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electrocd.com at the Opus Prizes

Thursday, December 8, 2005 General

Many electrocd.com artists are nominated for the 9th Opus prizes, awarded since 1996 by the Conseil québécois de la musique. The concert Pulsar *1, unveiling the musics from Puzzles by Robert Normandeau, is nominated for “Concert of the Year – Musique actuelle, Electroacoustics”, as well as the Theresa Transistor quartet (Christian Bouchard, Christian Calon, Mario Gauthier, Monique Jean), presented during the Akousma concert series. Estrapade by morceaux_de_machines, Trilogie d’ondes by Gilles Gobeil, and Puzzles by Robert Normandeau are nominated for “Disc of the Year — Musique actuelle, Electroacoustics”. Finally, Frank Zappa: 10 ans après (Frank Zappa: Ten Years After) directed by Réjean Beaucage, is nominated for “Book of the Year”. Winners will be announced on January 22, 2006.

eD: Now in Extreme Fidelity

Wednesday, December 1, 2004 New releases

empreintes DIGITALes innovates again! Fifteen years after its foundation, the 100% “digital” label jumps from CD to DVD-Audio, bringing the sound’s richness and spaciousness from concert halls to the living room of music lovers. DVD offers very high fidelity with its 24-bit encoding and immersive sound spatialization with the famous “5.1” home theatre sound. The first release in this format is Puzzles from composer Robert Normandeau. Available since February 3, 2005 this disc was officially launched on February 12 at the “trans_canada” festival at the ZKM in Germany.