Saturday, June 03, 2006

The Peculiar Din From Vincent Bergeron's Cranium

A friend emailed me a link to Vincent Bergeron's music that he found through, of all places, MySpace. This friend has very particular and focused tastes- so I was excited to hear what he had to offer.

Canadian musician Vincent Bergeron's music is a perplexing sonic tapestry of strange sounds- as if a whole orchestra was equipped with record players and they randomly but precisely dropped the needle on various musical phrases. The music tumbles like a dust cloud as Bergeron croons- sounding a bit like Albert Marcoeur. The long compositions are rambling but focused- almost like a meditation on a single theme...a Trout Mask Replica sort of musical cubism.

Vincent Bergeron - Nostalgie-Euthanasie (mp3)

More songs and sound samples can be found on Bergeron's site. An earlier version of his L'Art du D├ęsarroi release can be found on in its entirety.


Blogger Scott Soriano said...

Good god!

12:48 PM  
Blogger United Fairy Moons said...

Oh my goodness!!! Yes!! I discovered this guy while trawling Archive ages ago - he is amazing! Thanks for the reminder. And, also, your blog rules.

5:06 PM  

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