Forbidden Light

by Somepling

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"Forbidden Light" is dedicated to all those moments late at night, when we decide to get out of bed, and irresistibly, dive into a book, do some sketches, or in my case, turn on the sampler and work on beats...

Back in the days when i was still in college (circa 2003), i had just purchased my MPC and was spending all my spare time on it.
I was completely hypnotized by the sampler, spending tons of nights on it, building tracks, trying some things...

This is what i call a "Forbidden Light".
A strange light in the night... when everyone is supposed to sleep.
The LCD screen light of my sampler guiding me through the darkness, and revealing the unknown.



"Forbidden Light" est dédié à tous ces moments spéciaux au plus profond de la nuit, lorsque nous décidons de sortir du lit et que nous plongeons irrésistiblement dans un livre, que nous dessinons quelques croquis sur un bout de papier, ou encore (comme dans mon cas) que nous allumons le sampleur et travaillons sur de nouveaux morceaux...

A l'époque où je n'avais pas encore terminé mes études (aux alentours de 2003), je venais juste d'acheter la MPC et je passais tout mon temps libre à travailler dessus.
J'étais complètement hypnotisé par le sampleur, et je passais d'innombrables nuits à construire des morceaux, à expérimenter...

C'est ce que j'appelle une "Lumière Interdite" ("Forbidden Light").
Une étrange lumière dans la nuit... alors que tout le monde est supposé dormir.
La lumière de l'écran LCD de mon sampleur me guidant à travers l'obscurité, et révélant l'inconnu.




released November 11, 2013


Music produced by Somepling (Olivier Rousseaux)
Beats made on Akai MPC2000XL sampler
Artwork by Somepling

Cassettes made by Sickonasty
Limited edition of 50 tapes



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