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Philippe Besombes

Philippe Besombes

Philippe Besombes

Philippe Besombes has been played on NTS shows including Henry Rollins, with Chocolate Cream first played on 11 June 2014.

Philippe Besombes is an underground but now cult French artist from the 1970s avantgarde-prog scene. After a student doctoral degree to become a chemist he turned to music and was partly formed by Karlheinz Stockhausen and Iannis Xenakis. He rapidly showed an interest in electronic synthesizers such as the AKS, MiniMoog, Korg.

He produced three major albums under his own name, and one with Jean-Louis Rizet called "Pôle" in 1975. The album Pôle (not to be confused with the two albums by the collective Pôle, of...

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Thème Grave
Philippe Besombes
Pôle Records1975
Thème Grave
Philippe BesombesPôle Records1975
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Urban Echoes
Philippe Besombes
RCA Media1983
Urban Echoes
Philippe BesombesRCA Media1983
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La Plage
Philippe Besombes
Pôle Records1975
La Plage
Philippe BesombesPôle Records1975
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Chocolate Cream
Philippe Besombes
Mio Records2004
Chocolate Cream
Philippe BesombesMio Records2004
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Géant
Philippe Besombes
Mio Records2004
Géant
Philippe BesombesMio Records2004
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