John Frusciante of Crimson Sizzling Chili Peppers Drops New Digital Solo Album

The ambient “: I I .” follows Frusciante’s 2020 LP, “Maya.”

The writing for John Frusciante’s new digital solo album was ruled by the considered “music being a solitary sculpture in sonic area.”

So says the legendary Crimson Sizzling Chili Peppers guitarist, who has now launched the double-album, : I I . Very similar to a sculptor, Frusciante approached his follow-up to 2020’s Maya from a spot of inventive incrementalism. He leaned on analog know-how, together with the Monomachine and the Analog 4, to pay attention and iterate upon particular person sequences till they had been excellent.

“This music was produced from sequences which by no means exceed a single notice,” Frusciante writes of the method. “Many of those items being made on a single sample.”

John Frusciante of Crimson Sizzling Chili Peppers.

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For these causes, he defined he anticipated the writing course of to really feel fairly restrictive. Nonetheless, as soon as he dug in, it proved to be a pure match. Frusciante felt his work within the digital area is a much-needed, therapeutic counterbalance to his present duties inside Crimson Sizzling Chili Peppers.

Frusciante provides that the influences underpinning the album embody generational rockstars and digital music greats alike, together with John Lennon, David Bowie, Brian Eno and plenty of extra.

Titled : I . on vinyl and : I I . digitally, Frusciante’s new album is out now by way of Acid Take a look at. Hear beneath and discover out extra here.