"My goal was to make a hyper ambient album—rhythm-less, or almost so, meditative, very introspective, melancholy, yet opening on a future which I do wish to be filled with hope. It’s the most conceptual album I’ve made since 2005. First the title, Archétype Tonique, represents the musical scale of 7 notes that together make up almost all of music. I wanted to give it a more poetic name. Each track on the album starts with the French name of its predominant note, so Do for “Dormir ou se lever,” track 1, Ré for “Réveil,” track 2, and so on, going all the way back to DO (like in The Sound of Music) with track 8, “Dortoir Abyssal,” to finish.
So you see we progress naturally along the scale in eight tracks, Do, Ré, Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Si, Do."
- Dany Janvier, psybient.org (2019)
released September 23, 2019
Jeux, composition, écriture & mastering par : Dany Janvier
Yamaha CS15D, Roland RS-09 + EHX MEL9, Roland CR-5000, Korg EX-800, Arturia Mini-Brute, Piano Electrique Roland MP-600, ALESIS QS6, ES-1 KORG, EA-1 KORG, Orgue Magnus, MicroKorg, Harmonica, Bass Aria PRO II, FX, Kaoss Pad 3, Hammond auto-vari 64, Yamaha PSR-680, plusieurs pédales d'effets analogue Delay, Phaser, AKAI HeadRush, etc... DIVA/Silenth/Serum audio unit, WAVES plugin, Ableton LIVE, Tascam DR-60 mk II + RODE NTG2 (field recording, sampling), Drum et percussions Pearl, etc...
Pochette et design du bandcamp : Traditional Australian aboriginal art
Composer, writer and DJ, Dany Janvier is a multidisciplinary artist who works with both image and sound. Specializing in
chill-out electronic music, electronica, IDM, ambient, and psybient, he’s been part of the Canadian electro-underground scene since 1998. Biobazar has offered hundreds of live performances and DJ sets as part of various shows and several Canadian electronic-music festivals...more