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Auclair, Melanie / Decore Sonore
Album:Decore Sonore Collection:General
Artist:Auclair, Melanie Added:09/2007
Label:Actuelle Cd 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-09-16 Pull Date:2007-11-18 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:18 Nov21 Oct30 Sep
Airplays:113

Recent Airplay
1.Fri, 16 Nov 07:Wedge
Memory Select
4.Wed, 26 Sep 07:Your Imaginary Friend
Brownian Motion
2.Fri, 19 Oct 07:Wedge
Memory Select
5.Wed, 26 Sep 07:Red West
Twixt Time and Racket
3.Thu, 27 Sep 07:Todd AO
Crosscurrents

Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2007-09-03 
Very avante, near-classical experimentalism using chamber/symphonic instruments and some spoken word (in French). From Canadian academic school of new-music. Excellent stuff.

1) mostly very chill, environmental sounds
2) bowed cello/bass w/ water sounds, grows spastic
3) bowing, guitar, sparse oboe
4) abstract use of percussion, bowing, almost noisey
5) voice, spoken poetry in French except “Sunday driver” w/ soundbed of very challenging scronks and squeals, bowing
6) sparse woodwinds and strings, pensive, spastic
7) creepy bass bowing and percussion
8) brief, strings, perc
9) mostly sparse, creepy ambient
10) dissonant guitar, woodwinds, very brief interlude
11) abstract conglomeration of moods, sources, sounds
12) mechanical sounds
13) brief bass bowing + perc
14) abstract, sparse, percussion heavy w/ interesting bowing
15) spoken poetry in French w/ avante soundbed
16) quiet plucking and winds
17) sparse
18) scratch, percussive
19) brief, guitar, bowing, crazy feel
20) noisey percussive, pitz

Track Listing
1.Plaisires Horticoles 11.L'atelier De Paul Emile
2.Sequestration Des Breuvages 12.La Singer De Tante Jeanette
3.Rizieres 13.Jour 1: La Genese
4.Le Centre Du Cercle 14.Jour 2: L'adaptation
5.Sunday Driver 15.Le Corbeau
6.Le Fil 16.Arbois
7.Lles Volets Mous 17.Bhavana
8.Mon Cerf Volant 18.Dessine Moi Du Temps
9.Dram Alarm 19.Grocery Store
10.La Brouette 20.Temperament Variable