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Musique Mécanique Limited Edition Box Set

 
Musique Mécanique
Limited Edition

Triple Vinyl style CD + bonus content.
(packed on a beautiful signed and numbered box created by sergio pittaluga and d.d).
 
Track list for Special Edition here. More photos here.
buy
  Standard Edition here             

Box Set content:

-Musique Mécanique 14 track CD

-Musique Mécanique Bonus Tracks CD (13 tracks)

-Lärmkunst 20 track CD (music&noise) (more lärmkunst info here)

-Poster by Sergio Pittaluga, with full information and liner notes. 372x248 mm

-Poster "Musique Mécanique architectonics" by Arq. Gustav O. Zepol.372x248mm

-Musique Mécanique's useless trinkets: 4 stickers, 2 badges, 2 postcards

-Musique Mécanique's useful trinkets: 2 guitar picks.
 

Buy / Comprar / Acheter (PayPal)  € -$ - £     edit Dec 2014: last 10 ex left (signed and numbered)

 

Box Set  Limited Edition: 38 € frais de port compris. Cette édition spéciale est limitée à 200 exemplaires, numérotés et signés.

Box Set  Limited Edition: 38 € incluyendo envio . Esta edición especial está limitada a 200 copias, firmadas y numeradas.

 

 

Box Set  Limited Edition: 38 € including shipping worldwide. This Especial Edition is limited to 200 copies, each signed and numbered. .

 

 

This Especial Edition is limited to 200 copies, each signed and numbered. Sold exclusivelly here, worldwide.

Cette édition spéciale est limitée à 200 exemplaires, numérotés et signés. Vendu exclusivement ici pour tous les pays

Esta edición especial está limitada a 200 copias, firmadas y numeradas. Vendido exclusivamente aquí para todo el mundo

Track list, instruments and technical details for Special Edition here

More photos (limited edition content) here

 

 

Musique Mécanique:

electronic sounding music (and music inspired by electronica) performed using instruments and objects that produce sounds by mechanical means.

absolutely no synthesizers or samplers used.

produced and composed by daniel diaz.

performed & recorded by daniel diaz in paris, villa gessel and buenos aires during 2008-2009. mixed and edited in paris 2009-2010.

artwork:  sergio@sur.sud.studio, paris.

instruments & objects used:
acoustic piano,
upright bass (bowed and pizz)
,
acoustic and electric guitars and basses
,
hand percussion,
bamboo flutes,
harmonica
,
knives,
bamboo drums,
metal trash lid,
stainless steel thermos,
wine glasses
and other objects.

fx, processing & treatments:
digital and analog delays, echo, filters, reverb, wah-wah pedal, distorition pedal.

Release made possible thanks of Cezame Music Agency's support.

thanks: françoise marchesseau, frédéric leibovitz, vicoria+paloma+alexis, sergio “pittbull” pittaluga, karlheinz stockhausen, ryuichi sakamoto, gustavo lopez, glenn krieg, and steve reich.

buy  Standard Edition here             

 

Track list:

CD Musique Mecanique Standard Edition 

1> solo piano 1  /  3:48
acoustic piano performance, recorded live to  stereo d.a.t. in buenos aires, and then transferred to computer multi-track in paris, chopped down to several tracks with different echoes and delays. these delayed signals have been passed through wah-wah and filter pedals. Some bites from the original recording have been reversed.

2> metallic drone  /  3:36
knives & metallic thermos (drone), Stratocaster distorted guitar, trash lid, bowed contrabass effects.

3> duo 1  /  3:07
acoustic piano + upright bass. Delays and filters.

4> drone mecanique  /  6:03
upright bass (pizz), 7 different bowed contrabasses, harmonica x2, electric bass drone,  knives & metallic thermos (drone).

5> bamboos  /  3:19
three different bamboo drums (Teponaztle or tun), Delays and WahWah.

6> jesse (al arco)  /  2:50
classical guitar, three acoustic bass guitars (harmonics), four bowed upright basses (playing rhythm with delays).

7> duo 2  /  3:28
acoustic guitar + upright bass

8> guitars tappin’  /  4:05
four hi pitch bowed contrabasses (nappe), electric guitars (Stratocaster/tapping), solo epiphone el.guitar, contrabass, trash lid hit (mallet) w/infinite decayed delay.

9> solo piano 2  /  4:55
acoustic piano performance, same procedures as solo piano 1 (track 1)

10> tension (part I 1:10  part II 0:59)  /  2:08
acoustic piano, pizz. contrabass, wine glasses, metallic thermos, trash lid (fingered and hit with brushes), talking drum, bowed contrabass effects.

11> frantic prelude (sirènes)  /  1:53
seven bowed contrabasses.

12> frantic (techno)   /  3:03
eight bowed contrabasses.

13> fierros  /  3:58
knives, metallic thermos, fingered and sticks hit trash lid (inox), el.bass, epiphone casino el.guitar (w/volume pedal)

14> solstice  /  4:16
charango, pizz. contrabass, two harmonicas, five bowed contrabasses


Total length                            50:35

all tracks composed by daniel diaz (c)&(p) 2010 by DedeLand Music Co./BMI

CD Musique Mecanique
Bonus Tracks


1> solo fretless / 3:33
solo fretless electric bass
delays, echos, filtres

2> solo contrebasse / 2:36
solo upright bass
delays, echos, filtres

3> bagatelle numero 1 / 2:45
duo: classical guitare and upright bass
delays, echos, filters.

