David Fenech

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David Fenech
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Background information
Born (1969-07-19) 19 July 1969 (age 45)
Origin Saint-Cloud, France
Genres free jazz
improvised
electronic music
Occupation(s) composer
Instruments electric guitar
Years active 1993 – present
Labels Demosaurus, Inpolysons, Optical Sound, Signature, FBWL, Ubik, Ronda
Website http://davidfenech.fr
Notable instruments
guitar, voice, ukulele

David Fenech is a French composer, guitarist and singer born on 19 July 1969 in Saint-Cloud, Hauts-de-Seine.

Biography[edit]

David Fenech received a guitar for his tenth birthday and never ceased making music since then. Between 1990 and 1995, he was very active on the mail art network and published tracks on various tape and CD compilations. In 1991, he led the Peu Importe collective in Grenoble. This band played improvised music and punk rock in a spirit close to bands like The Ex or Pere Ubu.

David Fenech released his debut solo CD in 2000 on the Tout L'Univers label (reissued by Felix Kubin on Gagarin Records), and then a duet with Moka. His second album called Polochon Battle was released by inPolysons, a French label.

He also plays improvisation on electric guitar with musicians such as Gino Robair, Tom Cora, Jac Berrocal, Andrea Parkins and has also played duets with musicians like Felix Kubin, Jad Fair, Ergo Phizmiz, Klimperei, James Plotkin (khanate), Shugo Tokumaru, Ramona Cordova, Mr Quark, Toog, Dragibus, Ghédalia Tazartès, etc. He has also worked as a software developer at IRCAM and more recently at L-Acoustics

He has run a micro label Demosaurus that has published 2 cds (Ghédalia Tazartès et Frank Pahl).

In 2009, he began working with Jac Berrocal. This collaboration resulted in a record as a trio with Ghédalia Tazartès (Superdisque, on Sub Rosa) and more recently trios with Jac Berrocal + Vincent Epplay (Antigravity - Blackest Ever Black) or with Jac Berrocal + Jason Willett (Christmas in March - Megaphone / Knock Em Dead)

Selected discography[edit]

Solo[edit]

  • 2007 Polochon Battle – CD, Inpolysons
  • 2000 Grand Huit – CD, Tout L'Univers.

Compilations

With Jac Berrocal and Ghédalia Tazartès[edit]

  • 2011, Superdisque, CD, LP, Sub Rosa

With Jac Berrocal and Vincent Epplay[edit]

  • 2015, Antigravity, CD, LP, Blackest Ever Black

With Moka[edit]

  • 2000 Les vaches – vinyl, Romulus Et Remus

With Peu Importe[edit]

  • 1996 Discotroma 1 – CD, Le Dernier Cri
  • 1996 Discotroma 2 – CD, Le Dernier Cri

External links[edit]