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Next of Kin

Posted On: 25th of January, 2020
Posted In: Patrick Graham, John Sellekaers, Parentheses Records, Unnatural, Remix, Leafy Suburbs, Lyndon Blue, Percussion, Ambient, Abstract, Experimental Music, Soundtrack, Tradition, Continuum, Belgium, Canada, Australia, current

Next of Kin, the third single taken from "Unnatural", the fiercely imaginative collaboration between Patrick Graham & John Sellekaers, translates once again the duo's shared aesthetic to play on timbres and textures. A sparsely populated, sonically inquisitive track with the electronic treatments slightly more upfront creating cavernous resonances that engage the listener into a sonic containment.

At the remix control, we find Leafy Suburbs, one of the many monikers used by Australian Jack-of-all-trades producer Lyndon Blue who shares his music explorations between his subtly jazz-tinged electronica project Leafy Suburbs, the folky compositions of his band Heathcote Blue and playing live for notable acts such as Methyl Ethel, Darren Hanlon and Peter Bibby.

Innerland

Posted On: 18th of December, 2019
Posted In: Patrick Graham, John Sellekaers, Parentheses Records, Unnatural, Remix, Debashis Sinha, Percussion, Ambient, Abstract, Experimental, Music, Minimal Techno, Tradition, Continuum, Belgium, Canada, current

Innerland is the second single announcing "Unnatural", the collaborative effort between Patrick Graham & John Sellekaers that will see the light in February 2020.

Worked around Patrick' improvisations with cymbals and other percussions, Innerland offers a total different narrative than the one of Lacuna's with John again subtly sculpting the palette creating wonderfully uncluttered sonics...enabling the smallest details to find air.

A percussionist with a distinctive voice, Debashis Sinha has long been a fixture on Canada’s creative music scene as an acoustic and electronic musician, exploring the many different ways traditional and contemporary tools can inform each other.
While keeping the atmospheric and sometimes cavernous feel of the track, his remix manages to bring it to the minimal techno realm.

Lacuna

Posted On: 27th of November, 2019
Posted In: Patrick Graham, John Sellekaers, Unnatural, Remix, Mathias Delplanque, Percussion, Ambient, Abstract, Experimental Music, Dub, Tradition, Continuum, Belgium, Canada, current

Taken from Unnatural, the forthcoming album by Patrick Graham & John Sellekaers due on February 25 2020, Lacuna is the first of a series of three singles released each month for free with their accompanying remixes.

The track testifies of the dynamic at work between Canadian percussionist/improviser Patrick Graham and Belgian sound artist John Sellekaers where the vast percussion-based sound palette is sculpted to create a dark and enigmatic soundtrack, a physical sound immersion into some imaginary ritual.

We've asked our dear friend and close collaborator Mathias Delplanque (KEDA - Foch/Delplanque) to give Lacuna the remix treatment. His re-envisioning of Patrick & John's sustained tones injects the original with pulse and dub elements (reminding of his work as Lena) without losing the sense of space present in Lacuna but framing it into new territories.

Give it a spin HERE

KEDA & Compagnie Linga

Posted On: 4th of February, 2018
Posted In: Compagnie Linga, KEDA, Mathias Delplanque, E'Joung-Ju, Korean, Dance, Geomungo, Contemporary Dance, Electronic Music, Octogone Theatre de Pully, Geneve, current

FLOW marks the first collaboration between Compagnie Linga and KEDA, the French-Korean duo formed by Mathias Delplanque and E'Joung-Ju, master of the geomungo , having released two album with Parenthèses Records.

With the hypnotic, warm, dancing and stateless folk music specially composed for the piece and performed live, a choreographic work was imagined for Compagnie Linga's dancers using the astonishing performance of animal group movements such as benches of sardines or flocks of bird as the metaphorical vision.

Check out this little gem of TEASER to get a taste of it.

KEDA announces new album

Posted On: 31st of January, 2018
Posted In: KEDA, Mathias Delplanque, E'Joung-Ju, Korea, France, Geomungo, Festival Printemps Coréen, Experimental Music, World Music, Tradition, Continuum

KEDA is back with a new release entirely recorded live on May 27 2017 at Festival Printemps Coréen in Nantes while improvising on a painting created in real time by Korean cartoonist Keum Suk Gendry-Kim.

On Live at Cosmopolis, KEDA embraces a noisier and full-on improvised approach placing the duo amongst a rising tide of korean musicians/projects currently making a name for themselves as true adventurers such as multi-instrumentalist Park Jiha, post-rockers Jambinai, Pansori maestro Bae il Dong or Danso player Hyelim Kim to name a few.

The album is out on January 26th and is made available as a FREE download via our Bandcamp HQ.

