Mirco Magnani

Mirco Magnani

 

Mirco Magnani aka T.C.O.is a Berlin based music composer, producer, sound designer, video artist, curator and dj, he was co-founder and composer of the music projects Minox, Technophonic Chamber Orchestra, 4Dkiller. Since 1984 he has produced music and mixed-media events by the band Minox, he co-founded the independent record label Suite inc./Suiteque in 1996. He has worked with Steven Brown (he produced Minox “Lazare” – Industrie Discografiche Lacerba – Lacer 9 – 1986) and Blaine L. Reininger of Tuxedomoon, Lydia Lunch, Krisma, Mad Professor, Nobukazu Takemura, The Gentle People, Murcof, Daedelus.

 In 2004 Mirco started his solo project T.C.O. Actually he’s going to release a new album, a sort of neo-tech Opera titled Madame E., based on a novel from Georges Bataille with the singer Ernesto Tomasini. In 2013 a new collaboration starts by the meeting in Berlin with Federico Nitti, an electroacustic improvising set for analog devices.

Mirco Magnani aka T.C.O., compositore, produttore, sound designer, video artist, curatore e dj. Fonda nel 1984 i Minox e nel 1996 è cofondatore dell’etichetta indipendente Suite inc./Suiteque, è inoltre autore e cofondatore di vari progetti musicali come: Technophonic Chamber Orchestra e 4Dkiller. Ha collaborato con Steven Brown (produttore di Minox Lazare – Industrie Discografiche Lacerba – Lacer 9 – 1986) e Blaine L. Reininger dei Tuxedomoon, Lydia Lunch, Krisma, Mad Professor, Nobukazu Takemura, The Gentle People, Murcof, Daedelus.

 Dal 2004 sviluppa un suo solo project sotto lo pseudonimo T.C.O., ha collaborato con Ernesto Tomasini per il nuovo album di prossima uscita Madame E., una sorta di neo Opera tratta da un racconto di Georges Bataille. Trasferitosi a Berlino nel 2009, nascerà dall’incontro a con Federico Nitti nel 2013 una nuova collaborazione per un progetto d’improvvisazione elettroacustica analogica.

Main Discography

2012 T.C.O.aka Mirco Magnani – Moments of Inertia – AA.VV. – digital – The Centrifuge – CF501
2010 T.C.O. aka Mirco Magnani – The Die – digital- The Centrifuge – CF038
2009 T.C.O. – Titles – CD – We Play!Rec – WPCD 007
2008 T.C.O. – AA.VV. – SnobNight Sessions – CD – VideoRadio/Rai Trade
2008 MINOX – U Turn – CD/12″ reissue + 2 bonus track (SiC 003)
2008 MINOX – Lazare – CD/12″ reissue + 4 bonus tracks (SiC 001)
2007 T.C.O. – Bianco|Flexo|Zbub – 12″ – IT’S 002
2004 TECHNOPHONIC CHAMBER ORCHESTRA – Nemoretum Sonata – CD – Suite inc. 11
2002 AA.VV. – Suitable#3 The downbeatniks – CD – Suiteque STQ 06
2001 AA.VV. – Suitable#0 The psycho lounge collective – CD – Suiteque STQ 03
2001 MINOX – Downworks – CD- Suite inc. 9
2000 4DKILLER – Sex, crimes and toys – CD – Suiteque STQ 01
1998 MINOX and LYDIA LUNCH – U turn – CDs – Suite inc. 7
1998 TECHNOPHONIC CHAMBER ORCHESTRA – Beats and movements – CD – Suite inc. 6
1996 AA.VV. – B movie show – CD -Suite inc. 2
1994 MINOX – Plaza – CDs – Suite inc.1
1986 MINOX – Lazare – mlp – IDL lacer9
1984 MINOX – Suite maniacal – 7” – IDL lacer5

 VIDEOGRAPHY

2012 “3,14” – videoinstallation
2011 “Etudes pour Madame E.” – audiovisual
2010 “Mio Son Tuo” – video installation
2009 “Lux, Luxus, Luxuria” – video installation
2009 “Corpus 2” – video installation
2008 “Corpus” – video installation
2008 “Parenthesyne Suite” – video installation
2006 “Decompositio Sonata” – audiovisual

 GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013 Undogmatisch – Urban Spree, Berlin
2012 ArtWiki – 7th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Berlin
2012 “8th Directors Lounge Festival” – Naherholung Sternchen, Berlin
2011 ”Erweiterter Freundeskreis”- PremArts – Berlin
2010 “A Tree Full Of Birds” – Formwerk (Art Zone) – Eskiltsuna (SE)
2009 “25p” @ Niagara, New York
2009 “TEASE Art Fair 03″ – Köln

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (w/ Valentina Bardazzi)
2012 “Real Dream” – MILKandLEAD Gallery, London
2011 “Mio Son Tuo” – Zero Arts e.V. – Stuttgart
2010 “Mio Son Tuo” – Tatau Obscur – Berlin
2009 “Untitled for Parenthesyne Suite” – FMAB, Berlin



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