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Musique Actuelle (Quebec, Montreal, Victo, &c)


 
Lepage, Robert Marcel: Full Blast-original music for the film Lepage, Robert Marcel:
Full Blast-original music for the film

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Original music by Robert Marcel Lepage for the film "Full Blast", with help from Fred Fortin, Olivier Langevin, Jean-François Lemieux, Martin Tétreault, Marie-Jo Thério, etc..

Lepage, Robert Marcel: La machine à explorer le tempo Lepage, Robert Marcel:
La machine à explorer le tempo

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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"The Tempo Machine" is a work written by Robert Marcel Lepage for the ensemble La Nef which explores three music-time paradoxes: passing time, running time, and slipping time.

Lepage, Robert Marcel: Les Metamorphoses Clandestines [CASSETTE] Lepage, Robert Marcel:
Les Metamorphoses Clandestines [CASSETTE]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Limited edition of 250, cassette-only release from 1990 from this important Quebecois composer and player.

Lepage, Robert Marcel: Les clarinettes ont-elles un escalier de secours? Lepage, Robert Marcel:
Les clarinettes ont-elles un escalier de secours?

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Clarinetist Robert Marcel Lepage takes the listener on a trip around the world aboard his clarinet with the help of twenty other musicians.

Lepage, Robert Marcel: Pee Wee et Moi Lepage, Robert Marcel:
Pee Wee et Moi

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Clarinetist Robert Marcel Lepage in a "sweet and slightly skewed homage" to the American clarinetist and swing player Pee Wee Russell.

Lerner / Brubeck / Fraser: Ugly Beauties Lerner / Brubeck / Fraser:
Ugly Beauties

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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"Ugly Beauties" explores the alien terrains between jazz, compositional and improvised music, with pianist Marilyn Lerner, cellist Matt Brubeck and drummer Nick Fraser.

Lerner, Marilyn: Luminance Lerner, Marilyn:
Luminance

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Pianist Marilyn Lerner in a compilation of improvisations created by setting up different microphones in various configurations to highlight different sound qualities of the piano.

Les Granules: Au Royaume du Silencieux Les Granules:
Au Royaume du Silencieux

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The duo of Jean Derome and Rene Lussier on their third album of composition and improvisation that was recorded live with no overdubs.

Letarte, Genevieve : Ames soules Letarte, Genevieve :
Ames soules

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Vocalist Genevieve Letarte in a release with Normand Guilbeault, Pierre Tanguay, Ivanhoe Jolicoeur, Claude Fradette, Guillaume Dostaler, Ivanhoe Jolicoeur and Guido Del Fabbro.

Letarte, Genevieve: Chansons d'un jour Letarte, Genevieve:
Chansons d'un jour

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Ten new songs from Genevieve Letarte on her second CD that is full of compelling melodies and are accompanied by electric and acoustic guitar, bass, drums and trumpet.

Locomotive; Duchesne, Fradette, Grandmont, Leclerc: Locomotive Locomotive; Duchesne, Fradette, Grandmont, Leclerc:
Locomotive

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Eighteen songs by the dynamic quartet Locomotive, led by composer and guitarist Andre Duchesne, that are intelligent, melodic, and energetic.

Lussier / Tetreault / Yoshihide: Elektrik Toboggan Lussier / Tetreault / Yoshihide:
Elektrik Toboggan

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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This amazing trio performed at the 25th Victoriaville Festival of Musique Actuelle in 2008 with 2 guitars, 3 turntables, one spy-microphone, and 201 spectators.

Lussier, Rene / Tanguay, Pierre: La vie qui bat: Chevre Lussier, Rene / Tanguay, Pierre:
La vie qui bat: Chevre

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The guitar and drum duo of Rene Lussier and Pierre Tanguay in the first recording from their project "La vie qui bat", an excellent recording of improvisation.

Lussier, Rene / Tetreault, Martin: Qu'ouis-je? Lussier, Rene / Tetreault, Martin:
Qu'ouis-je?

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The duo of Rene Lussier (guitar, daxophone) and Martin Tetreault (synthesizer, electronics, drum machine) find inspiriation from the old school of musique concrete in this excellent release.

