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The Imaginary Soundscapes is a collaboration between French musicians Stéphane Rives (on laptop diffusion) and Frédéric Nogray (on effects pedals).

For this project, Stéphane Rives uses re-worked samples from his discography, mixed with field recordings from his daily sound environment, while Frédéric Nogray revisits his early research on feedback, here caused and moderated in real time with three effects pedals.


released June 29, 2011

All music composed and mixed by Frédéric Nogray at Studio No*Mad, from November 2010 through February 2011, in Paris, Athens, Cairo and Istanbul.

Produced and mastered by The Imaginary Soundscapes and Fadi Tabbal at Tunefork Studios, Beirut.

The cover picture, "In the Cell of the Star", is part of the "Andara Paintings" series by Frédéric Nogray.
Graphic design and concept by Youmna Habbouche.

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Ruptured Records Beirut, Lebanon

Ruptured Records was founded in 2008 by DJ and radio host Ziad Nawfal and sound engineer & studio owner Fadi Tabbal, as an outlet for their activities as producers and promoters in Beirut. Ruptured releases music by artists from Lebanon and the MENA region in a variety of formats - with a strong focus on experimental rock and leftfield electronic music. ... more

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