Simon Balestrazzi is one of the leading figures of italian post-industrial scene. In 1981 form the T.A.C. (Computerized Axial Tomography) In 1981 he co-founded T.A.C. (Tomografia Assiale Computerizzata), a long-lived and outstanding Italian band operating on the border between experimental music, leftfield rock and post-industrial and still active to these days.Between 1986 and 1988 the ensemble creates dark chamber of the Kino-Glaz, while in 1991 joins the Kirlian Camera. And among the most recent, Dream Weapon Ritual (whose disc Ebb & Flow came out for the Boring Machines).
Several projects which gave birth or who took part, has also collaborated (among others) with characters and formations like Paolo Angeli, Bron Y Aur, Mattia Coletti, Ikue Mori, Bruno Dorella, Tim Hodgkinson, Xabier Iriondo, Damo Suzuki and Z’ev.
His new solo cd “Ultrasonic Bathing Apparatus” coming soon in march on Sincope.
During March there will be three live show with Compoundead, Italian noise drone duo active since 2007, with several tapes and cdr out for labels over the planet. A sound built from a minimalist approach that mixes dark drone drifts, electronic inserts, post industrial rarefaction and static tensions.
12/03/2015 – SIMON BALESTRAZZI + COMPOUNDEAD @ Dal Verme (Roma)
13/03/2015 – SIMON BALESTRAZZI + COMPOUNDEAD @ Cantina Mediterraneo (Frosinone)
14/03/2015 – SIMON BALESTRAZZI + COMPOUNDEAD + A V-K @ Brigadisco Cave (Itri)