Flint Glass & Sal Solaris live @ St Petersburg

by Flint Glass

  • Flint Glass & Sal Solaris live @ Saint Petersburg

    March 11th 2016 St Petersburg Live recording.
    Released by KultFRONT / November 25th 2016

    The twenty-ninth release by kultFRONT is the third part in a series of tapes collecting live recordings of like-minded musicians from different kinds of dark musical directions. This time we offer you the split-recording of Russian and French electronic experimentalists. Sal Solaris and Flint Glass met for the first time in March 2016 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Their joint gig took place in the "Ionoteka" club located on the site of former railway warehouses. SS presented their long-awaited new album "Thresholds" and for the first time played live the material that was being born in the studio over such a long time. Quite an uneasy spring for the band and its members. It's important that the transition to new rhythmical bases happened in that very point in time and space. Gwenn Tremorin performed the program especially prepared for this gig. Aside for well-known passages his set contained completely unique tracks. Perfect music for experts in sleepdancing. And if Sal Solaris have already physically released some of their live recordings, for Flint Glass this is the first time his live experiments are published.

    The epigraph to this edition contains the words of the French philosopher, psychiatrist and one of the most influential persons in the history of psychoanalysis – Jacques-Marie-Émile Lacan:

    "Death belongs to the realm of faith. You're right to believe that you will die. It sustains you. If you didn't believe it, could you bear the life you have? If we couldn't totally rely on the certainty that it will end, how could you bear all this?"

    The album is released in an extra limited edition on 75 white cassettes traditionally decorated with pieces of black paper.

    White cassettes in clear cases, b/w artork printed on heavy paper

    Sal Solaris side 43:36mn
    Sal Solaris side contains live versions of tracks from Distress, Eigengrau and Thresholds albums played with Roland SP 404SX, Behringer B-Control Deejay BCD3000, Lenovo V580c core i7, FutureDecks DJ Pro, Korg KaossPad 2, TC Electronics Flashback, Boss RV-5, Boss MT-2, Papa Srapa Пружина, Korg Monotron Delay, Korg Kaossilator, Technics RP-DJ1210, Senheizer HD 280 Pro. Dedicated to all people of good will.

    FLINT GLASS side 44:19mn
    Flint Glass side contains special prepared compositions for this concert as different versions of records that have been published on his last album Deus Irae released in collaboration with french dark ambiant project Collapsar, and tracks from Zoran’s equation album and unreleased material played live for the first time. Using digital software manipulations, mono analog sound with Korg Monotron and live organic sounds by using cellular microphone on different wood and metal objects with delay and reverberation effects.

    Sal Solaris side time: 43:36
    Flint Glass side time: 44:19
    Total time: 87:55

    Joint concert of Sal Solaris and Flint Glass held on 11.03.16 at IONOTEKA club, St. Petersburg, Russia. The event was organized by Kali Yuga Promo.

    Mastered by Gwenn Tremorin

    Foto SS by Denis Rylov

    Foto FG by Yuri Elik

    Artwork by Oleg Paschenko

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released January 14, 2017



Flint Glass Paris, France

Flint Glass is a Paris-based dark electronica project that has been described by critics as representing some of the most innovative sounds-styling towards electronica, rhythmic noise and dark ambient genres. Flint Glass is a one man project of Gwenn Trémorin, formed in 1999 and is also founding member of experimental electronica label Brume records. ... more

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