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Michel Banabila

Michel Banabila, born 1961, is a sound artist, composer, and producer. Banabila releases music since 1983 and has produced musical scores for numerous films, documentaries, theatre plays and choreographies. His work varies from minimal loop-based electronica, fourth world, and neo-classical pieces, to drones, experimental electronica, tribal ambient, and punk-as-fuck tape music. His work has been released internationally by labels like Bureau B (DE) and Séance Centre (CA)

Awards

Edison Jazz Award 2003

Gear

Yamaha NS10 studio monitor, JBL powered 250P subwoofer, RØDE NT1-A microphone, Shure SM48 microphone, Logic Pro, Ableton, Melodyne, Yamaha P35 keyboard, Mackie 1202 VLZ3 mixer, Mackie Prof X8 mixer, iControl midi-mixer, Roland VT-3, Soundhack, UVI sampler, IRCAM plugs, Michael Norris plugs, Noiiz player, EWQL Symphonic Orchestra, Softube Modular, Omnisphere, U-he Tyrell N6, Novation V Station, Kontakt sampler, Melda Plugs, Izotope Vocal Synth, Audiothing plugs, Bram - Smartelectronix plugs, Nebulae granular sampler, Mac pro, Macbook pro, KP3 Kaos Pad, Lexicon mpx 500 reverb, piano, melodica, Vox wah wah pedal, Red Panda Particle & Bit Crusher, Ditto looper, Mbira, E-bow, Balafon, Gloucester Harmonium, Roland R26 recorder, Olympus LS10 recorder


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“He is a man of many genres, or perhaps more correctly, he is trans-genre, for there seems to be no particular base from which he prefers to work. He just composes. And collaborates eagerly, to the listener's delight.” Stephen Fruitman - SONOMU.NET

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Albums

Uprooted

Tapu Records
2019

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Trespassing

Séance Centre
2017

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Cloud Ensemble

Tapu Records
2014

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Float

Tapu Records
2014

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Lapidarium

From: Float
By Michel Banabila

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