**300 copies** Le vray remède d'amour is a collection of seven tracks recorded between 2012 and 2019 with a 'Boîte à Bourdons/Drone Box' constructed by Léo Maurel, a mechanical electroacoustic hurdy-gurdy with four strings and sliders to play an adjustable chord in sustained twisted tones, drones and complex overtones + one duet with Gaspar Claus on cello. Recorded and composed in Paris at Sophia & Baphomet studios, mastered and cut at DK Mastering by Thomas Gonet and Hervé de Keroullas. 2D cover made from the mesopotamian libation Vase of Gudea dedicated to the fertility and underworld deity Ningishzida, 21st century BC, and is the first known representation of the Caduceus and root of Hermetism.
Joachim Montessuis develops an experimental contextual practice mainly around voice, drone, noise and resonance since the early 90’s. His current work is directed towards conceptual experimental processes of the issue of observation and perception of reality through a non-dual approach. His vocal performative work explores various states of trance through the extreme potentialities of amplification and electronic transformations of screams, throat singing, and also words. He designs his actions as processes, “noise poetry-codes reality fertilizers”. He has shown his work in many festivals around the globe (more than 200 performances) and he has collaborated with more than 100 artists. He also is the editor of the CD label Erratum Musical devoted to art, noise and experimental sound poetry – which he started in 1993. He occasionally curates experimental poetry events and exhibitions. He lives in Paris and teaches sound and intermedia art at HEAR in Strasbourg.