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Dian Long

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  • Title: Dian Long
  • Artist: Kink Gong
  • Label: Discrepant
  • Format: 2×LP
  • Genres: Experimental Electronic, Field Recordings, Musique Concrète, Misc France, Misc Berlin, Misc Asia & Middle East
  • Price: €23,90EU (incl. 19% VAT)€20,08non-EU

"Before becoming KINK GONG I had different names, one of my projects, designed by cultural circumstances in China at the beginning of the 21st Century, was DIAN LONG (electric dragon in Chinese). Starting a very long trip to nowhere I landed in Shanghai in 2000, with my gear in my bag in order to make music and recordings of whatever. Faced with the cruel tendency of modern China to reject tradition and embrace full on bling bling culture, my option was to attack this music industry commercial flavour by destroying it. I had in my bag a faithful portable CD player who knew how to turn syrup into crystal. Later, reaching Yunnan in 2001, I discovered the reality away from the bling bling of eastern towns and did a realistic soundscape of it." Laurent Jeanneau, Berlin 2017

Tracks info:

LP1 SOUNDSCAPE CHINA, 2002
From previously released CD by Kwanyin / subjam label in Beijing China in 2007.

A1 Soundscape China pt1
Morning school exercises in Baoshan, Yunnan 2001, electronic, sounds from various films on TV Kunming, Yunnan 2001 BAI duet from a tape, Dali, Yunnan 2001, electronic.

B1 Soundscape China pt2
Beijing opera, electronic, chinese pop skipping CD Shanghai 2000, sounds from the street Dali 2002, Miao songs and Lushen, train in Guizhou 2001 (recorded by Hubert Decque), tool to separate the whool Dali 2002, village by the river, electronic, chinese new year Dali 2002.

LP2 DESTRUCTION OF CHINESE POP SONGS, 2000/2002
started in Shanghai in 2000, made mostly from skipping CDs of Chinese pop songs and further recomposed in Kunming (China), Vientiane (Laos) 2001 and Paris 2002.

C1 BA
pop skip
C2 WO
pop skip
C3 HIT QIN QIN
recorded in Guizhou 2012 with electronic track from 2000
C4 JING JIU
Beijing opera, electronic
C5 SHANGHAI
pop skip

D1 JI
pop skip
D2 SKIP
pop skip
D3 MEYO PANGFA
electronic, Beijing airport
D4 PINGTAN
Pipa and voice, electronic
D5 BAI STREET DANCE
Old women dancing in Dali street with a saturated ghetto blaster 2006