eRikm - Natacha Muslera
Sonic bursts - Eclats sonores
Cartouche is a mixed duet featuring eRikm and Natacha Muslera, active since 2010.
Fragments that break off of a body, like a shattering windshield. The electronics and the voice trigger eruptive sound phenomena, either rushed or stretched, in which the listener is immersed in a physical experience that is transversal to music itself.
Leaving only debris and brilliant ruins. With malice, Cartouche is freed of all semantic background and takes delight in this. An untamed and convulsive distanciation essay, both natural and forceful.
eRikm : electronics
Natacha Muslera : vocals
Natacha Muslera - performer, composer, filmmaker
born 1972 in Paris
" The sound of each city of each terrestrial surface stimulates me, penetrate the concrete matter of each element and eroticize it"
Natacha Muslera comes from the music (experimental, free jazz, concret, free impromptu), her instrument is her voice and her practice:Obstinately listening for the last 20 years. She made various performances in France, Quebec, Hungary, Greece, Germany, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Palestine. From 2001 NM produced performances. This medium has permitted the crossing of different temporalities (3min, 25min, 3 hours,7 hours, 24hours...) and contexts and the approach of other issues.
There is a constant in the performances of NM: starting from formal acts, cultural practices and the phenomenon’s of communication, a desire and the obsession for sharing a wholly sound experience: organic “bruitiste” noise.
Therefore to de-contextualize events and communications systems, displace them to then inject anomalies, failures (appropriate to expand the levy) to perceive what overwhelms, escapes or disrupt.......