The name Stendeck is derived from a variation of the final strange Morse code radio message sent by the plane Stardust on August 2nd, 1947 before its mysterious disappearance.
Based in Lugano, Switzerland, Alessandro Zampieri, the man behind Stendeck, began his musical career at a very young age exploring music within the confines and possibilities of the piano. Stendeck was eventually formed in 1999 when Alessandro, at the age of 22, turned his attention to the new horizons and fantastic possibilities of electronic music.
As Alessandro developed his sound, Stendeck quickly evolved into a brilliant and notable electronic talent, presenting his audience with a solid contrast of ambient and atmospheric elements, distorted beats, and noisy keys complimented by the presence of acoustic instruments that ultimately invited warm and intriguing soundscapes for his listeners.
After his self-released demo ‘A Crash Into Another World’ and two critically-acclaimed albums, ‘Can You Hear My Call?’ and ”Faces‘ on the now-defunct Geska label, Stendeck brought his signature sound home to the Tympanik Audio family in early 2009 with his captivating new full-length CD titled ‘Sonnambula‘.
Combining epic synth patterns with stunning piano movements and a hint of distorted rhythmic beats, ‘Sonnambula‘ injected an air of originality and purpose that both inspired and moved his listeners to elated heights. With one astounding song composition after the next, ‘Sonnambula‘ conjures up the true ingredients of intelligent electronica, driven by distortion-tinged beats, soaring synth-lines, and modern classical elements that spew emotion from every surface.
Two years after the release of the widely-acclaimed ‘Sonnambula‘ album, Stendeck returned to Tympanik Audio with his highly-anticipated new full-length titled ‘Scintilla‘. Once again, Stendeck presented another outstanding mix of generous beats and emotional electronica, accentuated by deep, flowing atmospheres, heart-seizing melodies, expertly-placed noise elements, and lush synthlines.
‘Scintilla‘ boasted 17 stunning new tracks on compact disc packaged in a beautifully-designed 6-panel digipak by Kostas K. of Subheim.
Stendeck‘s 5th album ‘Folgor‘ is available now on CD, 2xLP vinyl, and digital formats with Tympanik Audio. ORDER HERE. Tracklisting: 01. Come to me, close your eyes and lose yourself inside me 02. Violently exciting and extremely loud [folgor] 03. Tonight is forever 04. At the gate of impossible things 05. About gravity and the undefined science of human attraction 06. Trying to hold every little second that flies away 07. Last drink at the pink flamingos motel 08. Sad lovers’ song 09. Nobody lives here anymore 10. Momentary pleasure 11. Poison kisses in the torture room 12. The curious disease of the howling man 13. In deep waters we fall apart 14. We watch the stars shining for the last time 15. Nothing will be the same [again]
2015 .:: Folgor :-: Tympanik Audio ::.
2011 .:: Scintilla :-: Tympanik Audio ::.
2009 .:: Sonnambula :-: Tympanik Audio ::.
2007 .:: Faces :-: Geska Records ::.
2005 .:: Can You Hear My Call? :-: Geska Records ::.
2002 .:: A Crash Into Another World :-: self-released demo ::.
2012 .:: Accretion :-: Tympanik Audio ::.
2011 .:: Elektroanschlag vol. 8 :-: Elektroanschlag ::.
2011 .:: Emerging Organisms 4 :-: Tympanik Audio ::.
2008 .:: Emerging Organisms 2 :-: Tympanik Audio ::.
2008 .:: Elektroanschlag Vol. 4 :-: R-Reger ::.
2007 .:: Emerging Organisms :-: Tympanik Audio ::.
2007 .:: HyperReality :-: Aliens production ::.
2006 .:: IBM Vol. 3 :-: IBM ::.
2006 .:: New Input Noise :-: HellektroEmpire Records ::.
2006 .:: The Other Side :-: Geska Records ::.
2005 .:: ALPHA :-: Geska Records ::.