CHENAUX, ERIC & MOUMNEH, RADWAN GHAZI: The Sentimental Moves
Grapefruit Year Two Series, Record Two (2012, GY2-2)
Photos by Tanya Traboulsi
Eric Chenaux experiments with ballads, songs, tunes, improvisations, guitars, very small speakers, The Reveries, The Draperies, Drumheller, Nightjars, The Guayaveras, The Allison Cameron Band, Eloïse Decazes, John Oswald, Michelle McAdorey, Aimée Dawn Robinson, Marla Hlady and the curation of the Toronto based recording label, Rat-drifting, co- founded with Martin Arnold in 2002. In the 1980’s and 1990’s Chenaux played in the hoary post-punk band Phleg Camp.
About Chenaux’s guitar playing, Carl Wilson writes, “Ornette Coleman might call it harmolodic. Chenaux might call it an amazing background. His strings chime with all those thoughts at once. I adore the way he teases out a melody, never beginn
Radwan Ghazi Moumneh is a Lebanese musician, audio engineer/producer, and co-owner of the Hotel2Tango recording studio in Montréal, where he also resides. He also is the founder of Jerusalem In My Heart, a contemporary Arabic music and multiple 16mm film projector performance project on Constellation Records.
- Side One
- Prepared Bowed 1
- Prepared Bowed 2
- The Sentimental Moves
- Prepared Bowed 3
- Prepared Bowed 4
- The Mouthstagger
Conceived in Beirut, in April of 2012.
Recorded in Paris & Montréal throughout 2012.
Mixed at Thee Mighty Hotel 2 Tango, Montréal, in July of 2012.
Mastered by John Golden.