Charlie Sage, from Fluid Audio staff, has kindly accepted the invitation to write a press for Sleet. At the beginning we said that Sleet is a weird work… well, not more than any other story that tells of a young virgin, an unexpected pregnancy and an unexplainable birth. All revisited according to a personal vision of the well known vicissitude.
Here the press.
“Sleet is a pastoral fable with a resolutely vulnerable core – a ’60s folk narrative echoing through modern classical and ambient music. Enrico Coniglio evokes the cadenced ghosts of My Home, Sinking with the aid of Natalia Drepina, Katie English, Peter Gallo, Piero Bittolo Bon and Giovanni Natoli.
The fading Morriconian memories of Sleet evolve through a languid structured homage to Italian songwriters, embellished by weaving flute, cello, vibraphone, duduk and drums, like a prayer for human tragedy to a deaf and distant cosmos. The story of a young virgin woman and a miraculous gift is reinterpreted amongst the cobwebs of fragmentary mellotron, orchestral samples, pads of noises and manipulated field recordings. […] ”