Francisco Meirino - Anthems For Unsuccessful Winners
DRAINAGE, IN SIX PARTS
with Jérôme Noetinger
CD/Digital, Released by Klanggalerie, released August 2, 2023
Recorded in 2019 at La Becque Residency Center, Switzerland.
Edited and mixed in 2021 in Lausanne, Switzerland, and Rives, France.
Mastering and artwork by Francisco Meirino.
Francisco Meirino, modular synthesizer, field recordings, microphones.
Jérôme Noetinger, Revox B77, electronics, radio, CD player, tapes.
Born April 1966, in Marseille, Jérôme Noetinger discovered experimental music under the influence of the Déficit Des Années Antérieures in Caen. He is a composer/improviser/sound artist working with electroacoustic devices. Composing sometimes musique concrete in the studio, and performing improvised music using electroacoustic devices such as: the reel to reel tape recorder Revox B77 and magnetic tape, analogue synthesizers, mixing desks, speakers, microphones, various electronic household objects and home-made electronica. Performing both solo and in ensembles, and collaborating often, and touring extensively internationally. Jerome also used to be the director of Metamkine, a non-profit... more
... a music that explores the limits of sound research ... Meirino pushes himself fervently into the dark per tug of a complicated and conceptual sonic avant-garde with results so brilliant that he is sometimes able to redefine the very existence of sound as we know it (or believe we know) ... the principle governing the composers praxis is processing what is not supposed to be recorded, and its a beautiful and adventurous prospect if undertaken with rigour and fear... one might object that one cant understand where the art is in this mess of electrostatic discharges, insane oscillators, modified and altered samples, abused low and high frequency filters and left free to occupy the available sound space...
(Alieno de Bootes, July 2023)