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BORDER.


Bologna, IT
Techno, Punk, Garage Rock, Industrial



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Released April 29th, 2022NO VAX (What’s Inside?) is the brand new single by Border., following their notorious debut EP We Don’t Exist (September 2020), which featured the radical LGBT dance anthem Double Rainbow.
NO VAX is a powerful techno-punk ritual, aiming to exorcise in an ironic way the nightmares of the pandemic’s everyday life.
A super-acid sound booms overwhelmingly, in a game of synths and “glitch” filters, all over Erika’s voice reciting as a kind of litany the list of Covid’s vaccines, variants, masks, Green Pass, etc. You can feel the not-so-subtle sarcasm about No Vax people, their conspiracy’s theories and their surreal skepticism against science.
In the very end, we just have to dance while we can, as much as we can.

The video was created by Veronica Fausti combining graphic video editing programs, such as Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro, with Procreate digital drawing software. The beats of the music enhance the acid rave style of the video, with distorted effects and RGB Glitch. The drawings are inspired by the No Vax propaganda, questioning the efficacy, purpose and composition of vaccines. It’s a stroboscopic journey, as if vaccines were comparable to drugs and their hallucinogenic effects.
The “mouth” is the predominant element, because this issue has been and is “on everyone’s lips”.

Border. – A short bio

Border., it’s written just like that, with the final dot indicating that there are no borders, in geography as in art.
Border. has an extreme sound, without compromise, obsessive rhythms that summarize the last forty years of punk and industrial, a perfect synthesis between Siouxsie, The Prodigy, The Cramps, Atari Teenage Riot.
The duo was born from the meeting between Demi More and Erika Spada in 2017 in the cult place of Bologna’s counterculture, via del Pratello; they found out they were both passionate about electronic music, post punk, garage rock and both have had many experiences in the field of music, theater and performance arts.
Demi was invited in 2012 to perform at the German Lollapalooza, and Erika had several collaborations as a playwrighter and actress – as Peraspera Festival. Demi was looking for a voice to complete his musical delirium and so the deal was done.
In September 2020 they released the WE DON’T EXIST – EP, recorded with the skilful production of Gianluca Lo Presti in the Loto Studio in the province of Ravenna.
The EP encloses the single Double Rainbow,  which caused quite a storm getting airplay and coverage all over the globe, from The States to France, from the Uk to New Zealand. The track was a radical manifesto in support of civil rights, paired by a video juxtaposing images of Trump, The Pope, Pride Parades and tribal dances, defined by Ice No Fruits blog “a technicolour maelstrom”.

After two years of pandemic, Border. now return with a new single, which is not by chance called NO VAX (What’s Inside?) and is again produced by Lo Presti. The release is scheduled for April 29, 2022.

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Biografia
Border., si scrive proprio così, con il punto finale ad indicare che non esistono confini, in geografia come nell’arte. 
I Border. hanno un sound estremo, senza compromessi, ritmi ossessivi che riassumono gli ultimi quarant’anni di punk e industrial, una perfetta sintesi tra Siouxsie, The Prodigy, The Cramps, Atari Teenage Riot. 
Il duo nasce dall’incontro tra Demi More ed Erika Spada nel 2017 nel luogo da sempre chiave della controcultura bolognese, Via del Pratello. Entrambi sono appassionati di musica elettronica, post punk, garage rock ed entrambi hanno alle spalle numerose esperienze nel campo della musica, del teatro e delle performance arts. Demi è stato invitato nel 2012 a esibirsi al Lollapalooza tedesco, ed Erika è reduce da diverse collaborazioni come drammaturga e attrice, fra cui il Peraspera Festival. Demi cerca una voce per completare il suo delirio musicale ed ecco che il gioco è fatto. 
A Settembre 2020 la prima uscita discografica: WE DON’T EXIST – EP, realizzato sotto l’abile produzione di Gianluca Lo Presti nel Loto Studio in provincia di Ravenna. L’EP include il singolo Double Rainbow, un manifesto radicale in favore dei diritti civili a colpi di synth e beats, supportato da un video – definito dal blog US Ice No Fruits “a technicolour maelstrom”–  che mischia Trump, il Papa, Pride Parade e danze tribali.
A Novembre 2021 il duo si esibisce durate la Milan Music Week, selezionati per gli showcase di Linecheck.
I Border. tornano ora con un nuovo singolo, che non a caso si chiama NO VAX (What’s Inside?) ed è sempre prodotto da Lo Presti, disponibile dal 29 Aprile 2022 sul loro Bandcamp, You Tube, e a breve anche su tutti i digital stores.