Lussier, Rene /Tanguay, Pierre: La vie qui bat: Chevreuil Lussier, Rene /Tanguay, Pierre:
La vie qui bat: Chevreuil

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Continuing where La vie qui bat: Chevre left off, this is the second installment of the project from the duo of Pierre Tanguay and Rene Lussier where they take a journey though human nature.

Lussier, Rene: Solos de guitare electrique Lussier, Rene:
Solos de guitare electrique

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Rene Lussier on solo electric guitar in fourteen improvisational pieces that were not overdubbed or processed post-recording.

Lussier, Rene: Trois histoires Lussier, Rene:
Trois histoires

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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These compositions are the result of three stories by Rene Lussier that were commissioned for different projects in the form of short films.

Mailloux, Jean Felix Trio: Aurores Boreales Mailloux, Jean Felix Trio:
Aurores Boreales

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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Mankind: Ice Machine Mankind:
Ice Machine

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Surreal sound experiments using poetry, noise and ambient music and an eclectic set of instruments to make bewildering and enjoyable compositions, recommended!

Martel's Quartetski, Pierre-Yves: Visions Fugitives op. 22: Quartetski Does Prokofiev Martel's Quartetski, Pierre-Yves:
Visions Fugitives op. 22: Quartetski Does Prokofiev

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Double bassist Pierre-Yves Martel adapts Prokofiev's Visions fugitives op.22, short pieces for solo piano, into vehicles for free-jazz exploration.

Martel, Pierre-Yves: Continuum Martel, Pierre-Yves:
Continuum

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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A solo work from Pierre-Yves Martel performing two works for the viola da gamba, bringing this fretted renaissance-era ancestor to the violin into the 21st century through two slowly evolving and sonically fascinating pieces.

Martel, Pierre-Yves: Engagement & Confrontation Martel, Pierre-Yves:
Engagement & Confrontation

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A solo session of Pierre-Yves Martel on prepared double bass with no over-dubs or post-processing.

Martin & Haynes: Freedman <i>[Used Item]</i> Martin & Haynes:
Freedman [Used Item]

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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Lyrical and sophisticated improvisations performed on just a ukulele and a suitcase from these Toronto musicians playing the compositions of lap steel player Myk Freedman

Martin & Haynes: Freedman Martin & Haynes:
Freedman

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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Lyrical and sophisticated improvisations performed on just a ukulele and a suitcase from these Toronto musicians playing the compositions of lap steel player Myk Freedman

Martin, Jean & Colin Fisher: Little Man on the Boat Martin, Jean & Colin Fisher:
Little Man on the Boat

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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Drummer and loopster Jean Martin with multi-instrumentalist Colin Fisher in a veritable orchestra of sound resources, inspired and imaginative studio work.

Martin, Jean & Evan Shaw: Piano Music Martin, Jean & Evan Shaw:
Piano Music

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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Much more than a simple duo, with overdubbed saxophone Martin & Shaw make large and complex environments & orchestral sections over which they nimbly improvise.

Martin, Jean: At the Farm Martin, Jean:
At the Farm

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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After touring Canada extensively for 3 years the trio of Jean Martin, Justin Haynes and Kevin Turcotte released this CD of wide-ranging and excellent recordings.

Mecha Fixes Clock: Beau Comme un Aeroport Mecha Fixes Clock:
Beau Comme un Aeroport

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Percussionist Michel F Cote takes his Mecha Fixes Clocks ensemble (Philippe Lauzier-sax, Elwood Epps-trumpet, Jean Rene-sax, Pierre-Yves Martel-feedback, Bernard Falaise-guitar, Guillaume Dostaler-piano) on a compelling audio tour of air travel.

Mecha Fixes Clocks: A L'inattendu Les Dieux Livrent Passage Mecha Fixes Clocks:
A L'inattendu Les Dieux Livrent Passage

(&Records -- Canada )

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Michel F. Cote's gorgeous electroacoustic Mecha Fixes Clocks with Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse, Pierre-Yves Martel, Jean Rene and Max Steiner, with guests Martin Tetrault, Bernard Falaise, Lori Freedman, &c.

Mecha Fixes Clocks: Teoria dellelasticita di Girolamo Papariello Mecha Fixes Clocks:
Teoria dellelasticita di Girolamo Papariello

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Mecha Fixes Clocks' 3rd release with Michel F. Cote, Lori Freedman, Philippe Lauzier, Ellwood Epps, Josh Zubot, Martin Tetrault, Bernard Falaise, &c... a musique actuelle supergroup, and an amazing conceptual work.

