8 thoughts on “ Moody Doom - Pierre Bastien - The Mecanocentric Worlds Of Pierre Bastien (Live)

  1. The next album on Rabih Beaini's Morphine Records comes from French composer Pierre Bastien. Bastien is known for building his own robotic musical instruments—most notably, his Mecanium orchestra consists of Meccano machines. He's appeared on Aphex Twin's Rephlex label a couple of times, most recently with 's Machinations.
  2. Pierre Bastien (born in Paris) is a French musician, composer, and experimental musical instrument builder.
  3. The Mecanocentric Worlds of Pierre Bastien documents a bewildering duet between the peerless, eccentric French instrument builder and one of his creations, ‘The Mecanium’, recorded live at Studio M - the historic studio-concert hall of Radio-Television of Vojvodina, Serbia. Bastien plays kundi, rubber band, prepared trumpet, video loops, nail violin and râbab, while the Mecanium - an.
  4. Pierre Bastien is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Pierre Bastien and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected.
  5. Four years after his successful first album for Rephlex, Pierre Bastien is back with more automaton tunes and palindromic titles. His technique remains the same -- i.e., producing music played by mechanical contraptions, each automaton usually making one or two sounds, the composer's art residing in both designing the "players" and arranging their "contributions" into orchestrated pieces.7/
  6. Composed, performed, recorded and mixed by Pierre Bastien. Mastered by Neel at Enisslab, Artwork by Nathalie Du Pasquier, Curation and Design by Tankboys.
  7. Feb 19,  · Blue As an Orange, released on Morphine Records in January , is Pierre Bastien and his merry band of mechanical musicians. Bastien builds his automated orchestras from non-musical stuff, amplified Meccano parts, motors, fans, rattles, paper, and nails, turning them into automata timekeepers. Over the top, Bastien interjects his own playing on prepared trumpet, gongs, electric .
  8. Mechanical composer Pierre Bastien was born in Paris in ; while at the University of Sorbonne he studied French and 18th century literature but always harbored a fascination for experimental music, in particular the work of John Cage, and upon graduating wrote for ballet and string quartet.

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