Vanessa Rossetto preps imminent release of you & i are earth; newborn label Tone Glow soils itself for the first time

Vanessa Rossetto preps imminent release of you & i are earth; newborn label Tone Glow soils itself for the first time

Contrary to the short-lived refrain featured on the track “De Trop” (from her wonderful album Exotic Exit), I am not “so tired” of hearing Vanessa Rossetto’s ongoing efforts as an irreplaceable figure in the permanently esoteric scene sometimes referred to as “musique concrète” or “electroacoustic improvisation.”

The NY-based artist has been in TMT’s purview ever since her work got picked up by Graham Lambkin’s now-defunct Kye imprint in 2010; and more recently, Rossetto collaborated with fellow Kye veteran Matthew Revert on an album that’s more fascinating from a narrative standpoint than at least half of the “Best Picture” nominees at this year’s Academy Awards. Spoken word continues its reign as one of the most underused and underrated aspects in music recording. Appreciate it, listeners!

Likewise, it’s easy to appreciate the significance of the words that open up Rossetto’s newest album you & i are earth, which is set for release literally tomorrow (March 8) via the brand new Tone Glow Records label. Check the Revert-made video for the opening track “the dirt” below; the track begins with Rossetto’s mother recalling her experience living in London during the Blitz of World War II. We soon get sounds and field recordings that complement the heaviness.

All signs point to this album basking under the bombed-out sky. Here’s where you can purchase!


you & i are earth tracklisting:

01. the dirt
02. a flower arrangement (pro eto 1)
03. you & i are earth
04. a garden (pro eto 2)

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