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Klaxon Gueule (Cote, Falaise, St-Onge): Pour en finir (Ambiances Magnetiques)

Montreal's electroacoustic trio of Michel F Cote (percussion), Bernard Falaise (guitars) and Alexandre St-Onge (bass), in their 6th release, 12 succinct tracks of sophisticated improv merging unorthodox approaches for peculiarly satisfying compositions.
 

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Michel F. Cote

Bernard Falaise

Alexandre St-Onge-Onge


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UPC: 771028122028

Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Catalog ID: AM_220
Squidco Product Code: 20266

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2014
Country: Canada
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded live in studio in Montreal, Canada, in June 2013 by Bernard Falaise.

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"You will surely notice something unusual here: the title of Klaxon Gueule's latest CD consists of three words. Let's say that Falaise could be "Pour", Coté could be "en", and St-Onge could be "finir". Or vice versa. Pour en finir - an answer of sorts to their previous release, Infininiment - is the trio's sixth album. These two CDs together might indeed take you a long way in one direction. Or in the opposite one. Pour en finir features twelve tracks: the longest one stops at five minutes and five seconds, and the shortest one does not exceed two minutes and twenty-two seconds. There will soon be twenty years since KG started, and despite its long life, it is quite clear that the trio is irrevocably drawn to concision. In short, the style's usual and the music's typical: that is to say, it is perfect for any ending."-Ambiances Magnetiques


Artist Biographies

"Alexandre St-Onge. Born Montréal, Québec, 1976. Residence: Montréal, Québec. Composer, Performer (double bass).

Alexandre St-Onge is an audio artist, a musician/improviser (acoustic bass, bass, voice and electronics) and a sound performer. He has studied literature and philosophy and he is currently doing his PhD in art. He is fascinated by creativity as a pragmatic approach of the ineffable and he has released seven solo CDs: Entités (Oral), Joseph Carey Merrick (Oral), Mon animal est possible (Alien8 Recordings), L'amitié ou les rumeurs insoutenables du désir (Squint Fucker Press), kasi naigo (Squint Fucker Press), Une mâchoire et deux trous (Namskéio Records), Image/négation (Alien8 Recordings). He also plays in quite a few bands, including Et Sans, K.A.N.T.N.A.G.A.N.O., Klaxon Gueule, Pink Saliva, Mineminemine, Shalabi Effect and Undo. As a composer he has worked for interactive/mixed-media company kondition pluriel, as well as composing for artists such as Marie Brassard, Karine Denault, Lynda Gaudreau, Line Nault, Jérémie Niel, Maryse Poulin and Mariko Tanabe."

-ActuelleCD (http://www.actuellecd.com/en/bio/stonge_al/)
7/10/2024

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Track Listing:



1. : Enfin 5:05

2. : Du Creux 2:46

3. : Au Soudan 2:22

4. : Avec La Mort 3:55

5. : Sans Le Lui Dire 3:52

6. : Une Fois Pour Toutes 3:15

7. : Et Demeurer Immobile 3:48

8. : Au-Dela De La Survivance 2:38

9. : D'une Maniere Ou D'une Autre 2:50

10. : Des Sourdes Nuees Metalliques 2:44

11. : Afin De Connaître Le Premier Des Jours 4:06

12. : Puisque Nous Aspirons Tous Aux Decombres 3:35

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