Alessandro Alessandroni's Famed 'Ritmo Dell'Industria N°2' Gets Vinyl Reissue via Sonor

The album stands as "an absolute Italian mood music grail and one of the best library music recordings ever"

BY Brock ThiessenPublished Aug 25, 2017

Once again, Italian reissue hub Sonor Music Editions is shining a light on the late, great Alessandro Alessandroni. This fall, the label will reissue the insanely rare Alessandroni library set Ritmo Dell'Industria N°2.

The vinyl reissue of the 1969 album will arrive via Sonor on September 18 as an edition of 500. The music has been remastered from the original stereo master tape, and the reissue features new liner notes from famed library achievest Jonny Trunk.

The reissue of Ritmo Dell'Industria N°2 follows Sonor's recent and stellar reissue of Drammatico by Braen & Raskovich — the famed duo of Alessandroni and fellow Italian musical visionary Giuliano Sorgini. You can read Exclaim!'s recent review of the album here.

Here's how Sonor describes Ritmo Dell'Industria N°2, which the label calls "an absolute Italian mood music grail and one of the best library music recordings ever":

This is the maestro's most-prized and sought-after album, produced in 1969 on the small Grand Prix label, part of the Leonardi publishing group. A mind-melting record featuring some of the most killer driven beats ever — dark vibes and haunting atmospheres with constant and moody industrial rhythms, filled with tons of drum breaks, trippy scat vocals and Eastern-inspired obsessive grooves.

You can get a taste of what's in store via the player down below.

Also on deck from Sonor is a reissue of Sestetto Dino Piana & Oscar Valdambrini's 10 Situazioni — a rare jazz/funk set originally released in 1973. It's also due out on September 18, and you can stream the entire album below.

Both reissues can be pre-ordered here.

Ritmo Dell'Industria N°2:

Side A:

1. Dialogando
2. Circolazione
3. Numero Uno
4. Basso Regime
5. Vie Motrici

Side B:

1. Escursione
2. Transizione
3. Riproduzione
4. Cantiere
5. Moto Blues

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