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Mixtape: In Praise Of Tears (A Mixtape By Benoît Pioulard)

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Compiled by Thomas Meluch (aka Benoît Pioulard), “In Praise Of Tears” features a mostly vinyl-only mix featuring a selection of ten tracks culled from Tom’s record collection. In the words of Tom: “I ended up with the afternoon off the other day, so I made up a whiskey soda and got to mixing this thing of mostly-vinyl-only bits for you..hope it suits your fancy..” Benoît Pioulard’s latest album, ‘Hymnal’, is available now on the Chicago-based independent label Kranky.


01. The Remote Viewer / Untitled #9 (from ‘Untitled’ LP)
02. Nat King Cole / Calypso Blues (from ‘Calypso Blues/Lost April’ single)
03. Bibio / Bequeath (from ‘A Tout a L’heure’ 7″)
04. Kyle Bobby Dunn / In Praise of Tears (from ‘In Miserum Stercus’ LP)
05. The Fleetwoods / Truly Do (from ‘Greatest Hits’ LP)
06. Valet / Beachgaze Rendered (from ‘Fire’ 7″)
07. Grouper / Everyone in Turn (from ‘Tried’ 7″)
08. The Castells / So This is Love (from ‘So This is Love/On the Street of Tears’ single)
09. Loscil / Unit Circle (from ‘Sine Studies’ 7″)
10. Windy & Carl / The White Birch (from ‘Windy & Carl’ 12″ EP)

To listen on Soundcloud:

Fractured Air 09. The universe is making music all the time.

The copyright in these recordings is the property of the individual artists and/or their respective record labels. If you like the music, please support the artist by buying their records.


‘Hymnal’ by Benoît Pioulard is out now on Kranky.


To read the other articles featuring contributions by Benoît Pioulard, please see here, here and here

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banjo + baxter + 45s

“banjo + baxter + 45s” by Thomas Meluch.


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October 15, 2013 at 1:00 pm

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