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Besombes & Rizet
Pôle (1975), reissued by Tapioca (1976)

A1. Haute Pression (10:56)
A2. Evelyse (7:24)
B1. Armature Double (18:00)
C1. Lundi matin (5:41)
C2. Montélimar  (7:37)
C3. Rock à Montauban (3:30)
D1. Synthi soit-il (21:42)

zip (with artwork)

  1. owel on April 30th, 2011

    merci m. maxime

    Keyboards and synthesizers used: VCS 3 AKS, ARP 2600, Electrocomp 101 and 500, Synthorchestra Farfisa, FY 1 Yamaha, Expender Oberheim, Stringensemble Solina, Crumor electric piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Hammond Organ and Mellotron 400

  2. Brakhage on April 30th, 2011

    Ooh nice, thanks so much

  3. miskov on May 1st, 2011

    Thank you!

  4. icastico on May 2nd, 2011

    Artist is Besombes & Rizet
    Label is Pôle

  5. Maxime on May 2nd, 2011

    Thanks for the links towards Cope’s detailed/definite explanations.

    My basic understanding was that

    Pôle was the name of
    – the label founded by Besombes & Rizet
    – but also of their musical project – the subsequent albums by B&R being released under the Pôle moniker: “Inside the Dream” and “Kotrill”

    However confusing it may sound (the cover art of the album is definitely not clear as to what the name of the band and the title of the LP are), “Besombes & Rizet” is now generally referred to as the title of their first album, as pointed here on Neospheres (a website of reference for any french speaker interested in these musics):