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XYZ is the trio of Pierre-Yves Martel (feedback & static), Martin Tetreault (turntable), & Philippe Lauzier (reeds) improvising with post-industrial sound orchestration using electronic and acoustic sources.

XYZ (Martel / Lauzier / Tetreault)
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XYZ (Martel / Lauzier / Tetreault): La Formule Xyz (&Records)
Label: &Records    
Released in: Canada    

"In this formula the listener assists to complete sound improvisation thanks to noisemaking, post-industrial sound orchestration, electronic and acoustic sources all of which leave far behind any preconceptions of music. Vibrant polyphony, underlying rhythm, and melody are heard, yet in an opaque and experimentation fashion. For their album, XYZ, Sir Martel, Sir Tétreault, and Sir Lauzier, create fertile ground."-Dame

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Label: &Records
Catalog ID: ET 14
Squidco Product Code: 14593

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2011
Country: Canada
Packaging: Cardstock 3 page foldover
Recorded by Ross Murray in September and December of 2010 at Happyrock International, Chelsea, Quebec.


Pierre-Yves Martel-feedback, static

Martin Tetreault-pick-up, equalizer

Phillippe Lauzier-soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, prepared amplifier

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Track Listing:

1. x = R (z) 5:03

2. z = (aZ + b) / (cZ + d) 4:15

3. (x + yi) i = - y + xi 5:59

4. z - a = K (Z - a) 5:38

5. xx' - yy' + (xy' + yx) i 5:26

6. y = cZ + d 7:52

7. z = (a/c) + (bc - ad) (z'/c) 3:04

8. X + X'i = x 5:19

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