Posted In: world music

KEDA 'Hwal'

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

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