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ARTIST
TITLE
Total Entropy
FORMAT
CD

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NUUN 014CD NUUN 014CD
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RELEASE DATE
8/6/2013

Total Entropy brings together previously-unreleased or limited edition collaborations by Asia Argento with a number of artists, such as Tim Burgess, Toog, Antipop, Brian Molko (Placebo), The Legendary Tigerman, and many others. Poetically direct, vital and glowing, between dream and madness, Total Entropy evokes Argento's impossible love and thirst for life. Alternating orchestral ballads, blues-rock, new wave experimental and minimal techno, including guitars and layered sounds with Asia's deep and intense voice, Total Entropy is difficult to categorize and reveals a talented, charming perspective, between dark and light. Asia Argento is the most polyhedric Italian artist, renowned worldwide. Actress, director, screen-writer, writer, singer, DJ, photographer, etc., Asia Aria Maria Vittoria Rossa Argento was born in Rome on September 20th, 1975 to famous horror director Dario Argento and actress Daria Nicolodi. Music has always been a fundamental part of Asia's career. Her great-grandfather was the futurist composer Alfredo Casella. At age 17, she had her first punk-rock band called Kids Sparkle Fun. She has a huge collection of music that assembles impossibly obscure genres, and she's been collaborating with musicians worldwide for the past 11 years. She also had a radio show in Italy, which can still be heard on mixcloud.com/asiaargento3 In 2008, she put out a 3CD compilation for Antibemusic, Disco Sux/U Just Can't Stop the Rock/Sad Core. She directed a video for Marilyn Manson from the The Golden Age of Grotesque (2003) album, and as a singer-songwriter she has worked with French composer Hector Zazou, in Double Jeu; she covered "Je t'aime, moi non plus" by Serge Gainsbourg with Placebo's Brian Molko in Trash Palace, she worked with Swiss musician Kid Chocolat and his side project Fortuna for whom she wrote five songs; she wrote two tracks with Munk, and also directed their video, and also worked with Paulo Furtado aka The Legendary Tigerman. She's collaborated with Morgan, RYLZ, Toog, Adamski, Hanin Elias, and Mirwais Ahmazdai. Some of these songs have yet to be released. Recently, she collaborated with Tim Burgess on "Ours," and a video was released, directed by her husband Michele Civetta. She also had a very intense artistic exchange with the leader of The Brian Jonestown Massacre's Anton Newcombe, with whom she just completed recording four new tracks.