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Martel, Pierre-Yves / Engagement & Confrontation
Album:Engagement & Confrontation Collection:General
Artist:Martel, Pierre-Yves Added:09/2007
Label:Actuelle Cd 

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Add Date:2007-09-09 Pull Date:2007-11-11 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:11 Nov16 Sep

 Recent Airplay
1.Nov 09, 2007:Memory Select
2.Sep 14, 2007:Memory Select

Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2007-09-03 
New music, avante experimental classical from Canada. Chamber instruments played very untraditionally. Bursts and blurts, seemingly random phrases. Sparse and quiet at times. Very academic.

1) very quiet start, builds up, layers of bass strings, fall away then re-appear, building
2) pitzicatto bas and blurps of other instruments
3) bowing, strings, very sparse/quiet toward end
4) percussive feel
5) mix of bass, percussion, sparse
6) lots of bass bowing, slow and sparse feel
7) very sparse, quiet
8) brief conga/perc
9) squealing strings
10) percussive bow sounds
11) brief
12) builds up slow into cinematic quality
13) sparse, randomness
14) squealing and faster phrasing
15) fast bss plucking
16) very sparse
17) fast bass playing w/ percussion
18) slow sparse bass

Track Listing
1.Felt Clips 10.Eczema
2.Cages 11.Interlude #2
3.Fromage En Crottes 12.Correspondances Domestiques
4.Seems... Far Too...Familiar 13.Mulo: Primo Segmente
5.Benibraun 14.Pneus Semi-Pneumatiques
6.For D/C 15.L'atelier A Lamario
7.Paper Clips, Please 16.L'atelier A Lamario
8.Interlude #1 17.Dresser
9.Monsieur Carignan 18.Arrivals And Departures