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Sofa

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1
Les Rives Les Rives 8:54    
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Track length:8:54
Artist: Silencers
Performer: Benoit Delbecq - Piano, prepared piano
Kim Myhr - guitar, resonant objects
Nils Ostendorf - trumpet
Toma Gouband - percussion
Composer: Benoit Delbecq,Kim Myhr,Nils Ostendorf,Toma Gouband
ISRC: NOSFA1135010
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En Turbulence En Turbulence 14:09    
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Track length:14:09
Artist: Silencers
Composer: Benoit Delbecq,Kim Myhr,Nils Ostendorf,Toma Gouband
ISRC: NOSFA1135020
3
Embrasées Embrasées 5:19    
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Track length:5:19
Artist: Silencers
Composer: Benoit Delbecq,Kim Myhr,Nils Ostendorf,Toma Gouband
ISRC: NOSFA1135030
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Spires Spires 9:53    
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Track length:9:53
Artist: Silencers
Composer: Benoit Delbecq,Kim Myhr,Nils Ostendorf,Toma Gouband
ISRC: NOSFA1135040
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Encerclés Encerclés 3:42    
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Track length:3:42
Artist: Silencers
Composer: Benoit Delbecq,Kim Myhr,Nils Ostendorf,Toma Gouband
ISRC: NOSFA1135050

Sofa Releases

A Summer's Night At The Crooked Forest
The Sea Looks Green When The Sky Is Grey
Yesterday Night You Were Sleeping At My Place
Nectars Of Emergence

About Silencers:

Silencers consists of France’s much acclaimed pianist Benoit Delbecq, Norwegian guitarist Kim Myhr, french percussionist Toma Gouband and trumpeter Nils Ostendorf from Berlin. The quartet has played numerous concerts together since 2006, and Balance des blancs is their long awaited debut release.

Kim Myhr approached Delbecq during a parisian sojourn in the summer of 2006, and Benoit later said it was like meeting a musical cousin. Six months later, Silencers played their first concert in Paris. The four musicians have slowly taken their time to develop the ensemble sound. The result is an astonishingly rich ensemble with an exciting new world of sounds.

The music itself flows dexteriously between fragile sounds and large, open spaces to more densely articulated structures. The minute attention to detail attests to the sensitivity of the musicians: every little sound is important and has the potential to lead the music in new directions.

Benoit Delbecq is ...