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    Nicolas Field - drumset
    Alexandre Babel - drumset

    Mainly acoustic drumset duo.
    Works on semi structured and structured improvisations without clear references to any particular genre in a Man/Instrument continuum.

    First record "50 Ballets" out on creative sources

    New release out 04.2009 on Leo records

    Listen to:
    caudeval by night
    live track with Jacques Demierre






    current and previous collaborations include:
    Tom Tlalim (electronic), Anthony Pateras (prepared piano), Jacques Demierre (piano), Keiji Haino (guitar), Kumiko Takara (vibraphone), Yasuhiro Yoshigaki (drums), Damo Suzuki (voice), Vincent Haenni (electronics), Chris Heenan (clarinets), Amos Elmaliah (computer), Fernando Sixto (turntables), Felipe Castro (actor), Alex Gabbar (mathematics)


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    Past events:
    2008
    18.12 Zurich, Moods
    26.11 Lausanne, Le Bourg
    19.11 Geneva, L'Usine
    30.08 Geneva, @ptt
    15.07 Geneva, l'Usine, w/Tom Tlalim
    30.01 Berlin, transmediale @ club 103, w/d.v.d
    01.02 Berlin, gallery COMA
    13.02 Lausanne, le Bourg, w/d.v.d
    14.02 Zurich, Walcheturm, w/d.v.d
    15.02 Geneva, Spoutnik, w/d.v.d
    2007
    23.12 Marseille, L'embobineuse (Cave12 on tour!)
    22.12 Lyon, le Sonic
    21.12 Paris, Instants chavirés
    20.12 Grenoble, le 102
    19.12 Geneva, l'Usine



    17.10 Nagoya, KD Japon (with Lethe and others)
    16.10 Tokyo, Super Deluxe (w/Michiyo Nagi)
    15.10 Yokohama, ZAIM
    14.10 Yokohama, Airegin
    13.10 Kobe, Big Apple (w/Bunsho, Tim Olive)
    12.10 Kyoto, Urban Guild (w/Busratch, A snore)
    11.10 Tokyo, Mandala2 (w/Yasuhiro Yoshigaki)
    09.10 Tokyo, Penguin House (w/Ryuta Kawabata, Gianni Gebbia)
    02.08. Loop Line, Tokyo w/A qui avec Gabriel
    31.07. Super Deluxe, Tokyo w/ Kumiko Takara
    30.07. KD Japon, Nagoya
    27.07. Helluva Lounge, Kobe
    26.07. Urban Guild, Kyoto
    24.07. Masterclass @ Victorian College of Arts, Melbourne
    22.07. Audio Pollen Social Club, Brisbane
    20.07. Downtown Art Gallery, Adelaide
    19.07. Sedition, Sydney
    18.07. Toff in town, Melbourne
    17.07. Make it up club, Melbourne
    11.07. Space IMU, Tokyo, w/Keiji Haino
    2006
    20.12. Geneva, L'Etage w/risotto revox collective
    14.12. Geneva, l'Usine w/Moha!, Humcrush
    12.11. AudioArtFestival Krakow w/ Jacques Demierre
    16.06. Geneva, open air festival
    20.05. AMR, Geneva w/ Jacques Demierre
    17.05. CIP, Geneva w/ Anthony Pateras
    10.05. Kulturzentrum, Aalst +Aethenor
    05.05. Reithalle, Bern +Aethenor
    04.05. L’Usine, Geneva +Aethenor
    21/22.04 Cave12, Genève
    21.02. WIM, Zürich
    2005
    11.12. L’Usine, Geneva w/Aethenor
    28.11. Kraakgeluiden, Amsterdam
    21.11. Kraakgeluiden, Amsterdam
    17.11. Le lapin vert, Lausanne
    05.10. L’Usine, Geneva
    29/30.09 Cave 12, Geneva
    25.07 to 31.07 Cave 12, Geneva
    21.01. Caveau de l’Hôtel de ville, Lausanne
    2002
    28.10 Cave 12, Geneva


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