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Chaton, Anne James & Andy Moor: Le Journaliste (Unsounds)

Part of a series of 100 portraits in sound iniated by Anne James Chaton, a journey into the texts and columns of newspapaper and radio broadcasts of a single journalist.

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product information:

UPC: 634479892202

Label: Unsounds
Catalog ID: 16u
Squidco Product Code: 10910

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2008
Country: The Netherlands
Packaging: Digipack


Andy Moor-guitar, electronics

Anne-James Chaton-voice / electronics

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track listing:

1. Le Journaliste 6:07

2. Dans Le Monde 4:47

3. Portrait 5:53

4. Vous Êtes Riche 4:52

5. Frequencies 5:33

6. Scoop 7:02

7. Newspaper 7:36

8. Weather 5:45

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"Le journaliste consists of 8 pieces and is a part of a series of 100 portraits iniated by Anne James Chaton, Le Journaliste is a journey into the texts and columns of a newspapaper and radio broadcasts of a single journalist selected by Anne James Chaton.

The world news, the politics, headlines, the stock exchange figures and the weather are all explored and treated with textual material and soundscapes. These are the everyday life elements of a journalist and they are transformed by Chaton using amongst other things multilayered voice recordings, gated, distorted and several other experimental microphone techniques, a megaphone and fragmented radio broadcasts and by Moor using multilayered soundscapes based around his own guitar sounds and playing style. At some point the distinctions between the text and the guitar and the sounds begin to blur and in doing so create a very powerful and atmospheric sound world.

Andy Moor based in Amsterdam , born in London , began his musical life in Scotland is a full time member of Dutch Band The Ex and was a founding member of Scottish band Dog Faced Hermans and Berlin based Kletka Red ....he has other projects with Yannis Kyriakides, DJ/Rupture, Terrie Ex, Paal Nillssen Love and Ken Vandermark and John Butcher.

Anne James Chaton based in Paris, is sound poet. He has directed several reviews and has had six books of his poetry published by Al Dante. He is also co-director with the duo Kristoff K.Roll the festival of sound arts in Montpellier Sonorities. He has played with the Dutch experimental rock group The Ex, and he has published a CD/LP with the german musician Alva Noto in may 2008. At present Anne-James Chaton is in residence in Villa Kujoyama, Kyoto, Japan, and started project with Japanese artists."-Unsounds

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