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Below The Radar Special Edition: Berlin Atonal: Force Majeure

Track 1

"Perdonare" (recorded live at Berlin Atonal 2016)


This title is taken from Alessandro Cortini’s AVANTI show, performed at Berlin Atonal 2016. For this show, Alessandro Cortini acquaints music with memory, embracing the panorama of his family’s vintage Super 8 films. Captured by his grandfather, these snapshots of family life create a visual basis for him to further develop the melancholy of remembrance through his instruments. The project began as a simple improvisation utilising a Synthi AKS and evolved into a meditation on living memory through sound. The music links a visually remembered past with an expressively interpreted present, pointing forward and moving ahead – avanti, in Italian. Archival visual compilation, content curation and arrangement by Sean Curtis Patrick. AVANTI continues on from Cortini’s previous Sonno and Risveglio projects.