Boomkat Product Review:
The flipside to his acclaimed 'Good Luck' album, Alessio Natalizia a.k.a. Not Waving provides an inverse sister album of sorts with Bad Luck; a cranky-70 minute selection of new and old unreleased gear.
If Good Luck was Not Waving’s most concerted pop record, then Bad Luck is the place to go for his more esoteric and wayward ideas, finding the London-based Italian artist combining occult electronics with voyeuristic location recordings and mad samples in a playfully endearing, half-cut and psychedelic style.
It’s all made in the freestyling spirit of those subterranean early ‘80s artists whose tapes dominate Alessio’s collection and continue to inform his output. Adapting their creative license to his own ends, he juices out the oddest little avant-pop hooks and synth gremlins in an unpredictable trip just as likely to jab you to dance as it is to leave you scratching your head and wondering: how the fxxk did I get here?
As far as we know, there’s no digital for this one, so think quick if you want Bad Luck!