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By the other side

by Tarkampa

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BY THE OTHER SIDE Welcome in Zombie Land here everyone is a walking dead man This land is a land of sorrow and pain here people smile in order to hide in this place you repeat the same errors again and again Shall you come by the other side shall you see, how here we hide shall you come and laugh again loud shall you see how bright here the sky! There's no war out of the Zombie World there's no pain far from the Stupid Land You can Fly High By the Other Side you can Fly High By the Other Side Look far there they are everyone there is a walking dead man If you think you're real come up and see if you think you're real by the other side see how fake you are Shall you come by the other side….
The Meaning 05:14
THE MEANING I have read all your books I have heard all your words And I can't understand I have considered all I have seen your idols And I can't understand And I wish, I wish that I could tell what's the Meaning of things And I wish, I wish that I could tell what's the Meaning of things that Humans say… And I can't understand…
HOMBRE CARTÓN There's a black man in the street he picks up all the things you don't need he picks up the cart boards picks up the carton Hombre Carton African Man Hombre carton African Man He picks the cart board up he picks the carton …some man in jacket and tie few minutes ago through out from his flat things he does not need No government recycle, no government recycle Black man! african will save us black man! it's full of zombies around you're the only one who sees the only one the only one… No government recycle… (coda) there's a black man in the street, picking up all the things you don't need. he rescue… he rescue…


With this new work, Tarkampa talks again about freedom. By The Other Side is a way to observe the world from a different perspective.
Tarkampa's electronic psychedelic rock is taking us out there and showing how the real world is made of fake appearances, a land mostly populated by zombies, where only some can "see". If you fly high, says the title track, you will see how fake we are.
In the other songs the same ideas take different forms. We meet Hombre Carton, the urban anti-hero who is recovering cardboard on the streets of Barcelona: he is also by the other side, and he survives in zombie land. And then there is The Meaning: a questioning song about language and feelings, asking for a form of communication through love and contact, rather than written words and codes.
released May 17, 2016

The work was entirely produced by Riccardo Massari with voices, original electric instruments (Tarcordium), synthesizers and drum machines in his home studio (Barcelona, Spain).
Special guests: Tamar McLeod Sinclair, voice on The Meaning - Sbibu Sguazzabia, electronic percussion on Hombre Carton.

Sound enhancement and co-production by Saso Kalan at Sonolab (Lublijana, Slovenia).
Co-produced and published by Officina55, Barcelona.

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released July 4, 2016


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OFFICINA 55 Recordings Ibiza, Spain

OFFICINA55 based in Ibiza (Spain) is an independent label that offers music by artists with unique and original projects.

The label focuses on electronic music supporting new and futuristic communication philosophies of our digital era.
Officina 55 distributes exclusively in digital/streaming formats with the aim of respecting the planet and generating low environmental impacts.
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