Akufen

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Akufen
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Akufen in 2004
Background information
Birth name Marc Leclair
Also known as Nefuka, Anna Kaufen, Horror Inc.
Origin Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Genres Electronic music
Microhouse
Years active 1996 - present
Labels Force Inc.

Marc Leclair, better known by his stage name Akufen, is a Canadian electronic musician. His music is electronic music that is often described as minimal house, minimal techno, glitch, or microhouse.

His 2002 release entitled My Way introduced his concept of "microsampling", which was essentially a way of using extremely small and short clips of samples he had randomly recorded off of FM radio broadcasts as a key musical element.[1][2]

Leclair's pseudonym comes from the French word for tinnitus (ringing of the ears), acouphène, and he has also gone under the pseudonyms Horror Inc., David Scott, Nefuka, and Anna Kaufen.[3]

Discography[edit]

As Akufen[edit]

As Marc Leclair[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sarah Liss (May 28, 2009). "Tech savvy". CBC News. Retrieved 2009-01-22. 
  2. ^ Ewald Christians (August 28, 2002). "Music preview: Akufen". Salon.com. Retrieved 2009-01-22. 
  3. ^ "Akufen". The Wire, 2004

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