Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Modern Classics: Maxence Cyrin

This Frenchman was classically trained as a pianist when a child.  House and techno come along and he's got a different perspective on music, and begins to put tracks out on independent labels that have not stuck in the mind.

Going back to his roots, and with the encouragement of one of electronic music's more open minds, he came to the attention of many with Modern Rhapsodies, which include intricate covers of banger-langers such as this:

Comparisons to Nouvelle Vague are inevitable, and the group's producer Marc Collin has done the polishing of his new collection, 'Novö Piano', out now on Discograph records, and illustrating a new myriad influences, let's have a listen of this to give us an idea of what's what.

This man needs to come play at La Palau De La Musica or L'Auditori on a Sònar Sunday.  So say I.

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