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Listen to two tracks from the Manasonic album "Foley" to be released soon !

Manasonics
Steve Argüelles, drums and electronics
Benoît Delbecq, piano and 9v
Nicolas Becker, foley artist and sound designer
Recorded on-the-fly in Paris, PlushSpace, Midilive etc. Produced by Steve Argüelles for Plush


mp3   B Roll (Manasonics)
mp3   X copy (Manasonics)




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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


1mp3


"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)

 

2001 - CHOC JAZZMAN 2001 -Emoi JAZZ MAGAZINE - ffff Télérama - Les Inrocks etc.

en vente en ligne (France)

cover lum

1soon



François Houle, clar - Evan Parker, tenor sax - Benoît Delbecq, piano - LA LUMIERE DE PIERRES
Recorded at La Chapelle du Bon Pasteur, Montreal, october 2006.

1: Stone on Stone (Delbecq-Houle-Parker)

2007      PSI recordings
en vente en ligne chez orkhestra

**** JAZZ'MAN.

dice

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Delbecq-Houle DICE THROWN (Songlines), with François Houle on clarinets and Benoît on piano and prepared piano. Rec. near Paris in 2002. CD and SACD.

1: Raccourci (©Houle/Delbecq, original track)

2: Bogolandes (©Houle/Delbecq, edited version)

 

2003 - CHOC JAZZMAN 2003 -Emoi JAZZ MAGAZINE - 

 en vente en ligne (France)

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Nu-Turn, solo piano (Songlines) .Rec. in Vancouver in 2001.CD and SACD.
1: in lilac (©BD, edited version).
2: on laterite (©BD, edited version)

"Delbecq is the avatar of prepared piano" Cadence.

2003 - CHOC JAZZMAN 2003 - EMOI 2003 JAZZ MAGAZINE

  

 en vente en ligne 

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Poolplayers

Way below the surface

With Arve Henriksen, tp, voice and laptop - Lars Juul, drums and tronics - Steve Argüelles, Usine, electronic assistance and obstacles  - Benoît, piano and bass station.

Recorded in July 2007, in Alfortville/Paris.


"a thoughtful, intense creation". THE WIRE

 1: Beneath the Undercurrent (original track) - ©Pool Players/Songlines.

2008 - **** JAZZ'MAN

en vente en ligne (France) 

phonetics

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paru en novembre 2004 - released Nov. 2004

Benoît Delbecq unit PHONETICS (Songlines) with Mark Turner, tr sax /Oene Van Geel, viola / Mark Helias, bass / Emile Biayenda, drums / and Benoît on piano (and sampler). Recorded near Paris in 2003. CD and SACD.
1: Le même jour (© BD, edited version).
2: 4MalW (©BD, edited version).

"A serene music." The New York Times.

 

2004 - CHOC JAZZMAN 2004 - EMOI 2004 JAZZ MAGAZINE - The New York Times

en vente en ligne (France) 

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kKARTET'S PAGE

THE BAY WINDOW - Kartet's fifth release in 2007, with Guillaume Orti alto sax, Hubert Dupont on bass, Chander Sardjoe on drums and Benoît on piano, recorded in Alfortville/Paris in 2006.

1:Dys (©Delbecq)

"A fine quartet with a very distinctive sound" The New York Times.

  

2007 - CHOC JAZZMAN 2006 -Emoi JAZZ MAGAZINE - The New York Times

en vente en ligne (France) 

silencers

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script silencers 

BALANCE DES BLANCS

with Kim Myhr, Nils Ostendorf, Toma Gouband. Recorded in 2010 in Paris by Amandine Pras, mixed by Etienne Bultingaire. 

1: Les Rives

SOFA MUSIC

2011 - Selection LE MONDE 2011

 

CID

Ambitronix 9Volt Tripping - Steve Argüelles and Benoît on drums and keys and electronics - check it out on the Plush web site. Also on sale on iTunes.

**** JAZZ'MAN

2006 MP3s and more on the the Plush Website

 en vente en ligne (France)

 

 

from/extrait de "Fairy Queen" (P.O.L, 2002) by Olivier Cadiot. A cut-up remix by Benoît. ©OC/BD.










   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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