4> tachos 1 / 2:44
trash lid (w/fingers)
trash lid (w/drum brushes)
Thermos Inox
knives
Bombo
Delay/Echo

5> tachos 2 / 2:31
knives
trash lid (w/drum mallets)
trash lid (w/fingers)
trash lid (w/drum brushes)
Echos / filtered delays

6>  tachos 3 / 2:29
knives
trash lid (w/drum mallets)
trash lid (w/drum brushes)
Thermos Inox
Tembonastle (Bamboo drum)
Infinite Reverb with Wah Wah /Echos / filtered delays

7> tachos 4 / 2:21
trash lid (w/fingers)
trash lid (w/drum brushes)
Stainless steel desk lamp (hit w/drum stick)
Thermos Inox
Talking Drums
Delay/Echo

8> tachos 5 / 1:43
trash lid (w/fingers)
trash lid (w/drum brushes)
Stainless steel desk lamp (hit w/drum stick)
Thermos Inox
Talking Drums
Delay/Echo

9> unconfortable piano one / 2:50
solo acoustic piano, huge reverb, delays, echos, filtres.

10> unconfortable piano two / 2:43
solo acoustic piano, delays, echos, filters.

11> snow number two / 3:37
duo upright bass and classical guitar
reverse delays, echos.

12> recitativo / 8:26
solo electric guitar (stratocaster) over  “mechanical” drone: electric bass, four different bowed contrabass tracks, electric guitar track with volume pedal (epiphone hollow body)  and six indonesian bamboo flute tracks (java and bali flutes)

13> choral  / 2:56
classical four voice choral harmony performed by 4 different el.guitars w/volume pedal. knives, metallic thermos, fingered and sticks hit  trash lid (inox), distorted strat track with volume pedal, bowed contrabass effects.

  

Totallength:                         41:23:39

 

CD Lärmkunst (more lärmkunst info here)


1. clockworks 01 analog/metronomikas 2:20
sound sources: maezel metronome, 2 different clocks, alarm clock, bell.
treatments: filters & distorted delays

2. lärmkunst Main Theme 3:40
sound sources music: classical guitar, bamboo drums (temponatzl)
sound sources noise: acoustic detritus from real time processing.
treatments: real time processing (tape delays, filters),

3. bamboo lärmgroove 2:16
sound sources music: bamboo drums (4 different tracks)
sound sources noise: radio interference
treatments: real time processing (pitch shift, filters, delays)

4. lärmkunst piano 3:20
sound sources music: upright acoustic piano, double bass.
sound sources noise: radio interference & hum.
treatments: filters & tape delays

5. daktilograficas 3:13
sound sources music: Olivetti typewriter, double bass.
sound sources noise: radio interference & hum.
treatments: filters & tape delays.

6. flutes ambient 3:05
sound sources music: bali bamboo flutes
sound sources noise: overdrive and distortion applied to flutes.
treatments: infinite decay reverb w/real time wah wah, pitch shift, filtered delays.

7. bamboo+metronomes: the painfull clixs 2:27
sound sources music: bamboo drum (tun or teponaztli)
sound sources noise: maezel metronome, radio interference
treatments: real time processing (usine.exe and distorted tape delay)

8. lärmkunst noisy theme 3:37
sound sources music: classical guitar, bamboo drums (temponatzl).
sound sources noise: acoustic detritus from real time processing.
treatments: tape delays, filters, pitch shift, distortion.

9. clockworks 03 digitales 2:31
sound sources: maezel metronome (2 different, 1 plastic and 1 wood),
3 different clocks, digital alarm clock.
treatments: real time processing (pitch shift, filters & tape delays)

10. guitars Distort 3:06
sound sources music: classical guitar
sound sources noise: acoustic bass guitar string noise (distorted)
treatments: tape delays & loops, real time processing (pitch shift, filtered delays, filters)

11. soudain… opening sequence 2:43
sound sources music: piano, electric guitar, double bass.
sound sources noise: bayou swamp field recording, insects and birds, bowed contrabass fx, cuicas, radio interference, vinyl noise & hum.
treatments: delays, filters.

12. soudain… guitar noise & drone 1:37
sound sources music: electric guitar ebow, bowed double bass.
sound sources noise: treated insects, bowed contrabass fx, radio interference, vinyl noise & hum
treatments: filters.

13. soudain… finale 3:51
sound sources music: bowed double bass, cuicas, assorted pans, bins and cans.
sound sources noise: bowed contrabass fx, knives, radio interference, birds and insects (field recording), vinyl noise & hum.

14. soudain… main theme 5:21
sound sources music: piano, martin guitar, double bass.
sound sources noise: bayou swamp field recording, bowed contrabass fx, radio interference, vinyl noise & hum.
treatments: delays, filters.

15. lärmkunst folk 4:14
sound sources music: martin steel string guitar.
sound sources noise: no input mixer (hum & filtered noise)
treatments: filters & tape delays

16. clockworks 02 bad ben 2:34
sound sources music: glockenspiel.
sound sources noise: maezel metronomes, 3 clocks, alarm clock, bell.
treatments: filters & distorted delays.

17. lärmkunst deconstructed theme 4:44
sound sources music: classical guitar, bamboo drums (temponatzl)
sound sources noise: acoustic detritus from real time processing.
treatments: real time processing (tape delays, filters)

18. Blow Wind… 2:28
sound sources music: bali bamboo flute w/real time processing
sound sources noise: wind recorded @ karpathos/Greece, notre dame bells.
treatments: both on music and wind: distortion, filters, pitch shift.

19. …Blow 2:20
sound sources music: five bali bamboo flutes w/delays
sound sources noise: wind recorded @ karpathos/greece
treatments: on wind sound (distortion, filters, pitch shift).

20. lärmkunst Final Theme theme 4:19
sound sources music: classical guitar, upright bass
sound sources noise: radio interference
treatments: revox tape recorder, real time processing (tape delays, filters, distortion).
 

TOTAL LENGTH 63:48

 
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