CERAMIC HELLO – The Absence of Canary – Suction Records (Toronto) (2012 Reissu) 1981 : « The upliftingly titled “The Diesquad” opens. A work of dystopian pop is the outcome. Slow beats are coupled with drawn lyrics and a dejected disposition. “Climatic Nouveaux” comes from a similar place. The machinery hums with a chirpy cheerfulness, but the human side of project pours forth with despair and misery. Across the album are noodling respites, melody tests offering a playful refuge from the pain. Chords are pulled across themselves, strung out and stretched. “Geometry” reverses chords where “Symphony of Shudders” depicts a Kafkaesque world of synth runs and modern miscommunication » (R. Gheoghegan for Igloo Magazine). Follow up

NICOLAS CARMARANS – Maximus – Fer Servadou (Aveyron) 2016 : « It is deep and bloody on the nose with cranberry, blood orange, iron, tomato leaf, pink peppercorn, and smoke. Fresh, zippy, and lighter in body with high-toned red berry fruits and notes of turned earth and spice on the palate » (Chambers Street Wines). Follow up