Nu Genea, Bar Mediterrano  
Nu Genea
Bar Mediterrano
TIP  
EUR 1xLP 
Label: NG Records
Release Year: 2022
Style: Funk & Soul
 
  Tracks  
  Bar Mediterraneo

Tienaté

Gelbi (with Marzouk Mejri)

Marechià (with Célia Kameni)

Straniero

Praja Magia
Vesuvio

Rire

La Crisi

 
  Four years after Nuova Napoli, Nu Genea are back with Bar Mediterraneo, a new album and journey, which projects the sounds of the Neapolitan duo formed by Massimo Di Lena and Lucio Aquilina even further.

Nu Genea's Bar Mediterraneo is an idea of a shared place where people meet and fuse together; a space that leaves its doors open to travellers and their lives, always exposed to the whims of fate. Some of this can be experienced through the multitude of sounds that come together in the tracks, layers of different acoustic instruments, voices and synthesizers merging in a unique musical blend.

Opening up to the voices of many different people, separated by languages but united by the sea and the music, Nu Genea's hometown, Napoli, becomes a true place of encounter.
You can hear this all along. In "Gelbi", a gorgeously deep and propulsive Ney flute plunges into murky waters of the melancholic Tunisian dialect sung by Marzouk Mejri. In "Marechia'", unbridled happiness and sun ooze from the delicate vocals of Célia Kameni and create an acrobatic bridge between French and Neapolitan language. In "Straniero", your soul is arrested from the moment the slow spell-binding mandolin ignites the hypnotic patterns recorded by the legendary Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen. In "Bar Mediterraneo", the title track, bittersweet guitar’s riffs, analog waves and choirs are overwhelming the song giving you what you would like to hear on a boat trip along the Amalfi Coast.
Nu Genea couldn't afford to overlook their firmly anchored roots into the Neapolitan culture and its dialect with "Tienaté", where the power of neapolitan language (interpreted by Fabiana Martone) supports those quarter-tone strings and the uncessant folk-disco groove that spreads to the entire song. In "Praja Magia", repetitive mandolin riffs lead the song, giving space to a choral yet tight vocal line that speaks of Varcaturo, a village close to Napoli. In "Rire", a volley of poetic, deceptively laidback, lyrical fury interpreted by Sicilian Marco Castello intimately combines with a highly musical, multi-textured instrumental backbone and the swoon of a chanson in its heart. In "La Crisi'', the lyrics of a Raffaele Viviani’s poem from 1930 have been adapted to a laidback jazz-funk groove in full NG style. In "Vesuvio", revaluing the evocative verses and powerful mantra of Vesuvio, Nu Genea re-adapted to the dancefloor a folk song by the working-class band E’ Zezi from Pomigliano D'Arco, combining the voices of a school choir with Jupiter-6 arpeggios and bold percussions.

Bar Mediterraneo is the place where people constantly return to transform curiosity into participation, tradition into sharing, unfamiliar into familiar. When travellers come through its “doors”, carrying their treasures of words and emotions, they aren’t strangers any more. They take part in a shared experience, enriching themselves and others by leading to unexpected musical journeys.
 
      Wish List  
  Price: CHF 33.00   Currently not on stock!
Please check back later or call us for more information:
+41 (0)43 322 02 04
 
  Releases of the same artist  
  Nu Genea, Nuova Napoli  
Nu Genea
Nuova Napoli
[NG Records]
EUR 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 30.00 Add To Cart
 
  Releases of the same label  
  No items found ..  
Act 1 / Ivano Fossati
It's The Same Old Story
[Ace Records]
Al-Dos Band
Doing Our Thing With Pride
[Kalita Records]
Amanaz
Africa (Dry Mix)
[Now Again]
Blu & Shafiq Husayn
Out Of The Blue
[Nature Sounds]
Brainstory
Sounds Good
[Big Crown Records]
Brooklyn Sounds
Brooklyn Sounds!
[Vampi Soul]
Cakes Da Killa
Black Sheep
[Young Art]
Carlos Nino & Friends
Placenta
[International Anthem]
CHO CO PA CO CHO CO QUIN QUIN
Tradition
[Cho Co Pa]
Contours
Elevations
[Music From Memory]
Convextion
R-CNVX2
[a.r.t.less]
Delroy Wilson
The Cool Operator
[17 North Parade]
Funcionario
Momento Claro
[Glossy Mistakes]
Haruomi Hosono, Mixmaster Morris & Jonah Sharp
Quiet Logic
[We Release Whatever The Fuck We ]
Helado Negro
Phasor
[4AD]
Henkel
Slow Down
[Madlib Invazion]
Joy Orbison
Flight FM / Shilo's Revenge
[XL Recordings]
Krysl
Krysl - Und Sini Bsoffnä Kollege
[Not On Label]
Lars Bartkuhn
Nomad
[Rush Hour]
Las Raices
Be Kind
[All Welcome Records]
Legowelt
Like A Song From Your Dream
[L.I.E.S.]
Leisure Dub Ft. Armanious
Body Talk
[Test Pressing Catalogue]
Los Hermanos
Family
[Mother Tongue]
Los Honeys
Crazy
[All Welcome Records]
Manjeet Kondal Feat. Mr Scruff
Bhangra House XTC
[Naya Beat]
Mulatu of Ethiopia
Mulatu of Ethiopia Special Edition
[Strut Records]
Nkrumah
Congo
[Shella Records]
Nkrumah
Rough & Rugged
[Shella Records]
Okay Temiz
Drummer Of The Two Worlds
[Caz Plak Istanbul]
OT The Real
Zombie
[Next Records]
Parental x Figub Brazlevic
Métrò-Bahn
[Krekpek Records]
Ray Alexander Technique
Let's Talk
[Now Again]
Respuesta Alternativa
Del Silencio
[Left Ear Records]
Ricardo Villalobos
808 The Bassqueen
[RaWax]
Roge
Eu Gosto Dela
[Diamond West Records]
Roots Radics
Linval Presents: Encounters Pac Man
[Greensleeves]
Roseye
Every Move
[Super-Sonic Jazz]
Sly5thAve
Liberation
[Tru Thoughts]
Spirits Rejoice
Spirits Rejoice!
[Frederiksberg]
Summer Pearl
Outmysystem
[Kitto Records]
Tagliabue
Abisso
[Subject To Restrictions Discs]
The Black Keys
Ohio Players
[Nonesuch Records]
V/A
Buried In Tyme: Lost Trax From The Moody Sixties
[Sunnyboy66]
V/A
Demoler! Demoler! Demoler!
[Munster]
VA
GHANA SPECIAL 2: ELECTRONIC HIGHLIFE & AFRO SOUNDS IN THE DIASPORA, 1980-93
[Soundway]
VA
Someone Like Me
[Efficient Space]
Various
Top Shelf 1988
[Rostrum]
Vinicius Mendes
Macunaismo Tardio Vol.1 & 2
[Notes On A Journey]
William DeVaughn
Be Thankful For What You Got
[Demon ]
Yaya Bey
Ten Fold
[Big Dada]
Zamova
Expositions
[Madlib Invazion]
  1. Mike Wallace
Theme & Beat
 
  2. Lexx Feat. Stimulator Jones
Right By Your Side
 
  3. Another Taste
Another Taste
 
  4. Arthur Verocai
Artur Verocai
 
  5. Terrance T
Power
 
  6. Alain Goraguer
Rare Soundtracks And Lost Tapes
 
  7. Bruno Berle
No Reino Afetos 2
 
  8. Grupo Los Yoyi
Yoyi
 
  9. Henkel
Slow Down
 
  10. Khruangbin
A La Sala