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Luciano Cilio

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Naples, Italy (1950 – 1983)

Born in Naples, Italy in 1950, Luciano quickly developed a surprising interest in long sustained sounds. Thus focusing his research on the sound in it’s primary and internal meaning. At the outset on the melodic, rhythmic and harmonic entities. To “re-enter in the sound. to hold it. to hold it… then to leave it to go”. In his lifetime he only released one album, ‘Dialoghi del presente’, in 1977.

It was not particularly successful at the time of release, but after a 2004 re-release on CD and talk of it spreading through online music communities, it soon became regarded highly amongst fans of modern classical and avant-garde music.

Although his musical career was relatively short lived, Luciano was involved in many important artistic events held in Naples until his death by suicide in 1983

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  • auhasard

    why so underrated

    6 hours ago Reply
  • isaacsoares

    Just great.

    31 Mar 6:49pm Reply
  • iconan

    A gifted musician, Cilio played guitar, piano, flute, bass and mandolin. Wordless female vocals move and reverberate with the cello and guitar, an exquisite, gossamer veil rippling over the void, to help the other players achieve his concept of sound. -.-.-.-. om hari om ..... ॐะ

    15 Aug 2013 Reply
  • coolestguy2

    rip in peace dude

    16 Jul 2013 Reply
  • IAmDillin

    ethereal... reminds of me of

    2 Apr 2013 Reply
  • strawsmoke

    Criminally underrated. Beautiful album.

    24 May 2012 Reply
  • plannetshh

    unreal. thanks jim orourke

    17 May 2012 Reply
  • dorats

    I'm just getting into his music, after finding him by idly searching "combination of This Heat and Nick Drake," who are two of my favorite artists (also two artists whose musical styles I felt were relatively incompatible). I have to agree with Jim O'Rourke, this feels a lot like what combination of the This Heat s/t and Pink Moon would sound like. Not to pigeonhole it, though. No music is really just _____ mixed with _____. That's not the way music works. Brilliant stuff.

    16 Nov 2011 Reply
  • NINlife

    good for drifting off into space

    10 Aug 2011 Reply
  • BoT___

    Baudelaire said: "The violin sobs like an afflicted heart..." True words, apllicable to the beautiful strains of this man's muse.

    16 May 2011 Reply
  • hljott

    Hey last.fm, is there a way to reset shoutboxes? Please.

    5 Apr 2011 Reply
  • Atmosphere-it

    thanks, jim o'rourke

    6 Mar 2011 Reply
  • ivanmon

    good for depression

    29 Dec 2010 Reply
  • N-Devil

    Sorry, but Luciano Cilio released only one official album in 1977 - "Dialoghi Del Presente", which was re-released in 2004 with bonuses under name "Dell'Universo Assente".

    19 Nov 2010 Reply
  • Verseucht

    It's like being haunted by Beauty itself. That's what love and Cilio's music have in common to me.

    17 Jul 2010 Reply
  • Renegade_SS

    ...stunning...And at the moment there isn`t any other comment...listening now...

    15 Jul 2010 Reply
  • UntilYouReform

    1 Jul 2010 Reply
  • s0ber

    EPIC!

    24 Jun 2010 Reply
  • h4h4

    Great stuff

    23 Jun 2010 Reply
  • fathobie

    OH YEAH?

    5 Jun 2010 Reply
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