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Radio ›› Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Monk Work
Work (1962), 5m42s [excerpt]
Track 1 from Monk Work
CD: Ambiances Jazz (2014) AM 218
Évidence (Pierre Cartier, electric bass; Jean Derome, alto saxophone; Pierre Tanguay, drum set)

Blog ›› Wednesday, March 4, 2015

  • Current & Upcoming Events

    • Montréal / Nouvelles Musiques 2015 (Until Mar 7)
    March 4, 2015 ›› Live Events
  • Monk Work in Vital

    “Évidence present their third release of Monk interpretations. This group has a long history. Derome and Cartier played already Monk-compositions when they were operating as a duo in the 70s. For many years they played Monk for their own sake as a hobby. In 1993 they decided however to make a studio recording, Musique de Thelonious Monk. It was followed…”

    February 16, 2015 ›› Press
  • Pour en finir in Vital

    “Klaxon Gueule is around already for some 20 years now. It is the most long lasting combo initiated by Côté if I’m not mistaken. Besides Côté, Bernard Falaise and St-Onge are part of this trio. Falaise we recently met on the fantastic second album by another trio, called Subtle Lip Can. Likewise Klaxon Gueule write their music from a very…”

    February 16, 2015 ›› Press
  • La règle in Vital

    “Fünf is a new voice. It is a collective of Magali Babin, Andrea-Jane Cornell, Martine H Crispo, Anne-Françoise Jacques, Émilie Mouchous and Erin Sexton. As an all female ensemble they fit however in a tradition with Wondeur Brass and Justine as earlier all-women line ups in the Ambiances Magnétiques circles. They use a wide range of electronics, synthesizers, microphones, field…”

    February 16, 2015 ›› Press
  • Volume 2 in Vital

    “Although the name of Pierre-Yves Martel and Philippe Lauzier are prominently featured on the cover, the band name is Sainct Laurens and Volume 2, so the album which was called Sainct Laurens (see Vital Weekly 715) must be volume one, I reckon’. On Volume 2 Lauzier plays bass clarinet, alto and soprano saxophone and Martel viola de gamba, objects and…”

    February 16, 2015 ›› Press
  • La règle in Monsieur Délire

    “Fünf (German for five) is an all-female twelve-handed collective: Magali Babin, Andrea-Jane Cornell, Martine H Crispo, Anne-François Jacques, Émilie Mouchous, and Erin Sexton, all based in Montreal. They all experiment with electricity and home-made or modified devices. This is the realm of circuit-bending, miniature sound sculptures, automatons, and the art of getting contact microphones to sing. The music is a…”

    February 6, 2015 ›› Press