Louis de Mieulle is reborn as Louison to present his first 100% electronic album. Synthesizing his classical European upbringing with shameless American exuberance.
Sci-fi music suite for future times, evoking « The edifice of the universe which, with its infinitely large, its part on the human scale and its infinitely small, rests on the unity of two contrary and complementary charges. » (V. Vasarely)
Electro symphony for emotional machines. Tribute to the 70s (Canterbury scene, synthprog), as well as 80s Sci-Fi film scores. Progwave? Electrofusion? Given the choice, it would be: "CYBERPROG".
Playful counterpoints, unheard harmonies, epic grandeur. The cyclical form of the album (pattern re-use/variations) strengthens unity and gives the variations a semantic, even esoteric value. Classical: Louison's favorite music, timeless, far from human trends and their crass vulgarity.
TRIBUTE TO THE COSMOS
After an introduction presenting the themes to come (Prologue), you'll witness star dances (Galactic Rondo, Stargazing, Galaxian Explosion); A poetization of physical phenomena (Conservation of Energy, Electron-Positron); And the end of Homo Sapiens (Human Epilogue), and of the Universe itself (Big Freeze, Big Rip).
released July 15, 2022
All tracks composed, recorded and pre-mixed by Louison
Louison - all instruments
Casimir Liberski - additional synth production and soloing, Jazz Virus Vocoder (8)
Shoko Igarashi - Tenori-on intro (7)
Sample from Koechlin's sonata for two flutes FMised in track 2 and 6. Track 3 Renaissance-type choir recorded at CNSM Paris. Erithacus recorded in Chemiré-sur-Sarthe.
Mixed by Aaron Nevezie and mastered by Alex Deturk at the Bunker Studio (NYC).
Cover art by Michaël Böhme www.michael-boehme.com
Graphics by PeurDuLoup
Copyright @Louis de Mieulle 2022
1.Triangular Prologue (6:43)
"Three sides introducing some of the album’s elements"
2. The Big Galactic Rondo (10:18)
"Repetitive ballet for stars, planetoids, gas, dust, black holes and dark matter
3. Human Epilogue (2:09)
4. Conservation of Energy pt1 (3:38)
"Perpetual motion: impossible
5. The Big Freeze (3:35)
"Heat death of the universe"
6. Electron-Positron Annihilation (3:05)
"For photon lovers"
7. Stargazing (5:12) youtu.be/yU7bO6KrusI
"Truth in the Night Sky"
8. Conservation of Energy pt2 (5:17) including "Jazz Virus" youtu.be/izrw1SsJXr4
"Perpetual motion: possible"
9. Galaxian Explosion (2:16)
"Everyone loves a good old-fashioned explosion"
10. The Big Rip (feat. Erithacus Rubecula) (3:59)
"aka The Disintegration of Cosmic Strings aka When Atoms Break"