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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 to him for recording, mixing, mastering, remixing, sound engineering … Colder, Von Magnet, Young Marble Giants, Marc Ribot, Jack Dangers, JG Thirlwell, Simon Fisher Turner, Quattrophage, Wild Shores, Encre, dDamage, Minsurar, Hypo, EDH, Emmanuel Tugny and so many more …
This album was orginally iniated by Manfred Gruebl for a 10 copies limited edition from KW.I austrian label in 2007.
released 07 September 2009
Titles highlighted with a smile from Jim Harrison's novel Warlock (French translation by Serge Lentz). All music composed, performed & produced by Norscq in summer 2007, spring & fall 2008. Mexican banda on S1 track 1 recorded in Oaxaca, Mexico on May 6th 2006. Trombone on S1 tracks 1, 2, 4 & 5 by Joël Lainé.
Saxophones on S1 tracks 2, 4 & 5 by Daniel Palomo Vinuesa. Voices on S2 track 1 by Robbie Mack and Baz (recorded by Black Sifichi in Glasgow, Scotland) & Véronique Ruggia (lyrics by Ibrahim Quraishi). The S1 photograph and voice on S2 track 4 by Maria Ziegelböck. The S2 graphic design by Olivier Huz (www.digitalbaobab.net
So many thanks to Manfred G. Maria Z. Pierre B. Kirk R. Joël L. Daniel P.V. Ibrahim Q. Roma N. Christophe F. Véronique R. Mariana B. Elisabeth V. Marie D. Flore Q. Alain G. Virginie P. Nicolas L. Much respect to Jim Harrison for his beautiful and inspiring writings.
released May 23, 2009