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Beche ta motte (Falasie / Cote / Gaudet-Asselin): Sont des Racines (Tour de Bras)

The title referring to roots alongside the subtitled comment "agricultural improvisations" in this 2022 free improv recording from the Bêche ta motte (dig your mound) trio of Quebec luminaries Bernard Falaise on guitar, Michel F Cote on percussion & synths and Thomas Gaudet-Asselin on double & electric bass, in twelve succinct experimental improvisations of unusual rhythmic and sonic natures.
 

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Bernard Falaise-guitar, effects

Michel F Cote-percussion, synths

Thomas Gaudet-Asselin-double bass, electric bass


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Label: Tour de Bras
Catalog ID: tdb900069cd
Squidco Product Code: 34345

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2023
Country: Canada
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded at the Paradis Cooperative, in Rimouski, Quebec, Canada, on March 23rd, 24th and 25th, 2022, by Sebastien Coriveau.

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The title referring to roots alongside the subtitled comment "agricultural improvisations" in this 2022 free improv recording from the Bêche ta motte (dig your mound) trio of Quebec luminaries Bernard Falaise on guitar, Michel F Cote on percussion & synths and Thomas Gaudet-Asselin on double & electric bass, in twelve succinct experimental improvisations of unusual rhythmic and sonic natures.


Artist Biographies

"Bernard Falaise. Born Montréal, Québec, 1965. Residence: Montréal, Québec. Composer, Performer (guitar).

Bernard Falaise was born in Montréal, where he currently lives. He plays electric guitar, composes and improvises - all with evident joy - for Miriodor, Klaxon Gueule, les Projectionnistes, Diesel and other groups. He has written for the Ensemble contemporain de Montréal (ECM), Quartango and the Isis Quartet, and has created music for exhibitions, television, the theatre and dance. Allergic to labels, Falaise explores acid rock, twelve-tone waltzes and industrial tangos with equal enthusiasm."

-ActuelleCD (http://www.actuellecd.com/en/bio/falaise_be/)
2/28/2024

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"Michel F Côté. Born Montréal, Québec, 1958. Residence: Montréal, Québec. Composer, Performer (percussion).

Half a century later, now a grown-up, he still doesn't understand why he chose a career as a musician and composer instead of something else. With fluidity and idiocy, he gets involved with whomever he wants, thus avoiding any and all reductive labeling attempts. A Montréaler and a co-founder of the &records label, he stumbles around in various bands: bob, Klaxon, Pink Saliva, (juste) Claudette, and Mecha Fixes Clock. A designer associated with stage arts, he refuses to grow softer. As proof, in dance he adds his ear to the choreographies of Catherine Tardif, Sylvain Émard, Louise Bédard, Shanti Wadge, and José Navas; in theatre, he scratches his head alongside Wajdi Mouawad, Robert Lepage, Brigitte Haentjens, Éric Jean, and Martin Faucher. So what's left? He favours plants, suffers from music-loving, is rather clean overall, and tends to keep in shape."

-ActuelleCD (http://www.actuellecd.com/en/bio/cote_mi/)
2/28/2024

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Thomas Gaudet-Asselin is a Canadian bassist, a member of GGRIL and SouphL.

-Rate Your Music (https://rateyourmusic.com/artist/thomas-gaudet-asselin/credits/)
2/28/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Serre, plastique, serre, vis 02:17

2. l'eau les bains 03:37

3. Apres, rayures 03:06

4. Les outils disparaissent 03:12

5. Cet enchantement vers le bas 03:01

6. Midi sous la bache 03:00

7. Territoires enclos 03:33

8. Les jarrets noirs 03:08

9. Atteinte de la roche rigole 02:26

10. Bourgeons salsifits 01:48

11. Bine-bine 02:49

12. Juin simuiitude 06:32

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