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Published on: 8 July 2008

diatribesUn po’ di free jazz condito con elettronica non fa mai male.

Diatribes, a strongly libertarian ensemble, began its existence in a Geneva basement in Winter 2004. Their idea was to mix three distinct types of sound (electronic, wind and percussion), in order to develop a malleable musical mass. The saxophone and drums merge into each other in a primary dance, where construction and deconstruction coexist, and envy and disgust unite. There are no limits to their sound, where rhythms, melodies and noise meet sporadically, merging into each other until they are almost forgotten. Free jazz in its approach, acoustic and electronic in its execution, the trio is capable of exploring the minute like the intense. Their relationship with the public is intimate and profound. Dreams and fears become noise and silence…

Initialy a trio with Gaël Riondel on saxophone, diatribes became a polymorphous fromation, extending its spectrum to other musicians such as the guitarist Christian Graf, the electroacoustician Nicolas Sordet, the pianists Jacques Demierre and Johann Bourquenez.

Download the whole here. Listen to some tracks

Cyril Bondi: drums, percussions
d’incise: laptop, objects, live treatments
Dragos Tara: doublebass (on
Piero SK: soprano saxophone (on 2.4.6)

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