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January 31, 2010: Six DAME Nominees for the Opus Prizes

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 General

Six DAME albums are nominated for the 2009 Opus Prizes. Arbor Vitæ by the Bozzini Quartet and Miroir des vents by Quasar are both nominated in the “Disc of the Year — Modern and Contemporary Musics” category. As for Live at Upstairs 2008 by Normand Guilbeault Ensemble is nominated in the “Disc of the Year — Musique actuelle, Electroacoustics” category. Y’a du bruit dans ma cabane by Ensemble SuperMusique and Pas de deux by Fred Frith and Danielle Palardy Roger are nominated in the “Disc of the Year — Musique actuelle, Electroacoustics.” Additionally, Confiture de Gagaku by Jean Derome is nominated for “Concert of the Year — actuelle and electroacoustic musics”. The 13th Opus Prize Gala will take place on January 31, 2010 at the Salle Claude-Champagne, Université de Montréal.

Best Releases of 2008

Saturday, January 10, 2009 General

Great news! Five Ambiances Magnétiques albums ranked amongst the best releases of 2008!

December 10, 2008: Productions SuperMusique: Ça cogne

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 In concert

As part of the "Concerts/CD release" component of their Montréal concert season, Productions SuperMusique, in collaboration with DAME, will present two exceptional duos: a great moment in the here and now with Frith + Roger, as well as Côté + Ceccarelli, two quite unusual musicians. The concert will take place at Le Cabaret du Musée Juste pour rire on December 10, 2008.

AM: Frith + Roger

Tuesday, October 7, 2008 New releases

Recorded live at the Festival des musiques de création in Jonquière (Québec) and at La Sala Rossa in Montréal, Danielle Palardy Roger and Fred Frith release Pas de deux, one of Ambiances Magnétiques’ latest titles. A first encounter between two master improvisers, Pas de deux faithfully communicates the energy and telepathy experienced by these two musicians.

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