MUSIQUE Acoustique Machine

Portrays our era, a time when images and rhythms differ,
collide and coexist.

New creation

« Times Box »

Organic concert : hip-hop / classical / jazz / contemporary

Created in 2019
Viviane Arnoux (accordion, voice)
François Michaud (violin, viola)
Paul Vignes (human beatbox, vocals, machines)

artistic advice : Odile Schmitt

Musique Acoustic Machine’s latest creation, Times Box travels across cultures and generations.
Combining classical, jazz, hip-hop, world, electro and dub in the same repertoire in an attempt at illustrating living together and involving all audiences, by giving everyone a little of what they know less, alongside what they know best.
Times Box : an experience that is both acoustic and electronic, traditional and current, classical and contemporary; an eclectic creation, reflecting our era.

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See HIPOPÉE single’s teaser

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Album release on June 11, 2021.

Past shows

« Human Swing Box »

Organic concert : pop / swing / jazz / world / contemporary

Created in 2014-2015
Viviane Arnoux (accordion, voice)
François Michaud (violin, viola, voice)
Norbert “Touski” Lucarain (human beatbox, keyboards)

artistic advice : Odile Schmitt

This show is Musique Acoustique Machine’s invitation to rediscover  swing by associating it to the world of contemporary music and imposing it as an element of our “French touch” culture.

Tradition and evolution, for a repertoire that uses swing rhythms and mixes them with other currents of popular and learned music.

SEE THE HUMAN SWING BOX LIVE TEASER

discography

  • MAM : HUMAN SWING BOX (Viviane Arnoux/François Michaud/Norbert “Touski” Lucarain)
    860280 : Buda Musique/Socadisc, 2015
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« New Time »

Multidisciplinary organic show : pop / jazz / contemporary 

Created in 2011
Viviane Arnoux (accordion, voice)
François Michaud (violin, viola, voice)
Norbert Touski Lucarain (human beatbox, keyboards)

Decor, VJing, lighting : Julien Appert et Thierry Wilmort
Artistic advice : Thierry Anmuth

This show is MAM’s second installement that focusing on time and its influences on how humans adapt, particularly through music.

It offers a vision in which men and women take charge of their own destiny. The music expresses it through its energy and its sustained and light rhythm. Everything is played live, without programming and with the opportunity of spontaneous improvisation. The images are created from mapping, projected on geometric shaped screens that interact with the playing of the musicians.

discography

  • MAM : HUMAN SWING BOX (Viviane Arnoux/François Michaud/Norbert “Touski” Lucarain)
    860280 : Buda Musique/Socadisc, 2015
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« Meddled Times / Temps Mêlés »

Multidisciplinary show : pop / jazz / contemporary 

Created in 2007
Viviane Arnoux (accordion, voice)
François Michaud (violin, viola, voice)
Fab Dupont (programming, machines, sound design, vocals)
Décor, VJing, lumière : Olivier Clausse

With this show, Musique Acoustique Machine presents its first experience multidisciplinary show, expressing its vision of an era influenced by aesthetics and rhythms of life in the 20th and 21st centuries.
The music is a mix of acoustic music and synthetic programming. Archival images, “Métro Guimard” style screens and dark or aggressive lighting, contribute to the idea of “Meddled Times”, where humans seek their place in the world.

SEE A LIVE EXCERPT

discography

  • MAM : MUSIQUE ACOUSTIQUE MACHINES “MEDDLED TIMES/TEMPS MELES” (Viviane Arnoux/François Michaud/Fab Dupont)
    860187 : Buda Musique/Socadisc, 2010
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