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Both Disturbing and Comforting

Randy Raine-Reusch, Musicworks, no. 94, March 1, 2006

This is the second CD from Les PoulesJoane Hétu on alto sax, Diane Labrosse on motion sampler and Danielle Palardy Roger on percussion, all three artists using their voices to create this highly organic sonic exploration. This CD rustles and sighs its way through a series of complex emotional soundscapes that reach deep into the listener’s subconscious to awaken long-forgotten sensations. It is powerful and disturbing, yet somehow familiar and comforting at the same time — perfect listening with a cup of hot tea, when trapped by a dark snowy night.

It is powerful and disturbing, yet somehow familiar and comforting at the same time…