Sergio Guillén es la mente destrás de una de las mejores web musicales de España, Renacer Eléctrico que este año cumple 10 años de vida.
Esta es la reseña de Apeirophobia escrita por Sergio.
Primero nos llegó la transición de If a Ifsounds. (altro…)
Part I – Apeiros
Part II – Knowledge
Part III – Steps
Part IV – Conscience Builder
Part V – Jungle Feelings
Part VI – Another Life
Part VII – Memories
Part VIII – Home Again
Part IX – I will never be alone
Franco Bussoli – bass.
Elena Ricci – vocals.
Enzo Bellocchio – drums.
Claudio Lapenna – piano, keyboards, vocals.
Dario Lastella – guitars, synth, vocals.
Guests: Núria Palau, Alexandra Milas, Maria Miele and Armando Varriano – Strings on Aprile.
Cover design by Andrea Pinti.
Mastering by Steve Kitch (Audiomaster) – www.audiomaster.co.uk
Apeirophobia is the fear of the infinite. It could be described as “4th dimensional agoraphobia”. It is something that runs even deeper than the fear of death itself. The human brain can’t really cope with the concept of endless time and when we try to define infinity our destiny often seems to be an endless, obscure, unknown and frightening cage. It is in these moments that we suffer from Apeirophobia. While the fear of death is a basic instinct, Apeirophobia is more of a mental “short-circuit”. Most forms of philosophy and religion have tried to address the problem of the infinite in an attempt to bring this fear under control and this album is about how some of them have “filled the void”, shaping human thought throughout the centuries.
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Christmas Time was very busy for ifsounds.
The band worked hard recording some of the tracks you’ll find in the album we’ll try to release in this 2010.
It was a great experience: the old members of “if” (Claudio, Franco and me, Dario) started this new job with the new members (Elena and Enzo), trying hard to find a good bandship for the new band called “ifsounds”. I enjoyed a lot the rehearsals and I’m sincerely thinking that all of you fans and medias will love the new music we’re working on!
Enzo is an extraordinary drummer. We had some “technical” problem in the very first rehearsal (the gears were not completely ready!!!), but we could manage them and then we discovered a real “war machine”, who performed his drum parts with great technical precision and a lot of fantasy. I can say we’re working with another great drummer working with us after the experience with the talented Luca “Pingu” Di Pardo in “Morpho Nestira”.
But the nicest surprise of the sessions was Elena: we had already worked with her in the past and we all appreciated her job, but in the last three years she developed and improved her skills. Her voice now reached a new maturity, she’s now more powerful and expressive… in one word, Elena is perfect to shape our new sound and our music has now a new colour that I really love.
In the next days I’ll upload some video of the rehearsals on ifsounds.com. Hope you will enjoy them.
Stay tuned and have a wonderful 2010!
if becomes ifsounds today!!!
We’re starting a brand new project that will evolve the if project and will propose new sounds.
Two new musicians joined ifsounds project to make it bigger with their art.
Elena Ricci is ifsounds’ new voice: she’s already worked with us in the album if and she was if’s lead vocalist in the brief unplugged “Insieme per Peppe” (Termoli, Italy, 2006).
Enzo Bellocchio is ifsounds‘ new drummer: he’s a skilled drummer, trained in CPM, the Franco Mussida’s (the legendary PFM’s axeman) music school. He’s excellent in jazz and fusion grooves.
We’ll start very soon to work on our next album (we hope we’ll release it by 2010) and we wish that it will succeed among music lovers all over the world as “Morpho Nestira” did: of course Elena and Enzo will provide new colours to ifsounds‘ music and it’s great to start this new adventure with them.
To celebrate this event we’re proud to release today the video Midsummer Raving directed by Hox Vox. It’s our way to introduce Elena and Enzo to ifsounds‘ friends.
But today we want to say “thank you” to Paolo De Santis and Luca Di Pardo who left the project: we couldn’t do what we did these years without their great contribution.
We hope we’ll work together again soon!
if oggi diventa ifsounds!!!
Stiamo cominciando un nuovo progetto musicale che evolve il discorso if proponendo nuovi suoni e nuove emozioni.
Due nuovi musicisti si sono uniti al progetto ifsounds che renderanno ancora più grande con la loro arte.
Elena Ricci sarà la cantante di ifsounds. Elena ha già collaborato con il gruppo nell’album if e ha partecipato al breve unplugged a Termoli nel 2006 durante la serata “Insieme per Peppe – Memorial Peppe Troilo”
Enzo Bellocchio sarà il batterista di ifsounds. Enzo è un batterista di gran talento, allievo della scuola CPM diretta da Franco Mussida e con una solida preparazione soprattutto jazz e fusion.
Presto ifsounds comincerà a lavorare insieme al prossimo album, il primo con la nuova denominazione, che cercherà di proseguire il percorso musicale del progetto if che ha attirato l’attenzione di tanti appassionati verso la nostra musica. Naturalmente Enzo ed Elena regaleranno ai nostri suoni nuovi colori e siamo tutti entusiasti di cominciare questa nuova avventura con loro.
Per celebrare degnamente l’evento, oggi ifsounds pubblica il video Midsummer Raving, magistralmente diretto da Hox Vox. È il nostro modo di presentare Elena ed Enzo a tutti gli amici di ifsounds.
Oggi, però, vorremmo anche ringraziare di cuore Paolo De Santis e Luca Di Pardo che hanno lasciato il progetto. Forse è banale sottolinearlo, ma senza il loro grande contributo non avremmo mai raggiunto i risultati che abbiamo ottenuto in questi anni.
Speriamo tutti di avere l’opportunità di lavorare nuovamente insieme in futuro!
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