01. New Door
02. City Card
06. Unlimited Noise
About the release
The game-changing Jazz-o-Tech label continues to establish its unique sound with a new album from returning favourites TUN aka Torino Unlimited Noise. This cutting edge techno-jazz band offers seven more thrilling hybrids that are primed and ready for the return of dance floor action.
Italian collective Torino Unlimited Noise is at the forefront of this new sound, drawing on the history of jazz and futurism of techno to cook up brand new sounds that are challenging yet compelling. The band is made up of Gianni Denitto on sax, effects and loops, Fabio Giachino on synth and Mattia Barbieri on drums and drum pads. They are virtuoso live performers who have worked on international collaborations with Richard Galliano, Zion Train, Randy Brecker, Flavio Boltro and others, and they never fail to get their audiences in raptures.
The excellent ‚New Door‘ kicks the album off and is an intense and energetic track with booming bass and glitchy hits all run through with freeform jazz sax, modal melodies and a true sense of musical expression. ‚Sahara‘ is a hyperspeed workout with impressive live drums. Sci-fi synths and a noodling lead sax weave their way in and out of the busy arrangement and take you on a real trip. ‚City Card‘ is another expressionist live piece that ebbs and flows on tumbling drums, walking bass and gentle sax stabs, while Peacefulness provides a chance to catch your breath amongst more soothing keys and sax lines. ‚Tunz‘ combines perfectly the physical power of techno – thanks to the booming drum work – and the improvised, unrestrained nature of jazz. The high powered ‚Unlimited Noise‘ is like Detroit techno played by an ensemble of paranoid jazz musicians, and closer ‚Balon‘ rides up and down on lurching broken beats, with withering saxophone and frazzled bass all consuming your soul.
This is a hugely inventive and accomplished album of perfectly hybridised sounds from one of the most exciting bands in the underground.
Jazz-o-Tech is a label that draws on the rich heritage of two of the most visionary and experimental genes in music: jazz and techno. Taking inspiration from the freeform creative nature of those two musical worlds, artists on the label mix tradition with modernity, improvisation with experimentation, and create a new sound known as techno-jazz.
Modern music needs to be ambitious. It must aim to deliver a musical message which is one step beyond what has already been heard. It must take you on a new musical journey into unknown dimensions and emotions. This is the Jazz-o-Tech mission.