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Pineal - Opening Devices

 Pineal - Opening Devices


Purple Hexagon Records is happy to present the first psytrance ep from italian artist Pineal. Pineal is a project by Nico Canzoniero.

He lives and works near Bologna (Italy). He has played guitar since he was 13. In early time his influences were psychedelics and progressive scene of the 70's like Gong, Gentle Giant, Pink Floyd, Soft Machine. After his degree in Philosophy of music at Dams University of Bologna he continued to play guitar in several local progressive-rock bands. In 1997 he went to a goa party for the first time...from that moment psytrance became one his principal musical interest.

In 2001 Nico formed a musical project called HIRANI with other three musicians, performing live sets gigs in main italian psy-trance parties for 3 years. The same band, with the name of IN DA GLADIAZ and GREEN LAB, have released some chill-out tracks with Irma Rec. In 2004 Nico started the solo project PINEAL, performing mainly psy-trance live set and playing with various organizers in Italy and Europe.

Pineal already released 3 tracks in 2 different Purple Hexagon records various : "Syd station" and "Elfik machine" in "Denatured Peninsula" and “Hourglass” in “Gado Gado”.