Qobuz Store wallpaper
Categorie:
Carrello 0

Il tuo carrello è vuoto

Nicolas Godin - Concrete and Glass

Mes favoris

Cet élément a bien été ajouté / retiré de vos favoris.

Concrete and Glass

Nicolas Godin

Disponibile in
logo Hi-Res
24-Bit 96.0 kHz - Stereo

Streaming illimitato

Ascolta subito questo album in alta qualità sulle nostre app

Inizia il mio periodo di prova e riproduci l'album

Goditi questo album sulle app Qobuz con il tuo abbonamento

Resgistrati

Goditi questo album sulle app Qobuz con il tuo abbonamento

Download digitale

Seleziona la qualità audio

Per avere diritto a questo prezzo, abbonati a Sublime+

Lingua disponibile: inglese

Looking back on his career with and without Air, Nicolas Godin's beginnings as an architecture student become more and more apparent -- and not just because the first song he created, "Modulor Mix," was a tribute to Le Corbusier. A skilled use of structure and space is just as important to composing music as designing a building, and the weightless drift of his music is as much of a feat as a skyscraper that seems to defy gravity. Much like an architect, over the years Godin has built on his music's foundations while continuing to innovate. If Contrepoint's dazzling fusion of classical, jazz, Tropicalia, exotica, and left-field pop and the flawless '60s spy music homage of his Au Service de la France (A Very Secret Service) score felt like reactions to the iconic sound he crafted with Air, then Concrete and Glass is a welcome return to it. As its name suggests, Godin's second solo album is ultra-sleek and airy, in both senses of the word. With its vocodered vocals, spacey electronics, and a melody that flirts with several moods -- romance, loneliness, nostalgia -- without settling on any of them, "What Makes Me Think About You" harks all the way back to Moon Safari's "Remember." "The Border," an homage to Mies van der Rohe, recalls the spacious, late-night moods of Pocket Symphony. Godin even includes some of the whimsy that prevented his previous project from seeming too pretentious with "Turn Right Turn Left," a sci-fi pop duet with a route-finding app that makes navigating Los Angeles sound blissful. However, Concrete and Glass isn't a rehash of Air's music. It's often more streamlined, as on "Time on My Hands," a sculptural track featuring impassioned vocals by Kirin J Callinan. Godin's other collaborators also help distinguish the album from his prior work. Kadhja Bonet's elegant turn on "We Forgot Love" makes it easy to envision her singing it alone in a gorgeous but empty penthouse. Another highlight is "Catch Yourself Falling," a poppy collaboration with Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor that sounds so natural, it's surprising that he and Godin haven't worked together before. Though the closest Godin comes to the excitement of Contrepoint is the jazzy, suite-like finale "Cité Radieuse," Concrete and Glass is still a fine example of his distinctively smooth style.
© Heather Phares /TiVo

Maggiori informazioni

Concrete and Glass

Nicolas Godin

launch qobuz app Ho già scaricato Qobuz per Windows/MacOS Apri

download qobuz app Non ho ancora scaricato Qobuz per Windows/MacOS Scarica l'app Qobuz

Copia il seguente link per condividerlo

Al momento stai ascoltando degli estratti.

Ascolta oltre 50 milioni di brani con un abbonamento streaming illimitato.

Ascolta questo album e oltre 50 milioni di brani con i gli abbonamenti di streaming illimitato.

1
Concrete and Glass
00:04:12

Nicolas Godin, Composer, MainArtist

2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186) 2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186)

2
Back To Your Heart (feat. Kate NV)
00:04:46

Nicolas Godin, Composer, MainArtist - Kate NV, FeaturedArtist - Yekaterina Shilonosova, Composer

2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186) 2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186)

3
We Forgot Love (feat. Kadhja Bonet)
00:05:06

Nicolas Godin, Composer, MainArtist - Kadhja Bonet, FeaturedArtist

2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186) 2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186)

4
What Makes Me Think About You
00:04:11

Nicolas Godin, Composer, MainArtist - Pierre Rousseau, Composer

2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186) 2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186)

5
Time On My Hands (feat. Kirin J Callinan)
00:04:28

Nicolas Godin, Composer, MainArtist - Kirin J Callinan, FeaturedArtist

2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186) 2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186)

6
The Foundation (feat. Cola Boyy)
00:05:29

Nicolas Godin, Composer, MainArtist - Cola Boyy, FeaturedArtist

2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186) 2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186)

