Nico Mecca: “Floppy Computer” LP

Nico Mecca: “Floppy Computer” LP

The newest set of future-gazing grooves from Periodica Records.

Produced during the years 1979-1985 in Napoli.

The “Floppy Computer” LP is the newest set of future-gazing grooves from Napoli label Periodica Records and label partner Raffaele “Whodamanny” Arcella rescuing and restoring forgotten tape compositions from a legendary Italian pop producer using the pseudonym Nico Mecca.

Produced during the years 1979-1985 in Napoli using cutting edge home recording techniques and the latest synthesizer. The productions across the works are incredibly forward-thinking for that time with inspirations and track titles referring to hypermodern tech and a proto-cyberpunk soundworld and progressive rock and experimental electronic music that features novel combinations of Mediterranean boogie, robotic funk, sci-fi Balearic, hypnagogic pop and astrotribal jazz.

The discovery of the “Floppy Computer” project is dictated by destiny and a strong cosmic interference as not only were these tracks produced by Mecca during his 30s, they were discovered 30 years later by Raffaele Whodamanny, who is also in his 30s – facts that give the project a mystical and numerological significance, since this number and age represent a divine midpoint between youthful enthusiasm and the wisdom of experience.

Stream the whole thing below.

The “Floppy Computer” LP is out now via Periodica Records.

Pick up your copy here.


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