Le leaf

30 June 2017. Published by Benoît Labourdette.

Sticky and granular emotional touches.

Instrumental Music, 2017, 2’57s. Improvisation by Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers).

Public improvisation carried out as part of a creative evening “Le fil”, June 30, 2017 (Benoît Labourdette production). Synthesizer used: Poly KB II (Xils Lab).

Le leaf (Benoît Labourdette)
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 (...)