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Hippie Diktat: Gran Sasso [VINYL]
Hippie Diktat:
Gran Sasso [VINYL]

(nunc. -- France )


Price: $19.95    




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The 3rd album from the French Hippie Diktat trio of Antoine Viard on baritone sax, Julien Chamla on drums and Richard Comte on guitar, drawing parallels to Sunn O))) and the raw power of Peter Brötzmann, here in a four-part work of primal rhythms and powerful textures, applying the use of space and timing around repetition to create a bedrock of brawny sound.

Vegan Dallas: Electro Griot [VINYL]
Vegan Dallas:
Electro Griot [VINYL]

(nunc. -- France )


Price: $19.95    




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Rhythmically rich instrumental music crossing experimental, rock and compositional forms with an ear towards primitive and instinctual pulses, the French quartet of drummer & bass harpist Julein Chamla, percussionist Benjamin Flament, Simon Henocq on live electronics and guitarist Richard Comte explore innate pulses imbued with modern and urgent overtones.

Hippie Diktat: Black Peplum [VINYL]
Hippie Diktat:
Black Peplum [VINYL]

(BeCoq -- France )


Price: $19.95    




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Using raw and primal rhythms, deep textures from amplified baritone saxophone and trance approaches to rock instrumental music balancing Steve Reich and Sunn O))), the French Hippie Diktat trio of Antoine Viard on baritone sax, Julien Chamla on drums and Richard Comte on guitar has toured Europe since 2011, here in recordings at l'Ecluse, in Reims from 2013.

Comte, Richard / Sebastien Lespinasse: Traverser Noir
Comte, Richard / Sebastien Lespinasse:
Traverser Noir

(nunc. -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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Translating to "Cross Black", French guitarist Richard Comte provides a set of four diverse soundtracks, from deep turbulent darkness and sonic decay to crisply ringing guitar resonance, over which sound poet Sébastien Lespinasse intones with solemn import his dark words of imagery and observation.

Comte, Richard: Derive de la base et du sommet
Comte, Richard:
Derive de la base et du sommet

(nunc. -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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Translating to "Base and vertex drift", French guitarist Richard Comte (Hippie Diktat, Vegan Dallas) present four darkly ominous solo works on electric guitar through slowly shifting chords and deep reverberation, punctuated with ringing tones and light moments that peer through sonic clouds, his ambience a backdrop to alternations of lucidity and submersion.

Comte, Richard / Julien Pontvianne: Sunken Music
Comte, Richard / Julien Pontvianne:
Sunken Music

(nunc. -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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The long-standing duet of guitarist Richard Comte and tenor saxophonist Julen Pontvianne (Onze Hours Onze) is a conversation of introspective and resonant repetition around silence, tonal decay, slow call and response and submerged themes, here symbolically immersed as they explore four sunken islands from around the world: Vordonis; Lohachara; Semionovski and Elugelab.

Comte, Richard: Travel Patterns [CD EP]
Comte, Richard:
Travel Patterns [CD EP]

(nunc. -- France )


Price: $10.95    




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An album of languorous guitar motifs, slowly unfolding in a mesmerizing haze intended to accompany a traveller as landscapes pass, contemplative daydream listening as a mesmeric addition to one's environment in momentum, presented in four "Patterns" that allow the rich tones and harmonics of French electric guitarist Richard Comte to ring out a rich journey.

Comte, Richard: Innermap
Comte, Richard:
Innermap

(Coax -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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Addressing the perception and representation of physical space through 9 solo guitar works of sonic textures and treatments imbued with rich solo playing, each track named by coordinates of remembered towns and cities, creating a succession of interconnected sonic landscapes of drones, resonance and clear tones as a metaphor for an internal, mental, cartography.

Hippie Diktat: Fire On
Hippie Diktat:
Fire On

(Self Released -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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Six raw instrumentals bridging free jazz and free rock forms, clearly influenced by both Brötzmann and Sunn O))) (as referenced in the track "SunnA)))") from the French Hippie Diktat trio of Antoine Viard on amplified baritone sax, Julien Chamla on drums and Richard Comte on guitar, recording at l'Ecluse, in Reims in 2013 for six ruggedly inspired tracks.

Comte, Richard: Endless Tapes [CASSETTE]
Comte, Richard:
Endless Tapes [CASSETTE]

(nunc. -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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An immersive drone performed on acoustic guitar, captured and extended through loops and effects and recorded to 4-track cassette, from French improviser Richard Comte (Hippie Diktat, Vegan Dallas), a single extended piece that begins with actively repeating chords that evolve into rich layers of textured, expansive loops, a seemingly infinite work that begs to be looped.

Hippie Diktat: Gran Sasso
Hippie Diktat:
Gran Sasso

(nunc. -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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Stripping down their performance matter to its most minimal expression, their work developed since 2011 as they've toured the European alternative scene, the Hippie Diktat trio of Richard Comte on electric baritone guitar, Julien Chamla on drums and Antoine Viard on amplified baritone saxophone work an energetic and heavy set of Steve Reich-ian grooves.

Roue Libre (Lanau / Comte / Biardeau): Titanomakhia [CD EP]
Roue Libre (Lanau / Comte / Biardeau):
Titanomakhia [CD EP]

(nunc. -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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This assertive French rock trio's first EP takes on provocative subjects with urgency and an acerbic humor through dark and driving grooves and tight interaction, from the trio of Theo Lanau on drums, Richard Comte on guitar, bass, & voice and Quentin Biardeau on saxophone & keyboards, from studio treated live recordings at Astrolab, in Orleans, France.

Vegan Dallas: Electro Griot
Vegan Dallas:
Electro Griot

(nunc. -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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Rhythmically rich instrumental music crossing experimental, rock and compositional forms with an ear towards primitive and instinctual pulses, the French quartet of drummer & bass harpist Julein Chamla, percussionist Benjamin Flament, Simon Henocq on live electronics and guitarist Richard Comte explore innate pulses imbued with modern and urgent overtones.



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