On July 18, 2023, the soundscape of electronic music took a surreal turn as New York-based composer Chris Ianuzzi unveiled his new track, “Edge of The Earth” under his Satellite Symphonics label. Synthesizing an amalgamation of synth-heavy electronica and post-punk vibes, Ianuzzi’s latest offering dives deep into the arena of experimentation.
The track’s associated AI-powered music video is a testament to the creative risk-taking that Ianuzzi embodies. Having already snagged several awards for his music video “Lonesome Highway Superstar,” there’s anticipation brewing around what “Edge of The Earth” might accomplish on the international stage.
Notably, the visuals for this project were crafted using cutting-edge tools such as Stable Diffusion and Deforum AI SD Animation Pipeline, rendering a visual feast for the eyes that enhances the audio experience.
While the music itself is a blend of apocalyptic and gleefully chaotic notes, Ianuzzi’s intent is clear and poignant. The world as viewed today, with its myriad political and environmental crises, resonates through the beats and lyrics. Phrases like “Wonder Woman, Superman, Hercules can’t make a stand. I’m falling” add a touch of humor, yet reflect the despair and hope that perhaps everyone feels when scrolling through the daily news.
Interestingly, the video includes lemons, an amusing outcome from a minor miscommunication involving the Dall-e program. The quirky addition is just another example of Ianuzzi’s playful yet introspective approach to music.
Ianuzzi’s journey in the realm of music is as eclectic as his compositions. From a childhood spellbound by the sound of a Moog synthesizer to his rigorous formal training and collaborative stints with iconic artists like Suzanne Ciani, Vangelis, and Peter Baumann, Ianuzzi has carved a niche for himself. His endeavors extend beyond music too, with contributions to HBO’s Earth to Moon series.
With “Edge of The Earth,” Ianuzzi continues to challenge, provoke, and inspire listeners. It’s a musical journey worth taking, especially for fans eager to experience a unique fusion of past and present musical sensibilities.
Watch the video for “Edge Of The Earth” below!