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red noise - Sarcelle Locheres
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red noise

Sarcelle Locheres

€ 17.50

LABEL: SOUFFLE CONTINU
GENRE: Experimental | FORMAT: LP | CATALOG N. FFL004/RED01 | YEAR. (2014)

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Finally in stock! First in a series of ten reissues of the cult French underground Futura label. Fully licenced by Gerard Terrones, this is the first official vinyl reissue of “Sarcelles-Lochères”, the unique album of French underground heroes Red Noise led by Patrick Vian. It is a unique blend of free jazz and rock with highly political and satyrical lyrics. The highlight of the album “Sarcelles c’est l’avenir” is an epic journey into proto noise territories which prefigures the decades of sonic experiences to come. "A mindblowing masterpiece, of course included in the NWW list: Red Noise's one and only album was originally released near the end of 1970 on the legendary Futura label. Red Noise was a radical, inventive avant rock band with some improvised jazz elements, as well as a heavy dose of Zappa-esque humor. The first side is a bunch of interconnected tracks, some of them much shorter than a minute, like the opening piece, "Cosmic Toilet Ditty," which consists of footsteps and a toilet flush. Quirky songs, often with scatological content, compete with free-for-all instrumental bits, often with raging saxophone blasts. There is even time for some wild guitar solos on "The Galactic Sewer-Song" and "20 Mirror Mozarts." The lengthy closing track, "Sarcelles C'Est l'Avenir," is a wild and noisy avant rock free jam with an energetic rhythm section, blasts of electric guitar and sax, flute bleats, and organ squalls. The piece has a freaked-out intensity that belies the silliness of the earlier tracks, and really ties the album together quite nicely.  Rolf Semprebon, All Music Guide

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