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Various Artists: Magnetic Traces 2 (Swarming)

A survey of French and Australian Sound Art recorded in 2011 at Les Instants Chavires, Montreuil during Parisonic, with artists including Eric La Casa, Philip Samartzis, Marc Baron, Jean-Luc Guionnet, &c. &c.
 

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Marc Baron

Loïc Blairon

Anthea Caddy & Thembi Soddell

Yannick Dauby

Camilla Hannan & Tarab/Eamon Sprod

Rosaling Hall & Alice Hui-Sheng Chang

Jean Jacques Avenel-Luc Guionnet

Eric La Casa & Philip Samartzis

Pali Meursault

Lizzie Pogson

Cédric Peyronnet

Kristian Roberts

Geoff Robinson

Thomas Tilly


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Limited edition of 100 copies.

Label: Swarming
Catalog ID: 005
Squidco Product Code: 18314

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2013
Country: France
Packaging: Cardstock gatefold foldover
Recorded during June 2011 in Les Instants Chavires, Montreuil, during Parisonic.

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A limited edition CD compiling French and Australian Sound Art recorded in 2011 at Les Instants Chavires, Montreuil during Parisonic. The works are generally electroacoustic improvisation focusing on minimal and experimental work, with artists including Eric La Casa, Philip Samartzis, Marc Baron, Jean-Luc Guionnet, &c.


Limited edition of 100 copies.

Artist Biographies

"Jean-Jacques Avenel, born 16 June 1948 in Saint-Nicolas-d'Aliermont ( Seine-Maritime ) and died 12 August 2014. He was a jazz bassist, a faithful companion to Steve Lacy, and participated in many other musical adventures. He was interested especially in African music, the kora and tradition Mandingo.

Jean-Jacques Avenel was self-taught, although he subsequently benefit from the lessons of Kent Carte. He began his career by participating in the free jazz movement, playing with Steve Waring, Colette Magny, Don Cherry, and with Noah Howard, the quartet of Frank Wright and Intercommunal Free Dance Music Orchestra training François Tusques. He also accompanies the saxophonist Daunik Lazro.

From 1975, he began to be associated with different formations led by Steve Lacy. Trio, sextet, quartet... But also the quintet consisting addition Lacy and Avenel, saxophonist Steve Potts, drummer Oliver Johnson and pianist Bobby Few, often with the singer Irene Aebi. A long collaboration begins. He accompanied Steve Lacy for nearly 30 years, performing in many festivals and other places in Europe and the United States, and participating in more than twenty albums recordings. He had also the opportunity to accompany Butch Morris in 1980, and David Murray in the 1990s.

He participated in the achievements of Michel Edelin and particularly in the quartet with Simon Goubert and Jacques Di Donato since 1995. More recently, he worked with young European pianists Benoît Delbecq, and Gael Mevel. And with American Mal Waldron and Australian Chris Cody. Plus work with Richard Galliano, George Lewis, Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp, Dino Saluzzi, Paul Bley, and other.

He also regularly collaborated with François Raulin. In 2000, at the 38th festival Roaring, Avenel, Raulin and Adama Drame together created the ARD trio, training mixing European jazz tradition and the Mandingo. Jean-Jacques Avenel passion for African music and plays the kora, in addition to the bass. In 2004, Avenel and Sissokho surrounded themselves Lansiné Kouyaté, Moriba Koita and Michel Edelin for Waraba project ( "the lion" in language Bamana ). Then in 2006, he formed the trio DAG Domancich and Simon Goubert.

He died of cancer August 12, 2014."

-Wikipedia (translated by Google, assisted by Squidco) (https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=fr&u=https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Jacques_Avenel&prev=search)
2/28/2024

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"Thomas Tilly is a French musician whose principle instrument is a microphone. For twelve years he has been composing, inventing sound art installations and teaching. His work has been presented in more than 15 countries. Tilly finds inspiration in different environmental analysis protocols and how they have impact on the notion of listening. This work presents field recordings as a sum of data that guide the creative process and implicate the microphone as a compositional tool, complete on its own. He works with Eric Cordier, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Seijiro Murayama, Pascal Battus and in the improvisional quartet Echelle de Mohs with Claire Bergerault, Fabrice Favriou and Thomas Chatard."

-Script Geometry (https://scriptgeometry.wordpress.com/thomas-tilly/)
2/28/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Loic Blairon - des restards lents 2:34

2. Thomas Tilly - inverted field 5:04

3. Camilla Hannan and Eamon Sprod - vieling glare 5:13

4. Eric La Casa and Philip Samartzis - captured space 5:14

5. Jean-Luc Guionnet - retors points d'imposture 5:18

6. Marc Baron - le jardin de Schafer 5:11

7. Anthea Caddy and Thembi Soddell - dissembling 5:01

8. Lizzie Pogson - locus 5:10

9. Geoff Robinson - Terrigal - Campbellfield - Seonyodo 5:15

10. Yannick Dauby - ketagalan 4:36

11. Rosalind Hall and Alice Hui-Sheng Chang - breathing space 4:42

12. Cedric Peyronnet - kdi dctb 257 [e] 5:59

13. Kristian Mark Roberts - alleys 5:12

14. Pali Meursault - pleine lune 5:15

15. Rainier Lericolais - nocturna Martha 6:55

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