MAGNETIC VOICES FROM THE UNSEEN
NAHAL007

Generating beautiful noise-laden soundscapes and harmonic songs from magnetic fields via electronic devices, “Magnetic Voices From The Unseen” is the symphonious and powerful debut album by experimental sound-artist & regular Ina-GRM collaborator, Renaud Bajeux. Since 2017, Renaud has been composing from magnetic field recordings ; using two electromagnetic coils, he records hard drives, phones, computers, mouse devices, screens, etc, trying to acknowledge this infra-reality merging industrial noise music and harmonic chants.

℗ & © Nahal Recordings
Cat.no.NAHAL007 – all rights reserved
Release Date: October 04th 2019
Format: LP Vinyl / Digital

Released October 4, 2019

All tracks composed, performed and recorded by Renaud Bajeux
Mastering by James Plotkin// Artwork & graphic design by Thibault Proux thibaultproux.info // Manufactured by Kuroneko Phonogram Manufacture

Special thanks to Charlotte Sanson, Emmanuel Richier and Antoine Gilloire for their careful listening and to Frédéric D. Oberland and Paul Régimbeau for their fortifying enthusiasm.
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TONESHIFT (INT) – “A haunting revelation of tonal separation, a wondrous collage of twisted oscillations and industrial repartee. As this winds with static and pulse, Renaud Bajeux has created a rare, timeless modern masterpiece.”

LES INROCKS (FR) – “Renaud Bajeux explore les limites de l’ambient. “Magnetic Voices From The Unseen” (NAHAL Recordings) est une magnifique suite composée à partir des champs magnétiques qu’il enregistre, provenant autant d’appareils électroniques hightech qu’électriques. Il en tire un matériaux aussi organique que noisy. Une très belle expérience sonore qui ravira tous ceux qui ont écouté Brian Eno.”

AVANT MUSIC NEWS (INT) – “Bajeux’s compositions straddle elements like noise, harmonicity, glitch, experimental, electronics, minimalism, and ambient sound without ever really succumbing to any of those elements in terms of overall style. “Magnetic Voices From The Unseen” is a wonderful debut album!”

NEOPRISME (FR) – “Capter ce qui n’est pas aisément audible, plonger au-delà du réel, en extraire le son. Sur Magnetic Voices From The Unseen, Renaud Bajeux regroupe ainsi des morceaux composés à partir d’enregistrements du champ magnétique provenant de disques dur, de téléphones, d’ordinateurs, de souris, d’écrans. Le résultat sonne noise, field recording, ambient, glitch, spectral, curieusement symphonique. Chant des machines ?”

SCENE POINT BLANK (INT) – ‘Created through the use of electromagnetic coils to record the magnetic fields of computers, phones, monitors, and other devices, this spacey ambient/noise album becomes more than just a collage of humming, hissing, and buzzing sounds. Though sometimes dissonant and jarring, the album is also strangely warm in a way – perhaps a reflection of the fact that most of us are surrounded by, and perhaps too comfortable with, technology.’