Outer, inner and secret

by xu(e)

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Outer 10:48
Inner 06:48
Secret 05:42


See noises as synthesis, discharges deriving from its concentration
in one point. Their inner, hidden melody is the story of
life-flow - organic either inorganic - on stage at a given instant.
In their fluid nature some sounds get to gravel, perturb the woof
that binds things to each other, stealing something for themselves.
They turn into symbols, their faculty is to evocate scenes.

Everyone tries to arrange memories in images, smells or sounds,
to let them escape form the hungry, obscure timefront.
Countless energies are consumed to fix (up) the flow of time
into some intelligible, ethernalized frames, in perfect forgetfulness
that everyhing changes and dies beside movement, the wave emerging
in the eternal transition between generation and extinction.

To that xu(e) is devoted.


released December 25, 2007

Xu - Nicola Fornasari
Xue - Andrea Poli
Recorded live from August to October 2007
Mixed and reworked on December 2007


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Xu(e) draws its fundamental inspiration from taoism, but aims to explore whatever represents a meaningful contradiction.
The duo is formed by Xu (Nicola Fornasari) + Xue (Andrea Poli). The two have not been seeing each other for some years now and have developed a kind of alchemical, asynchronous remote collaboration as a creative process, where time and space play almost no role.
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