Solitary Pleasures

Solitary Pleasures Solitary Pleasures is a collaboration with three renowned Quebec improvisors: Alexandre St-Onge, Michel F. Côté and Sam Shalabi (Klaxon Gueule, Detention, Mecha Fixes Clocks, Land of Kush, Shalabi Effect). Each has produced a substantial body of solo work on a number of North American and European labels (Ambiances Magnétiques, Alien8 Recordings, Constellation Records, &records, squintfuckerpress).

The project began in 2004 as a daybook of poems. From the 365 poems in the collection 35 were selected for this recording.

The music is entirely improvised.

This CD was published simultaneously with a book of poems of the same title by &pages.

Credits

Text and voice : Fortner Anderson
Music compositions : Michel F. Côté, Alexandre St-Onge, Sam Shalabi
Drums and microphones : Michel F. Côté
Electric bass and electronics : Alexandre St-Onge
Electric guitar : Sam Shalabi
Graphics and layout : Fabrizio Gilardino

Track list/time

1) may 6 (1:07)
2) may 8 (0:43)
3) may 9 (0:56)
4) may 10 (1:10)
5) may 12 (1:54)
6) may 15 (1:12)
7) may 21 (1:08)
8) may 23 (1:23)
9) may 26 (1:02)
10) may 27 (1:10)
11) June 12 (1:47)
12) June 18 (1:07)
13) June 28 (1:27)
14) June 29 (1:41)
15) June 30 (1:05)
16) July 2 (0:48)
17) July 7 (1:33)
18) July 9 (1:18)
19) July 19 (1:25)
20) July 20 (1:49)
21) July 25 (1:20)
22) August 2 (1:11)
23) August 5 (1:35)
24) August 6 (1:53)
25) August 9 (2:01)
26) August 30 (1:20)
27) September 29 (1:05)
28) September 30 (1:22)
29) October 2 (1:20)
30) October 9 (1:21)
31) October 11 (1:07)
32) October 16 (2:18)
33) November 27 (1:19)
34) December 16 (1:58)
35) April 26 (1:17)

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