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italian independent label since 2003. Focused on avantgarde/minimal music, we like to listen to sounds that pay attention to experimentation and research. We are all musicians too, so we care also about the process of composing and performing music



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NIPPON AND THE SYMBOL - UNIVERSONBANGAORFEO (2004)





Bronto 003

Paolo Romano - Doublebass
Paolo Benzoni - Drums
Caterina Giomo - Flute
Accursio Graffeo - Guitar
Andrea Reali - Voice
Marco De Marco - Voice


Featuring lyrics by: 
Italo Calvino (track 1-2-3-4-5-6)
Dino Buzzati (track 7-8)
Dino Campana (track 9)




01Il Sangue E Il Mare 
02La Memoria Del Mondo
03Lo Zio Acquatico
04I Dinosauri
05L'Altra Euridice
06Il Cielo Di Pietra
07Il Canto Di Orfi
08Le Streghe Della Città
09Batte Botte




Nippon & the Symbol’s record Universonbangaorfeo comes at the end of two years of live concerts and performances of the band. Nippon & the Symbol is a band playing music and readings. Tales and novels on this record are from three great italian authors: Italo Calvino, Dino Buzzati and Dino Campana. The band introduces an imaginary travel with Calvino, from life’s beginning to the end of the universe, passing through the rise and fall of dinosaurs and the myth of Orfeus and Euridice. The last three tracks on this work contain readings from Buzzati and Campana. Nippon & the Symbol offers music and text, both with their own identity, sometimes melted together, sometimes isolated, but with none of them as leader or follower. Readings has two different faces: one “standard” reading, a sort of journalist-report of the events (Marco De Marco) and one more “experimental”, visionary (Andrea Reali). The Music: coloured drums painting a visionary scenario; a percussive, nervous, avant doublebass; a flying flute working in the key of contemporary music; a guitar working in dissonance and with dilated sounds mixed with two voices and different kind of readings... this is Nippon & the Symbol. 









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