Orchestra of Samples
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Orchestra of Samples is our live project and album based on sampling recording sessions we’ve spent many years filming with hundreds of musicians worldwide improvising on all manner of instruments, splicing them together to create a digital supergroup of international artists who never met.
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  Wang Chung   Henry Dagg   Lætitia Sadier   The Beatbox Collective   Inner Vision Orchestra   Baluji Shrivastav   Bruno Zamborlin   Hamilton Yarns   Alistair Anderson   Shona Mooney   Matt Seattle   Callum Younger   Amy Leach   Rachel Cross   Brian Martin   Kuljit Bhamra   Bongosan   My Real Name Is Starship   Chris Birkett   


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Canal93 Recording Sessions #2
Ommm -
Continuing our sessions at Canal93, we spent a morning filming and recording Ommm, the wonderful five piece acapella band of Manon, Mélody, Marion, Mathis et Sam (aka Waxybox).  They inject good dose of experimentation in their music, especially as they all come from very different musical backgrounds, including jazz, classical, scat, funk and beatboxing.  In the last three years, they’ve toured all over Europe and Asia, and will release their first album in autumn 2012.
Sarah Olivier & Stephen Harrison - Sarah's Facebook / Stephen's Facebook
Sarah Oliver, a Parisian with attitude, is perhaps best described as an eccentric blues singer!  She tells tales of women and desire, with tongue-in-cheek humour and a certain, well, 'je ne sais quoi'!  Often performing and recording with the amazing doublebass player Stephen Harrison, originally from the UK, the pair are currently recording an album together.  Stephen told us his doublebass was over 100 years old and made of wood from Siberia! Amazing just to think of all the different musicians who've owned that instrument...!

D’ de Kabal -
A poet, actor and rapper with a very unusual voice and style!  His solo performance is something to be experienced; live sampling and looping, he puts on different voices, creating characters who describe the urban world with poignant accuracy.  He's lent his voice to a varied range of hip-hop and jazz projects, released a number of solo albums, and has recorded with the French rap band Assassin and with French metal band Lofofora.  He's also acted in several plays, including a French version of Malcolm X.
With massive thanks to Mark, Emmanuelle, Mouloud, Alex and the whole Canal 93 team for all their help in making these recording sessions happen.