Deep Cycloid e Sludgelord: le prime due recensioni in rete per SUPERSOUND dei Void Generator

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Void Generator – Supersound (2014)

2014 CD Phonosphera Records ph06
2014 LP Phonosphera Records ph06v
          It is not easy to write a review of the great italian band Void Generator for its almost unknown content. You can’t know what VG will do the next time and how their release will sound. If you know the previous releases, Phantom Hell and Soar Angelic,Collision ep, We Have Found The Space and so on, you should expect something different from a Supersound like that.
           We are talking about 7 super songs playing a shorter time that Phantom Hell facing with a superfuzzed guitars, a super grooving drumming, very improved vocals and a different direction that we could call an heavy psych with a range of nuances.
           Behind My Door is an heavy pysch song running a weird timing and a fantastic guitar solo at the end. Synapsex is a sort of stoner rush where the band shows all its playing expertise with a very nice middle organ work. Master Of The Skies is a sort of occult/sixties rock reminiscence running on a waltz timing…oh how good is this song ! Check the guitar solo, it’s a masterpiece. Here the vocals seem close to James Douglas Morrison.
            Then What Are You Doin’, a cover of McChurch Soundroom, that is organ driven (remember: you’ll find mr. Enrico Cosimi on keyboards…), super groovy and super sixties.Hidden Orbit is a sort of modern heavy song lying on a super odd heavy riffing going into a super grooving verse. Universal Winter is an acoustic and super lonely psychedelic song that breaks your groovy mood had before. Globular Cluster is a sort of homage to Monster Magnet of Superjudge.
                 Ultimately you’ll find here: heavy psych, stoner, prog, psychedelia, doomish mood, super recording, super playing, super production, super groove. A Supersound.
                   Don’t miss it, this is one of the best release around and it is intended to be that for a long time.
Tracklist
1 – Behind My Door 8:09
2 – Synapsex 4:38
3 – Master Of The Skies 9:33
4 – What Are You Doin’ 4:17
5 – Hidden Orbit 6:24
6 – Universal Winter 3:32
7 – Globular Cluster 5:04
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Monday, 28 April 2014

Void Generator – Supersound – Album Review

Album Type:Album
Date ReleasedOut Now
Label: Phonosphera Records
Supersound track listing:
 
1 – Behind My Door 8:09
2 – Synapsex 4:38
3 – Master Of The Skies 9:33
4 – What Are You Doin’ 4:17
5 – Hidden Orbit 6:24
6 – Universal Winter 3:32
7 – Globular Cluster 5:04
Bio:
Void Generator were born ten million years ago by extending the diagonal of the quadrilateral of Pegasus up to b-Sirrah.
They always have been present at Messier’s catalogue, by a continuos melody and white noise broadcasting and if you want to hear their oscillations you need an orgone accumulator.
Landed on your earth in the 1998, they are still involved in cycloids and orbits. Take a look at the sky.
No space to hide here.
The Spiritual guidance: Bob The Rich.
The Band Members
Gianmarco Iantaffi > Guitars, Vocals, Orgone Accumulator;
Sonia Caporossi > Bass;
Cristiano Lodi > Analog Synths, Sound Machines, Tape Destroyer;
Marco Cenci >
Review:
It has been 4 years since Void Generator released their last album Phantom Hell And Soar Angelic. That album was a heavy slab of fuzz based progressive Space/Stoner Rock riffs. Well one of Italy’s finest purveyors of Fuzz are back in 2014 with their new album – Supersound. An album that expertly delivers the goods from start to finish. If you are a fan of fuzz based Stoner Rock riffs then you cannot pass this album by.

First track – Behind My Door – shows that Void Generator have left the heavy space rock atmospherics from the last album behind and replaced it with a more sinister occult rock feel. It does not take long for the band to lay down some crunching bass heavy fuzz vibes to rock your soul to. Void Generator embraced the legendary 70s Space Rock sound on their last album though this time round it’s all 60’s Psychedelia and it sees the band thriving with different noises and sounds.

