Friday, June 15, 2012

Bernard Estardy: Electro Sounds Vol. 1 & 2

Prepare to be bombed out of your skull by two fantastic Early Electro albums courtesy of French sound engineer Bernard Estardy. These two are simply must-haves, though I slightly favor Vol. 2. The samples below are indicative of the quality of music throughout these two masterpieces.

Though I've not seen any reference to it, it would be one crazy coincidence if Architecture in Helsinki's "Tiny Paintings" wasn't taken from Vol. 2's "Asiatic Dream".

This first sample is titled "Tic Tac Nocturne". To be lazy with a reference, it's perhaps reminiscent of Pink Floyd's "Time".

 ...another brilliant piece:

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  1. Great stuff, thanks. But, IMHO, not as good as Estardy's 'La formule Du Baron'?

  2. Hi, Simon. I haven't had much of a chance to listen to that album outside of a few songs which didn't strike me as powerfully as these two albums. But I'll consider this a recommendation from you and listen a little closer. Thanks!