. The sequence is chronologically defiant, encouraging the listener to free associate the recurring themes' origins and immerse in the body of music as its own universe.

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Cat. number: RERVNG 002CD
Year: 2012

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