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    Press Release For immediate release Délire Actuel unveils its 30 favorite albums for 2010 on blog.monsieurdelire.com Sherbrooke, December 28, 2010 ‹ The
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      Press Release
      For immediate release

      Délire Actuel unveils its 30 favorite albums for 2010 on
      blog.monsieurdelire.com

      Sherbrooke, December 28, 2010 ‹ The demanding music radio show Délire Actuel
      (CFLX-FM, Sherbrooke, Quebec) unveiled today its top 30 experimental music
      albums you shouldn¹t have missed in 2010. This list culls 30 titles, the
      2010 crème de la crème in demanding music, i.e. the avant-gardist or
      experimental fringe in every music genre (contemporary, avant-garde jazz,
      free improvisation, avant-rock, electronica, etc.).

      ³What I call demanding music covers the notions of experimental music,
      avant-garde music, innovative music, musique actuelle, etc.,² explained
      François Couture, producer of the show. ³2010 has been an exciting year,
      although new specific trend has emerged.²

      ³Obviously, I haven¹t heard everything released in 2010! So, I am not
      pretending that these are THE best records of the year, but they are MY best
      30 records of the year. And, since they were selected from somewhere around
      700 submissions, I hope that the artists and record labels can find a little
      pride in appearing on this Top 30.²

      This year, an honorary mention has been added to the Top 30. ³Mark
      Applebaum¹s The Metaphysics of Notation is a DVD I couldn¹t possibly
      broadcast on radio airwaves in a convincing manner; it is a visually
      gorgeous graphic score!²

      Two special editions of Délire Actuel will be broadcasted tonight (December
      28) and next Tuesday (January 4), from 8 pm to 10 pm (EST), on CFLX. A track
      from each selected CD will be featured. The Top 30 was posted this morning
      on the blog Monsieur Délire (blog.monsieurdelire.com; copy attached). You
      can tune in to CFLX at 95.5 FM in the Sherbrooke area, or anywhere over the
      web at www.cflx.qc.ca. The show will also be available as a podcast from
      that website for a week.

      About Délire Actuel
      Delire Actuel is a radio show devoted devoted to all kinds of avant-garde
      music, studied and explained through new topics every week. Produced and
      hosted by François Couture, Délire Actuel is currently in its 14th year on
      CFLX 95.5 FM Sherbrooke (Quebec, Canada; www.cflx.qc.ca).

      About Monsieur Délire
      Administered by Les Services rédactionnels Manche de pelle, the bilingual
      (English/French) blog Monsieur Délire is written by François Couture,
      co-producer of Délire Musical and music critic. On this blog he keeps a
      daily listening diary and publishes the weekly playlists of Délire Actuel
      and its more accessible sister show Délire Musical (which presented its own
      year-end list last December 22). Monsieur Délire gets an average of 546
      unique visitors and 728 hits a week.

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      Media contact:
      François Couture
      Les Services rédactionnels Manche de pelle
      fcouture@...
      819-887-1171
      encl. Delire Actuel¹s 2010 Demanding Music Top 30


      Délire Actuel¹s 2010 Demanding Music Top 30

      Reference format: Artist Title Label
      New releases and new reissues combined. Alphabetical order.

      1. Angeli, Paolo Tibi ReR Megacorp
      2. People Like Us - Wobbly Music for the Fire Illegal
      Art
      3. Chauveau, Sylvain Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated)
      Type
      4. Parker, Evan Whitstable Solo Psi
      5. Mitch & Igor Krutogolov & Mitch Love for Three Cockroaches
      Auris Media

      6. Minamo Durée 12k
      7. Anti-Social Music Fracture: The Music of Pat Muchmore
      Innova
      8. Petit, Philippe Off to Titan Karl Records
      9. Tazartes, Ghédalia Ante-Mortem Hinterzimmer Records
      10. Makigami Koichi Tokyo Taiga Tzadik

      11. Behrens, Marc Sleppet Crónica
      12. ANBB Mimikry Raster-Noton
      13. Triangulation Whirligigs Leo Records
      14. Pivixki Gravissima Lexicon Devil
      15. Yügen Iridule altrOck

      16. Ambarchi, Oren - O'Rourke, Jim - Haino, Keiji Tima Formosa
      Black Truffle
      17. Little Women Throat AUM Fidelity
      18. The Element Choir At Rosedale United Barnyard
      Records
      19. Rova - Nels Cline Singers The Celestial Septet New
      World
      20. Mecha Fixes Clocks À l'inattendu les dieux livrent passage
      &records

      21. Hétu, Joane Récits de neige Ambiances Magnétiques
      22. Rivière Composers' Pool Summer Works 2009 Emanem
      23. Parker William I Plan to Stay a Believer: The Inside Songs of
      Curtis Mayfield AUM Fidelity
      24. Bolleter, Ross Night Kitchen Emanem
      25. Olson, Mike Incidental Henceforth Records

      26. Minamo - English, Lawrence A Path Less Travelled
      Room40
      27. Campbell, Christopher Sound the All-Clear Innova
      28. Creshevsky, Noah The Twilight of the Gods Tzadik
      29. Kyriakides, Yannis Antichamber Unsounds
      30. De Mare, Anthony Speak!: The Speaking-Singing Pianist
      Innova


      MENTION SPÉCIALE / HONORARY MENTION:
      Applebaum, Mark The Metaphysics of Notation Innova




      --
      François Couture
      Traducteur, critique musical (All-Music Guide), animateur radio (CFLX),
      blogueur (Monsieur Délire)
      Translator, music reviewer (All-Music Guide), radio host (CFLX), blogger
      (Monsieur Délire)

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