Air et Tame Impala, a Franco-Australian studio summit
Posted on February 04, 2020 at 01h06 - Updated on February 04, 2020 at 09h42
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Between the French Nicolas Godin, half of the electro duo Air, and the Australian Kevin Parker, of the psyche-pop group Tame Impala, admiration is mutual.On the occasion of the release of their respective albums, they met in the Parisian studio of the first.
"Wow! "," Really? "," Are you kidding? "Kevin Parker marvels like a kid in a toy store.Alongside the Australian musician, leader of the group Tame Impala, star neopsychedelic star formation, the Frenchman Nicolas Godin serves as his guide:" This Korg D vocoder served us for all of Air's albums, "explains the one who co-founded one of the emblematic groups of the French touch," it gives you the voice of an angel, not that of a robot."The tour continues:" This Solina String-Ensemble keyboard helped me create the sound of the group "..." This bass is the one we hear in Melody Nelson, by Gainsbourg "..." This Moog synth was also used by Mötley Crüe ”…
In the basement of an old building in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, Godin has just fitted out a small recording studio, after having recovered some of the equipment that he and his Air accomplice, Jean-Benoît Dunckel, had accumulated since the late 1990s and stored at Studio Atlas, their local Belleville neighborhood.Since the group's activities were at a standstill, he needed a new framework for a solo career, including the third chapter, the classy Concrete and Glass, published on January 24.
Posted Date: 2020-07-05