In this fifth episode of “OUTSIDER, the amazing story of Henry Darger”, Philippe Cohen Solal dissects Darger’s taste in music, and is joined by Mike Lindsay to discuss the creation of the OUTSIDER project.
“Tango must be released from the monotony which has characterized its harmonies, melodies, rhythms and aesthetic.” These words, spoken by the great tango visionary Astor Piazzolla, serve as a mantra for GOTAN PROJECT, an unprecedented fusion of tango and the latest musical technologies. The noble spirit of gaucho has been reborn in an exciting new form.
For more than three decades now, Philippe Cohen Solal has been making his mark as an electronic music architect and self-taught composer, having worked in many different areas of music production from A&R to soundtracks, as well as DJ-ing and making records.
An internal exile, DAVID WALTERS gives a slimmed down version, simply dressed with a few silky loops. Between the lines of this sweet-and-sour text, the young man situates himself in the long history of West-Indian songwriters, of whom he is undoubtedly an heir, both in terms of themes – with clear awareness – and music – frankly creolized.
Listen up! It’s Féloche introducing the sassy sound of his mandolin, and his crazy, romantic style. Féloche has seen the world, and by that, we don’t just mean he’s travelled. Wherever he goes, he makes friends, with his huge, bright smile that seems bigger than he is. Everywhere he goes, he becomes a local, whether he’s on the island of