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ARTIST
TITLE
Humus - Musiques Immobiles 5-15
FORMAT
CD

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CATALOG #
MV 001CD MV 001CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
10/18/2004

"With his 8th solo album, French composer Laurent Pernice presents the pure electronic music, providing fresh views for academic avantgarde, from the different sides of microtonal music, reductive minimalism and other methods of digital decomposition. Ever since his first album (Details, 1988), Pernice has been collecting certain sounds which came into being all on their own, so to speak, the haphazard result of certain manipulations. By letting them run free, he realised that they produced a kind of minimal music, even microtonal at times -- yet a truly alive music worthy of being heard. Most of these sounds came about through sheer experimentation while trying to distort the use of an instrument. Thus, the first immobile music was based on a double bass using only its extreme high notes and on a zither played with bass drumsticks. The incongruity between the technique and the instrument produced chance music which, in a certain sense, created itself..."