The mysterious French audio collective The Dead Mauriacs led by Olivier Prieur in a 3-part work of electroacoustic compositions sourced from field recordings made during time spent in Brussels, developing these works based on daily recordings of audio observations at cafes, parks, churches, plus manipulated objects and some parakeets in a park; truly inspired collage work.
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Label: Sublime Retreat
Catalog ID: SR016
Squidco Product Code: 33376
Packaging: Cardboard sleeve, w/ eco wallet insert
Olivier Prieur-composer, performer
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"The music and text that make up this record originate from repeated stays in Brussels. They were born from curious observations and daily recordings, which, when assembled and manipulated, became a kind of dystopian mirror game.
Some of the sounds on the record were recorded in cafes, streets, a park, the Notre-Dame des Victoires church in the Sablon district, others were made with objects found on the spot, a chair, a table, a shutter, and manipulated with the tools of concrete or electro-acoustic music.
Some field recordings, made in other places, were added to create this fiction that the text extends: a sort of dangerous game involving agents, observers and parakeets in a park. Sometimes their respective roles become confused, as do time and space.
The Dead Mauriacs entrusted the visual aspect of the project to Evan Crankshaw, with whom they often work. With his collages, he brought a vision that deterritorialises and enriches both text and music."-Sublime Retreat
1. Le Parc, rapport d'observations - Part 1 15:18
2. Le Parc, rapport d'observations - Part 2 17:25
3. Le Parc, rapport d'observations - Part 3 19:24
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