Corrado Maria De Santis is an Italian guitarist. Coming from an academic background in contemporary jazz, he has gradually moved towards experimental drone ambient work. A year Without Summer is the new album which is out now via Midira Records. According to the press release, A Year Without Summer, a symbolic way of meditating upon the humanitarian crisis and its aftermath. A dire summer consisting of mists, fogs, rains and perpetual density.

A litany of poor weather, a celebrated dark day, on which the fowls went to roost at noon, and the candles were lit as at midnight. Byron’s apocalyptic poem “Darkness” emerged from this experience, a literal atmosphere of doom of that July day in 1816 with speculation on a social landscape transformed by climate deterioration.

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