BENOIT PIOULARD

Noyaux LP
Label: MORR music

order number SW19486

 

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Description
Seattle producer and songwriter Benoît Pioulard (aka Thomas Meluch) has been following his very own path through the calm scenery of ambient, shoegaze and electronica for over ten years now. Following the release of "Sonnet", his fifth LP for Portland’s Kranky label just a few months ago, Meluch returns to Morr Music with four shimmeringly beautiful Ambient tracks. Together with Rafael Anton Irisarri (aka The Sight Below) under the name ORCAS, he already contributed two albums filled with brilliantly introvert ambient pop to Morr’s catalogue. Now "Noyaux" sees Meluch building on his more loop-based productions, like the recently released "Stanza" LP. "Noyaux" is a touching blend of weightless drones and yearningly sluggish melodies.
 
The title is French for "seeds" or "kernels", the basis of life and growth. Meluch recorded the EP from February through April of this year after looking through a huge collection of family photos that his mother had scanned from old photo albums. "I began remembering a lot of things and events that I hadn’t thought about in 20 years," he explains. After that he "was in a little daze for a few weeks." During this nostalgic reflection, he came up with four tracks, each representing a member of his family - father, mother, brother and himself.
 
This item is tagged as:
  • Ambient
  • Electronic

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