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20th of September 2015, 20:46

Mannequin Records escavation into the archives of the Italian minimal synth of the early 80’s continues. This time we are deeply honored to present the 1982-1983 demos tapes of Turin’s Monuments, who released in 1984 their only official mini-LP “Age”, comprising six incredibly fantastic electro-pop tracks, which was already reissued by Mannequin back in 2013.

The Monuments came into being in January 1981 in Turin when Mauro Tavella (keyboards, programming) and Andrea Costa (keyboards, voice) pooled their artistic experiences. From the outset, they produced exclusively synthesized music, following the natural evolution in electronic music from the early days with monophonic synthesizers to the latest virtual sounds generated with the aid of computers.

Most of the tracks have been composed between the summer and autumn of 1982 in their own private recording studio TKS in Turin. Some they were made at the beginning of 1983 but only a song, “Clock's room”, was later arranged and entered fully into the mini-lp “Age”.

Tracklist

A1 Eyes 

A2 Boundless Desert 

A3 Monuments From The Future 

A4 Waves 

A5 Urban Landscapes 

A6 12'' Inch 

B1 Instants 

B2 End 

B3 Clock’s Room 

B4 Violet Lady 

B5 Grey Cat 

B6 Ask The Dust



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