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Vigroux, Franck: we (nous autres) (D'Autres Cordes)

Electronic sound artist Franck Vigroux uses electronics, guitar, percussion, and his voice in this dark release with vocalist Annabelle Playe.
 

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Franck Vigroux-electroacoustic, guitar, percussion, electronics, voice

Annabelle Playe-voice


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UPC: 885767281158

Label: D'Autres Cordes
Catalog ID: dac2021
Squidco Product Code: 16427

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2012
Country: France
Packaging: Cardstock foldover
Recorded in 2011 and 2012.

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"A composer and improviser, Franck Vigroux lives in a universe where noise, improvisation, electroacoustic, industrial, hörspiel, and contemporary music meet. On stage he can play many different roles: guitar player, turntablist, revox manipulator, electronic performer. He also directed numerous videos, such as Dust (30') in 2007.

Franck Vigroux performs solo or regularly collaborates for live acts with Mika Vainio, Transistor (with Ben Miller), Reinhold Friedl he also collaborated with Kasper Toeplitz, Elliott Sharp, Zeena Parkins, Joey Baron, Bruno Chevillon, Marc Ducret, Push the triangle, Kenji Siratori, Ars Nova ensemble instrumental, performs with video artists Antoine Schmitt (with Tempest), Kurt d'Haeseleer (with Aucun lieu), Philippe Fontes (with Police).

Since 2000 he repeatedly performed in the United States, in Europe and in Japan either in festivals or in clubs. In 2003, he founded his own label D'Autres Cordes records, some albums are also published by others labels such as Signature Radio France and Hypermodern (Japan)."-franckvigroux.com


Artist Biographies

"Franck Vigroux is a multifaceted artist whose works range from experimental electronic music to modern composition and music theatre. Franck Vigroux's music is made of tectonic tensions, beats, electronic textures and a very personal approach to sonic exploration. He is equally prolific as a solo artist and as a collaborator, he has worked with musician such as Elliott Sharp, Mika Vainio, Reinhold Friedl, Ars Nova... Vigroux's uniqueness comes from his artistic approach that integrates new media and performance arts. He designs transdisciplinary shows and audiovisual concerts, collaborating with visual artists such as Antoine Schmitt and Kurt d'Haeseleer."

-Franck Vigroux Website (https://franckvigroux.com/#!biofranck.html)
2/21/2024

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Track Listing:



1. 2600 5:35

2. Ashes IV 2:21

3. Death in Paris 1:42

4. Bruisme 3:52

5. Traits 4:13

6. Ashes II 3:56

7. La Mort 2:33

8. Ininferna 1:58

9. Fire 2:09

10. Crash 14:18

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Improvised Music
Electro-Acoustic
Electro-Acoustic Improv
European Improvisation, Composition and Experimental Forms
Guitarists, &c.
Electronic Forms
Unusual Vocal Forms
Duo Recordings

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