Rio En Medio - Staying Alive, 7"
A partir de 29 de Abril, a Seven Inch Project tem à venda, no seu escaparate virtual, uma pequena preciosidade de sete polegadas limitada a 500 ex. em vinil branco, contendo duas deliciosas covers de dois hinos disco: "Staying Alive" (Bee Gees) e "Let's Groove" (Earth Wind & Fire).
A autora destes calóricos pitéus auditivos é a improvável Danielle Stech-Homsy (Rio En Medio), e, segundo o press release da editora, a coisa surgiu do seguinte modo:
"The inspiration for these disco covers came to Danielle as she was promenading through the local West Indian grocery store in Flatbush, Brooklyn. It was late and Danielle was exhausted from work. As her dazed eyes drifted over bruised plantains she suddenly became aware of a song that was playing on the radio. For days the melody filled Danielle's head and obsessed her imagination. She had only caught a few words but managed to dig it up on the Internet..."Let this groove get you to move...It's alright...alright...a-a-al-right." Weeks later Danielle found herself in a Montreal hotel tapping the beat out on the desk in her room, trying to be as quiet as possible so as not to alert the staff to her nefarious recording activity. The song, one could say, had bewitched her. It had awakened a certain hitherto obscured spirit inside her that, once unleashed, had the power to change her, which it did, causing Danielle to abandon her current life in pursuit of a more dangerous personal freedom and aliveness that she had never known. That's when she understood DISCO - what must have moved so many people, as silly as it now seems to many of us - the magical hold it had on being Alive, struggling against the odds, and for no reason other than to feel something moving in your body and soul..."
Agora o melhor disto tudo é que, em Maio, vamos poder comprovar estas excentricidades ao vivo: dias 26 e 27, Rio En Medio vai estar em Coimbra e Braga, respectivamente, fazendo a primeira parte das manas Cocorosie. Imperfuckindível.
Rio En Medio - Let's Groove