The album “Marcher sur la tête” was the first project undertaken by KiKu, the duo of Yannick Barman and Cyril Regamey, who encountered each other at Lausanne Conservatory. This project was the start of an in-depth involvement, with voice and text as the crucial starting point, providing scope for their musical work: on 20 January Lenz walked through the Vosges to Waldbach in dank, foggy weather.
He experienced the mountain scenery and nature as surreal and forbidding and felt
pursued by madness that seemed to hunt him down on horseback. He lost his grasp of time and space, experiencing a temporarily disordered mind and states of anxiety. An unrevised, incomplete text that is indisputably one of the masterpieces of German prose, a broad field… It is exactly this dreamy and delusional, sometimes idyllic, but always driven sound that marks the style of this first work from KiKu: they take possession of some key passages from Büchner’s work and sc....... more