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    this is the special deluxe vinyl release of the studio album gathering various pieces composed for Ibrahim Quraishi’s performances, 5 Streams and Baburnama.

    gatefold 2xLP + 7″ Ltd to 200 ex.


    LP1
    a1 – fall after fight
    a2 – belly button
    a3 – n/p 4
    b1 – as a warrior, i could have danced all night
    b2 – the holy cow

    LP2
    c1 – the man with a plan
    c2 – Fauna and flora
    d1 – moonray
    d2 – nature and paradise


    7″ bonus (live in singapore)
    e1 – as a warrior, i could have danced all night, part1
    e2 – as a warrior, i could have danced all night, part2

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belly button 06:43
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np4 06:02
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the holy cow 04:47
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Moonray 05:56
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about

norscq is a French composer and music producer.
he founded the iconoclastic cult group The Grief in 1984.
since 1998, he worked as The Atlas Project for two albums and then under his name and working from time to time with Black Sifichi in the duet Super Stoned.
he’s known for being musically unpredictable with a particularly fine work on the sound.
this brought many other musicians and performers to him for recording, mixing, mastering, remixing, sound engineering …

this is the special deluxe vinyl release of the studio album gathering various pieces composed for Ibrahim Quraishi’s performances, 5 Streams and Baburnama.

gatefold 2xLP + 7″ Ltd to 200 ex.

LP1
a1 – fall after fight
a2 – belly button
a3 – n/p 4
b1 – as a warrior, i could have danced all night
b2 – the holy cow

LP2
c1 – the man with a plan
c2 – Fauna and flora
d1 – moonray
d2 – nature and paradise

7″ bonus (live in singapore)
e1 – as a warrior, i could have danced all night, part1
e2 – as a warrior, i could have danced all night, part2

credits

released May 11, 2021

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all material recorded in situation and at the time by norscq
re-worked a lot or almost not from original versions, mixed, produced and edited by norscq / paris – summer 2006
all composition by norscq except c1 nicolas lelièvre and norscq.
mastering by simon davey – the exchange / london – fall 2006
cutting by hervé de keroullas – dk mastering / paris – fall 2020

outside photographs by abm studio
inside photograph by norscq
artwork by abm studio

samina ahmed : whispers and acting a1 b1
naseem abbas : voice and vocal arrangement with norscq from traditional tune a1 b1
anuradha n. baral : hums and teeth a2, voice b1
arthur aviles : voice a2
ibrahim quraishi : lyrics a2 c1, environment recording with ron kiley teasing / new york – spring 2005 …
nicolas lelièvre : percussions a2 b1 c1, tune inspiration a2 b2, drums d2
parul shah : kathak feet, count and inspiration a3
dawn in new delhi : street environment – winter 2005 b2
johnie zucchini : voice c1
arnaud durand : electric guitar c1
denis frajerman : strings arrangement c1
string trio c1 : carole deville (cello) / fanny kobus (viola) / hélène frissung (violin)
dusk in banteay kdei : insects and birds environment – winter 2003 c1
marc perroud : frédéric rossif under acid c2
frederika fenollabate : ghost reading and page turning d1 d2
dawn in pulau pangkor : aquatic and jungle environment – spring 2002 d1 d2

thanks to ibrahim quraishi for pushy inspiration, deep friendship and so many adventures – pierre belouin for making it (again) and more than just this – nicolas lelièvre for shining the hits – denis frajerman for stringing the eleven – sylvain carpentier for making drums so big at studio de la bastille – christophe folie for normandy madness – maryse jaffrain and sylvain ohl for malaysian cruising – kirk ross for ever – samina ahmed, nassem abbas and all in lahore – anuradha n. baral, anup baral and all from nepal group in tokyo – tsurudome satoko, takahashi rumi and andy thomas in tokyo – la frances hui, rachel cooper, r. douglass rice and cynthia elliot, helena tovar seguin and her family and all in new york – véronique ruggia, rosa sanchez, parul shah, rajika puri, subarna tapa, ron kiley, gabriel smeets, mustafa samdani and all from compagnie faim de siècle – frédérika and frédéric fenollabate – p. nicolas ledoux – serge oswald –
and all participants of course

7″ bonus

recorded live at national museum of singapore (stamford green, main ground) during singapore night festival – august 30th and 31st, 2013
mastering by norscq / paris – summer 2020

naseem abbas : voice e2
olivier hüe : ud e1, electric guitar e2
nicolas lelièvre : percussions, frame drum e1, drums e2
norscq : synthesizer e1, eight strings electric bass e2, live sound

thanks to ewan abdul samad at agent one pte ltd for getting us there – syed ahmad of bloco singapura who provided rehearsal facilities and amazing musicians connection – jacqueline soo (gamelan) – ho sze ying rachel, crystal lin feng, raghavendran rajasekaran (flutes) – hervé de keroullas for final touch mastering before cutting process

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Optical Sound is a hybrid and atypical, furtive and mobile structure that draws its own boundaries between experimental music and contemporary art. Long before the musicians' exodus to the more inviting regions of the visual arts - record crisis compels and insatiable thirst for novelty - Optical Sound has been working since 1997 on interdisciplinary mixing

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