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Optical Sound (32 titles)
 

Paris
Records & fine arts.
 
2016
French edition
A re-reading of Walter Benjamin by François Coadou, suicidal tendencies in Rock'n'roll history, Chris Marker's La Jetée, Genesis P-Orridge & Timothy Leary, Salvage Art Institute, Arnaud Labelle-Rojoux, Crammed Discs Records, interviews with Jean-Luc Verna, Jill Gasparina, Ange Leccia, Carole Douillard & Dora García…

2015
French edition
The artist's magazine's rich and diverse third issue welcomes fiction for the first time.

2015
The first live recording of the duo formed by Gerome Nox (sound) and Black Sifichi (spoken words and texts).

2015
last available copies!
This project stages the collision between the book Walden or Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau (1854) and the mission of Mercury Seven (1958) sending men to space. It is a polymorphic work, evoking the questions of autonomy, isolation, solitude, but also contemplation and enlarged perspectives through music and live performance with modular synthesizers.

2014
That Summer's very first vinyl, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its first album, “Drowsiness of Ancient Gardens”, consists of reworks (covers and remixes) of a number of That Summer's songs by some of the industrious musicians who have been part of the “band” over the years, in some way or other.

2014
French edition
The second issue of the magazine published by Optical Sound, between experimental music and contemporary art.

2013
French edition
The magazine first issue: featuring Gee Vaucher, Stephen Wright, Coil, Glassbox, Claude Lévêque, Mabel Tapia, Franckdavid, Société Réaliste, Raphaële Jeune, Élodie Lesourd, Agnès Joffray, Robert Hampson, Sandy Amerio…

2012
A tribute to Nino Ferrer.

2011
Third album by Cocoon, the solo project of Clair Obscur's leader Christophe Demarthe.

2010
Sixteen visual artists give their vision of Clair Obscur's album We Gave A Party For The Gods And The Gods All Came.

2010
last available copies!
The collaboration between J. G. Thirlwell (Foetus) and Fred Bigot (Electronicat).

2010
Soundtrack for an exotic elevator, innocent muzak, only a priori, an orchestra with sequins and cheap junk (the soundtrack of Pierre Beloüin's eponymous installation).

2010
Cercueil's first album.

2010
L'étoile Absinthe was composed in 1999-2000 in the composer's studio. Chant d'ombre was composed in 2004 in the composer's studio. It is dedicated to Eliane Radigue.

2010
Three musics for films and installation—one of the most beautiful albums by Simon Fisher Turner.

2010
A triptych tribute.

2009
Norscq's new album.

2009
A “kit” resulting from the two working visual artists Pierre Beloüin and P. Nicolas Ledoux's cross work.

2008
A piece of concrete music based on voices of children of Lionel Marchetti's family, recorded in familiar holiday places.

2007
An audiovisual performance that stages the texts of the writer Marc-Henri Lamande.

2007
bilingual edition (English / French), texts and subtitles
Two films and a musical piece by Joachim Montessuis.

2007
Tsé (Guillaume Ollendorff)'s second album.

2006
A project by Norscq (The Grief / The Atlas Project) that combines ancient texts, oriental singing, post-industrial electronica and dark ambient.

2006
This installation juxtaposes photographs of eight “landscapes” with “soundscapess” created by French sound artists, who made a free sound interpretation based on the chosen picture and collected raw sounds.

2006
A record of Tuxedomoon covers.

2005
The Grief's greatest hits, with many unpublished, rarities and remixes.

2005
Eighteen figures of the French New Wave scene reinterpret each one of their iconic titles.

2005
The two French musicians Sébastien Roux and Eddie Ladoireextend their ambient explorations through drone guitars and digital manipulation.

2004

2015
out of print
New picture disc by Jean-Luc Verna's band.

2013
out of print
Picture disc by Jean-Luc Verna's band.

2013
out of print
The ideal funeral soundtrack (16 previously unreleased tracks by Arnaud Maguet, Cocoon, Robert Hampson & Sébastien Roux, Norscq, Gerome Nox, Paradise Now & Gerard Malanga, Rainier Lericolais & m-o-r-s-e, Scanner, Black Sifichi, Simon Fisher Turner, Coil...).