Kalimantan

by Boris Lelong

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Brian Bourassa
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Brian Bourassa It must be true: most people would rather look at snapshots, postcards, or trite little "selfies" than to ponder and be lifted up high by a Van Gough. The sales of this exceptionally expressive work compared to your previous works is evidence of this.

Thanks for having the balls to show us something with such heart.

Clarification: Borris's music is not trite.
The new work, however, tower above previous work, IMO.
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A floating jungle, KALIMANTAN was composed as a triptych during hot summer days in 2002.
I recorded a set of soundclips (electric piano, drones, strings, processed insect recordings…) and made three different mixes out of these elements. Each album was burnt as a single-copy CD, which I gave to three close friends.
Thirteen years later, here is the ultimate version, composed out of the very same elements as the three 2002 versions, but also with large sections of these three early mixes.
And year after year, the mangrove waters rise and and rise until they engulf the forest, and then recede...


Composed and designed by Boris Lelong
:: Electronic textures, field recordings and sound processors
:: Atmospheres recorded in the Philippines (Lake Sebu, Mindanao island)


Read the Clair&Obscur review (in french) :
:: www.clairetobscur.fr/boris-lelong-kalimantan


Album Official Site
:: www.borislelong.com/works/kalimantan

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released February 12, 2015

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Boris Lelong Saint Denis, France

Composer of cinematic journeys and environmental immersions.

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