DREAMWEAPON

Hailing from Porto, Portugal, Dreamweapon is a Psychedelic Voodoo Industrial Machine, the brain child of 10000 Russos former bass player André Couto. Like the forefathers who inspired their name (Angus MacLise, Tony Conrad, Spacemen 3), their music is minimalist, droney, headswirling psychedelia of an hallucinatory nature.

Following 2013 self released EP; 2015 LP released on Lovers and Lollypops (PT); 2018 SOL on Fuzz Club (UK); an European tour in 2018, and a constant presence in festivals since 2015, Dreamweapon have self-released one single and four albums during 2020 confinement, Calandriae, Post-Psych Monologues, Maelstrom X, Rites of Lunacy and Quíron. In February 2021, Rites of Lunacy is re-released on Little Cloud Records (USA) / Cardinal Fuzz (UK). After the first unexpected post confinement show in Pescara, Italy, in August, Dreamweapon followed up in November with a six date minitour in France and Belgium, plus a full one month tour in May 2021, including shows in the UK , Mag4 in Brussels and Psychedelic Umami Festival in CZ.

Porto (PT)
Kraut, Industrial
Little Clouds / Cardinal Fuzz Records

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PR : EL-FACELESS NIGHT LINES

Artist: EL-Faceless Night Lines
Title: As A Sky Of Fallen Planets
Release date: June 03rd, 2022
Label: Seahorse Recordings
File under: electronic, ambient, post rock, experimental



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As A Sky Of Fallen Planets is a journey between worlds, dimensions, concrete and beyond-imagination realities. It’s a sky witnessing millennia of philosophies, conspiracies, celestial pictures and manipulations.
As A Sky Of Fallen Planets totally embraces the dimension of Art, as a light to free the ones trapped in the Plato’s caverns, swallowed by the darkness, to instigate a revolution, the ultimate and fatal reaction, raised in solemn and celestial choirs.
It’s the deep change that simple vibrations and frequencies can produce, a praise to the inner spirit, a warning for those who find themelves imprisoned by the will of divinities that come from outside, or that lodge in us, feeding on our Energy.

Through 14 chapters which distort time and space, the reality is filtered through the pure art of nourishing oneself.
A sea of industrial and electronic sounds is the mean to paint all of this; tears, drops, fragments of post punk, post rock and spiritual ambient spill notes and tunes in a pure underground production surpassing the concept of music, shifting to a 360° concept of Art, in a mix of instruments and styles that keep its roots in the history of avantgarde, looking towards a different and not planned future.
Every sound is related to a meaning, every meaning to a vibration, where good and evil are on the same side.
Nor everything that shines and blooms is capable of giving pure life, neither everything that represents the end is truly capable of setting a definitive finale, and it is up to us to decide which way to look, if towards the sky – internal or external – or into the darkness.
“LET YOUR EXISTENCE BE OPEN TO A KYLA”



Released digitally on June 03rd 2022,  by Seahorse RecordingsAs a Sky of Fallen Planets is the debut album by EL-Faceless Night Lines, alias for Emanuele Luise, a young composer based in the South of Italy, near Naples.
His dense, exoteric work is introduced by the video for the track A.7-The Call Of The Horn, which will likely appeal to fans of the icy and enigmatic minimalism of Mùm, Sigur Ros, Ulver, Howard Shore and Akira Yamaoka.
The sound of the Horn calls slaves from Loneliness to Individual Mass Consciousness, preparing them for the final ritual, when the light floods over the vibrations hanging between reality and spiritual power. The Ascension is the next Chapter.

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