Philippe & Gabriel
For a new song Philippe & Gabriel was looking for a singer who could take the role of a siren. Someone who could cover both a seductive role attracting sailors at sea but also could turn into a menacing chant. After some investigations he met Alia Fay online. Polish artist, Alia Fay was about to release her debut album “Alienka”More...ALIA FAY : The Recording of a Siren chant
Une Année Formidable took folk colors from the first notes written. It was while imagining a banjo accompanying the chorus that Philippe & Gabriel decided to contact Toby Wilson, a multi-instrumentalist based in the UK. He kindly accepted to collaborate on the song and rearranged and recorded the guitars and the banjo in his studio.
The making of first album from Philippe and Gabriel “Les Rivières Folk” has been made possible thanks to a close collaboration with Roberta Tola. Roberto Tola is a Multi awarded Jazz Guitarist, multi instrumentist, composer and arranger. He has been involved in re arranging most drums and bass sections on the album, as well as collaborating on the arrangement ofMore...Working with composer – arranger ROBERTO TOLA
When Philippe and Gabriel worked on “La Nuit” he had in mind to record a female Spanish singer for the chorus and ending part. He thought that this would marry well with the flamenco guitar parts written by Arturo Ramon. Through Javier Zacharias famous arranger and composer based in Argentina he was able to get in touch with Agus Vivo.More...AGUS VIVO : Recording In Argentina with the singer of La Femme D’Argent