Two turntablists with very different backgrounds - actuelle improv and radical hip-hop - meet in energetic duos fill with humor and instrumental acrobatics.
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Label: Les Disques Victo
Catalog ID: CD 107
Squidco Product Code: 8895
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded at the 22nd Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville on May 21st, 2005.
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"Martin Tétreault. Born Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville, Québec, 1957. Residence: Montréal, Québec. Composer, Performer (turntable), Artist.
Martin Tétreault is an internationally-renowned sound artist based in Montréal. He is a leading figure in improvisation using turntables, unusual vinyl surfaces and objects. Tétreault's trajectory includes various productions on compact disc and live performances with a range of collaborators: Diane Labrosse, René Lussier, Érik M, Michel F Côté, i8u, Otomo Yoshihide, Xavier Charles, Kid Koala, and many more. He is the composer and director of a turntable quartet Quatuor de tourne-disques founded in 2006. His work has appeared under several labels including Ambiances magnétiques, Erstwhile, Japanimprov, Oral, Victo and Vand'œuvre. Commissioned for music, dance, theatre, poetry and installation, Tétreault has been the recipient of many grants and awards."-ActuelleCD (http://www.actuellecd.com/en/bio/tetreault_ma/)
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1. Drum-o-scope 5:09
2. Michel au pays des merveilles 8:37
3. Pluto attack (la revanche des exclus) 3:21
4. Godzilla a les blues 5:48
5. L'île aux trésors ? 5:10
6. No, fantaisy island ! 4:05
7. The DJ Factory turn crazy 6:02
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Actuelle turntablist Martin Tetrault meets with radical hip-hop DJ Kid Koala at the 22nd Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville in energetic duos filled with humor and instrumental acrobatics.
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