Sunday, April 6, 2008
Lt Caramel - La Boite De Pandore/Carnet De Chasse (LP, Acteon 007, 1987)
"Lieutenant Caramel was born May 24, 1961 somewhere in France. Philippe Blanchard composes his music in his personal Studio Acteon, now Studio Forum in Annecy, in the french alps. He's also the founding member the Noise of Snow Festival in Annecy. He defines himself as a hunter of sounds, and collects the resonant matters from his different journeys (Syria, Iran, Roma, Venice, Madrid, Samarkand or Madrid). He has won awards from several international competition: GMEB in Bourges, France, the Luigi Russolo prize in Italy, Radio France, La Muse in Circuit (Mauricio Kagel prize), CIMES-FICS in Prague. He received the Radio France International award "Hunters of sounds" in 2000 for "Captain Cook".
'La Boite de Pandore' was his second release.