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Akerlund, Lars / Eryck Abecassis: Falls (Mikroton Recordings)

Investigating the possibilities of instability with synthesizers and electronic instruments, sound artists Eryck Abecassis (France) and Lars Akerlund (Sweden) present 7 impressive tracks of "Dark Energy" in two parts, combining electronics and modular synth, with credits to VICC (Visby International Centre for Composers) and EMS (Electronic Music Studio, Stockholm).
 

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UPC: 5056198930433

Label: Mikroton Recordings
Catalog ID: cd 87
Squidco Product Code: 28190

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2019
Country: Russia
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold 3 Panels
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Personnel:

Lars Akerlund-synthesizers, computer

Eryck Abecassis-synthesizers, computer

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Artist Biographies:

Lars Åkerlund, born November 10, 1953 in Solna, Sweden is a sound artist and composer living in Stockholm, Sweden. He has recorded with Zbigniew Karkowski & Jean-Louis Huhta.

-Lars Akerlund Website (http://www.larsakerlund.com/)
6/24/2020

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"Eryck Abecassis is a composer, synthesist, electric guitar player who undertakes his work in several fields from orchestral to chamber music, electronic, theater, Urban installations, movies. He has been commissioned by Radio-France, Gmem, Ina-Grm, Grame, French governement, Césaré, Canada.

His music has been played in International music festivals of Présences, Les Musiques - Marseille, Musiques en scènes-Lyon, Amplitude- festival Denmark, Computer art festival - Padova, Escales Improbable, Electricity, Reims Scènes d'Europe, IRCAM, SignalX-Cagliari...

Digging his style now at the edges of contemporary and electronic noise music, with a large use of the modular synthesizer and computer, both in writing process and like musical instruments. For some time, his interest grow for the outside, like streets, public areas, unconventional spaces but also lands.

Eryck has written many Film scores for movies, tv program and documentary. His has composed for the theater and dance for Cie L'Entreprise, Judith Depaule, Myriam Gourfink (as a member of Sleaze Art), Cie Les Passagers, Partho Sen-Gupta, Neasa Ni Chianain,

Nominated for the program CulturesFrance Hors les Murs 2011 - Villa Médicis"

-Eryck Abecassis Website (http://www.eryckabecassis.com/index.php/bio/)
6/24/2020

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track listing:


1. Rauk 3:11

2. Aurk 4:40

3. Ukra 7:15

4. Kaur 4:51

5. Aruk 30:32

6. Falls 5:25

7. Arku 5:50
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"Eryck Abecassis and Lars Åkerlund started their Falls project to investigate the possibilities of achieving instability with synthesizers and electronic instruments. With only one dramatic change in their strategy: they employed both the same branded instruments to do that and it worked.

Eryck Abecassis is a French musician who has been working in diverse areas of music production: producing his own albums and works for chamber orchestras, theaters, installations and cinema. He got commissions from such institutions like INA-GRM, Radio France and Institut Français and played at many festivals like Amplitude, Presences, IRCAM. Now he mostly works with modular synthesizer and computer.

Lars Åkerlund is a sound artist and composer and performer of electronic as well as electroacoustic music hailing from Sweden. With a classical training, he also works in the music underground scene. He founded bands such as P.I.T.T. (among others, with Zbigniew Karkowski) and the Lucky People Center and recently the LLLSD (Lab for Life-Long Sound Dysfunctions) which toured in South East Asia, China and Japan during 2018 and 2019.He performs solo and in collaboration with other artists, film makers and choreographers. Åkerlund lives in Stockholm working in the studio with computers, controllers and live electronic equipment such as an amplified monochord.

In seven tracks of Falls they drive you to the state of ecstasy. Working with a minimal and an accurate attention for the structures, they gain such a level when they lose control of their two Doepfer Dark Energies that it starts hypnotizing the brains. Subliminal thoughts, experiences and sonic hallucinations may suddenly erupt to the surface. Take care when using these powerful and uncompromising musical dream machine which will disorientate you in its subversive sonic masses and spectrum."-Mikroton

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