The Opalio brothers’ new phase focuses on “Aliencentric” vision
Maurizio and Roberto Opalio’s duo My Cat Is An Alien mark their third decade of sonic activity with the launch of a new record label and multimedia platform. Called Antigravitational, they set it up with gallerist and publisher Marco Contini. “The imprint focuses on MCIAA's ‘aliencentric’, iconoclastic vision, privileging limited vinyl editions whose peculiar, serial design features proper art books mounted on the LP jackets,” say the brothers. New releases will also feature QR codes providing further digital contents for a “deeply immersive experience”. To commemorate the moment, Thurston Moore has written a special poem titled Spiritual Noise, which begins: “Art is.../...nothing.../if not vision”.
The label’s first release is Spiritual Noise_Vol 1. That will be followed by a release featuring Lee Ranaldo and Jean-Marc Montera and a box sex of live recordings captured at Xavier Veilhan's Studio Venezia during the opening of Venice Biennale 2017.