Mattia Prete – Maledetto Me [Faith Disciplines]
Ambition is a quality that many artists give up when they are in a stable and comfortable situation – we have seen it in a multitude of producers, especially those who tend to headline more conventional festival line-ups. It is probably for this reason that we tend to praise those great artists who occasionally step out of their comfort zone and into other fields. In contemporary electronic music, however, there are avid artists who are not content with doing well in a particular field, but who aim to embrace as much as possible, and to make the most of their potential in other musical fields.
Mattia Prete is one of these multifaceted musicians, producers or artists, who understands that electronic music can be especially heterogeneous and very diverse, and that it can have influences of all kinds. Mattia has not invented anything because at this point everything has already been invented, but he is a producer committed to music. From his record projects Jazz-o-tech and Aurora he shows us that musical genres such as Jazz can be perfectly associated with advanced electronic music, experimental or dance music.
Likewise, his qualities as a producer are just as exquisite as his work as a record producer, and this is how he demonstrates it in his latest release, published on Faith Disciplines. Live Is Waiting is an intense 6-track, with a neat sound and different settings. Mattia Prete manages to make his music penetrate the listener’s mind, evoking different states of mind and demonstrating a great skill to operate in different contexts. Each cut tells a very different story, but all agree that its sonic condition is brilliant.
The author himself adds a few words about this release:
There are things that can’t really be expressed with words, inner emotions that I must transform in musical forms, not to feel more free but to be able to observe them and to reflect on circumstances.
This is for me the way to understand better myself and to communicate with the world.
Release date: February 4th, 2022.