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Lost Tribe Sound I've been in love with this album for a while now, just a hard time to collect every bit of music that is calling my name. Uggeri's concrète rhythms have never sounded so hard hitting and enticing. Aldinucci and Uggeri are a fascinating pair... definitely hope this leads to a sequel. 'Bureau' has this intense sort of kinetic energy that builds throughout, not too far off from the works of Ezekiel Honig or early Monolake, like the album 'Hong Kong'.
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about

In 2016 Matteo Uggeri took hundreds of pictures during his working days in a 70’s building aimed at training and desk work located in the surroundings of Milan.

Later that Winter the photographs taken served as inspiration for him
and Giulio Aldinucci for this album themed on the alienation of the working life inside the office (bureau, from where the term ‘bureaucracy’ comes).

The tracks are based on outdoor field recordings that have been looped, treated and re-shaped in order to be transformed into beats
or rhythmical textures (by Uggeri) and drones or melodies (by Aldinucci).

The complete work includes a video designed with such photos, two of the actual tracks mixed together and a shooting of Matteo’s home
during the packing of his belongings before a house moving, in Summer 2017.

credits

released July 15, 2020

Giulio Aldinucci - field recordings & drones
Matteo Uggeri - field recordings & beats

Sampled acoustic guitar on 7 by My Dear Killer.
Sampled acoustc drum on 7 by Mattia Costa.

Mixed by Matteo Uggeri in Winter 2017
Mastered by Marco Milanesio in Autumn 2019
Published by ADN in 2020

Photos and artwork by Matteo Uggeri

Video by Daniele Albricci and Matteo Uggeri
vimeo.com/matteouggeri/bureau

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Matteo Uggeri Milano, Italy

Matteo Uggeri invests himself in sound poetry of everyday life, organized around a vast array of personal field recordings and concrete noises meticulously arranged in a story-telling way.

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