Julien Bloit
music & gesture
Kumquat – Blast
Category : music

The second album I recorded with Kumquat, out in 2013, on Label Vibrant:

Guitar: Sylvain Choinier
Saxophones: Raphael Quenehen
Bass: Clément Lebrun
Drums: Julien Bloit

Category : music

The second album I recorded with Kumquat, out in 2013, on Label Vibrant: Blast by Kumquat Guitar: Sylvain Choinier Saxophones: Raphael Quenehen Bass: Clément Lebrun Drums: Julien Bloit

While living in California for a bit, I played and recorded with Spider Heart, on drums. It was quite an adventure. The true American dream: the whole band sleeping in the same motel room, driving for hours in the desert for a Vegas show in a dive bar, tracking in a lama farm, smashing guitars […]

This piece of music is based on a repeating pattern heard from different perspectives. All sounds are produced by a Max/MSP patch doing wavescan synthesis : a note is produced by looping a smaller portion from a given sound sample, at various speeds. At low frequencies, the result sounds similar to a vynil scratching effect. […]

Update (7/24/12) : The album is now recorded since last june. You can listen to a few preliminary excerpts here (better heard through headphones) : We still need pre-orders to finish up the production. So if you like what you here, consider purchasing the disc this summer. It’ll be less expensive and you will get […]

Kumquat’s first album, out on Zig Zag Territoires