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On 15th November, Marco released an album produced with his friend Emiliano Deferrari Official . They argued about calling non-idiomatic free improvisation.
The album is documenting an excerpt from two recording sessions on cold mornings in March and May 2019 in Brussels, at Monty Studio. Two condenser microphones in the room plus a dynamic one pointed on a twin reverb, to capture the sound of Emiliano Deferrari and Marco Machera improvising on acoustic and jazz guitars, baglama, violin and objects found in the studio. No overdubs, no post-production, a rough mixing and a transparent pre-mastering. The beauty of the moment without pre-ordered languages to fit into, not against but beyond rules.
Marco Machera is an Italian singer-songwriter. Mainly known as an accomplished bass player, he is also a multi-instrumentalist. His session work includes recordings and live shows with Italian composer Teho Teardo , heavy rock guitarist PAUL GILBERT , the chamber progressive rock ensemble TROOT , and Chrysta Bell (the David Lynch-produced Texan chanteuse and femme fatale) during the Italian leg of her European “This Train” tour.
He released the debut-album “One Time, Somewhere” in 2012: the recording, a unique melting pot of pop and art rock, won early stamps of approval from the likes of Peter Gabriel bassist Tony Levin and ex-Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett, who praised its “interesting atmospheres and contrasting moods.” His second solo effort, “Dime Novels” (2014), is once again a uniquely fresh take on the pop song formula, and features incredible musicians Pat Mastelotto, Tony Levin Official Page , Markus Reuter, among others. A third solo record, “Small Music From Broken Windows,” was released in 2017: an intimate and reflective concept album inspired by “The Outsider,” a short story by H.P. Lovecraft.
Back in 2014, Marco co-founded the band EchoTest with American bassist Julie Slick (from the ADRIAN BELEW POWER TRIO) and drummer Alessandro Inolti. In the ever-evolving and experimental worlds of modern progressive rock and avant garde jazz rock, their free-flowing improvisations and strongly melodic songwriting have combined to help them shape an unique identity and garner a growing reputation for their intriguing and surprising albums and their rare and captivating live shows alike.