David Fenech

guitars, toys, walkman

David Fenech is an active composer, performer, and improviser living in Paris. His works include acoustic, electronic, tape, and digital media, including sound installations and film scores. After creating the musical collective peu importe in grenoble in 1991 (free improvisation and songs) his music has shifted to more personal and strange areas, mainly using voice as an instrument. He released his first solo cd called grand huit, in 2000.

As a soloist, David Fenech plays guitar and ukulele as well as small instruments such as melodica, cavaquinho, toy piano and xylophone. as an improviser he played with musicians such as Rhys Chatham, Berangere Maximin, James Plotkin (old, khanate), Felix Kubin, Jad Fair, Tom Cora, Gino Robair, Ramona Cordova, EriKm + llog, Sebastien Roux, christian rollet, Andrea Parkins, and with members of madrid, les enfants des autres, x ray pop, art moulu, maisie, le club des chats, sporto kantes and also with Herve Zenouda, Mr Quark, Shugo Tokumaru, Anja Kirschner, Ghedalia Tazartes + Jac Berrocal, Digiki and many others. He also leads the demosaurus label (ghedalia tazartes, frank pahl , compilations with jad fair, yximaloo…) and has written articles and reviews in magazines such as revue et corrigee and chronicart.

Fenech recently worked at the IRCAM instution in paris, was in residency in studios such as STEIM (holland) and INA/GRM. Fenech now works on advanced software programming for L-Acoustics.

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