Galathea – Galathea (LP)


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A1. Afrique (Album Version)
A2. Sunset (dub)
A3. Black Sands
A4. Karma Blues
B1. Spiritual Sands
B2. Sirocco
B3 . Dune
B4. Simeto
B5. Sirens

GALATHEA is the new project created by DJ Massimo Napoli, and the title of his first album.

Galathea comes from Greek mythology. She is one of fifty ‘nereids’ – nymphs of the sea, daughters of Nereo and Doride. Such an image points the way to the atmosphere that pervades this new production: dub sounds, spiritual sounds and African settings.

Whilst seeming to be a mixture of ideas, the album conceals a strong personality that establishes Napoli as a creative force. This creativity stems from a focused attitude to club culture with an emphasis on electronic dub which then evolves into a myriad of influences and styles that makes Galathea a unique listening experience.

Mediterranean culture, Afro, cinematic melodies, jazz, spiritual sounds and hypnotic settings lead the listener into an unconscious escape. Galathea’s ten superbly mixed tracks succeed in demonstrating how a skillful production that uses fluidity and a mixture of genres, can naturally evolve into a dream–like journey.

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