Bruno Silva AKA Serpente set to release LP on Alien Jams
Portuguese artist Serpente makes his debut on Chloe Frieda’s Alien Jams imprint with his album “Irmãs”, which translates to “Sisters.”
Released on digital and cassette, the LP consists of two 17 minute opuses – ‘Da Clara’ on one side and ‘Para Celeste’ on the other. Both sides are intrinsically linked, mirroring and then inverting one another, sharing repetitive motifs which transform the percussive into mind expanding mantras.
Redolent of their live incarnations, Serpente gigs often involve a transformative and immersive experience, and “Irmãs,” embodies this spirit, embracing melodic digression in a sustained and flowing state.
Serpente is the alias of Bruno Silva, a prolific figure in the Portuguese scene, who has operated under several different aliases including Ondness. His past releases, within the fields of electronics, free improvisation, jazz and bastardised rock, have made homes on Not Waving’s Ecstatic and Discrepant’s Sucata Tapes and Tormenta Electrica.
Da Clara: 17:41
Para Celeste: 17:06