21 Mar 2019
Backseat Mafia reviews Paisiel's album
Paisiel is the enigmatic name given to this very special project that features the exceptional talents of Portuguese drummer/percussionist and sonic sculptor João Pais Filipe and the German saxophonist Julius Gabriel. This week they release a self-titled three track instrumental offering on Rocket Recordings that is certain to tingle the senses.
Based on an individual exploration of the sound and on the expressive possibilities of their instruments, the duo’s music seeks to join and systematize their influences, albeit without any obvious correspondences or affinities – resulting in textures and abstract melodies propelled by a mechanical and existential percussion that morphs into a kinetic trance.
Heterodox and digressive musicians, they move freely between the repetition of krautrock and techno, jazz, experimental music and other new musical categories, João Pais Filipe and Julius Gabriel create radio-graphic sounds that inhabits somewhere between the reception and the emission of a signal, like a cosmic telephone exchange...
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