The 2009 Futura festival will take place on August, 20 — 23, 2009 in Crest, France. On the programme, works by Otomo Yoshihide, Luc Ferrari, Denis Dufour, Francis Dhomont (Corps et âme), Michel Chion, Michèle Bokanowski, Chantal Dumas, Ivo Malec, Bernard Parmegiani, Christian Zanési, Christian Calon and many others.
Two years after their first album, liberum arbitrium, the eletcronic noise duet morceaux_de_machines is back with Estrapade. On this new opus, they are joined by Diane Labrosse (sampler), Martin Tétreault and Yoshihide Otomo (turntables). Moreover, post-production and mastering was entrusted to maximalist composer Paul Dolden.
The three terrible turntablists Martin Tétreault, Yoshihide Otomo and Philip Jeck will rock the 3rd Göteborg Art Sounds (GAS-Festival) (Sweden) on October 14, 2003. Tétreault and Otomo then moves to North America for concerts in Québec October 28, Montréal October 29 and at famous Tonic (New York City) October 30.
An initial studio encounter, recorded live, makes up CD 1. Then both artists went to work to reprocess the raw material left out. Tétreault used obsolete tape recorders to create a analogue remix (analogique, CD 2). Otomo used an ultramodern computer to generate a digital reconstruction (numérique, CD 3).
Grand Europe tour for Yoshihide Otomo and Martin Tétreault from April 15 to 30, 2003. Two turntablist, one from Japan, one from Québec, two universes and one electro-mechanic meeting. Do not miss them, they’ll tour eleven French cities, Belgium, The Netherlands and Switzerland! Moreover, a new 3 mini-CD boxset is coming out in May, Studio — Analogique — Numérique to finish in beauty!