A Way Out By Knowing Smile

by The Imaginary Soundscapes

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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.

The album was produced by Frédéric Nogray, Stéphane Rives and Fadi Tabbal from Tunefork Studios, who also recorded and mastered the music.


released June 29, 2011


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Ruptured Records Beirut, Lebanon

Lebanese indie label Ruptured was founded in 2008 by music promoter / radio producer Ziad Nawfal and sound engineer / producer Fadi Tabbal from Tunefork Studios, as an outlet for their activities as music producers and promoters in Beirut.
Ruptured aims to release material by Lebanese and international artists, with a strong focus on alternative rock, electronic and experimental music.
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