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05/24/2017 at 20:31. Facebook
Thank you Moogfest for a brilliant long weekend of music, film and food for thought.

Loved playing with the Ondioline Orchestra again in tribute to the illustrious Jean-Jacques Perrey.

Some nice words from Indy Week, Consequence of Sound and the New York Times on the show:
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Thank you Moogfest for a brilliant long weekend of music film and food for thought
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05/17/2017. Facebook
Rehearsing Danielle of Amsterdam with the Ondioline Orchestra in preparation for Moogfest.
Hear Jean-Jacques Perrey's original recording, composed and produced by Angelo Badalamenti (composer of Twin Peaks and other fine David Lynch works) on the compilation "Jean-Jacques Perrey et son Ondioline"
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05/13/2017. Facebook
Dear friends,

I’m excited to share some music that is very special to me. It’s a compilation that I curated of super rare and never-before-released recordings by a musical hero of mine, Jean-Jacques Perrey (1929-2016).

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This release focusses on Jean-Jacques’ playing of the French proto-synthesizer, the Ondioline, an unusually expressive electronic instrument with a...
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Dear friends Im excited to share some music that is very special
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11/10/2016. Facebook
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11/08/2016. Facebook
New York - join me in celebrating the life and music of Jean-Jacques Perrey on November 22.

Ondioline Orchestra, a new ensemble I've put together, will be playing much-loved Perrey classics like E.V.A. and Swan's Splashdown as well ultra rare collaborations with Angelo Badalamenti and French film score features that Jean-Jacques illuminated with his inimitable Ondioline playing.

With two...
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New York join me in celebrating the life and music of JeanJacques Perrey on November 22

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11/05/2016. Facebook
Hello friends,

I know it’s been a long time since I’ve written at greater length. I’m sorry for that. Today, unfortunately, it’s because I have sad news.

We’ve lost a long list of luminaries this year, but the saddest for me is the recent passing of Jean-Jacques Perrey, a visionary of alternative pop music, pioneer of wildly rhythmic tape-edit sampling techniques and sole virtuoso of the...
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Hello friends I know its been a long time since Ive written
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11/02/2016. Facebook
At 5pm NY time today I'm joining Irwin Chusid on the excellent WFMU radio for a full hour.

I'll be spinning rare tracks by a musical hero of mine, Jean-Jacques Perrey, and talking about work I've been doing recently in his archive.

We'll also discuss the Ondioline - the incredible electronic musical instrument of which Jean-Jacques was the sole virtuoso - and projects I've got coming up that...
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At 5pm NY time today I'm joining Irwin Chusid on the excellent WFMU radio for a full hour

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Lisa Orlando
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09/07/2016. Facebook
The production on Braille Face's debut album is never less than stellar, but to hear the man simply sing this song on piano is breathtaking.

Because - Live Piano Version
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The production on Braille Faces debut album is never less than stellar

Braille Face - Because (Live Piano Version)

Recorded July 2016 in a converted church in North Fitzroy. Braille Face's debut album Kōya is out August 31, via Spirit Level/Inertia. Pre-order it now on Ba...

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09/01/2016. Facebook
Kōya, the debut album from Braille Face has just come out!

Every corner of this record has something wonderful to discover, rhythmically and texturally. But it's the tender melodies, floating on such sublime vocals that tie everything together.

To Where We Sink is a highlight for me, but the thread of this whole album demands unabridged listening.

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Kōya the debut album from Braille Face has just come out
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08/31/2016. Facebook
Listen up! New tracks from Zammuto, and they are simply brilliant.
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Listen up New tracks from Zammuto and they are simply brilliant

Veryone, by Zammuto

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Catherine Ryan
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06/18/2016. Facebook
Love the way this new single from Braille Face shimmies out of the depths! Gorgeous artwork from Tommi PG too
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Love the way this new single from Braille Face shimmies out of

Backwards/Medicated

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06/16/2016. Facebook
Melbourne friends! Be sure to check out the fundraising exhibition starting tomorrow at Magnet in the CBD. You can pick up the below photo and help a worthwhile cause. Find more info here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Gotye HQ

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Melbourne friends Be sure to check out the fundraising exhibition starting tomorrow
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04/16/2016. Facebook
I love Stuart McMillen's work, he really tackles complex ideas in his comics. Also, making them available in multiple languages is excellent.

You can read much of his stuff for free online. Looky here:
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Consider supporting him to complete his first graphic novel:
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I love Stuart McMillens work he really tackles complex ideas in his

Stuart McMillen comics

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Mike Miller
Matthew Shepherdson
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04/06/2017. Facebook
If any of you have been getting into Jean-Jacques Perrey's music recently, here's a sweet reissue of his classic LP Moog Indigo that just came out.

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Looking forward to playing a number of these songs at the tribute show I'm presenting at Moogfest on May 18!
If any of you have been getting into JeanJacques Perreys music recently
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Riri Mj
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04/05/2017. Facebook
A largely unheralded legend of music history passed over the weekend.

Founder of the Ace Tone and Roland companies, Ikutaro Kakehashi's influence on contemporary music production really can't be overestimated.

This Fact magazine article has a short overview of his life and work.

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I spent a lot of hours with a Groovebox when I was a teenager. The numbers 106 and 808 ping my...
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A largely unheralded legend of music history passed over the weekend

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04/04/2017. Facebook
One of the most gorgeous listens I've enjoyed recently is this compilation, Kindred Spirits, released to celebrate Piano Day 2017.

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Out on Spirit Level, the label I founded with Tim Shiel (whom some of you may know as my sample-slinging sideman in the Gotye live band), the compilation features new pieces from Evelyn Morris (aka Pikelet), Braille Face, and a wonderful...
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One of the most gorgeous listens Ive enjoyed recently is this compilation

Kindred Spirits Volume 1: Piano Day, by Spirit Level

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Jeff Dunn
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03/09/2017. Facebook
Super excited to present another concert in tribute to Jean-Jacques Perrey with the ensemble I assembled called Ondioline Orchestra.
May 18 at Moogfest in Durham, NC
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Super excited to present another concert in tribute to JeanJacques Perrey with

Moogfest | May 18-21, 2017

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Dan Biddle
Tori Chappell
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01/05/2017. Facebook
I really enjoyed this film about the life and music of Korla Pandit.
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In case you're unfamiliar:
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An incredible Hammond organ player, unique rhythmic technique on the lower keyboard, and those eyes...!
I really enjoyed this film about the life and music of Korla Pandit

Korla Pandit Trance Dance

Korla Pandit is considered by many to be the godfather of exotica music. His live show Adventures in Music on KTLA in Hollywood was the first all music telev...

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Stephen Scott
Sandi Cunningham
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12/14/2016. Facebook
Melbourne people, a couple of fun shows before the end of the 2016...

28 Dec @ The Songroom
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29 Dec @ Howler Melbourne w/ The Basics
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Melbourne people a couple of fun shows before the end of the 2016

The Songroom S02e09 - Monty Cotton & Gotye

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Gotye
Gotye
11/16/2016. Facebook
5pm this evening New York time I'll be joining Irwin Chusid on his WFMU radio show to celebrate the music of Jean-Jacques Perrey.

I've been feeling sad since Jean-Jacques passed away only very recently. In recent years he became a friend of mine, and he was to have flown to New York to attend a tribute show I'm producing next Tuesday at National Sawdust.

I've found that playing his music...
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