Sylvain Chauveau

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Sylvain Chauveau
Born 1971
Origin France Bayonne, France
Genres Minimalism, Instrumental music, Electronic music, Ambient music
Occupation(s) Musician, Composer
Instruments Voice, Guitar, Piano
Labels Type Records, Fat Cat Records
Associated acts 0, Arca, On (band)

Sylvain Chauveau (born 1971) is an instrumental music and electronic music artist and composer from Bayonne, France.


Sylvain Chauveau was born in Bayonne, France (1971), and now lives in Brussels, Belgium. He has been composing music for piano, strings, winds, voice and electronics since 1998.

He plays live worldwide.

He has released solo records on Type, Fat Cat, Creative Sources, Nature Bliss, and Les Disques du Soleil et de l'Acier.

He has composed soundtracks for feature films and original music for dance shows.

Sylvain Chauveau is also a member of 0 (with Stéphane Garin and Joël Merah), of avant-rock band Arca (with Joan Cambon), and of improv duo On (with Steven Hess).



  • "Le Livre noir du capitalisme" (Noise Museum, 2000, re-issue as "The Black Book of Capitalism", Type, 2008)
  • "Nocturne impalpable" (DSA, 2001, re-issue Minority Records, 2014)
  • "Un Autre Décembre" (130701/Fat Cat, re-issue Minority Records, 2015)
  • "Des Plumes dans la tête" (DSA, 2004), original soundtrack (out of print)
  • "Down to the bone" (DSA, 2005, re-issue Nature Bliss, 2007, re-issue Ici d'Ailleurs, 2015)
  • "S." (Type, 2007)
  • "Nuage (album)" (Type, 2007), original soundtrack
  • "Touching Down Lightly" (Creative Sources, 2009)
  • "Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated)" (Type, 2010)
  • "Abstractions" (Flau, 2012)
  • "Simple (Rare and unreleased pieces 1998-2010)" (FatCat, 2012)
  • "Kogetsudai" (Brocoli, 2013)
  • "How To Live In Small Spaces" (Brocoli, 2015)
  • "Post Eveything" (Brocoli, 2017)


  • 0 (Stéphane Garin / Joël Merah / Sylvain Chauveau)
  • Arca (Joan Cambon / Sylvain Chauveau / JP Isnardi / Woodey Peguilhan)
  • On (Steven Hess / Sylvain Chauveau)


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