Bocal 5 Musique Electronique

Dark Entries | Item No: 499462
Vinyl LP | 2016 / US – Original | New
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Bocal 5 were a No Wave art group composed of Doc Pilot (synths, vocals), Zouka Dzaza (bass), Florian Guillou (synths), Mickey Lepron (electronic drums, bass) and Evy Tinguette (lead vocals). The project was born in November 1980 in Tours, France as the brain child of Doc Pilot. Between 1981 to 1986 Bocal 5 recorded one 7” single and a cassette-only album before taking a year off in 1984 to launch X-Ray Pop. Influenced by Erik Satie, Brigitte Bardot, Suicide and Young Marble Giants, they call their music "minimum naive new wave." “Musique Électronique” is a 19-track compilation of songs recorded across 1983, most of which have never been released on vinyl before. 16 tracks appeared on the “From Bocal 5 To X-Ray Pop” album originally released on cassette by Sound of Pig in 1984. Both tracks from their debut 7” originally released in MB5 1984 are included and show a progression in sound as a result of newer recoding equipment and techniques. Also present is a song from the tape compilation “Andreas N°3 L'Animal" released by Fraction Studio in 1984. Armed with a Korg 770, MS-10, Prophet Pro-One, Roland TR-707 and TB-808 they crafted their own brand of quirky synthesized electronic pop. Songs are short, concise and well structured; richly textured, moving at a quick speed with hardly a pause. Evy’s pouting, tongue-in-cheek vocals (sung in French) come together for a catchy, sensuous, danceable, eccentric psychedelic ride. This collection shows the group’s sense of humor, vitality and carefree playfulness. All songs have been remastered for vinyl by George Horn at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley. Each jacket displays a bright neon green collage of photos and ephemera from the band’s archives designed by Eloise Leigh that exudes the project’s DIY spirit. Each copy includes a 6-page xeroxed booklet with photos, original artwork and press clippings.
Item Details
Item No: 499462
Artist: Bocal 5
Title: Musique Electronique
Label: Dark Entries
Catalog No: DE 137
Format: Vinyl LP, Vinyl, LP
Pressing: US – Original
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Pop
Style: 1980s
Available since: 2016-10-11
Condition: New
Price: 21,99 €
Weight: 250g (plus 250g Packaging)
A1 Cobra
A2 Folie D'ice
A3 Gourmandise
A4 Vampire
A5 La Souris Verte
A6 Bb Coquin
A7 Mr Pickett
A8 Un Evenement
A9 Tarzan Reglisse
B1 Moska
B2 Babouin Calin
B3 La Bombe A Toto
B4 Camion Solo
B5 Faune Plum
B6 Boule De Gomme
B7 Bel Angelo
B8 En Hop Et En Air
B9 Maud
B10 Gogol Le Lezard
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