Tomografia Assiale Computerizzata

Tomografia Assiale Computerizzata

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Tomografia Assiale Computerizzata (T.A.C.)
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Tomografia Assiale Computerizzata, frequently credited as the abbreviated T.A.C., is a post-industrial, experimental and electronica group from Cagliari, Italy.
The group was formed in Parma, Italy in 1981 with five members: Andrea Azzali, Simon Balestrazzi, Giorgio Barbuti, Fabio Cortesi and Giampaolo Terenziani. The name is the Italian for the medical imaging device Computed Tomography (CT).
The group was originally known for making a crossover between experimental music and avant-rock, involving treated tape loops, custom built synthesisers and metal sheet percussion one one side and guitar, bass and drums on the other.
Between 1985 and 1997 several personnel changes occurred and several line-ups revolved around only original member Simon Balestrazzi.
Among the musicians that joined T.A.C. we should remember Gregorio Bardini (Tuxedomoon collaborator and member of Thelema), Celestino Pes (later of Andromeda Complex), Patrizia Mattioli and Paola Sartori (both of Kino Glaz), Enrico Marani (later with Le Forbici Di Manitù and Duozero), Giovanni Fiaschi (Limbo). For a while (1993-1997) the band crossed paths with Kirlian Camera and while Simon Balestrazzi joined K.C. both Angelo Bergamini and Emilia Lo Jacono joined T.A.C.
After a few years hiatus, Simon Balestrazzi relocated to Cagliari and reactivated T.A.C. with two Sardinian musicians: Monica Serra and Corrado Loi.
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Tomografia Assiale Computerizzata Discography Tracks

Albums

T.A.C.* Senza Titolo (Album) Anschlag Prod. Italy 1982 Sell This Version
Tomografia Assiale Computerizzata Tomografia Assiale Computerizzata (Album) Azteco Records Italy 1983 Sell This Version
Tomografia Assiale Computerizzata Ouvrez Vos Auditifs Canaux (Album) Azteco Records Italy 1985 Sell This Version
Tomografia Assiale Computerizzata Il Teatro Della Crudeltà (Album) Azteco Records Italy 1987 Sell This Version
CR 15 Tomografia Assiale Computerizzata A Circle Of Limbs(CD) Cthulhu Records CR 15 Germany 1993 Sell This Version
T A C* Hypnotischer Eden (Album) Discordia Germany 1994 Sell This Version
DISC 043 CD T.A.C.* La Nouvelle Art Du Deuil(CD) Discordia DISC 043 CD Germany 1995 Sell This Version
OECD 009 TAC* Apotropaismo(CD, Album, Ltd) Old Europa Cafe OECD 009 Italy 1997 Sell This Version
SVR 02001 T.A.C.* Waiting For The Twilight(CD, Album) SmallVoices SVR 02001 Italy 2002 Sell This Version
SVR 03003 T.A.C.* Twilight Rituals(CD, Album) SmallVoices SVR 03003 Italy 2003 Sell This Version
SVR 04009 T.A.C.* Splintered(CD, Album) SmallVoices SVR 04009 Italy 2004 Sell This Version
OECD 170 Tomografia Assiale Computerizzata Chaosphere(CD) Old Europa Cafe OECD 170 Italy 2013 Sell This Version
OFI008, 74 Tomografia Assiale Computerizzata Symphonie Industrielle(CD, Album) Officina Fonografica Italiana, Spittle Records OFI008, 74 Italy 2017 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

NH 9203 Tomografia Assiale Computerizzata Pioggia Su Carne Di Cavallo(CD, Mini, Ltd) NeuroHabitat NH 9203 Italy 1992 Sell This Version
SVLE03-12/12 T.A.C.* Open The Bloodgate(7", Pic, Ltd, Num) SmallVoices SVLE03-12/12 Italy 2003 Sell This Version