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Manasonics "Foley"
New album
Release september 2017
Steve Argüelles, drums and electronics
Benoît Delbecq, piano and 9v
Nicolas Becker, foley artist and sound designer
Manasonics FOLEY on bandcamp






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Note:
All these records are available on most platforms such as iTunes, Spotify etc. Nevertheless we recommend the purchase of the audio CDs or SACDs or High Res files (HDtracks, Qobuz) for the sonic definition is a central commitment in the production of these discs.

 

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Delbecq 3      
featuring Jean-Jacques Avenel and Emile Biayenda

THE SIXTH JUMP

Includes three remixes by Steve Argüelles.

1: Ando (©BD, edited version). 

Grand Prix International du disque 2010 de l'Académie Charles Cros.

2010 - Best of JAZZ-POP 2010, The New York Times - CHOC JazzMagazine/JAZZMAN 2010 - Best of LE MONDE 2010 - Best of France Musiques 2010 etc.

 

 en vente en ligne (France) 

 circles

Benoît Delbecq solo piano

CIRCLES AND CALLIGRAMS

Includes a remix by Nicolas Becker.

1: Circles and Calligrams (©BD, excerpt).

Grand Prix International du disque 2010 de l'Académie Charles Cros.

2010 - Critic's Choice, The New York Times 2010 - CHOC JazzMagazine/JAZZMAN 2010 - Best of LE MONDE 2010 - Best of France Musiques 2010 etc.

  

 en vente en ligne (France) 

because

1 peewee


BECAUSE SHE HOPED 

is the duo's 3rd disc in 16 years, after Nancali (1997) and Dice Thrown (2003)


1: Pour Pee Wee (© François Houle).

"...highly polished improvisers, responding to the unexpected as the vital current in their playing, yet maintaining extraordinary poise." - The Wire 

 

2012 - CHOC JAZZMAGAZINE/JAZZ'MAN - THE NEW YORK TIMES - Kevin Whitehead's review on NPR's

en vente en ligne (France)

cid



BENOIT DELBECQ

Recorded in Minneapolis and Paris (Meudon) in 2011, produced by Jean Rochard.

with Benoît Delbecq, Steve Argüelles, Jean-Jacques Avenel, Michael Bland, Tony Coe, Antonin-Tri Hoang, The Hornheads - Michael Nelson/Steve Strand/Dave Jensen/Kenni Holmen/Kathy Jensen, Tony Malaby and Yohannes Tona.
 
More on the nato label page.

2012 - FFF Télérama - CHOC JAZZMAN 2012 


FunHouse

1 silencers

 
BENOIT DELBECQ AND FRED HERSCH

FUN HOUSE

Featuring Jean-Jacques Avenel, Mark Helias, Steve Argüelles and Gerry Hemingway. Recorded in Meudon/Paris by Etienne Bultingaire, may 2012.  Thanks to the FAJE funding.

1: Hushes (Delbecq)

2013 - CHOC JAZZ MAGAZINE, LE NOUVEL OBS


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"Where is Pannonica ?"

a strangely beautiful album
THE NEW YORK TIMES


Andy Milne, piano - Benoît Delbecq, piano and electronics - Recorded at the Banff Centre Canada, january 2008.

1 - Ice Storm (Milne)

2009 

 **** JAZZ'MAN


pour le commander (France)
 
 Check this on YouTube 

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PianoBook (Plush), Benoît on acoustic piano with Steve Argüelles processing his playing on electronics. Rec. in Paris in 2000.
1 : line 2 (©BD/SA, first 30").
2 : line 6 (©RP, first 30"), a remix by Roderick Packe

2001

**** JAZZ'MAN  - The Guardian

 en vente en ligne (France) 

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Delbecq 5 PURSUIT (Songlines), with Michael Moore, clar and alto sax / François Houle, clar / Jean-Jacques Avenel, bss and Steve Argüelles, drms and electronics. Rec. near Paris in 2000.

1: Polders (© BD, edited version)

2: Poursuite (© BD/FH/MM, edited version)