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“Olivier Di Placido (1975, born in Montbéliard, France).During the years he has developed an absolutely unique approach to his instrument, being able to play it like a turntable, a synthesizer or a gamelan orchestra. Interested in discovering all the possibilities of the guitar, including the most hidden ones, Olivier has litterally invented a new and hybrid instrument, with unfixed neck and moving pick-up.
He plays all around Europe since more than ten years, collaborating with musicians and improvisers like Jassem Hindi, Clare Cooper, Tony Buck, Mario De Vega, Mat Pogo, Arnaud Rivière, Fritz Welch, Anthea Caddy, Crank Sturgeon, SEC_ and Many Others(w/Francesco Gregoretti),,taking part to international festivals and shows.”(Flussi Festival)

_MG_0158 copia“…une guitare démembrée où manche et micros se déplacent facilement, une écorchée environnée qui poursuit les coups de scalpels de Martin Tétreault ou Pascal Battus.”(metamkine)

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“Wriggling worms, squeals and sputtering voices.Very organic sounds,,,sort of like digging in the earth and pulling out tree roots, rocks and occasional giant centipedes.” (Crank Sturgeon)

“…le notevoli scarnificazioni elletriche di un musicista sui generis che maltratta letteralmente il suo strumento […] Come un esorcista che si appresta ad operare su un corpo posseduto o, se volete, come un medico che pratica un massaggio cardiaco ad un organo mutante fatto dimateriale altamente sensibile…” (Maurizio Inchingoli – Blow up).

“… les considérables dés-incarnation électriques d’un musicien qui maltraite littéralement son instrument […] Comme un exorciste qui s’apprête à opérer sur un corps possédé ou, si vous voulez, comme un médecin qui pratiquerait un massage cardiaque à un organe  mutant fait de matériaux hautement sensible…

 

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