Experimental electronic IDM musician Vincenzo Ramaglia has announced his latest single, ‘La parole 5’ (feat. Laure Le Prunenec) via PEM Records, released today, 13 December. The track is lifted from his upcoming album La parole, to be released 24 January, which is entirely conceived via an electronic setup without a computer. Previous track ‘La parole 7’ has already garnered support from Son Of Marketing and Vents Magazine.
“If the music video for ‘La parole 7’ was all based on a touching performance by Laure Le Prunenec, which moved and danced on her own voice without singing, now, in the video for ‘La parole 5’, not only we can see her singing, but we can also see the hands of Vincenzo Ramaglia moving frantically on his electronic setup without a computer, in a really involving performance for two. However, it is not exactly a documentary video: the changing facial and gestural expressions of Laure are edited in a pressing way by Ramaglia himself as there were many characters, many souls, many singers, many conflicting moods inside her…
Also, for this reason, the cinematography is twofold, alternating the warmth of the yellow with the coldness of the blue; while music alternates its conflicting moods too, in an inexorable crescendo, in a complex maze of electronics and voices (this is the only polyphonic song on the album).” – Vincenzo Ramaglia
Watch the video for “La parole 5” feat. Laure Le Prunenec – BELOW:
The album features the impressive vocals of Laure Le Prunenec who is the singer of many known and interesting projects, including worldwide acclaimed French band Igorrr (supporter of Ministry on their 2018 North American tour). Before his electronic breakthrough, the Italian composer won the TIM (Tournoi International de Musique) for orchestral work. Ramaglia’s soundtrack also accompanied John Turturro for the award-winning Ore 2: calma piatta (Mikado Film). However, the main web and paper music magazines of the Italian scene – including Ondarock, Rockerilla, Blow Up, Sentireascoltare, and Rumore – showed great appreciation first of all for his experimental albums.
To achieve his highly experimental style, Vincenzo Ramaglia receives inspiration from a wide variety of artists including Autechre, Björk, Arvo Pärt and Radiohead. Elements of Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Frazer emerge when the listener focuses on the lyrics as Laure Le Prunenec uses ‘real-time invented language’, creating words that are already music before they are even spoken. The resulting sound is complex and should be recognised as such with strong parallels drawing to Aphex Twin meeting Diamanda Galas while lighter aspects of Squarepusher, Venetian Snares and Alva Noto entering into the mix.
Listen to “La parole 5” feat. Laure Le Prunenec – BELOW:
La parole Tracklist:
01. La parole 1
02. La parole 2
03. La parole 3
04. La parole 4
05. La parole 5
06. La parole 6
07. La parole 7