Miriodor: Cobra Fakir [VINYL] Miriodor:
Cobra Fakir [VINYL]

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Miriodor continues to impressive with their intricate and melodic blend of rock and improvisation, here as a trio of Pascal Globensky (keyboards), Remi Leclerc (drums) and Bernard Falaise (guitars), in 11 intriguing and ingenious compositions sure to delight.

Miriodor: Cobra Fakir Miriodor:
Cobra Fakir

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Miriodor continues to impressive with their intricate and melodic blend of rock and improvisation, here as a trio of Pascal Globensky (keyboards), Remi Leclerc (drums) and Bernard Falaise (guitars), in 11 intriguing and ingenious compositions sure to delight.

Musicworks: #123 Fall 2015 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#123 Fall 2015 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Features: The Expanding Universe of Yamantaka // Sonic Titan; Yamantaka // Sonic Titan; The Retro Aesthetic of Le Revelateur; JOYFULTALK (Drip Audio); Muuixx; Hard Rubber Orchestra; Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville; Allison Cameron and Contact; plus live and recorded reviews.

My Cat Is An Alien: Il Suono Venuto Dallo Spazio My Cat Is An Alien:
Il Suono Venuto Dallo Spazio

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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NOMA: Baculis, Chauvette, Gossage, Guilbeault, Kaye, Tanguay, Walsh, Wiens: Diversion NOMA: Baculis, Chauvette, Gossage, Guilbeault, Kaye, Tanguay, Walsh, Wiens:
Diversion

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The second album from Noma, an ensemble formed and directed by trombonist Tom Walsh, that was recorded live in 2000 and 2002.

Nisenson, Damian / Mailloux, Jean Felix / Tanguay, Pierre: Muzika Nisenson, Damian / Mailloux, Jean Felix / Tanguay, Pierre:
Muzika

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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Normand 5, Eric: Sur Un Fil Normand 5, Eric:
Sur Un Fil

(Setola Di Maiale -- Canada )

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Bassist Eric Normand's compositions showcase the incredibly talented quintet of James Darling (cello), Antoine Letourneau-Berger (vibes), Michel F. Cote (drums/feedback) and Jean Derome (flute, sax, birdcall).

Normand, Eric & Bent Spoon Duo: Circuitry Normand, Eric & Bent Spoon Duo:
Circuitry

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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The Bent Spoon Duo of Chris Dadge and Scott Munro met bassist Eric Normand (Tour De Bras, Ambiances Magnetiques) while Normand was on tour to record these ragged electro-acoustic improvisations.

Normand, Eric: Data (Low-Fi Duets) Normand, Eric:
Data (Low-Fi Duets)

(Monotype -- Poland )

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Bassist Eric Normand also builds unusual noise devices and stomp boxes, which he performs here in duos with Martin Tetreault, Christine Sehnaoui Abdelnour, Sebastien Cirotteau, and Mario Gauthier.

P.O.W.E.R.: Tomahawk Territory P.O.W.E.R.:
Tomahawk Territory

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Trio improvisations with guitar, violin, and an assortment of noise elements, thoughtful pieces that use space wisely as they prepare for vicious attacks of sound.

Papa Boa; Falaise, Labbe, Leclerc, Roversell: Tete a Queue Papa Boa; Falaise, Labbe, Leclerc, Roversell:
Tete a Queue

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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An eclectic collection of mostly improvisational songs that use sampling and other electronic processing on raw instrumental material, that is then combined with new improvisation to reshape the material even further.

Parker, Evan & GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee): Vivaces Parker, Evan & GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee):
Vivaces

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Le Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee (GGRIL) of the St. Lawrence region is conducted by British saxophonist Evan Parker in this live concert held in Rimouski after a workshop hosted by Evan Parker.

Pink Saliva (Allen / Cote / St-Onge): Hardcore: La Brique Pink Saliva (Allen / Cote / St-Onge):
Hardcore: La Brique

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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A live recording from the improvising trio of Gordon Allen, Michel F. Cote and Alexandre St-Onge, rendering acoustics and electronics in dark and unconventional techniques.

