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"Paint as you like and die happy."

(Henry Miller)

Tommaso Rolando "Music for a different room" on Torto Editions Out On September 15th 2021


Tommaso Rolando

“Music for a different room”

Torto Editions (TRT010)

Release date: September 15th 2021

If you’re interested into featuring a review, interview, pitch, we would be pleased to provide you an album link, for a full streaming or mp3 download.


available on bandcamp:


This album is dedicated to Rosetta Barabino:
grandmother, art collector and sparkle of the fire
that still burns in the family.
This is a collection of material prepared for exhibitions,
dance, visual art and theatre pieces; mostly home studio
recorded .
Intimate, dreamy and inspired by multiple inputs.

The first 7 tracks have been conceived
in a deep exchange between words and music with
Pavlica Bajsić Brazzoduro, during our art residency in Nantes,
during the Trempolino - Slash event (2018).

“hobobobo” has been created for a visual artwork
by Carlos Lalvay Estrada (2018).

“attar” is a germ of a work that is still on development.

“istanbulbeat” is an improvised track with Deniz Ozdogan,
from her intense theatre piece "Istanbul Beat" (2020).

"quadro uno" and "quadro voci" have been
composed for the choreographies of Giovanni Di Cicco’s
"Esclamazioni Mute" (2019).

Digital and Tape master by Udi Koomran

released September 15, 2021

Tommaso Rolando: contrabass, synthesizers, glockenspiel, piano, voice, farfisa organ, percussions, saz, electric guitar

Deniz Ozdogan: voice

Pavlica Baijsic Brazzoduro: written and spoken word

Davide Cedolin"Embracing the Unknown"on Torto Editions OUT ON June 30th

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Davide Cedolin

“Embracing the Unknown”

Torto Editions (TRT009) & Marsiglia Records (M079)

Release date: June 30th 2021

Item (vinyl) ships out on or around September 30, 2021 


If you’re interested into featuring a review, interview, pitch, we would be pleased to provide you an album link, for a full streaming or mp3 download.


Pre-order available on bandcamp:



"Embracing The Unknown" is the debut full-length album from Davide Cedolin, 

a plural artist based in the countryside of a typical seaside region of North-West Italy.

After a bunch of EPs available on his bandcamp page, Davide's first album has been developed on the concept of the "Unknown" and how to deal with it, especially in an era where everything seems so close, fast and easy to know and get but where the compromise between the quality and the timing of the informations often goes in contradiction. 

Embracing The Unknown is, somehow, a way of blind trust to the veiled patterns that life has, a lost geography of imaginary paths and landscapes submerged by the multiple daily stimulations; Embracing The Unknown is about the choice of losing control, intentionally.

It happened during a camping in the middle of a dried river bed, "Embracing The Unknown" had been a whisper blowing by the warm breeze at sunset.


You can feel it quite clearly in ‘Destination Unknown’, a soft ballad built over a subtle psych-blues progression with Davide intent in describing the scenery all around him, even though nature is constantly present over the entire album: right from its title ‘Rites Under The Moon’ evokes a night mellow atmosphere; and crickets are chirping all the time during ‘Silver Pines’, a guitar number indebted to the Virginian native Daniel Bachman.

The album features Ryan Jewell (Ryley Walker, Steve Gunn, Chris Forsyth) on drums and the band includes also talented and eclectic local musicians, providing a different shade on every track: folk is the main ingredient but is enriched with alt-country tempos (‘Loosely’), hallucinogenic vibes (‘An Echo’), western frontier imaginary (‘Vanishing Sky’) and lots of other compelling ideas. A vast landscape to breathe into and take some time.

"Embracing the Unknown" has been mastered by Patrick Klem in Durham, NC. 


pre-order releases June 30th, 2021


Davide Cedolin - Embracing the Unknown






St.ride - microstorie



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Torto Editions

Release date: April 25th 2021


If you are interested in writing a review, we can send you a download code or a physical copy.


Pre-order available on band camp:



Amazing video by Géc La Mosca here:



Far from the brightest spots in the hype system, hailing from the western genovese area, St.Ride is an eclectic duo, experimenting obscure, disturbing and twisted sides of electronic/ambient music since 2001.

There's an irrational stream of consciousness, a free flow between the acid beats and the cold and distant synth pads, and actually we can say that the band composed by Maurizio Gusmerini and Edo Grandi has many ways and languages to underline the disintegration of the song shapes, preserving the echoes of the melodies that somehow survived.

There's a unique imaginary behind the sounds of St.Ride that hasn't been planned up for a specific target, It's more like a genuinely surrealistic painting of the decline of post-modernism and the constant corrosion of the middle class, with no sweetening and mercy regarding bourgeois moralities.

The returning new album "microstorie", four years after previous "Conquistare il mondo" CDR, is the gathering of two decades of investigation beneath the skin of human frailties, as an eretic mantra, rising from the guts of pain towards to the dissolution of the ego.


releases April 25, 2021


St.ride - microstorie




St.ride are Edo Grandi and Maurizio Gusmerini