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Rompighiaccio Destiny (tape)

Label: Canti Magnetici

Format: tape

Genre: Sound Art

In stock


Edition of 80. "Rompighiaccio Destiny" is an auto generated composition resulted by the random interactions of two different tape recorders left to play and mixed without any external intervention except for some subtile variations of equalization, pitch and modulation through a delay used in effect send.  "We have an increasing desire in any case to get firm ground under our feet. The floe has been a good friend to us, but it is reaching the end of its journey, and it is liable at any time now to break up and fling us into the unplumbed sea."  text from SOUTH, the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914-17: chapter III, Escape from the ice.  recorded 5 May 2016

Gaspare Sammartano is an Italian underground musician and sound maker. His solo work is focused on gathering and manipulation of tapes and reflecting on the evolution of modern sampling techniques. He is also part of the Canti Magnetici label team.

Cat. number: Canto 11
Year: 2017