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L'homme à z​é​ro

by France Sauvage

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Brex me down 06:58
Mec mec 03:39
Azi Danza 02:59


France Sauvage ("Wild France") is Arno Bruil, Johann Mazé and Manuel Duval playing electronics, synths and drums. They’ve been breaking ground for more than ten years and there aren't many stones in the European DIY venue circuit that they’ve left unturned in their wake as a band or under other their solo monikers (Descendeur, Le Cercle des Mallissimalistes, Rien Virgule, Ensemble UN, Lord Rectangle etc).
Their unique sound deceives attempts to compare. It couldn’t have formed without a strong tie to industrial music, outsider art, sound collage or dark wave, but it’s all fully digested and their sound goes well beyond these references. With no repertoire and no rehearsals, their music is a live improvised beast. It’s dense, tense, noisy, catchy and playful all at once.

The best way to describe them is to say that’s they’re one of the rare cases of an actual electronic live music band. Their use of a wide range custom-built electronic instruments shows no self- indulgence in virtuosity – every part of their performance output, from the sound to the overall progression is extremely tight.

Welcoming them to In Paradisum feels special, as their concert was the first time we stepped into the legendary experimental music venue Les Instants Chavirés in Paris. France Sauvage's imagination probably and subconsciously helped define the lines of direction around the music which we’ve been publishing on our label since then.
With no surprise given their live focus, a good half of the band’s output so far have been live outtakes, sometimes including audience noise. This one, though, feels recorded straight from a garage studio. Surprisingly, it sounds more like a "proper album" – a notion they would probably laugh at. Thanks to its clearly defined and varied songs, there is a strong sense of narrative that permeates throughout the entire album.

The album has the edge of Pan Sonic if they had gone to the countryside for a feast or sonically
channels the twisted mindset of the famous 20 Jazz Funk Greats album cover by TG. France Sauvage have sometimes described their music as "free rural" and maybe this record is the best example of it– communal music for the young century, a village orchestra for the forthcoming collision of locals and city-exploding bourgeois. Sound for the unrepentant nomads.


released October 21, 2019

Music by Arno Bruil Johan Mazé & Manuel Duval
Mastered by James Plotkin
Artwork by Thibault Proulx


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