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A mix of sound art and improvisation from Quebec/Actuelle musician Helene Prevost, 10 minimal "Plages", or luminous surfaces, created with Eric Normand, Stephae Claude, and Mario Gauthier.

Prevost, Helene
A La Plage

Prevost, Helene: A La Plage (Tour de Bras)

Label: Tour de Bras    
Released in: Canada    

"A game of words. nothing else. The rest is the time. movement cutting who falls in the night. And the day. a cosmogony. perceived object. object lost. materials of sense. rock dust. set of feet. inside."-Tour de Bras

"Sound artist, musician, radio producer, Hélène Prévost has devoted her professional career to recording and broadcasting new music, musique actuelle, and experimental music. She produced and hosted several radio programs at Radio-Canada between 1978 and 2007, such as Musique actuelle and Navire "Night". She has initiated radio and web-based projects, and has coordinated the artistic participation of Radio-Canada's radio to major festivals such as FIMAV, Mutek, Montréal Musiques Actuelles, and projects like the Harbour Symphonies and Silophone. While engaged in her radio career, she was also working on composition and sonic experimentation, which have now become her main activity. Since 2006, Prévost has taken part to several solo, collective, and CD projects that have allowed her to further explore and develop her own instrument, a cross between a radio studio and a laboratory designed to confront sounds and electricity. She has documented aspects of her audio art craft and shared her views on listening in papers published in Circuit, Esse, Artexte, and Musicworks."

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Product Information:

Label: Tour de Bras
Catalog ID: TDB0009cd
Squidco Product Code: 19723

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2014
Country: Canada
Packaging: Cardboard foldover
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Helene Prevost

Eric Normand

Stephane Claude

Mario Gauthier

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Track Listing:

1. Plage 01 4:16

2. Plage 02 2:43

3. Plage 03 3:29

4. Plage 04 8:56

5. Plage 05 5:07

6. Plage 06 10:09

7. Plage 07 4:23

8. Plage 08 5:23

9. Plage 09 3:41

10. Plage 10 9:02

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