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Voltaic Trio (Guerrreiro / Nuno / Valinho): 290421 (Phonogram Unit)

Burning electric improvisation that draws from rock, metal, jazz and free improv by the Lisbon trio of Luis Guerreiro on trumpet, electronics, Jorge Nuno on electric guitar and Joao Valinho on drums, recording in the studio for an extended and unremitting collective improvisation that roars with galvanic, dramatic strength; terrifying!
 

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Luis Guerreiro-trumpet, electronics

Jorge Nuno-electric guitar

Joao Valinho-drums


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Label: Phonogram Unit
Catalog ID: PU7CD
Squidco Product Code: 34180

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2021
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded at Namouche studios, in Lisbon, Portugal, on February 25th, and April 29th, 2021, by Joaquim Monte.

Descriptions, Reviews, &c.

"Formed amidst a global pandemic, Luis Guerreiro (trumpet and electronics), Jorge Nuno (electric guitar) and Joao Valinho (drums), hailing from disctinct experimental music meadows, unite in sonic maelstrom. Drawing from rock, metal, jazz and free improvisation, the group's intense sound is riddled with electronic distortion and relentless percussive fervor in a high-intensity discharge."-Phonogram Unit



"To counteract the tediousness of pandemic restrictions, Luís Guerreiro, Jorge Nuno and João Valinho created a trio whose music is intended to act as a form of escapism. Hugely intense, this music has an energy that ensures slow electrical discharges akin to doom metal, but which sends notes constantly into space via a permanent sychedelic adventurism through an unshaken faith in free improvisation. While Guerreiro and Nuno play trumpet and guitar with an energy that sends the music soaring out of orbit, João Valinho's drums do the opposite, bringing it back down to ground, spreading each concert to every corner possible between heaven and earth."-Gulbenkian Music


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Artist Biographies

"Luís Guerreiro is a trumpeter, know for the groups Variable Geometry Orchestra, Estado Sónico, Audible Architecture, Extravagante Uxu Kalhus"

-Squidco 2/21/2024

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"Jorge Nuno (Guitar): Born in Lisbon (Portugal)in 1971,Musician in publishing activ- ity since 1996, having belonged to projects like Riddle (edited 2 lps), participating in two soundtracks Portuguese films (Nightmare Pink, Pulsacão Zero), Lisamona (1 Lp and Ep) with Rodrigo Leão, and Stereo Alligator (1 Lp) .Currently developing the Signs of the Silhouette project,has played with musicians such has Mauricio Takara,Hernani Faustino,Tiago Sousa,Helena Espvall,João Paulo Entrezede,Marcio Gibson ,Rodrigo Gobbet,Frank Rosaly etc...

2016 there will be 2 new LP `S one with Signs of the Silhouette and an album with the Brasilian drummer Marcio Gibson both on Bambalam Records(France Label)."

-The Firehouse Space (http://thefirehousespace.org/event/jorge-nuno-solo-guitar/)
2/21/2024

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"João Valinho is a percussionist and Visual Artist based in Lisbon, Portugal."

-Soundcloud (https://soundcloud.com/joaovalinho)
2/21/2024

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Track Listing:



1. 290421 44:04

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