2nd track – Synapsex – sees the fuzz once again amped upto loud volumes with 60s inspired vocals driving the song at a good speed so you can soak up all the psych-based riffs. The organ gives the song a rather spooky edge as Void Generator expertly mix the sounds and noises for a track that lasts long in the memory.
Void Generator pull out all the stops on the albums next track – Master of the Skies. A blistering 9:32 minute epic, that perfectly captures the bands new style of sound. Mixing slow-paced fuzz with a deeper sounding occult rock sound that feels it was actually recorded in the 1960s and 1970s as it has a classic old style sound with different noises giving it quite a historic feel to it.
The whole album has an old style feel and sound to it. You can feel the whole noise and texture creeping through each passing moment. I will admit I do miss the heavier space rock vibes from the last album though it does appear heavily on superb track – Hidden Orbit. But that’s only a minor complaint as Void Generator have released a different album to their last and that is a very hard thing to pull off indeed.
If you are looking for a spooky and creepy fuzz/stoner rock album that will keep you entertained from start to finish then Supersound will speak volumes to you.
An excellent album.
Thanks to the band for sending me a copy to review. Supersound is available to buy on CD now with a Vinyl Release due later this year on Phonosphera Records
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Written by Steve Howe
Annunci

Moonstone, quattordicesima puntata seconda serie, 21/04/2014: la playlist

Robert Smith
Robert Smith

The Cure – Underneath the Stars
Leitmotiv – Attendre Encore
Peter Gabriel – Games without frontiers
Levinhurst – Hope
Have A Nice Life – Bloodhail
Lacuna Coil – Purity
Cinema Strange – Greensward Grey


Moltheni – Nella mia bocca
Morrissey – Speedway
Smiths – Real around the fountain
Depeche Mode – Everything counts
Asylum Party – Pure Joy in my Heart
Sisters Of Mercy – Under the gun
Camouflage – The Great Commandment

Cranes – Everywhere
Earth – The bees made honey in the lion’s skull
Echo And The Bunnymen – The cutter
Ideal Standard – Cold
Slint – Breadcrumb trail
Chrystabel Dreams – Julia and the alien
Chrystabel Dreams – Life that never was
Chrisma – C Rock

Ultravox – Vienna
John Foxx – Underpass
Inspiral Carpets – Two Worlds Collide
Katathonia – Day
Strenght Through Joy – The call of Amergin
Date At Midnight – Crucifying my lies
Killing Joke – Requiem
Icehouse – No promises

The The – Uncertain Smile
Throwing Muses – Delicate Cutters
Badmarsh & Shri – Mountain Path
Japan – Nightporter
Therion – Seawinds
Mike Oldfield – The Lake

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Sonia Caporossi

Gianmarco Iantaffi dei Void Generator intervistato su Chitarre n. 338 – Aprile 2014

Chitarre 338 - Aprile 2014
Chitarre 338 – Aprile 2014

Comunicazione di servizio!

segnalo ai lettori che su Chitarre n. 338 – Aprile 2014 è presente una bella intervista di tre pagine al nostro chitarrista Gianmarco Iantaffi sui Void Generator. Gianmarco si addentra in spiegazioni tecniche e compositive circa il nostro ultimo album SUPERSOUND (Phonosphera Records 006). La rivista si trova in edicola, se volete spulciarla a noi farebbe piacere.

Approfitto inoltre per ricordare che SUPERSOUND è finalmente già ordinabile in CD presso il sito della casa discografica www.phonosphera.com, mentre invece per il vinile bisognerà aspettare ancora qualche settimana.

Grazie dell’attenzione.

A presto!

Sonia Caporossi

Moonstone, tredicesima puntata seconda serie, 14/04/2014: la playlist: new Moonstone on Monday!

Siouxsie And The Banshees
Siouxsie And The Banshees

Siouxsie And The Banshees – Hong Kong Garden

R.E.M. – Pretty Persuasion

NARR – Male

Fliehende Sturme – Stein

Faust’O – Il lungo addio

Theatre Of Hate – Aria of the Devil

Sol Invictus – Semaphore Seasons

Jimmy Sommerville – Tomorrow

Cure – Lovesong

Ayria – My revenge on the World

Benton Falls – Angel of Hiatus

Date At Midnight – Crucifying my lies

Cruxshadows – Tears

Nina Hagen Band – Der Spinner

The Frozen Autumn – Concavo Convex

Every New Dead Ghost – Not in a lifetime

Invisible limits – Golden dreams

Garçon Fatal – The snake

In Strict Confidence – Seven lives

Alphaville – Sounds like a melody

Indefinite Cure – Survivalism (World on fire)

