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LE SAUT DE L ANGE / R.A.S (2LP)
2x12" Vinyl FR
never released before on lp, here comes the complete original soundtracks of french cult film composer françois de roubaix for director yves boisset. two movies that embody the two sides of francois de roubaix’s approach to recording. for le saut de l’ange (1971), the self-taught composer wrote an orchestration for some fifty musicians playing strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion with two distinct solo instruments alternating the main theme: indian sitar on the one hand and accordion on the other. r.a.s (1973) was recorded on a 8-track tape recorder, in françois de roubaix’s home studio rue de courcelle, where most of his 70’s scores were recorded. the result is a mix of military-march rhythms, rolls on the snare-drum with sounds of synthi aks syntheziser: de roubaix invented a modern sound for this contemporary-history tragedy.
LES ONIX MARIONNETTES THEATRE ET TELEVISION (19721976)
12" Vinyl NL
from rubber duck marching brass bands to mutant swinging pans, expect classy miniatures and raw bruitist soundscapes, hawaian interlude or proto-funky chase featuring cracked up ocarinas, obsessive rattles, vintage drum machines and a consistent amount of analog synths, all revealing a unique and playfull sense of accuracy in their use. exclusive and previously unreleased material, digitalised from original master tapes, wrapped in deluxe package with full booklet designed, photos and detailed liner notes (english & french). artwork & layout by jean-philippe bretin a weme rds and biceps rds co-release.
LE LABYRINTHE DES ONIX
12" Vinyl NL
in 1972 francois de roubaix and bernard maitre composed together the music of a tv series for children presented by puppets, called the onix. the musical oddity here released by weme records is a part of this ost. this piece of music demonstrates once again that francois de roubaix was in touch with all kinds of music of his time, including contemporary music. in this experimental track we can feel the influences of the composer pierre henry, an other explorer of unknown sounds. on the b side jodey kendrick makes his own interpretation of this music with current tech and sounds while keeping the atmosphere and fantasy of the original sound. attention non music !
COMMISSAIRE MOULIN ET AUTRES SCENE DE CRIMES (LP)
12" Vinyl NL
brilliant tv and movie themes by francois de roubaix!!! on 20 november 1975 francois de roubaix disappeared while diving. before going towards this tragic death, francois had received an order for a television series theme tune commissaire moulin. as usual, the composed melody has been indelibly printed in the collective memory. francois de roubaix always put his fingers where it should be! between electronic tricks and acoustic works, this record brings the themes of this television series together with other musics composed for never released or still unknown projects... all unpublished music, never pressed on vinyl! it soon becomes clear that francois de roubaix feels confortable with this kind of exercises. the result is every time sublime. recommended!!
LANTARCTIQUE / AUTRES SEANCES ELECTRONIQUES RUE DE COURCELLES (2X12 INCH LP)
coloured 2x12" Vinyl NL
repress in blue vinyl !! the late french soundtrack composer (1939-1975) was one of the first to use frequency modulators on an 8 track homestudio. he was known for his melodic works mixing electronic & acoustic. his oeuvre has been sampled by many. this release devotes a posthumous work composed for a cousteau documentary which was refused, probably beacuse it was too avant-garde. on the second disc youll find different tasty style-exercises that show to what extend roubaix manipulated the modulators with ingenuity.
COSMIC MACHINE (2X12 LP + CD)
2x12" Vinyl lp + cd UK
celebrating 10 years because music with this voyage across french cosmic and electronic avantgarde from 1970 to 1980. limited deluxe edition double vinyl plus cd in replika gatefold sleeve.
WEME10ANS (2X12 LP)
2x12" Vinyl NL
to celebrate its 10 years of existence weme records have asked to 13 artists of its catalogue to create unreleased tracks.
COSMIC MACHINE (CLEAR VINYL 2X12 LP + CD)
coloured 2x12" Vinyl lp + cd D
at the start of the 70s, france had no petrol, but it had ideas and artists that managed to tip them into the 21st century 30 years in advance. cosmic machine compiles 20 rare tracks put together with passion and erudition by uncle o (who previously did the shaolin soul compilations) and throws together a collection of stars, a few free-spirits, and also shooting stars.
the transparent double vinyl comes in gatefold sleeve with a cd-copy of the full album.
COSMIC MACHINE (CD)
at the start of the 70.s, france had no petrol, but it had ideas and artists that managed to tip them into the 21st century 30 years in advance. cosmic machine compiles 20 rare tracks put together with passion and erudition by uncle o (who previously did the shaolin soul compilations) and throws together a collection of stars, a few free-spirits, and also shooting stars.
Patrick Juvet - Le Reve
Didier Marouani - Temps X
Droids - Shanti Dance Part 1 & Part 2
François De Roubaix - Survol
Space - Magic Fly
Universal Energy - Disco Energy (I)
Pierre Bachelet - Motel Show
Space Art - Love Machine
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