7
Catch Yourself Falling (feat. Alexis Taylor)
00:04:10

Alexis Taylor, FeaturedArtist - Nicolas Godin, Composer, MainArtist - Pierre Rousseau, Composer

2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186) 2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186)

8
The Border
00:04:49

Nicolas Godin, Composer, MainArtist

2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186) 2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186)

9
Turn Right, Turn Left
00:03:54

Nicolas Godin, Composer, MainArtist - Pierre Rousseau, Composer

2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186) 2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186)

10
Cité radieuse
00:04:07

Nicolas Godin, Composer, MainArtist

2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186) 2020 NCLS under exclusive license to Because Music. LC(33186)

Descrizione dell'album

Looking back on his career with and without Air, Nicolas Godin's beginnings as an architecture student become more and more apparent -- and not just because the first song he created, "Modulor Mix," was a tribute to Le Corbusier. A skilled use of structure and space is just as important to composing music as designing a building, and the weightless drift of his music is as much of a feat as a skyscraper that seems to defy gravity. Much like an architect, over the years Godin has built on his music's foundations while continuing to innovate. If Contrepoint's dazzling fusion of classical, jazz, Tropicalia, exotica, and left-field pop and the flawless '60s spy music homage of his Au Service de la France (A Very Secret Service) score felt like reactions to the iconic sound he crafted with Air, then Concrete and Glass is a welcome return to it. As its name suggests, Godin's second solo album is ultra-sleek and airy, in both senses of the word. With its vocodered vocals, spacey electronics, and a melody that flirts with several moods -- romance, loneliness, nostalgia -- without settling on any of them, "What Makes Me Think About You" harks all the way back to Moon Safari's "Remember." "The Border," an homage to Mies van der Rohe, recalls the spacious, late-night moods of Pocket Symphony. Godin even includes some of the whimsy that prevented his previous project from seeming too pretentious with "Turn Right Turn Left," a sci-fi pop duet with a route-finding app that makes navigating Los Angeles sound blissful. However, Concrete and Glass isn't a rehash of Air's music. It's often more streamlined, as on "Time on My Hands," a sculptural track featuring impassioned vocals by Kirin J Callinan. Godin's other collaborators also help distinguish the album from his prior work. Kadhja Bonet's elegant turn on "We Forgot Love" makes it easy to envision her singing it alone in a gorgeous but empty penthouse. Another highlight is "Catch Yourself Falling," a poppy collaboration with Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor that sounds so natural, it's surprising that he and Godin haven't worked together before. Though the closest Godin comes to the excitement of Contrepoint is the jazzy, suite-like finale "Cité Radieuse," Concrete and Glass is still a fine example of his distinctively smooth style.
© Heather Phares /TiVo

A proposito dell'album

Migliora questa pagina

Qobuz logo Perché acquistare su Qobuz

ORA IN OFFERTA...
Altro su Qobuz
Di Nicolas Godin

Playlist

Ti potrebbe piacere anche...
HiRUDiN Austra
Mixing Colours Roger Eno & Brian Eno
MAGDALENE FKA Twigs
Heaven The Avener
Nelle Panoramiche...
Kraftwerk, 50 anni in anticipo

Kraftwerk, il gruppo di musica elettronica più influente della storia, fondato da Ralf Hütter e Florian Schneider (scomparso il 6 maggio 2020 a causa di un cancro), è sempre stato in anticipo sui tempi. Precursori sulle tecnologie, la composizione, le performance sceniche, i tedeschi hanno dimostrato al pubblico che le macchine sono anche strumenti capaci di generare emozioni, spianando la strada alla techno, alla new wave e persino all'hip-hop.

Nils Frahm: il pianoforte come non lo avete mai sentito suonare

Salutato dai critici di musica classica come dagli amanti di esperimenti elettronici, il talento di Nils Frahm ha messo d’accordo tutti negli ultimi dieci anni. Che usi un organo da chiesa o un sintetizzatore dotato di pedali per effetti, il pianista tedesco guarda sempre avanti. Impossibile non restarne affascinati.

Warp, 30 anni d'avanguardia elettronica

Warp, l'etichetta discografica che ha contribuito alla nascita di alcuni tra gli artisti che hanno ampliato maggiormente i confini della scena musicale elettronica - come Aphex Twin, LFO, Boards of Canada, Autechre e Squarepusher - ha ora il suo catalogo disponibile su Qobuz, occasione perfetta per rivisitare la storia di questa etichetta indipendente britannica.

Nel magazine...