On the Top Shelf // Fall 2014

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Radio // Saturday, December 20, 2014
Fenêtres intérieures
De la fenêtre (2010-12), 11m08s [excerpt]
Track 1 from Fenêtres intérieures
CD: empreintes DIGITALes (2014) IMED 14126

Blog // Saturday, December 20, 2014

  • Dec 18-31 on electro:thèque

    Today on electro:thèque, hear a full album stream of À l’ombre des ondes by Kristoff K.Roll.

    December 18, 2014 // New Releases
  • A Gift of Etc

    empreintes DIGITALes will be turning 25 this January and we are starting the celebrations now! With orders of any 3 empreintes DIGITALes discs — already 130-title strong — electrocd.com will include (for a very limited time) a complimentary copy of the Etc CD with works by Harrison, Vaggione, and Wishart. The item is automatically added to your shopping cart.

    December 17, 2014 // General
  • Au-delà in The Sound Projector

    “Another explorer of the voice’s possibilities, Andrew Lewis has the narrators of his opening piece Lexicon remind us repeatedly of what ‘words are like (…)’, among these, ‘leaves’, ‘lives’ and ‘lights’, meanwhile likening the page to a ‘map’. Drawn from a the poem of a 12-year old, Lexicon’s words are dissected, scattered between a fragmentation of speakers, distorted and seasoned…”

    December 18, 2014 // Press
  • La marée in The Sound Projector

    “For his fourth release on the ever-exemplary empreintes DIGITALes label, Pierre Alexandre Tremblay offers worthy company to label-mates and audio-vivisectionists such as Monique Jean and Manuella Blackburn, even if he is generally less incendiary across these five spacious pieces; forsaking cut ’n’ paste conscientiousousness for the full preservation and processing of performances in real time, draping over these aching canyons…”

    December 13, 2014 // Press
  • December 11, 2014 // New Releases
  • Dômes in Monsieur Délire

    “A fine opus, rich and varied, from Robert Normandeau. Five pieces on this CD. La part des anges is a rather pure acousmatic work, finely distillated. Kuppel, based on concrete sounds, is more exciting at first, but it overstays its welcome. Pluies noires and Hamlet-Machine without Actors are derived from stage music, Normandeau’s forte (and this Hamlet is excellent). Finally…”

    December 10, 2014 // Press