Hailing from Rome – Italy, Newclear Waves is essentially the solo project of Alessandro Adriani, mind and boss of Mannequin Records, one of the most important synth wave / cold wave labels around.
Having turned out releases on Mannequin Records, NW has presented a full‐lenght ten tracks vinyl of caliginous pure analog minimal synth on the way on Desire Records, french Cold Wave and Electro Wave label, focused both in new artists and stunning reissues from 4AD like Mass, In Camera and Dance Chapter.
Deeply influenced by the works of the early minimal electronics sounds on Mute Records and 4AD, Newclear Waves is exploring droned out electro pop territories with an interest for a refreshing hyperactive 80s New Wave. finding his own identity somewhere between Snowy Red, The Normal and the first Human League.
NW releases received many features in important magazines, such as The Wire, Still Single and 20 Jazz Funk Greats, an was playing besides artists such as Xeno & Oaklander, The Hacker, Gesaffelstein, Fred Ventura, Veronica Vasicka (Minimal Wave) and many others, across Europe and United States.
Alessandro Adriani was born and raised in Rome, Italy and in 2008 he launched Mannequin Records label and mailorder and has been focused on that ever since. Aside from the label, he was producing tracks in his own Mannequin studio for some of the best new bands from Italy, like Mushy, Der Noir and Ancien Régime. He often DJs in many clubs around the world, mixing in vinyl only some of the best italo‐cosmic‐minimalsynth‐electrowave tunes. Alessandro was also producing remixes for bands like Soft Metals, Joie Noire, Der Noir and Mushy.
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