Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography

L'ORIZZONTE DEGLI EVENTI

Alex Carpani Band

Symphonic Prog


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Alex Carpani Band L'orizzonte Degli Eventi album cover
3.19 | 7 ratings | 1 reviews | 14% 5 stars

Write a review

Buy ALEX CARPANI BAND Music
from Progarchives.com partners
Studio Album, released in 2020

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. L'orizzonte Degli Eventi (3:13)
2. Lava Bollente (4:37)
3. Fiore d'Acqua (5:28)
4. Il Perimetro dell'Anima (6:49)
5. Tempo Relativo (5:07)
6. Sette Giorni (6:56)
7. La Fine L (7:01)
8. Nel Ventre del Buio (5:09)
9. Le Porte (6:44)

Total Time 51:04

Line-up / Musicians

- Alex Carpani / lead & backing vocals, synths, virtual guitars, programming
- GB Giorgi / bass
- Bruno Farinelli / drums

With:
- Efisio Santi / narration (1)

Releases information

Label: Pick Up Records
Format: CD, Digital
July 3, 2020 (CD), July 24, 2020 (Digital)
Cover: Nick Soric

Thanks to mbzr48 for the addition
Edit this entry

Buy ALEX CARPANI BAND L'orizzonte Degli Eventi Music




More places to buy ALEX CARPANI BAND music online

ALEX CARPANI BAND L'orizzonte Degli Eventi ratings distribution


3.19
(7 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(14%)
14%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(57%)
57%
Good, but non-essential (14%)
14%
Collectors/fans only (14%)
14%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

ALEX CARPANI BAND L'orizzonte Degli Eventi reviews


Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by andrea
PROG REVIEWER
3 stars "L'orizzonte degli eventi" is the fifth album by Alex Carpani and was released in 2020 on the Independent Artist Record label with a line up featuring Alex Carpani (vocals, synth, programming, virtual guitar), Giambattista Giorgi (bass) and Bruno Farinelli (drums). According to the official website, this is "a kind of visionary and existential concept album about the imaginary line that divides the possible scenarios of our lives, in the moment when we are in front of big life decisions". The overall sound confirms the new course of its predecessor, open to pop and new wave influences, but this time the lyrics are in Italian and in my opinion a good term of comparison could be represented by some of Franco Battiato's recent works like "Dieci stratagemmi" or "Ferro battuto"...

The album opens with 'L'orizzonte degli eventi' (Event horizon) where, on a base of sound effects, the narrative vocals of an astrophysicist give the scientific definition of event horizon, a boundary beyond which events cannot affect an observer. After that, the event horizon becomes just a metaphor to describe some crucial life passages and the relativity of every thing and the first track is just an introduction linked to the following 'Lava bollente' (Boiling lava) where the rhythm rises and you can ride on an imaginary train "running against the grain" through dream and reality, time and memory.

'Fiore d'acqua' (Flower of water) is a dynamic piece that deals with love and nostalgia, the desire to reach a person who is far away from you and the importance of the memories she left behind. Memories that seem like pages of a book written in the wind... Next comes the ethereal atmosphere of 'Il perimetro dell'anima' (The perimeter of the soul), a piece that describes in music and words the strange feelings of a foggy morning and the rising power of an invisible force that shines through the clouds... The nervous 'Tempo relativo' (Relative time) is about time passing by. As As the merciless blade of time comes down, darkness devours light and life while deceiving illusions melt in a storm of emotions... Then it's the turn of 'Sette giorni' (Seven days), a surreal track about the effects of the daily grind on dreams and regrets, freedom and desires.

'La fine l' (The end is over there) deals with environmental issues. The rhythm is frenzied, the atmosphere tense and threatening while the lyrics evoke the need for a desperate run against the clock to stop the human tendency to self-destruction. What comes after is the aggressive 'Nel ventre del buio' (In the belly of darkness), a kind of invitation to dive in the heart of the night, an advice to look for the hidden side of things to find the right balance between expectations and reality. Then 'Le porte' (The doors) closes the album with its reflective mood and a pinch of spirituality.

On the whole, a good album although very different from Alex Carpani's excellent early works in a more symphonic style.

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of ALEX CARPANI BAND "L'orizzonte Degli Eventi"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives

Donate monthly and keep PA fast-loading and ad-free forever.