Black Engine


Conceived by Eraldo Bernocchi, Massimo Pupillo, Jacopo Battaglia and Luca Mai aka Zu, Black Engine is form/non-form.

Shape deconstruction, harmonic and sonic plastic surgery. Too late emergency care unit. Malformed patient, but alive. Genetic manipulation of jazz, rock, dub, electronics and noise, itself for itself, thus, Black Engine.
Self generating interference. Refuses the genre, even the simple “genre” word.. It doesn’t need any reason to exist because of its engine essence.

The meeting of 4 sonic navigators with a long experience. 4 minds who, project after project, interfaced their creativity with different sound worlds every time, just following the path of research and evolution. Without compromise nor rest. Fast blasts leave space to ambient openings, metal and hard-core echoes open in silent wounds. Self sufficient sonic hypnosis. Giant, merciless, and noisy Black Engine sometimes uses videos or/and special guests.

It deconstructs itself event after event mutating toward sonic forms more and more intense; unknown consequences for a sonic experiment. From jazz to hip pop, from industrial to ambient, during all these years Bernocchi and Zu explored new territories playing and improvising with an endless series of italian and international artists. Enriching themselves with experience, estimating each others from a distance.

Until today, a deadly meeting. Black Engine is sonic catharsis longing for a planned derailing in border-less spaces.

Ku Klux Klowns
Ku Klux Klowns
Sunday, April 1, 2007
10 tracks
43 minutes


2partiMOLLItremolanti 3tons 61 Winter's Hat A Short Apnea Agatha Almandino Quite Deluxe Anatrofobia Arrington De Dionyso Quartet Bachi da Pietra Bias! Black Engine Bologna Violenta Bron y Aur Bugo Bz Bz Ueu Cardosanto Claudio Rocchetti Dälek Damo Suzuki with Metak Network Damo Suzuki’s Network Dead Like Me Dogon Dune EAReNOW Eterea Postbong Band Fluorescent Pigs Four Gardens in One Fuzz Orchestra Gerda Germanotta Youth Gianni Gebbia Gianni Gebbia, Lukas Ligeti, Massimo Pupillo Gianni Mimmo & Xabier Iriondo Giovanni Succi Gli Ebrei HaveyousaidMakhno? Hell Demonio Hofame Hutong Hysm?Duo I Camillas Iceburn Il Lungo Addio Jasminshock Jealousy Party L'Enfance Rouge Larkin Grimm and Rosolina Mar Leg Leg Lukas Ligeti Lukas Ligeti & Joao Orecchia Madrigali Magri Makhno Maria Mesch Marsala Masche Massimo Pupillo Mats Gustafsson Mattia Coletti Meteor Microapocalypse Mir Miss Massive Snowflake MoE Mulu Old Time Relijun Oleo Strut On Fillmore One Dimensional Man Ovo Oxbow Paolo Angeli Paolo Cantù Permanent Fatal Error Plasma Expander Polvere Pupillo, Kazuhisa, Yoshigaki Quasiviri R.u.n.i. Rinunci a Satana? Rllrbll Rosolina Mar Satantango Scarnella Sedia Sinistri Sinistri & Xabier Iriondo Six Minute War Madness Squarcicatrici Starfuckers Surgical Beat Bros Talibam! Tangatamanu Taras Bul'ba Tasaday The Connie Capri Organ Chamber Orchestra The Hutchinson The Observatory The Pornography The Rambo The Shipwreck Bag Show Ultravixen Uncode Duello Uochi Toki Uomoman Uzrujan Various Artist Walter Prati & Evan Parker White Tornado X-Marillas X-Mary Xabier Iriondo Zu Zu & Xabier Iriondo [1] Kilo of Black Bondage