Name
Country
email
Orchestra of Samples
Click on the link for the project's own website at www.orchestraofsamples.com, that includes the blog, detailing sessions with every musician recorded.

Orchestra of Samples is our live project and album based on sampling recording sessions we’ve filmed with over 200 hundred musicians around the world, splicing them together to create a digital supergroup of international artists who never met but play together.
Tag Cloud

UNITED KINGDOM

  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   

FRANCE

  Lamine Sow   Mohamed Beldjoudi   Theo Hakola   Cyril Atef   Lucas Fox   Milk Coffee and Sugar   Baschet Brothers   Francesco Russo   Catherine Brisset   Christophe Rosenberg   Etsuko Chida   Ommm   Sarah Olivier   Stephen Harrison   Alejandro de Valera   D de Kabal   Djeli Moussa Conde   Nëggus   Kungabram   Khalil Chekir   Mouloud Choutri   Brad Scott   John Matthews   Gatha   Lyse   Erwan Keravec   Guénolé Keravec   Ivonig Le Mestre   Mathieu Sérot   Magali Le Sciellour   Marie Wambergue   Patrick Oustric   Christian Conejero   Bruno Bim   Hubert Sciota   Arnaud Lalanne   Julien Boinot   Nicolas da Bass   Aleksandar Djordjevic   Serge Delmas   Rémi Stengel   Christophe Toussaint   Shake Down Baby   Coco Business Plan   (The) Silent Days   Erachehcare   Yakch'e   Day of Crisis   

SPAIN

  Livika   Luis Ortega   

BRAZIL

  Mazinho Quevedo   Antonio Candido   Andréa dos Santos   Marina Mara   Patubatê   Samba de Responsa   

JAPAN

  Marcellus Nealy   Coppé   

ROMANIA

  Trei Parale   Calin Torsan   

MEXICO

  Munazul   Humberto Alvarez   César Juarez   Héctor Vega Delo   Mariachi   

TUNISIA

  Seifeddine Helal   Hamdi Makhlouf   Zouhheir Gouja   

TURKEY

  Korkutalo Bilgin   Orkun Tunc   

SENEGAL

  Baye Fall Ndem   Abdoul Mbaye   Pape Mass   Massamba Diop   Matador   I-Science   Matar Diagne   

MAURITANIA

  Demba Fakourou   

MALI

  Oumar Kouyaté   

ALGERIA

  Djmawi Africa   

ISRAEL

  Nir Yaniv   Aram Drevekenin   Ira Bareli   Tal Segev   

ITALY

  Mos   

EGYPT

  Mohammed Antar   

MOROCCO

  Oussama Belmamoune   Issam Benkari   Idlasmad Houssaine   Hassan Bendaoud   Qamoum Mehdi   Said Baba   SiSimo   

RUSSIA

  Ilya Baramia   Zmitser Holzman   Konstantin Chalykh   Sergey Balalaev   

KAZAKHSTAN

  Aldaspan   

INDIAN OCEAN

  Bo Houss   Maya Kamaty
Tunisia: Recording at the Acropolium de Carthage
In June 2011 we travelled to post-revolution Tunisia to play at electronic culture festival FEST, being held at the Acropolium de Carthage - the incredible gothic cathedral in the ancient part of the capital city Tunis. Involving themselves in the Orchestra of Samples, the festival arranged for us to do some recordings with local musicians outside the Acropolium, filming them for later sampling. Click on any thumbnail to enlarge.
We did sessions with three fantastic musicians, first was the amazing Seifeddine Helal - one of Tunisia's top percussionists playing Darbouka - it's a drum mostly used in North Africa and the Middle East, it's like a tabla and is also known as a goblet drum.

Second was ethnomusicologist Hamdi Makhlouf playing Oud - which is a pear-shaped fretless stringed instrument, similar to a Lute, again mostly used in North African and Middle Eastern music, such a beautiful sound.

And third was music teacher Zouhheir Gouja, from the band Tunisian band Yinna, playing Gombri - a North African stringed instrument that's often been said to be the original bass instrument, it's 'bassy' sound comes from having it's strings played over a large hollow wood 'drum' (if you had six hands, you could easily play drum 'n' and bass on just this one instrument!!).

Massive thanks to Afif Riahi and FEST and to Anis Hamda for his photos.
Seifeddine Helal :  www.facebook.com/pages/Seifeddine-Helal/199690143384662
Hamdi Makhlouf :   www.hamdi-makhlouf.com