Giulio Aldinucci (born in Siena, 1981) is an Italian composer. He has been active for years in the field of experimental electroacoustic music and in the research on soundscape. During the period 2006-2011 he has released three albums under the moniker Obsil (the word “Obsil” stands for observing silence). His first album, Tarsia, has been released in August 2012 by the Anglo-Japanese label Nomadic Kids Republic.
In June 2013, taking their cue from Gianmarco Del Re’s column on Fluid Radio, which profiles the most interesting sound artists and musicians currently operating within the Italian electroacoustic scene, Giulio Aldinucci and Attilio Novellino translated the Postcards from Italy project into an album published on CD by Oak Editions, a live event at Cafe OTO (London) and a special installation at SoundFjord Gallery (London) by AIPS collective & Gianmarco Del Re. The Italian presentation of the Postcards From Italy project took place at Spazio O’ in Milan on 1 February 2014.
In October 2013 his composition Come il mare was included in the CD Sound at work created by Tempo Reale the Italian electronic music research, production, and educational centre founded by Luciano Berio. The aim of this CD compilation is to investigate the relationship between sound and labour.
In September 2014 the Russian label Dronarivm released on CD his album Aer.
On May 18, 2015 the North American label Time Released Sound released on CD the album “Spazio Sacro” in two different versions: deluxe and digipack version. The seven tracks that compose Spazio Sacro (“sacred space” in English) are characterized by field recordings taken in places that are related to the idea of “sacred” in different ways. The starting point is a reflection on how human rites define new soundscapes (e.g. processions, architecture of churches and cathedrals or ruins of isolated mountain sanctuaries). The audio material has been manipulated and the music has been written in a constant dialogue with the artist’s personal memories, especially those from childhood, when in his area (a small village in Tuscany, Italy) religious rites still marked the pace of the community life throughout the year.
On August 1, 2015 the Australian label The Long Story Recording Company released on CD “The Prelude To”, the first collaboration album between Pleq and Giulio Aldinucci. During the same year, the Italian label Manyfeetunder / Concrete released on December 23 “Yellow Horse”, a long experimental electroacoustic composition.
In 2016 the Japanese label Home Normal released on CD “Goccia.