Bruno Pronsato at Electric Pickle this Friday
In the case of US-born Berlin-based DJ/producer Pronsato, it was punk rock and speed metal that he first got a taste for, playing drums in a slew of bands, before he delved into electronic music production in the 2000's. But he has an ear for far more eclectic sounds and musical influences than just hard rock. Tracks like "Wade In The Water, Children" quote lyrics from a soulful old negro spiritual from the American South, while other melodic productions borrow stylistically from the likes of early 20th century Viennese classical composer Anton Webern. In short, Pronsato is a cultivated aesthete with a clear reverence for music history in all its permutations, and a knack for allowing these influences to seep into his work as a minimal techno producer.
In only 4 years Pronsato caught the attention of some of the world's top techno imprints, with releases on Perlon, Hello?Repeat, Minus, and Spectral Sound. But in 2009 the acclaimed artist's latest project is the launch of his own label, Thesongsays, along with a highly ambitious 39 minute-long experimental piece "The Make Up The Break Up", a "key statement in exploratory, extended-playing, intricate minimalism." Miami welcomes Bruno Pronsato for his highly-anticipated debut performance at the Electric Pickle this Friday night, where he will be joined by PL0T resident DJs Alejandro Sab and Basti.
Bruno Pronsato at Electric Pickle, Friday, September 11, 10 p.m.-5 a.m. 2826 N Miami Ave., Miami.