Vidna Obmana & Alio Die – Echo Passage


Release data: Vidna Obmana & Alio Die – Echo Passage CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Musica Maxima Magnetica, 1999 Three continuous movements (“Echoes of Light – A slip of darkness – The Passage”), are featured on “Echo Passage”, leading its listeners into minimal, imaginary, deep and introspective sound worlds. The rich, spiritual and immersive ambient journey travels through various layers in a most subtle manner, blending the heavens…

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Alio Die & Lorenzo Montanà – Holographic Codex


Release data: Alio Die & Lorenzo Montanà – Holographic Codex CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Projekt Records, 2015 “Holographic Codex” is a peculiar sonic breed which sees introspective, moody ambient landscapes paired with IDM sequences and psybient textures. Moreover, the cross-pollination of the styles of the two ltalian composers has led to a progressive electronic amalgam of ritualistic soundscapes and technogenic aural landscapes bearing a psychedelic, mysterious and…

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Alio Die & Parallel Worlds – Elusive Metaphor


Release data: Alio Die & Parallel Worlds – Elusive Metaphor CD, Hic Sunt Leones, 2015 Compared to the duos previous recording “Circo Divino”, the listener will run into a much more ambient-oriented outcome on “Elusive Metaphor”. Then again, the sonic outcome of their previous effort wasn’t really matching my taste, proving quite a challenge to listen to and find appreciation for. Like its predecessor, the…

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Robert Rich & Alio Die – Fissures


Release data: Robert Rich & Alio Die – Fissures CD, Hearts of Space/Fathom, 1997 The sonic content captured on “Fissures” is a doorway to an inner world filled with mesmerizing, at times even dreamful textural soundscapes and acoustic instruments pictured before an overall melancholic backdrop dressed with intriguing samples and many nice, intense “perceptual cracks”. On “Fissures”, Stefano Musso (aka Alio Die) and ambient-gulp expert…

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Alio Die – Deconsecrated and Pure


Release data: Alio Die – Deconsecrated and Pure CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Projekt, 2012 “Deconsecrated and Pure” by Alio Die (aka Italian ambient-acoustic composer Stefano Musso) is a work of minimal sonic art where electronic music meets infinite loops, acoustic drones, sounds of metal and glass, bagpipe, stringed instruments, sacral voices and field recordings. It enters a profound liturgic but also timeless realm where the constant modulation…

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Alio Die & Parallel Worlds – Circo Divino


Release data: Alio Die & Parallel Worlds – Circo Divino CD, Hic Sunt Leones, 2010 “Circo Divino”, which comes in very nicely designed digipack, is a collaborative project between Alio Die (aka Italian ambient composer Stefano Musso) and Greek vintage synthesist Parallel Worlds (aka Bakis Siros). Both these musicians have already proved what they are capable of in previous years, solo or together with other…

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