Laurent Fairon – Suite Rustique

Laurent Fairon

“Suite Rustique”

Suite Rustique is a collection of musique concrète tracks recorded during winter 1990–91 in Angoulême, France. The album features experimental and collage music inspired by nature sounds – animals, gardening, hunting, bird watching. Sounds were created using traditional music instruments, self-build instruments, manipulated cassette tapes, mini Casio sampler, sound effects, voice, poetry. The album also features 2 poems by the composer. All originally recorded and mixed on a Tascam Porta 05 analog 4-track cassette recorder.

First published as a special, handmade packaging cassette limited to 5 copies given to friends. Reissued by French cassette label Nos Yeux Aveugles as side B of “2 Pistes (A & B)”, 1991 – see Discogs.

Recorded in 1990–91.
Digitized and remastered in February 2021.
Total time: 41mn.
Artwork+design: L.F. 2021.

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