Kickended by Silvio Lorusso is online database artwork archiving the Kickstarted campaigns that got not even a single penny. This competitive aesthetics of failure has been able to attract the attention of major national newspapers (from the British “The Guardian” to the Italian “Corriere della Sera”).
The sampling can also be understood as a memory retrieval, and hip hop has undoubtedly had the merit of having used it extensively to revive unacknowledged records found on vinyl on duty, putting in sequencing, or reusing the session, sounds buried under the dust disk. This documentary, attached with various extras to the musical project of remixing, shows that in addition to the simple sampling, personal dialogue, physical and direct link between past and present techniques and experiences do not take place through a coercive technique (the sampling), but through the displacement of celebrated players on a common ground. The DVD, with all the bells and whistles with the unit (including the video for ‘Midnight in a Perfect World’ by DJ Shadow, involved in the project) is the documentation of the historic session of four legends of jazz drumming and soul (Roy Porter, Earl Palmer, Paul Humphrey and James Gadson who have worked with artists caliibro of John Coltrane or Marvin Gaye) with a trio of famous hip-hop artists (Babu, J-Rocc and Cut Chemist) held in Los Angeles. The dialogue in music that derives conceptually transcends even the most popular jam session. In fact you do not have a classic juxtaposition of instrumentalists who are (in rotation) a classic style ensemble sufficiently defined. The challenge in this case was stravinta was to approach technical-years away and cultures such as turntablism and acoustic jazz drums, making him find a meeting point of virtuous than symbiotic. The common gestatualità helps in the mutual recognition and the movements of the hands and wrists, orchestrate differently moving the final result. The meeting between generations is one of the most interesting trends of post-modernity, which is capable of conceiving and creating moments in which our shortened vision of history produces succulent seafood synthesis and encounter.