MP3 Andrea Rottin - Songs About Nightmares
Acoustic folk, psychedelia
12 MP3 Songs in this album (28:11) !
Related styles: FOLK: Alternative Folk, ROCK: Lo-Fi
People who are interested in Nirvana Syd Barrett Devendra Banhart should consider this download.
About ANDREA ROTTIN
Andrea Rottin beings to perform as Oswald, a trio, in 2002.
In 2003 he publishes "OSWALD - Last Songs".
Since 2004 he has been recording and performing alone or
collaborating with Paolo Moretti, Giorgio Tempesta
(Princesa), Simone Peraz (Impulse Staat ) and Vittorio
Demarin (Gomma Workshop).
In 2007 Andrea finished "SONGS ABOUT NIGHTMARES", in
cooperation with these artists.
About "SONGS ABOUT NIGHTMARES"
Andrea Rottin, co-founder of the Madcap Collective, leaves
behind the designation Oswald, the name he used in his past
activity as a trio and later as a soloist, and presents his
second album as Andrea Rottin - almost as saying "this is
We won''t talk about maturity referring to such a young
musician, but the variety and personality that characterize
his writing, show abilities and a great sensitivity in the
What might strike at the first impression is that the album
Songs About Nightmares does not hide juvenile passions, but
modifies and synthesizes them in a way that was hard to
As if Syd Barrett played the Unplugged in New York with
Nirvana (listen to locked) rarely disconnecting the plug and
pushing on the distortion pedal. But there is more. The
flexibility of Andrea Rottin''s voice allows him to space
between registers and styles, switching from the cobainian
gasp to a falsetto voice or to some grunts and howlings.
These vocal aspects make a sort of different chapter out of
Andrea Rottin is also accompanied by Madcap Collective
friends, on violins, double basses and synthesizers, and
showing his interest both for songwriting and experimenting,
he used the possibilities given by the recording studio
co-operataing with the musician Simone Peraz and finally
assigning the task of mixing it all to Davide Cristiani at
his Bombanella Studio (Gentle Voices, Sousedovic Pes).
Songs About Nightmares is not obvious and it shines by the
intensity of the writing, though remaining enjoyable. The
album is half an hour long, giving you just enough time for
memorizing some themes and sing them along while listening
to it again.
Onga, Boring Machines/Basemental