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La 1919

La 1919
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Founed in Milan in 1980 by Luciano Margorani and Pierro Chianura. Their sound is electronic-based, but still uses traditional rock instrumentation (electric and bass guitars with clarinets and saxophones on their later releases). The band uses keyboard effects and tape looping, with electronic drums, resulting in a sound that flirts with jazz, no-wave, post-punk and electronica, yet is remarkably progressive rock at its core.
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Various Artists — Ode to Marco Veronesi Various Artists — Ode to Marco Veronesi
(ADN AgDuNu 001, 2015, CD)
La 1919 — False Memory Syndrome La 1919 — False Memory Syndrome
(Artisti Del 900 AD9 001, 2014, LP)
La 1919 — Freepopjazzrock La 1919 — Freepopjazzrock
(Auditorium Edizioni AUD 02104, 2005, CD)
La 1919 — Giorni Felici La 1919 — Giorni Felici
(Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90094, 1997, CD)
La 1919 — Jouer. Spielen. To Play La 1919 — Jouer. Spielen. To Play
(Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90063, 1994, CD)
La 1919 — Deficit La 1919 — Deficit
(Diesis C001, 1990, Cass)
La 1919 — Ars srA La 1919 — Ars srA
(ADN DMM 005 R, 1987, LP)
La 1919 — L'Enorme Tragedia La 1919 — L'Enorme Tragedia
(ADN ADN TAPES 16, 1985, Cass)

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2017-05-19
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2017-05-05
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