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Bondi, Cyril : Ce Qu'il Nous Restera (Edition Wandelweiser Records)

Insub.Meta director Cyril Bondi developed this work to question the life course of an artist--their starting point, daily routines and essence--realized through sound and narration in an intimate soundscape of six artists who converge, converse, accompany and answer each other, accompanied by sounds made during warm-ups, rituals and rehearsals.
 

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Cyril Bondi-musician

Rachel Gordy-actor

David Marchetto-actor

Margaux Monetti-dancer

Luc Muller-musician

Sarah Waelchli-dancer


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UPC: 4011778039624

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Catalog ID: EWR 2127
Squidco Product Code: 31534

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2021
Country: Germany
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold 3 Panels
Recorded ay insub.studio, in Geneva, Switzerland, on September 14th, to October 8th, 2021, by Cyril Bondi.

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"ce qu'il nous restera ("what will be left of us") questions the life course of an artist; its starting point, daily routines and essence. The intimate soundscapes of six artists converge, converse, accompany and answer each other. The sounds made during warm-ups, rituals, rehearsals, the sounds that are withheld, concealed or hidden, the sounds that are never shown in public, shape and follow the lives of each artist. What will be left of our lives as artists may be these traces of sounds left along the way."-Edition Wandelweiser



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Artist Biographies

"Cyril Bondi (drums, percussion) Born in 1980 in Geneva.

In February 1994, he discovered with passion the battery in the basement of a neighborhood house. His first teacher, Alain Frey, quickly taught him the technical bases of his instrument for four years. At the same time, he is interested in jazz and follows workshops at the AMR from 1998 to 2002 as well as Raùl Esmerode's lessons at the CPM in Geneva where he graduated in 2002.

First experiences with the "irony of sound" of which he is a founding member. Atypical group, bringing together a rapper, a harmonica, a guitar and a drums, "the irony of sound" offers for ten years an unclassifiable music, traveling between improvised music and traditional music. (4 albums, a hundred concerts in Switzerland).

At the same time, he is interested in improvised music and jazz and works with musicians from here and elsewhere such as Otomo Yoshihide, Eric Pailhe, Johann Bourquenez, Gabriel Zufferey, Christian Graf, Christophe Berthet, Guillaume Perret and Nicolas Sordet. , Manuel Gesseney, Alex Allflat, Jean Ferarini, Andrès Neira, Martin Wisard, Philippe Helfer, Pascal Alba, ...

From his meeting with the saxophonist Gaël Riondel and the electroacousticien d'incise was born "diatribes", trio with clearly freejazz consonances. (1 album on altrisuoni, 6 albums on the net, tour in Poland (May 06), Italy (Jan 07).

Without stopping in search of new spaces to explore, he uses his instrument as a means to address unknown or surreal worlds to better understand the one in which he produces sound. This enthusiasm for all music pushes him to multiply the experiences in sometimes radically different styles: Jonas (hip-hop), Ianeq (electro), Pascal Alba Group (jazz rock), Pierre Lautomne (French song), Kara (Afro) .

He has appeared during the Jazz Contreband 04 festival, Balelec 05, Cully jazz festval off 05, Festival Electron 06, the AMR festival at Cropettes 05-06, as well as in Switzerland, France, Italy and Poland."

-MX3 (Translated by Google) (https://mx3.ch/cyril_bondi)
7/10/2024

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1. Ce Qu'il Nous Restera 34:16

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