Pink Saliva (Allen / Cote / St-Onge): Pink Saliva Pink Saliva (Allen / Cote / St-Onge):
Pink Saliva

(&Records -- Canada )

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Three vicious improvisers from some of Montreal's most ferocious and fascinating practicioners: drummer Michel F. Cote, trumpeter Ellwood Apps, and bassist Alexandre St-Onge.

Prevost, Eddie / Wilkinson, Alan: So Are We, So Are We Prevost, Eddie / Wilkinson, Alan:
So Are We, So Are We

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Quartet Noir: Lugano Quartet Noir:
Lugano

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Queen Mab: Close Queen Mab:
Close

(Spool -- Canada )

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Queen Mab (pianist Marilyn Lerner and Lori Freedman on clarinet) in their 2nd release, duos and trios with Lee Pui Ming, Jack Vorvis, Fides Krucker, Victor Bateman, Tiina Kiik.

Ratchet Orchestra: Hemlock Ratchet Orchestra:
Hemlock

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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The Ratchet Orchestra is a large ensemble of 30 fringe musicians from Montreal headed by director Nicolas Caloia whose compositions allow for improvised chamber jazz and showcase the talents of the orchestra's most passionate players.

Robert, Jocelyn: Pandore Robert, Jocelyn:
Pandore

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Jocelyn Robert's first release on Ambiances Magnetiques in a four-disc set that shows off his solo work and highlights the contributions from other artists who have worked with him through the years.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: L'Oreille Enflee Roger, Danielle Palardy:
L'Oreille Enflee

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Percussionist Danielle Palardy Roger's first major solo composition in 13 pieces which is performed by Claude Beaugrand, Jean Derome, André Duchesne, Joane Hétu, Diane Labrosse, and Martin Ouellet.

Rouge Ciel: Veuillez Proceder Rouge Ciel:
Veuillez Proceder

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )

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Rubedo 'ro: Rubedo 'ro Rubedo 'ro:
Rubedo 'ro

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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Six years of songs and compositions reflecting the life and travels of the Montreal quintet of Geraldine Eguiluz (voice, guitar, compositions), Marie-Lys Trudel (violin & viola); Julie Babaz (cello), Sheila Hannigan (cello) and Stephane Diamantakiou (bass).

Sabatini, Mirko; MK Orchestrin; : -28+Alieni Sabatini, Mirko; MK Orchestrin; :
-28+Alieni

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Italian drummer Mirko Sabatini on a solo album that explores different aspects of his instrument's sound and mechanics through interesting improvisation.

Shalabi / St-Onge / Cote: Jane and The Magic Bananas Shalabi / St-Onge / Cote:
Jane and The Magic Bananas

(&Records -- Canada )

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Montreal free improvisers in an album straddling improvisation, actuelle, and rock influences, with drummer Michel F. Cote, guitarist Sam Shalabi, and bass/electronicist Alexandre St-Onge.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Snell, Jerry: Life in the Suicide Riots Snell, Jerry:
Life in the Suicide Riots

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Vocalist and guitarist Jerry Snell in his first album of twelve songs that are based on a text he wrote about social and political conflicts around the world.

Subtle Lip Can: Reflective Drime Subtle Lip Can:
Reflective Drime

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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The 2nd release from the Montreal free improvising trio Joshua Zubot (violin), Bernard Falaise (guitar) and Isaiah Ceccarelli (drums/percussion) is a magnificent example of open-minded improvisation using unusual and sparkling approaches to sound and discourse.

Subtle Lip Can: Subtle Lip Can Subtle Lip Can:
Subtle Lip Can

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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Montreal artists Isaiah Ceccarelli on percussion, Bernard Falaise on electric guitar and Josh Zubot on violon, impressive textural music from contemplative soundscapes to frantic climaxes.

Surruralist(e)s, The/Le: Sortablue Surruralist(e)s, The/Le:
Sortablue

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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The duo of Arthur Bull on guitars & harmoia and Eric Normand on electric bass and tenor banjo, and both on voice, taking on American rural songs--delta blues, cajun music, and Quebecois laments, &c--with a modern eye and a good sense of humor.

Tagaq, Tanya : Anuraaqtuq - Le Vent (The Wind) Tagaq, Tanya :
Anuraaqtuq - Le Vent (The Wind)

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq in a bizarre and amazing performance at the Victoriaville Festival in 2010 with Drip Audio director Jesse Zubot on violin and Barnyard boss Jean Martin on drums, computer, trumpophone.



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