ballade de bruits [alm 73]

by final cut

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frenchman based in belgium, final cut has used as base for these tracks environmental sounds he has done during his several wanderings. once at home, they've been heavily processed to form hypnotizing soundscapes.
final cut is also the co-curator of the 3patttes label and earsheltering netlabel. he now publishes under his own name (flavien gillié). check out his recent cd on unfathomless.

vital weekly 776 review:
Behind Final Cut is a frenchman (no name) who lives in Belgium, where he runs the 3pattes label, as well as the earsheltering netlabel. Two pieces here, which we may see as noise ballads, I guess, looking at the title. Of the three recent Taalem releases, this is the one that is most noise based. Not entirely loud or something like that, but nevertheless a bit less subtle in the processing of field recordings. Final Cut transforms them into drone like music, which sound a bit like stringed instruments, ringing around in overtones. Quite gritty and angular, but quite nice also. Very upright and present. (FdW)


released October 7, 2016

photography : delphine ancelle-b.
recorded, composed and mixed in anonymous places of belgium during january 2010. sound is all.
thanks to everyone at taâlem.



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