sound on probation Archive

  • Although individual tracks on “Play Piano and Sounds”, with its unambiguous title of resounding literalness, are attributable to either one or the other Laurent, the interspersed presentation and shared vision make this a collection of mutual inspiration rather than the already familiar encounter between classical/jazz musician and electronic producer.

    Laurent Pernice vs. Laurent Perrier – Play Piano and Sounds

    Although individual tracks on “Play Piano and Sounds”, with its unambiguous title of resounding literalness, are attributable to either one or the other Laurent, the interspersed presentation and shared vision make this a collection of mutual inspiration rather than the already familiar encounter between classical/jazz musician and electronic producer.

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  • Both artists are masters of subtle movement and minuscule fluctuations, and both also express an aesthetic that escapes the constraints of time, casting the listener into uncharted depths filled with drones and half-formed sentience. “Sonology” is an excursion in perception and sublimity, and a fine example of artistic alignment.

    Kinetix / Pylône – Sonology

    Both artists are masters of subtle movement and minuscule fluctuations, and both also express an aesthetic that escapes the constraints of time, casting the listener into uncharted depths filled with drones and half-formed sentience. “Sonology” is an excursion in perception and sublimity, and a fine example of artistic alignment.

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  • 12″, Sound on Probation, 2010 http://www.soundonprobation.com/ So hard to put my finger on it, this album does remind me of something, but the name just won’t come up. But before listening for the gazillionth time it strikes me: It doesn’t […]

    Cape Fear – Winds Of The Dead Air

    12″, Sound on Probation, 2010 http://www.soundonprobation.com/ So hard to put my finger on it, this album does remind me of something, but the name just won’t come up. But before listening for the gazillionth time it strikes me: It doesn’t […]

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  • 12″, Sound on Probation, 2009 www.soundonprobation.com Laurent Perrier, the man with many faces, surprises again. We know him from releases under his own name, as Pylône, as Zonk’t, as Cape Fear, maybe some of you remember Nox and, of course, […]

    Heal – Supernatural

    12″, Sound on Probation, 2009 www.soundonprobation.com Laurent Perrier, the man with many faces, surprises again. We know him from releases under his own name, as Pylône, as Zonk’t, as Cape Fear, maybe some of you remember Nox and, of course, […]

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  • 12″ EP, Sound On Probation, 2009 www.soundonprobation.com Former member of the cult industrial french band Nox, Laurent Perrier is now running the label Sound on Probation and releasing choreographic music under his own name, as well as jazzy / electronic […]

    Zonk’t – Beat Wins You And Me

    12″ EP, Sound On Probation, 2009 www.soundonprobation.com Former member of the cult industrial french band Nox, Laurent Perrier is now running the label Sound on Probation and releasing choreographic music under his own name, as well as jazzy / electronic […]

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  • Some labels exist essentially as a vehicle for the output of a single artist and his several project. To date, that is the case with French label Sound On Probation owned by Laurent Perrier. In the 80’s and 90’s Perrier […]

    Sound On Probation: an interview with Laurent Perrier

    Some labels exist essentially as a vehicle for the output of a single artist and his several project. To date, that is the case with French label Sound On Probation owned by Laurent Perrier. In the 80’s and 90’s Perrier […]

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  • CD, Sound On Probation, 2008 www.soundonprobation.com A towering work of alien unease, Laurent Perrier’s second release as Pylône offers deeply hypnotic realms. “Grounded Hands” even improves on “Black Grains” (2006), though comparable in format: five extensive tracks probing the limits […]

    Pylône – Grounded Hands

    CD, Sound On Probation, 2008 www.soundonprobation.com A towering work of alien unease, Laurent Perrier’s second release as Pylône offers deeply hypnotic realms. “Grounded Hands” even improves on “Black Grains” (2006), though comparable in format: five extensive tracks probing the limits […]

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  • CD, Sound On Probation, 2008 www.soundonprobation.com I could tell this was going to be a highly artistic experimental CD from the moment I took it out of the envelope. Packaged with glorious artwork and imagery, there is an element of […]

    Laurent Perrier – As Far As

    CD, Sound On Probation, 2008 www.soundonprobation.com I could tell this was going to be a highly artistic experimental CD from the moment I took it out of the envelope. Packaged with glorious artwork and imagery, there is an element of […]

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  • CD, Sound On Probation, 2007 www.soundonprobation.com New releases by the French musician Laurent Perrier are highly anticipated and eagerly awaited by yours truly. The reason for this is last years “Downfall/Disperse” which caught me completely off- guard. It went straight […]

    Zonk’t – -trope

    CD, Sound On Probation, 2007 www.soundonprobation.com New releases by the French musician Laurent Perrier are highly anticipated and eagerly awaited by yours truly. The reason for this is last years “Downfall/Disperse” which caught me completely off- guard. It went straight […]

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  • CD, Sound On Probation, 2007 www.soundonprobation.com With “Starting Back,” minimal electronic authority and Sound on Probation label founder Laurent Perrier – a name familiar via such projects as Zonk’t and Pylône – returns to the Heal moniker after a several-year […]

    Heal – Starting Back

    CD, Sound On Probation, 2007 www.soundonprobation.com With “Starting Back,” minimal electronic authority and Sound on Probation label founder Laurent Perrier – a name familiar via such projects as Zonk’t and Pylône – returns to the Heal moniker after a several-year […]

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