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WATCH: Eric Chenaux - 'Dull Lights'
The Quietus , February 23rd, 2012 11:07

Listen to a song from Chenaux's new album, out next month on Constellation

Canada's Eric Chenaux is set to release his new album, Guitar & Voice, through Constellation on 26th March. As the name suggests, it features just his voice and guitar, recorded with minimal overdubs and no guest musicians, and touches on many of the genres he's toyed with in the past: jazz, folk, psych, baroque and medieval music. The album was recorded by Radwan Moumneh at Six Saint V, a Montréal studio apartment provided by Constellation to visiting musicians, and mixed at Hotel2Tango (the space long associated with Constellation records).

"Chenaux has made what in a literal sense can be called his first solo album," says the accompanying text, "in that the recording features only his playing and singing; no guest or supporting musicians, minimal overdubs, and a rigorous structure that alternates back and forth between longform lyrical vocal-based songs and shorter, cacophonously harmonious bowed-guitar instrumentals."

In advance of its release Chenaux has released a video for 'Dull Lights', directed by Eric Cazdyn. Watch below.

Eric Chenaux "Dull Lights" from Constellation Records on Vimeo.