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MY CAT IS AN ALIEN

 
"expanded version of an early out-of-print disc from the opalio space brothers. traverses their usual sonic nebulas but also moves through more warm and tuneful regions, revealing tantalizing alternate paths. the first in the whitened sepulchre reissue series; august ...
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REBISWS001 | REBIS

"Original soundtrack from Roberto Opalio's film 'Alien Blood' (2005-2008), currently shown at the "Sonic Youth - Sensational Fix" museum exhibtion (early 2009 at Kunsthalle Düsseldorf). The improvised score by My Cat Is An Alien follows the minimal and surrealistic ...
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OPX030A | OPAX RECORDS

"'Alien, All Too Alien' takes a skewed trajectory of deconstructed outer space blues via scraping drone-y minimalism & gouts of blown out psychedelia. Their cat may well be all too alien but there's quite an earthly feel to this epic voyage of a record from the brothers ...
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TR037 | TRANSMAT

"Stunning collection of works from 1998 to 2008, MY CAT IS AN ALIEN's first decade of adventure in outer space and modern music. All ultra-rare and long-out-of-print material from space brothers Maurizio and Roberto Opalio finally available for the first time in digital ...
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AO6555-64CD | ELLIPTICAL NOISE

"Clandestine auteurs the Opalio Brothers, Roberto & Maurizio Opalio (aka My Cat Is An Alien) have deftly sprinkled our solar system with their beautifully fragile, arcane soundscape via their own Opax label, as well as multimedia collaborations with vanguards such as ...
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CREP06 | DISCREPANT

"Double CD featuring the previously unreleased 'stereo version' of Volume One, plus an entire second disc of new material presented here as Volume Two. 'Black Shadows from Jupiter, Volume I' was indeed issued in 2005 as one of the ultra-rare, private vinyl editions by ...
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AO6547-48CD | ELLIPTICAL NOISE

"This release is the reissue of the original one, once released in different form, as a limited edition cd-r on Tom Greenwood's U-Sound Archive. Improvisation recorded on February 12th, 2004 at MCIAA's Space Room, Torino, Italy (no overdubs/ no outtakes). This new vinyl ...
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ASP01 | A SILENT PLACE

"Elliptical Noise is proud to present this ambitious two-volume concept album; Vol.1 by cosmic brothers Maurizio and Roberto Opalio aka My Cat Is An Alien, and Vol.2 by Praxinoscope, Roberto's side project with long-time collaborator Ramona Ponzini (Painting Petals On ...
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AO6543CD | ELLIPTICAL NOISE

"To approach the concept of The Great Void from an aural point-of-view is daunting. Being lost in an infinite state of flux brings simultaneous states of pure madness and tranquility. It is within this duality that the OPALIO brothers, ROBERTO & MAURIZIO, wave their ...
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ECLIPMCIAA2 | ECLIPSE RECORDS

"Each album or performance by My Cat Is an Alien is an invitation to leave on a cosmic journey, without resorting to the numerous cliches of the space music genre. Think instead of a synth-less Ash Ra Tempel coming across the quiet improvisation current. Think of ...
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VICTOCD101 | LES DISQUES VICTO

"This 7" is limited to only 300 copies and each comes in deluxe screen printed packaging with an individual Polaroid photograph taken, altered and signed by the Opalio Brothers. But what does it sound like? Just as the Cosmic Blues should: like MCIAA invented their own ...
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imprec-093 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"New full-length album recorded April 10th, 2006, at MCIAA's Alien Zone, located in a remote region of the Western Alps, Piemonte, Italy. After having been irradiated by the Cosmic Light Of A New Millenium, you find yourself facing a black and white cover, where the ...
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IMPREC116 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Since 1997 Italian brother duo MY CAT IS AN ALIEN has been documenting an ever deepening musical dreamscape, their massive body of work representing some of the most emotive and soulful improvised experimentalism in underground music. This 2011 collection of recordings ...
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D038 | DIVORCE

"The entire recording of the improvised live performance at Ed Pinsent's "Sound Projecting" radio show, broadcasted by London's Resonance 104.4 fm on December 10th 2004. In these sessions MCIAA don't play their usual cosmic guitars, but only a couple of space toys & ...
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OPX012A | OPAX RECORDS

"After a period of mystic retreat in a remote region of the Western Alps, MCIAA return with a brand new double album, one of their most innovative and mysterious to date. During six months of physical and psychic isolation, the Opalio brothers's unique plays have been ...
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AO6549-50CD | ELLIPTICAL NOISE

"These are four of the wildest sessions ever recorded by Italian space brothers Maurizio and Roberto Opalio at their famed Space Room in Torino, Italy. Cosmic guitar whirls and piano-toy action alongside a tribal, compulsive percussion-set which makes their space drones ...
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OPX016/017 | OPAX RECORDS

"My Cat Is An Alien's most extreme work to date. The most advanced expression of their current creative method of composition through the brothers' brand new self-made strings and electronic instrumentation. PSYCHO-SYSTEM PSYCHO-SYSTEM PSYCHO-SYSTEM PSYCHO-SYSTEM ...
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AO6571-76CD | ELLIPTICAL NOISE

"Limited edition of 300 copies packaged in heavy duty screenprinted jackets done by Neil Burke at Monoroid. Each side features a 20-minute solo track from both brotherly halves of the acclaimed My Cat Is An Alien. Both brothers were quiet about the inspiration for their ...
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IMPREC216 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"In summer 2007 MCIAA were invited by Sonic Youth to tour with them in Northern Italy; "Sotto le Stelle" is a long excerpt from the recording of their shocking live performance at the Ferrara Sotto Le Stelle festival, which takes place every year in the main square of ...
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LTLP005 | LOST TREASURES

"Instantaneous composers, performers and audiovisual artists, Italian brothers Maurizio and Roberto Opalio, aka My Cat Is An Alien (MCIAA), introduce humans to their new creation: 'What Space Is Made For' is the first step in the new parallel universe they call ...
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AO6552-54CD | ELLIPTICAL NOISE

"The new work by the space-brothers Maurizio and Roberto Opalio, alias My Cat Is An Alien. Both the words, recited and shaped by Roberto from his own homonymous poem that suggested the title of the album, and the oblique minimalism of the complex musical texture made of ...
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ECLIPMCIAA2 | ECLIPSE RECORDS