BIRGÉ GORGÉ SHIROC
Défense de + June Sessions + La nuit du phoque
MIO 026-027 (réédition) CD+DVD , 2003
SOLD OUT
Reissue of : Défense de, 1975

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The cult album (Défense de belongs to the Nurse With Wound List) from 1975, reissued in 2004 by MIO records,  for the first time on CD with unpublished material from the same sessions.
The set includes a DVD which features, for the first time as well, the Avant-Garde/Psychedelic movie La nuit du phoque made by Jean-Jacques Birgé and Bernard Mollerat in 1974 (English, French, Hebrew, Japanese subtitles) and June Sessions, 6 hours of music made by the trio/quartet between 1975-1976. All never published in any format.
In 2013, Wah Wah Records reissued the LP with the DVD (Fauni Gena 030).

Jean-Jacques Birgé - synthesizer ARP 2600, keyboards, tapes, alto sax, flutes, strings, percussion
Francis Gorgé - guitars, bass, cello, percussion
Antoine Duvernet - tenor sax (on 1, 3)
Jean-Louis Bucchi - piano Fender Rhodes (on 4,7,8)
Shiroc - drums, percussion (on 2, 4,7,8, Studioscope)
Gilles Rollet - drums, percussion (on Studioscope)


CD


Défense de

1. crever   2'55
2. la bulle opprimante,   19'51
3. le réveil   17'40
4. pourrait être brutal   4'19

Previously unissued
5. Surtravail I   15'33
6. Surtravail II   3'44
7. pourrait être brutal (alt.take 1)   5'11
8. pourrait être brutal (alt.take 2)   4'41

1.3.5.6
Music: Birgé - Gorgé
Recorded at Sébastien Bernard's, Paris, from March 25 to April 2 1975
Mixed at GGB Studio by Birgé and Gorgé

2.4.7.8
Music: Birgé Gorgé Shiroc
Recorded by Gérald Robinet at Adam Studio, Roissy-en-Brie, August 13-14 1975


DVD

La nuit du phoque (film)   41'02

Jean-Jacques Birgé - screenplay and direction, sound and music, editing, discontinuity, executive production
Bernard Mollerat - screenplay and direction, costumes et accessories, choreography, continuity, editing
Gabriel Glissant - photography and second camera
Marc Cemin - camera
Philippe Danton - title-cards and animation, lead vocals
Thierry Dehesdin - infra-red images, he is also playing Bölde
Roland Péquignot - grip
Alain Thuot - lights
with André bacq, Lucie, Louis et Luc Barnier, Mario Barroso, Richard Billeaud, Agnès, Geneviève et Jean Birgé, Danièle Bolleau, Alex Broutard, Gilles Cohen, Aude de Cornoulier, Dominique Dumesnil, Diane et Philippe Dumont, Jeanine Eemans, Antoine Guerrero, Ivan Kozelka, Philippe Lanat, Alain Lasfargues, Jean-Pierre Lentin, William Leroux, Geneviève Louveau, Laura Ngo Minh-Hong, Pierre rainer, Lucien Rohman, Albert Sarrasin, Patrick Sauvion, Maichaela Watteaux, Jérôme Zajderman, M. Zana, les enfants Poitevin et Vienne et beaucoup d'autres personnes merveilleuses.

June Sessions
Le 11 juin, part 1 : Speed One   14'29
Le 11 juin, part 2 : On a tout le temps   15'33
Le 11 juin, part 3 : Face Tranche   9'36
Le 11 juin, part 4 : Les faits et gestes   22'06
Front de Lib, année rouge   46'10
La jungle nue 1   13'32
La jungle nue 2   47'39
Les bonnes sœurs occupent les bordels   44'07
Dieses Schiff mit acht Segeln und mit fünfzig Kanonen   38'44
La fête Rouge (live trio)   14'11
Studioscope (live quartet)   47'29

Music: Birgé Gorgé Shiroc
Recorded at Birgé's, Boulogne-Billancourt, 1975-1976


Original LP GRRR 1001 sold out
REISSUED on Fauni Gena by Wah Wah Records (Barcelona, 2013)

Press
in French: Jazz Mag, Jazz Man, Octopus (March 2004), Coda (April 04), Classica Répertoire (June 2004), Le Khyriscope (2010)...
in English: Elbow Cinderblock Glass Mastered Constructor Bags (2010), Another World of Sound, AllMusic, Paris Transatlantic, Brainwashed, Dusted Magazin, Aquarius, Hyderomastgroningem, Soundohm
in Italian: Movimentiprog

tracklist / infos
n°1 / Crever / 2'58
Jean-Jacques Birgé - synthesizer, tapes, alto sax
Francis Gorgé - electric guitar
Antoine Duvernet - tenor sax
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Lecture
Tracklist:
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