F.T.A.

13 September 2017. Published by Benoît Labourdette.

Step by step, the ground resounds of every shock of the bare foot that treads it. But at times, it is as if we were flying away.

Instrumental Music, 2017, 2’47s. Improvisation by Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers).

Improvisation carried out in private, September 13, 2017 (Benoît Labourdette production).

F.T.A.
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Musical creations, often improvised, usually made with an analog synthesizer, in public or private. For improvisations, the general principle is to play a single instrument, to create the whole sound live. No pre-existing rhythm on which to “wedge” a melody, for example, nor loops recorded over time to “enrich” the song. Just one synthesizer, to sculpt the sound wave as the piece unfolds, listening to its own sound evolution. For unimprovised pieces, the sound materiality is my object of work.