MoonSatellite – Strange Music


Release data: MoonSatellite – Strange Music CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2018 While listening to the 65 minutes of music on this album (depicted by the composer as the culmination of “Dark Summer”) I wondered what’s actually “strange” about it as the aural footprint of Jarre’s first two albums is still shining true clearly. Or it might be -compared to Mr Perbal’s former works- the outcome…

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MoonSatellite – Dark Summer


Release data: MoonSatellite – Dark Summer CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2017 It may just be me but I can’t say the gloomy, dark mood shown on the album’s cover matches with the accessible outcome of MoonSatellite’s 64-minute “Dark Summer” , described by the composer as a transitory album between “‘Sessions’” and his future works. The release contains eight variations still holding a reference of 70’s…

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MoonSatellite – Sessions


Release data: MoonSatellite – Sessions DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2017 According the liner notes to this album it appears MoonSatellite has come to a turning point in his musical career, adding one more chapter to his previous releases but also marking the end of cycle simultaneously. The one hour “Sessions” compiles six shelved, none-linked recordings (read: lost tapes) done between 2015 and 2016 using the…

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MoonSatellite – Whispers of the Moon


Release data: MoonSatellite – Whispers of the Moon CD-R, PWM Distribution, 2015 The reinterpretation and spirit of classic electronic music, especially those with a vintage Jarre-angle, is in good hands at French composer Marc Perbal, aka MoonSatellite. Although I thought “Low Life” less strong compared to his other works, the outcome on “Whispers of the Moon” is prove he’s back on his high-quality level. It’s…

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Alpha Lyra & MoonSatellite – Live in Nancy 2013


Release data: Alpha Lyra & MoonSatellite – Live in Nancy 2013 CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, PWM Distribution, 2014 What I got here is a double album comprising two concerts that took place on March 9 and 10 2013 in Nancy, France, performed by Christian Piednoir (aka Alpha Lyra) and Marc Perbal (aka MoonSatellite) respectively. Alpha Lyra fills the first cd with an atmospheric set in which quite…

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MoonSatellite – Low Life


Release data: MoonSatellite – Low Life CD-R, PWM Distribution, 2013 With the album “Low Life”, presented as one overture and six parts, we enter a vibrant world of classic electronic music for 65-minutes. While still echoing some of the vintage work of Jarre, Marc Perbal has come up with a most attractive assortment of layered sequencer patterns and highly spherical synth music surrounding it. Another…

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