SOUNDWALK COLLECTIVE

JEAN LUC GODARD REMIXES (INC. RICARDO VILLALOBOS, JAN JELINEK & PETRE INSPIRESCU)

Vinyl Factory

VF276

SOUNDWALK COLLECTIVE

JEAN LUC GODARD REMIXES (INC. RICARDO VILLALOBOS, JAN JELINEK & PETRE INSPIRESCU)

Vinyl Factory

VF276

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ARTIST
SOUNDWALK COLLECTIVE
TITLE
JEAN LUC GODARD REMIXES (INC. RICARDO VILLALOBOS, JAN JELINEK & PETRE INSPIRESCU)
LABEL
Vinyl Factory
CAT NO.
VF276
FORMAT
12"
RELEASE DATE
  • 07/02/2020 [Warehouse find]
TERRITORY
WORLDWIDE
GENRE
Deep House Electronic Experimental Techno
FEATURING
Jan Jelinek Jean Luc Godard Petre Inspirescu Ricardo Villalobos Soundwalk Collective
ASSETS

TRACK LISTING

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  1. A. Jean Luc Godard (Ricardo Villalobos Remix)
  2. B1. Jean Luc Godard (Jan Jelinek Remix)
  3. B2. Jean Luc Godard (Petre Inspirescu Remix)

SALES NOTES

Audio-visual artists Soundwalk Collective were granted exclusive access to the personal archive of the groundbreaking filmmaker and present their ambitious New Album and Remix EP: What We Leave Behind released on 18th & 25th May 2018.

The NYC and Berlin based group were invited to aurally explore the archive of the seminal French director Jean-Luc Godard and release their interpretations in an innovative new album What We Leave Behind. Drawing on Godard’s personal collection of shot film, reel- to-reels and historical ephemera, the recordings reveal the moments before and after the camera rolls, from stage directions and on-set asides to rehearsals, false stars and outtakes.

“There are boxes filled with sounds, words, chaos, and also silence. For Godard sound is a musical composition and when I began listening to the tapes and heard his voice between takes, it was like little bits of life...each sound has its own value. It has always been part of our working practice to venture into untapped sonic territories, discover the poetics behind them, and explore how we (as humans) relate to it, it is part of a larger discourse.” Stephan Crasneancki, Soundwalk Collective

Revealing much insight to the director’s process and personality, the 6-track album will be followed by a remix EP, featuring unique reworks from Ricardo Villalobos, Jan Jelinek and Petre Inspirescu.

What We Leave Behind, and the subsequent remix EP, arrive 50 years to the day that the the Cannes Film Festival, 1968, was closed after Jean-Luc Godard, Francois Truffaunt ad the CLaude Lelouche, publicly announced their closing of the festival in solidarit with the workers and students protesting across the country.

The LP features a conversation between Stephan Crasneanscki, of Soundwalk Collective, and François Musy, Jean-Luc Godard’s sound engineer, printed on a translucent paper insert. The LP and Remix EP both contain imagery taken by Stephan Crasneanscki of the archives, which he has also filmed to create a series of mesmeric short music videos of original and remix tracks.

An international genre-bending group of artist-musicians with studios in New York City and Berlin, the three members of Soundwalk Collective (Stephan Crasneanscki, Simone Merli, and Kamran Sadeghi) formed in Manhattan to produce concept albums, sound installations, and live performances, and have worked with a diverse range of collaborators, from Nan Goldin and Patti Smith to Berghain and Zaha Hadid.

Published: 5th April 2018

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