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about blankets & bumblebees • from september 2018

 

f o l l o w t h e r i v e r is the project of Italian singer-songwriter and musician Filippo Ghiglione. He announced the release of a new EP. blankets & bumblebees is out on April 12th and it was co-produced by Simone Meneghelli, featuring also Adriano Arena (electric guitar), Marco Ferretti (acoustic guitar, synth bass).

Today we have the pleasure to premiere the official video of the track “Among The Clouds” which shows the minimal and ethereal lines of the sound and the delicate vocals. We had a talk with the artist about the new EP, the Artwork and the recent releases he appreciated. Watch the video and check the answers below.
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De Itália, mais precisamente de Génova, chega-nos o projecto de Filippo Ghiglione, followtheriver. "Blankets & Bumblebees" é o nome do EP, que segundo o artista, nasce de algo que em determinado momento nos afecta a todos: a decisão de sair da nossa zona de conforto e «voar» ou manter tudo como está, em jeito de «refúgio».
Musicalmente falando, o EP traduz isso mesmo. Vagueia entre o som mais «tradicional» do indie folk  (quase acústico) e momentos mais experimentais, mais arriscados (sobretudo electrónicos), e deixamo-nos levar ora por batidas minimalistas, ora por melodias mais complexas.
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followtheriver aus Genua mischt auf Heavy Stone romantische Töne mit eindrucksvollen Electronica-Komponenten. Interessante Kombination die funktioniert.

Was anfangs wie eine Demo-Aufnahme für Mikrofone auf Thomann.de klingt, entpuppt sich spätestens nach dreißig Sekunden als monumentale Electronica-Nummer, wie man sie auch von James Blakeerwarten könnte. followtheriver aus Italien verbindet hier den energetischen Teil der Musik mit den soften, organischen Elementen seiner Stimme – und überzeugt.
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Italian singer-songwriter f o l l o w t h e r i v e r, the moniker of Filippo Ghiglione, is back with a brand new single titled among the clouds, taken from his upcoming EP, blankets & bumblebees, set to arrive on Friday, April 12th.
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Italian frontman takes his cues from Thom Yorke for this smooth and blissful new swoon
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#singersongwriter #boniver #nickmurphy #italien
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Sometimes the best way to discover new music is when you have time to really listen. So come on in, close the door and enjoy the music in the listening room.
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