PR welcomes

Posted On: 24th of February, 2017
Posted In: Mathias Delplanque, Philippe Foch, Taarang, Electronics, France, Belgium, Parentheses Records, Tabla, Australia, ambient, experimental music

We’re very excited to be able to welcome the duo collaboration of Philippe Foch and Mathias Delplanque to the Parenthèses roster !

Their collaboration started at the time when Philippe was recording the Taarang album under the Signature Label (Radio France) in 2015.

Since, the pair has continued to explore further Philippe Foch's idea to bring the Taarang (tabla ensemble) to new sound territories, has enjoyed a residency at the GMEM (Centre National de Création Musicale,France) and was invited to perform at the Maison de la Radio Ina GRM

Room40 masterhead Lawrence English is currently putting the finishing touches on the album which will see the light of day in the second half of 2017.

Stay tuned...


KEDA 'Hwal'

Posted On: 30th of November, 2015
Posted In: KEDA, Mathias Delplanque, Lena, E'Joung-Ju, Korea, Electronic, Dub, Tradition, Continuum, Parentheses Records, Experimental Music, Ambient, World Music

It's been a long time coming but we're super proud to finally announce the official release date for KEDA (Mathias Delplanque & E'Joung-Ju)'s long awaiting debut album 'Hwal'.

Hwal, meaning ‘bow’ in Korean, was entirely recorded live, then dissected for a whole year by Mathias Delplanque. The result of this long process represents the birth of a project meant to last; to enjoy both on stage and on disc!

Beyond the meeting of two instrumental practices separated by centuries, their creation stands out as an original form, drawing from ambient, dub, blues, African music and noise art. Hypnotic, warm, alternately dancing and meditative, their music is an imaginary folk, a unique and hybrid sonic adventure.

Head to our bandcamp page to listen to Eobu Noale, the first single to emerge until we release more for your earing pleasure.

RE: Residual

Posted On: 6th of October, 2014
Posted In: Peter Knight, Dung Nguyen, Mathias Delplanque, Lena, Tilman Robinson, Joe Talia, Black Sifichi, Dan West, Residual, Remix, Experimental Music, Ambient, World Music

In 2010, Parenthèses Records released Peter Knight & Dung Nguyen’s duo collaboration RESIDUAL seeing the pair developing unique approaches to combining Vietnamese and Western music elements in a contemporary setting.

At the start of 2014, Alexis Courtin from PR and Peter Knight discussed their shared desire to give the album a second life and thus asked a carefully chosen list of musicians from France and Australia to present their personal perspectives on Residual. The result is this amazing album that comes as a FREE download, blurring the boundaries between abstract ambient, repetitive experimental music and groove-based textures.

From LENA (aka Mathias Delplanque, France, Bruit Clair Records)’s proto dubby techno, Tilman Robinson’s abstract ambient, Joe Talia’s subtle electronica, Black Sifichi (France)’s unmistakable voice and post-musique concrète edit to Dan West ’s minimal groove, Residual was given the most refined homage.

FREE Download
October 20 2014
Bandcamp/

Parenthèses Records presents

Posted On: 21st of November, 2013
Posted In: Parenthèses Records, Joseph Tawadros, St John Fremantle, Oud, ABC Music, Daramad, Event, World Music, James Tawadros, solo,

Ahead of his performance with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra and Lior, multi ARIA Award-winning Oud virtuoso Joseph Tawadros will delight audiences for a one night only solo performance in the amazing setting of St John's Anglican Church in Fremantle on Tuesday 10 December.

Over the course of 9 albums, various national and international collaborations, Joseph has tastefully pushed the boundaries of the oud, discovering new musical territory through his virtuosity, soulful compositions, and extraordinary vision as a collaborator.

Tawadros Middle Eastern flavoured compositions are a rare combination of highly emotional music intertwined with boundless energy. A true musicianship of the highest degree.

DETAILS
Parentheses Records Presents - An Evening with Joseph Tawadros
Tuesday 10 December, 8pm
Fremantle St John's - Kings Square, Fremantle
Presale $20 / Door $30


Eventbrite - AN EVENING WITH JOSEPH TAWADROS - SOLO CONCERT

Media:
* Joseph Tawadros website
* Joseph Tawadros Youtube Channel
* Facebook Event




MASONIK

Posted On: 30th of July, 2013
Posted In: Tura New Music, Totally Huges New Music Festival, Te, Kynan Tan, The Bakery

Tura New Music just announced the full program for the 11th edition of the Totally Huge New Music Festival.

Masonik will perform on Thursday 15 August as part of the last instalment of Club Huge alongside Té [Andrew Brooks and Kynan Tan].

The late night escape for the Festival, the Club Huge program features a Western Australian Showcase presented in association with WAM and curated by Sam Gillies.

$10/Sonix Members/THNMF Ticket Holders/ ICMC Delegates Free Entry
Bookings: nowbaking.com.au Door Sales available