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White Light (vinyl LP)

Ilitch - White Light (vinyl LP)
The first new Ilitch album since 2010—one of Thierry Müller's most personal, introspective and seducing recordings.
After multiple projects and collaborations, Thierry Müller restarts the "concept" of Ilitch for this opus. Ilitch albums, too rare for some, cults for others, are from the beginning generated by important moments in the life of Thierry Müller. Inspired by them, reflecting them, sublimating them, treating them as therapy or bearing an incisive, sometimes impudent and/or disillusioned look, Thierry Müller gives each opus a resonance, a sound, a singular treatment. In the bloodline of "10 Suicides" and "Lena's Life", he gives us a very personal concept album: "Several health-related accidents have led me to reflect on the passing of time, resulting in flashbacks, disturbing feelings about memory and neurological disorders, the questions it causes, and a strange feeling that I tried to 'translate' into the track White Light that gave the title to the album…".
With the contributions of Jac Berrocal (trumpet), Aaron Moore (vocals, percussions, panpipes, harp), Quentin Rollet (saxophone) and Milena Drither-Lerru (cello, voice), this introspective album takes us to unknown lands that can only question and seduce us
Limited edition of 200 copies.

Like other 1970s European electronic rock artists from Heldon to Conrad Schnitzer, Ilitch owes more to the avant-garde experiments of Stockhausen and Xenakis than to the rock and roll of Chuck Berry or even the Beatles. Ilitch came out of France, was the work of mostly one person, Thierry Müller, a photographer and graphic artist from Paris who started making recordings in the early 1970s using unconventional prepared guitars as well as keyboards, harmonium, tape recorder and other electronics to create strange textures and sounds. Thierry Müller (also with his other projects Ruth, Crash, Moore/Müller...) is always on the lookout for new experiences and collaborations from pop to experimental and their transient. He played, on records or live, with Valentina Fanigliulo (Mushy, Phantom Love), Nicholas Littlemore (Empire Of The Sun, Pnau), Aaron Moore (Volcano The Bear), Quentin Rollet, Jac Berrocal, NowCut, etc. Among his fans are people like Edward Ka-Spel (Legendary Pink Dots), Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth), Tim Gane (Stereolab), Steven Stapleton (Nurse With Wound)...

See also Thierry Müller.
published in 2021
transparent clear blue vinyl LP + A4 insert + 1 postcard + download code
EAN : 3770001097053
in stock

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