New Chemin de fer by Magali Babin

Monday, April 29, 2002 General

Babin combines linear yet sculptural metal-based sound pieces with a true flair for dynamism, abstraction and otherworldliness.” (Incursion Music Reviews, The ) Second release from young new label No Type, this first CD by sound artist Magali Babin is a jewel of small metallic sounds. On Chemin de fer (Iron Road), the flawlessness of every sounds is overwhelming. Wonderful and delicate compositions, perfect to get acquainted with the fascinating soundscapes of this Montréal artist.

Free Cache 2001

Wednesday, March 13, 2002 General

In collaboration with the CEC and PeP, electrocd.com will include a free copy of the new CD Cache 2001 with any online purchase, while supplies last. The item is automatically added to your shopping cart when you make a purchase on the electrocd.com website. Cache 2001 is the recent compilation produced by the Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC). [Finished on June 25, 2002.]

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Robert Normandeau Wins the Masque for Best Sound Design

Sunday, February 3, 2002 General

Composer Robert Normandeau was awarded the “Masque” for best sound design, in a ceremony held February 3, 2002, for the play Malina by Ingeborg Bachmann, adapted and directed by Brigitte Haentjens. The composition was then completely reworked for the concert thanks to a commision by the IMEB in June 2000. The piece was premiered at the Synthèse festival held in Bourges (France) in June 2001. Malina appears on the composer’s most recent CD, Clair de terre, released on the empreintes DIGITALes label. The piece will be presented in concert during the “Voyages: Dublin-Montréal” event, coproduced by Concerts M and Réseaux, on March 14, 2002.

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