Pino Shamlou moved to Germany in 1984.
Already in the beginning of 2000 he signed music to some well known labels like Mole
Listening Pearls, Auris or STIR15. But his restless soul made him rather traveling and took him to all four corners across the globe instead of sitting in dark studio rooms.
Now in 2012 he returns with his debut album "dedicated" on the highly acclaimed label "Mole Listening Pearls" and delivers a masterpiece of art documenting his extraordinary story.
Opening up with the smooth and atmospheric tune "A lovely trick" ,Pino takes you to a journey to all corners of the chill musical spectrum.Untold percussive depth with an accomplished blend of contemporary deepness.
Other highlights on the album are the collaborations and the beautiful vocals by Cantel and La Muza layered over dreamy pads,freeform jazz workouts and light breakbeats in tunes like "Can tell" or "Oh luna nueva". "Shadi" is a poem repetition by Pino's sister from their grandfather Ahmad Shamlou who is one of the most famous and popular iranian poets for decades.Pino follows in his footsteps in touching people's soul ending his album with the beautiful ambience of "Shining city on a hill" according to his love of the sound in its purist form and with plenty of depth.This album is packed with emotions and has to be heard to be believed.
A very worthy digipack including a 20 page booklet with chosen pictures by himself from journeys around the world. This makes "Dedicated" much more than just an ordinary cd.Pino Shamlou is seriously dedicated and passionate about quality and not many people can lay claim to this kind of talent.