Plastique Noir – Desire or desease

Primus – American Life

Project Retouch – Ocean home

Bankrupt – Record store renegade

Control + Alt + Deus – Reaktor

Shadow Project – Working on beyond

Simple Minds – New gold dream

Stilllife – Disillusions

Stone Temple Pilots – Vasoline

Marilyn Manson – Sweet Dreams (are made of this)

Tricky – Overcome

Shellac – Il Porno Star

Throwing Muses – Hate my way

Nouvelle Vague – Marian

The Author – A higher unity (sacrosanct)

Sad Lovers & Giants – Things we never did

The Black Angels – The sniper at the gates of Heaven

Japan – Ghosts

Fraulein Rottenmeier – Morta Maria

TH3CHN0PH0B1A – F.I.A.T. (Finding Improved Alien Technology)

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Sonia Caporossi

 

Moonstone, dodicesima puntata seconda serie, 06/04/2014: la playlist

Joey Arias e Klaus Nomi
Joey Arias e Klaus Nomi

The Church – Under the Milky Way

The Alan Parsons Project – The Raven

R.E.M. – Maps and legends

Eva O – One by one

Jesu – Star

Sol Invictus – Old London Weeps

Lycia – Baltica

Ladytron – International Dateline

David Bowie – Glass Spider

David Sylvian – Wave

Klaus Nomi – Valentine’s Day

Dead Can Dance – Advent

Cinema Strange – The toad curse and how it perished in flames

Underground Life – Fuoco nella città di ghiaccio

A flock of seagulls – Wishing

The Cult – Brother Wolf, Sister Moon

Roxy Music – Angel Eyes

Void Generator – Synapsex

Void Generator – Hidden Orbit

Void Generator – Globular Cluster

U2 – Sunday Bloody Sunday

Daucus Karota – Father of temptation

Clan Of Xymox – Bitter Sweet

Gary Numan – Cars

We Made God – Dròn

We Made God – Gizmo

We Made God – Post

We Made God – Untitled

The Mission – Tower of strenght

White Willow – Joyride

Nine Inch Nails – Head like a hole (slate)

Klaus Nomi – Cold Song

TORSO – Egon Schiele

MorkObOt – Part IV (MortO)

The March Violets – Turn to the sky

Yellow Ostrich – Fog

Zombie Sex – Drugs

Frankie Goes to Hollywood – The Power of love

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Sonia Caporossi

 

 

Moonstone, undicesima puntata seconda serie, 30/03/2014: la playlist

Gli Arcadia fotografati da Tony Viramontes
Gli Arcadia fotografati da Tony Viramontes

Arcadia – Lady Ice

R.E.M. – World Leader pretend

The Smiths – Bigmouth strikes again

Kyrie – Rifugi culturali

Cristantemo del Carrione – Il ballo della peste

Joy Division – Atmosphere

Placebo & David Bowie – Without you I’m nothing

Doctor & the Medics – Spirit in the sky

Duran Duran – The chauffeur

Into The Mist – Soldiers from the white side

Into The Mist – Her crown of thorns

Into The Mist – Will you shine in my darkness

Peter Schilling – Major Tom (coming home)

Enrico Ruggeri – Polvere

Garbo – Radioclima

Gary Numan – Are friends electric?

Killing Joke – Requiem

Flers – Komorebi

Flers – Beirut

Love Spit Love – How soon is now?

Cadabra – Love boulevard

Planet Trash – Beat the dog

Plastique Noir – Killdergarten

Plug & Play – Hide me

Thomas Dolby (Airwaves)

Pompeya – Check

Project Silence – Stardancer (Raven’s whore)

Psychochaos – The kiss of snake acids

Reptyle – Just like you

Robotosaurus – Track marks

Sahara Surfers – Gas

Sandinista! – Nein, no, net!

Save Ends – Space & Time

Sister Machine Gun – Loser

The Cemetary Girlz – Shimmer

The Doppler Effect – Requiem for Flight

Ultranoir – Schoolboy deathwish

Unreal – Newtype

Vektroid – Mindscape

Warm Ghost – Open the wormhole in your head

Waterplea – Scaphandre

We Made God – Bathwater

Moonstone: suoni e rumori del vecchio e del nuovo millennio, ogni domenica dalle 21 a mezzanotte su http://www.radiocentromusica.it

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STATI UNITI 97.100
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Sonia Caporossi