Franck Vigroux Reflects on Ancient Culture’s Reverence for Emblematic Monuments on New Album

'Totem' LP lands May 24 via Aesthetical.
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Photo: Quentin Chevrier

Franck Vigroux's latest album, Totem, will land in May via new label Aesthetical. 

Over 10 tracks, the French artist reflects on ancient culture’s reverence for emblematic monuments. It follows 2017's Barricades LP via Eroto Tox Decodings. 

Vigroux's music is comprised of tectonic tension, pulsating rhythms, and abrasive analogue textures. He has been is releasing solo records since 2002, and has collaborated with avant-garde musicians such as Mika Vainio, Reinhold Friedl, Elliott Sharp, Joey Baron, Zeena Parkins, and visual artists such as Antoine Schmitt and Kurt d’Haeseleer for his A/V performances. His work has appeared on labels such as Shapednoise's Cosmo Rhythmatic, Leaf, Monotype, and more.

Tracklisting

A1 / 1. Tropiques

A2 / 2. Capaupire

A3 / 3. Chronostasis grand finale

B1 / 4. Cris

B2 / 5. Rhinocéros

B3 / 6. Baron

C1 / 7. Elephant

C2 / 8. Frontières

D1 / 9. Télévision

D2 / 10. Diaphane

Totem LP lands May 24 via Aesthetical, with "Capaupire" streaming below, alongside a video teaser.

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