The enigmatically named 3/4HadBeenEliminated are Stafano Pilia, Claudio Rocchetti and Valerio Tricoli.
The three are already known on the experimental electronic scene for their previous solo releases.
Pilia´s first solo "healing memories in present tension" out on the last visible dog ,shows his ability in combining psyco minimalist guitar drones with slow emotional riffs, while "the work called Kitano" (barlamuerte) -Rochetti´s debut album- reveals his personal collage style and wagnerian turntablism.
The composer Valerio Tricoli released his first work on bowindo last year "Did I? Did They?" unveling the paranoid intimate poetic of his concrete electroacoustic composition.
Throughout this 7 track work - the listener could easily think of as a 45 minute suite- the collaboration of the three seems to be more fruitful in asking useless questions rather than giving useless answers. Listening and attention move without interruption through different levels of reality and fiction (is memory real? is disneyland real? is this cd real? and what about its content?).
Diverse and distant elements - alchemically woven from the livily editing- find here the right collocation.
Fed from the purest field recording and layered drone and moving from transhumane electronics to pop attitude, the wonderful soundscape of 3/4 unveils intimacy and distance, entchantment and disillusion.
released January 1, 2003
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