The Electric Dragon of Venus


Side A
The Electric Dragon of Venus. Pt. 1


Goog Night


Mild Eyes


Due


Frozen Lakes


Night time



Side B

Glass Glow


The Scent of the Water


Magnetic Storm


The Electric Dragon of Venus. Pt. 2





The Electric Dragon of Venus, as performed by S.S. (Acoustic, Electric and Slide Guitar, Voice, Filtered Organ, Sampling and Tapes) and ONQ (Harmonic Saw, Prepared Hawaiian Guitar, Synths). And with the collaboration of: Pier Giorgio Storti (Cello on tracks 8 and 9, Vibraphone on Track 4), Stella Riva (Trombone on tracks 5 and 10), Matteo Uggeri (Samples and Field Recordings on tracks 3 and 4), Gherardo della Croce (Electronic and Ambient Noise on tracks 3, 9 and 10), Tea Batilova and Daria Salomakha (Narrating Voices on Tracks 1 and 10). Also with the involuntary participation of Vladimir Perminov, Leonid Ksanfomality, Mikhail Marov and Arnold Selivanov.


Technical Notes
Original recordings, October-November 2011 and February 2012 at MafarKa BoX, The Lake's Land, Italy. Additional recordings: ONQ sessions at "La Falegnameria", near La Spezia, June 2012; Trombone, Chez Yed, Varese; Electronic and ambient noises at San Salvario, somewhere, Turin in July 2012. All by the so-called MafarKa immobile. Cello and Vibraphone recorded by Piergiorgio Storti in Falcinello, Sarzana (SP). Assembled and mastered at MafarKa BoX by MdK, September-October 2012.

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Released by Boring Machines (BM47) as a 12" in 300 copies + 10 Limited Edition.

Ackowlegments:
I am greatly indebted to all who have supported My Dear Killer during the long years of apparent silence, particularly to Andrea Ongarato (Boring Machines), Luca Galuppini (ONQ), Davide Landini and Piergiorgio Storti (Morose), Matteo Uggeri (Grey Sparkle), Under My Bed Recordings and Simona Pinto. Without their support, this record would simply have not been possible. I would also like to thank family and friends whose help has been invaluable, especially Luca Santabarbara, Michele Macchi, Gabriele Luoni, Matteo (and Paola) Laudati, Luigi Foscarino, Lorenzo Tubiana, Alex Viccaro (Prague), Andrea Monaci; Stella Riva and Luca Freddi (Satan is My Brother), Marco Guizzi (FogInTheShell), Chiara Natalini, Simone Grillo and Marta Falsini (Frohike and 26X1); Yed Vigano', Chiara Pace, Daniele Piccoli and all at RedBox, Roberto Canella, Ilenia Berra, Gherardo della Croce (HMWWAWCIFCCW), Matteo Casari (Marsiglia Records), Anna Positano, Marco Rahimpour (Sceriffo Lobo), Enrico Granara (Shaking Hand), Anna Casazza, Stefano Doro, Andrea Amici (Melancholic DJ set), Luca SigurtÓ, Felix B÷hles, Jim Davis (Spunkle), Sapphire Richards, Mark (and Asia) Hester, Helen (and Hannah) McGoldrick, Chris Syme (Atlas Cedar), Jennifer Oakley (Empty Vessel Music), Alix Boulouis, Benjamin Bailleul and Spryros (and Dimitra) Kaziannis. To all whom I might have forgotten, I apologise.

The Electric Dragon of Venus is dedicated to Bertie, Iris and to all the explorers of unknown spaces, be them physical or imaginary.




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