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If You Say You Are From This Planet, Why Do You Treat It Like You Do?

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Inspired by the poetry of Sun Ra inscribed within the pages of the book “This Planet Is Doomed”, the music and lyrics focus on the current consciousness of the planet, raising questions and issues of humanity’s collective spiritual direction. The body of work contained in this album is the result of numerous live-in-studio improvisations, deconstructed in a meticulous post-production process by avant-garde electronic producer Rabih Beaini. Vocalists Dwight Trible and Camilla Battaglia sing and declaim the poems, which are enveloped in a spontaneous musical magma. Each piece is collectively created by Tommaso Cappellato on drums along with pianist Fabrizio Puglisi, reeds player Piero Bittolo Bon, who also contributes to the electronic soundscape, and double bassist Marco Privato.

The purpose of this work is to find questions and raise answers; challenging ourselves to visualize what is difficult to imagine and to deconstruct our set beliefs in exchange for something more all-encompassing. We hope this work will stimulate the listener’s mind, imagination and ears.

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released March 20, 2020

Dwight Trible - vocals
Camilla Battaglia - vocals
Fabrizio Puglisi - piano/synth/fender rhodes
Piero Bittolo Bon - alto sax / bass clarinet / flutes / electronics
Marco Privato - double bass
Tommaso Cappellato - drums

Recorded at Duna Studio, Russi (Italy)
Produced and mixed by Rabih Beaini
Mastered by Marcin Cichy

Graphic art by Raimund Wong

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Tommaso Cappellato Los Angeles, California

Drummer, producer, DJ and composer Tommaso Cappellato is a musical maverick running the gamut from free‐form techno to hip hop production and jazz improvisation.

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