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Alessandro Bosetti // Stand Up Comedy LP

Alessandro Bosetti // Stand Up Comedy LP

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A picture record released by Italian sound artist Alessandro Bosetti from the 90's on weird ear in a limited edition of 300 copies.This work uses the instrument Mask / Mirror that he designed.It attempts to blur the gap between music and language by blocking / reconstructing conversations in real time and entwining them with sine waves and other instrument sounds.

We will attach a special coupon that allows you to download all the works of the label.

Edition of 300.

"Alessandro Bosetti has been working with language for some time now, though his is a language shorn of context, a language of the cortex, a strain of cross-hatched anti narrative that intrigues by talking a tightrope between utter dream-speak, half- heard conversation, and the use of speech patterns as musical elements to be played as one would any other sound.

On these recordings, he utilized an instrument of his own design (Mask / Mirror) to skew any intent to specific meaning asunder, as the mask / mirror has been engineered to chaotically interrupt and reconfigure speech in realtime, creating odd juxtapositions, abrupt interruptions, And a wholly arresting listening experience. As Mask / Mirror spits out phrases, isolated words, vocal tics, plosives, and the occasional guffaw, it convolves the starkness of that material in real time with bells, sine waves, percussive elements and other instrumental sound , effectively creating a tonal shadow that further blurs the divide between sound, speech, music and language.

Side A of Stand Up Comedy is polyclonal of audio extrapolated from a tour of the US east coast in 2008. Portions of Bosetti's performances including audience interactions, interviews, and phoned in conversations with Mask / Mirror, are woven together A rich cross section of people interact with and become part of Mask / Mirror, as it saves portions of speech for later use, effectively keeping. A rich cross section of people interact with and become part of Mask / Mirror, as it saves portions of speech for later use, effectively keeping. the listener guessing as to what may'really' be happening in any of these interactions.

Side B of Stand Up Comedy is a composition for voice / electronics, Violin, and Contrabass Clarinet. We hear a conversation between two anonymous speakers, transcribed and rerecorded in Bosetti's voice, played back through Mask / Mirror, recombinant and excited in it's exploration of It's initial themes. The instrumental parts have been transcribed to shadow the utterances and meanderings of the Mask / Mirrors winding lines, as Bosetti struggles to keep the sometimes darkly comedic themes in check, and simultaneously copes with the danger of letting his instrument speak freely in front of a live audience.
 "
- Weird Ear

Artist: Alessandro Bosetti

Label: Weird Ear

A picture record released by Italian sound artist Alessandro Bosetti from the 90's on weird ear in a limited edition of 300 copies.This work uses the instrument Mask / Mirror that he designed.It attempts to blur the gap between music and language by blocking / reconstructing conversations in real time and entwining them with sine waves and other instrument sounds.

We will attach a special coupon that allows you to download all the works of the label.

Edition of 300.

"Alessandro Bosetti has been working with language for some time now, though his is a language shorn of context, a language of the cortex, a strain of cross-hatched anti narrative that intrigues by talking a tightrope between utter dream-speak, half- heard conversation, and the use of speech patterns as musical elements to be played as one would any other sound.

On these recordings, he utilized an instrument of his own design (Mask / Mirror) to skew any intent to specific meaning asunder, as the mask / mirror has been engineered to chaotically interrupt and reconfigure speech in realtime, creating odd juxtapositions, abrupt interruptions, And a wholly arresting listening experience. As Mask / Mirror spits out phrases, isolated words, vocal tics, plosives, and the occasional guffaw, it convolves the starkness of that material in real time with bells, sine waves, percussive elements and other instrumental sound , effectively creating a tonal shadow that further blurs the divide between sound, speech, music and language.

Side A of Stand Up Comedy is polyclonal of audio extrapolated from a tour of the US east coast in 2008. Portions of Bosetti's performances including audience interactions, interviews, and phoned in conversations with Mask / Mirror, are woven together A rich cross section of people interact with and become part of Mask / Mirror, as it saves portions of speech for later use, effectively keeping. A rich cross section of people interact with and become part of Mask / Mirror, as it saves portions of speech for later use, effectively keeping. the listener guessing as to what may'really' be happening in any of these interactions.

Side B of Stand Up Comedy is a composition for voice / electronics, Violin, and Contrabass Clarinet. We hear a conversation between two anonymous speakers, transcribed and rerecorded in Bosetti's voice, played back through Mask / Mirror, recombinant and excited in it's exploration of It's initial themes. The instrumental parts have been transcribed to shadow the utterances and meanderings of the Mask / Mirrors winding lines, as Bosetti struggles to keep the sometimes darkly comedic themes in check, and simultaneously copes with the danger of letting his instrument speak freely in front of a live audience.
 "
- Weird Ear

Artist: Alessandro Bosetti

Label: Weird Ear