Odisea

Music From Memory’s latest retrospective is a double album that showcases the solo work of Spanish electronic music pioneer Suso Sáiz. Having been at the forefront of Spain’s experimental music scene since the late 1970s, multi-instrumentalist Suso Sáiz formed the pivotal group Orquesta de las Nubes and studio project Música Esporádica, releasing a string of albums on Madrid’s now cult label Grabaciones Accidentales, which was also home to groups such as Finis Africae, Mecánica Popular, and Ishinohana. A prolific producer, he has recorded with Spain’s most singular popular musicians as well as with a number of luminary electronic and world music artists such as Steve Roach, Jorge Reyes, and Salif Keita.
‘Odisea’ draws material from Suso’s early solo works, including music from the rare cassette-only ‘Confidencias’ as well as pieces from his more recent compositions, soundtrack works and previously unreleased tracks. An artist dedicated to experimentation, Suso’s sparse compositions manifest a solitary and stripped back approach to making music. Fascinated by the possibilities of new technology he experimented with guitar loops, synthesizers, and drum computers creating a unique form of musical hypnotism absorbed by avant-garde / minimalist and non-Western musical influences.
The most representative figure of Spain’s now cult experimental scene, Suso Sáiz remains an exploratory musician in a musical universe that knows no boundaries. ‘Odisea’ will be followed by a retrospective that will focus on Suso’s collaborative work with Orquesta de las Nubes and Música Esporádica.

Item détails
Artist : Suso Saiz
Title : Odisea
Label : Music From Memory
Réf. label : MFM 009
Genre : Ambient
Country : Netherlands
Year : 2016
Format : 2xLP
Origine : Original
Record Condition : MINT
Sleeve Condition : SEALED
Second hand : Non
Price : 28,00 EUR
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Tracklist

Side 1
1. Un Hombre Oscuro
2. Ya Son Dos Los Cielos
3. Nada De Lo Que Sucede
4. Para Que Pasen Las Termitas
5. Ceniza Humeda
Side 2
1. Prefiero El Naranja
2. The Guardian
3. Light Is Not Like Life
4. Los Cielos Siempre
Side 3
1. Una Gota De Asfalto
2. Se Que Estas Ahi
3. La Muerte Del Agua
4. The Ten Heads Of Someone
Side 4
1. Linda Cubana
2. Tierra Media
3. La Mano Transparente
4. Aprendiendo A Amerizar
5. Odisea 3

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