Whisper my world

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credits

released May 5, 2018

Recorded between January and May 2017.
Mixed during summer 2017 by Nicola Fornasari, except track 8 mixed by Darren Harper.

Nicola Fornasari:
music boxes, singing bowls, piano, arturia minibrute, casio toy keaboard, fx and looper pedals, monotron delay, samplr and borderland granular on ipad, custom built pure data patch, tape recorders, tape heads, contact mics, field recordings, processing

Darren Harper (on track 5 and 8):
guitar, fx pedals, mutable instruments clouds

Artwork by Hollie Chastain
Mastered by Mathias Van Eecloo
Inside Photography by Mathias Van Eecloo
Design by Rémi Verdier

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"[...] And for an album that constantly displays and exploits the machinations used to create it, the tone of the pieces is incredibly human and fragile. Xu has created an album that is both inviting and unsettling. It’s a fun ride from beginning to end and one that reveals Fornasari as a unique voice in minimal-electronic music that’s coming into sharp focus."

Fluid Radio
www.fluid-radio.co.uk/2018/06/xu-whisper-my-world/

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"La mutevole fragilità e la fuggevolezza dell’ecosistema sonoro rimandano tanto a una tecnica impressionistica quanto all’equilibrio delle arti orientali..."

Music Won’t Save You
musicwontsaveyou.com/2018/05/05/xu-whisper-my-world/

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"Ogni frammento giunge nitido, libero di espandersi fino a trovare un punto di transizione che lo leghi al successivo determinando una sequenza armonica chiara e accogliente alla quale affidare con onirico languore la propria vena sensoriale."

So What
sowhatmusica.wordpress.com/2018/05/07/xu-whisper-my-world/

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"[...] it is a wonderfully understated album full of slight, gossamer melodies that elide into one another and music box percussion that winds its own idiosyncratic rhythm through the composition. Another top-notch release for Eilean Rec."

Tome to the Weather Machine
www.tometotheweathermachine.com/reviews/2018/05/tome-weather-machine-podcast-029

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"[...] Everything plays off a general childlike sense of wonder, allowing the songs to form organically. Nicely spacious, the whole of the tracks works together to create a unique sort of journey. [...] Xu’s “Whisper My World” truly has love for its surroundings."

beachsloth
www.beachsloth.com/xu-whisper-my-world.html

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"Xu’s release “Whisper My World” is at the more experimental range of releases on Eilean [...] He covers up and uncovers beauty, shifting at a glacial pace with an attention to revealing a clear sound design. [...] Fornasari is an artist to keep an eye and ear on if you haven’t in the past."

Drifting, Almost Falling
driftingalmostfalling.wordpress.com/2018/12/26/eilean-rec-may-to-december-2018/

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xu Cremona, Italy

Xu is the solo project of Nicola Fornasari. It combines elements of ambient, modern classical, minimalism, drone and field recordings.

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