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Olive Ardizoni pulls together unheard and rare recordings from 2021 and 2022 on their latest Leaving EP, inspired by Wendy Carlos and Mort Garson.
If you enjoyed their last album "Six Songs for Invisible Gardens", then Green-House's brief latest EP is gonna be an essential purchase. Unlike its predecessor, this four track set doesn't come with any conceptual outlines, but still hovers around the same musical territory. Ardizoni is known at this stage for their adherence to certain rules and structures regarding classic electronic music, and their tracks here yet again mimic the virtual classical brassiness of Wendy Carlos and blipping playfulness of Raymond Scott or "Plantasia" composer Mort Garson.
Our favorite moment is 'Morning Glory Waltz', that sounds like a collision between Wendy Carlos's "Switched on Bach" and a vintage TV commercial, all marshmallowy Moog sounds, Mellotron strings and levitational arpeggios. Elsewhere, 'Produce Aisle' drops us into an imaginary department store with Vangelis piano, and 'Flora Urbana Absumpto' explores more smudged sonic territory.