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French experimental trio Hifiklub released collaboration album featuring drummer Matt Cameron (Pearl Jam, Soundgarden) and more

French experimental trio Hifiklub just released collaboration album, »Rupture«, on July 31, 2020 via Electric Valley Records.

»Rupture« is featuring drummer Matt Cameron (Pearl Jam, Soundgarden), producer Daffodil and experimental jazz trumpet player Reuben Lewis.

From Qabar PR:

French experimental trio Hifiklub’s surprise collaborative album Rupture, featuring Pearl Jam/Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron, producer Daffodil, and experimental jazz trumpet player Reuben Lewis, is out now via Electric Valley Records. Entirely recorded remotely during this quarantine, this decorative collaboration is available on two different variants of vinyl (black and pink) and digital formats.

The instrumental character of this project, made up of six distinct movements, is only shaken by rare vocal interventions supporting passages where the music becomes more intense. This real sound puzzle assembled by Daffodil reveals the darkness and modernity characteristic of his latest productions. His meticulous mixing work allows this 25-minute musical piece, thought of as a whole, to evolve in the sandstone of unexpected rhythmic and harmonic breaks during which the trumpet and electronic sounds incessantly revive the machine.

The 25-minute of sonic expedition appears in a single piece of music containing the following six movements:
01. Sans préavis
02. L’air d’un vaincu
03. Navire de sauvetage
04. Terrain vague
05. Le temps gagné
06. Cavale

Anthony “Daffodil” Belguise – Synthesizers, Piano, Programming, Guitars
Matt Cameron – Drums
Reuben Lewis – Trumpet, Effects

Jean-Loup Faurat – Guitars, Effects
Régis Laugier – Bass, Vocals
Pascal Abbatucci Julien – Electronic Drums

Music Composed by Pascal Abbatucci Julien, Daffodil, Jean-Loup Faurat and Régis Laugier.
Arranged with Matt Cameron and Reuben Lewis.
Lyrics by Régis Laugier.
Graphic design and video by Hélène Mailloux.

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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