In February 2014 brothers Maurizio and Roberto Opalio aka My Cat Is An Alien recorded a long studio session in Brussels with Belgian electronic composer and recent Fennesz collaborator Cédric Stevens (aka Acid Kirk). The entire session is being released by Opax Records as a triple LP set titled Abstract Expressionism For The Ears, with artwork by Roberto Opalio.
At the same time, Roberto Opalio is releasing his forth solo album Aurōra Coelestis, with extended liner notes by Byron Coley. The release is "a tribute to the spirit of early minimalism", and uses only the source sound of a glockenspiel, filtered through Opalio's electronics.
Both records have been released via Bandcamp, where physical and digital editions are available. Listen to extracts below.