Nicolas Bernier

Nicolas Bernier

Nicolas Bernier is joyfully flowing from musique concrète to live electronics, post-rock, ambient, glitch, field recording, improvisation, performance, installation, art video while also working with dance, theatre and cinema. In the midst of this eclecticism, his artistic concerns remain constant: the balance between the cerebral and the sensual, and between organic sound sources and digital processing. The sound of Nicolas Bernier is somewhere between the old and the new. It is electronic music made from objects of the past: typewriters, old machines, tuning forks, soundscape memories, and, yes, musical instruments. It is made with a modern apparatus but feels like completely handmade. It is gently articulated textures alongside enormous masses.

Travaux mécaniques

Nicolas Bernier

empreintes DIGITALes – 2012

trans_canada

empreintes DIGITALes – 2009

Les arbres

Nicolas Bernier

No Type – 2008