Welcome To Music Of Life
While artists like Umberto Boccioni and Carlo Cara made ground in the visible arts of 1910s Italy, Luigi Russolo had already produced a work that could possibly be regarded as an indispensable blueprint for, industrial and noise music. The Art of Noises, is actually Russolo’s manifesto for a kind of new music, the music of the longer term. Proclaiming ‘Ancient life was all silence’ and citing industrialisation as the beginning of Noise, Russolo’s work is seminal in the concept of comprising artifical timbres and textures into music. This, when paired with Teatro Constazi’s Musica Futurista, might be seen as the mom of electronic music. If not always immediately, the work actually influenced the likes of Throbbing Gristle, Einstürzende Neubauten and The Radiophonic Workshop, so when delving into such territory The Art of Noises is the proper place to start.
In so doing, we prepare our … Read More