Télévision is a video concept album. Each piece has its own video and is about a different aspect in my musical researches.
It was released in 2014 on Cantaloupe Music.
FLORENT GHYS: alto double bass, applause, bass drum, composition, edition, guitar, hair dryers, hand claps, hi-hat, max programming, mix, mouth hi-hat, piano, shakers, snare, solfège, video, voice, and weather report.
Recorded in the bathroom of the Veltin studio at the MacDowell Colony, NH, and in my bedroom in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, NY.
Additional mixing: JOSEPH BRANCIFORTE at Greyfade studio, Bushwick, NY
Mastering: MICHAEL FOSSENKEMPER at TurtleTone Studios
Executive producers: MICHAEL GORDON, DAVID LANG, KENNY SAVELSON and JULIA WOLFE
Label manager: BILL MURPHY
Cantaloupe sales manager: ADAM CUTHBERT
Artwork: ANAEL CHADLI
Texts used for the artwork by: Allen Ginsberg, Bob Kaufman, Claude Ollier, Frank Zappa, Guillermo Núñez, John Cage, Olivier Mellano, Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughes, Valère Novarina, William Carlos Williams, William S. Burroughs, and American and French weather forecasts.
Cover and booklet design: AUDREY JANVIER
Adam Khalil, Aline Brunet, Anne-Laure Castagnet, Audrey Janvier, Bernard Ghys, Bill Murphy, Burcu Koray, Caroles Fives, Charlotte Bray, Claudio Cavallari, David Crowell, David Macy, Eleonore Oppenheim, Frédéric Roumagne, Guillaume Dupuy, Ian Rosenbaum, Joe Branciforte, Jonah Rosenberg, Julia Wolfe, Laura Vitale, Lola Chow, Mario Marchisella, Natalie Bakopoulos, Paul Young, El Bronco taco truck, Météo France and Betsy Ashton.
This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the composer’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events, or locales is entirely coincidental.