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Servant, Robin: Du Souffle Et De L'Espace (Tour de Bras)

Using a diatonic accordion and electronics, Robin Servant from Rimouski, Canada explores the acoustics of the places he visits by making them vibrate with his accordion and electronics, presenting 3 recordings from concerts in PiedNu in Le Havre, France, the Old Theater of St-Fabien, in Quebec, Canada, and at the Beaulieu Culturel du Temiscouata, in Quebec.
 

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Label: Tour de Bras
Catalog ID: TDB9040cd
Squidco Product Code: 29351

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2020
Country: Canada
Packaging: Cardstock Foldover in a clear vinyl sleeve
Track 1 recorded in concert at PiedNu in Le Havre, France; track 2 at the Old Theater of St-Fabien, in Quebec, Canada; track 3 recorded at the Beaulieu Culturel du Temiscouata, in Quebec, Canada; all tracks recorded between January 2018 and January 2019.

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Using a diatonic accordion and electronics, Robin Servant from Rimouski, Canada explores the acoustics of the places he visits by making them vibrate with his accordion and electronics, presenting 3 recordings from concerts in PiedNu in Le Havre, France, the Old Theater of St-Fabien, in Quebec, Canada, and at the Beaulieu Culturel du Temiscouata, in Quebec.


Artist Biographies

"Robin Servant [Rimouski, Canada] is a musician with a passion for traditional musics, improvisation, and composition. He has worked in many traditional ensembles (Trio Salicorne, Tord-Vis, la Baratte à Beurre, la Marée montante) and also in improvised music groups (GGRIL, duo Escarbilles, Brugir). He tries to make connections between popular traditions and contemporary musics. His work is organized around 2 axes: sharing the experience and experiencing the moment. With Du souffle et de l'espace, he explores the acoustics of the places he visits by making them vibrate with his accordion and electronics."

-International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation (http://improvisationinstitute.ca/workshops-conferences/camp/faculty-bios/)
4/10/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Affables Affluents 20:51

2. Fantome Cargo 6:26

3. Etrange Etang 8:49

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