PHILIPPE PETIT: Extraordinary Tales Of A Lemon Girl Chapter 1: Oneiric Rings On Grey (Aagoo Records) / CINDYTALK/PHILIPPE PETIT: A Question Of Re-Entry (Lumberton Trading Company)

themilkman on Feb 17th 2012 01:31 am

Philippe Petit: Extraordinary Tales Of A Lemon Girl Chapter 1: Oneiric Rings On Grey   Cindytalk/Philippe Petit: A Question Of Re-Entry

Extraordinary Tales Of A Lemon Girl Chapter 1: Oneiric Rings On Grey
Aagoo Records 2012
08 Tracks. 44mins34secs

A Question Of Re-Entry
Lumberton Trading Co. 2011
02 Tracks. 23mins06secs

A Question Of Re-Entry
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Philippe Petit’s work is expanding in forever increasingly circles as he widens his scope with each new project, feeding from his regular collaborations to embark on often ambitious pieces of work which have taken him from the angular noise experimentations of the Strings Of Consciousness collective or the oblique avant pop of his collaboration with Lydia Lunch to the dark cinematic ambiences of albums such as A Scent Of Garmambrosia or Friends With Faces and the orchestral rethinking of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1. For his most recent venture, the first chapter in a new trilogy of releases entitled Extraordinary Tales Of A Lemon Girl, it is a Petit without his Friends who depicts the forever shifting sands of slumberland and orchestrates the journey of the mysterious Lemon Girl, a character inspired by Italian Gialli and the work of Lewis Carroll and James Joyce.

Split into eight movements, Oneiric Rings On Grey Velvet is a pretty dense and murky soundtrack which incorporates elements of classical music, turntablism and electronic experimentations without ever settling on a particular theme. Continue Reading »

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VOLGA: Pomol (Lumberton Trading Company)

themilkman on Mar 26th 2007 11:39 pm

Volga: Pomol

Lumberton Trading Company 2007
13 Tracks. 63mins35secs

Moscow-based quartet Volga finely balance archaic overtones sourced from traditional Russian folklore and hypnotic rhythms with modern textures expressed through dense post-industrial electronics and processed acoustic instruments. This singular outlook gives the band a totally unique sound as they link past and present together with oriental and occidental musical forms. Formed in the later part of the nineties, Volga released their eponymous debut album in 1999, and have since delivered three albums and a number of live recordings and remix projects. Continue Reading »

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