FOUSSAT/CHRISTIAN ROLLET/QUENTIN ROLLET, JEAN-MARC - Entree Des Puys De Grele
Improvised trio featuring sound engineer and Synthi player Jean-Marc Foussat, and father and son Christian and Quentin Rollet. Foussat is famous for his hundreds of recordings of Derek Bailey, Steve Lacy, Massacre, Carlos Zingaro, Joëlle Léandre, and many others free improvisers, for labels like Hat Hut, Tzadik, and Rectangle. He made a cult record in 1983 called Abattage and has his own label Fou Records on which he releases mainly his own music. Christian Rollet is the drummer of Workshop De Lyon, one of the oldest French free jazz bands (with over 50 years of activity) and founded the ARFI collective in 1977. He also plays in La Marmite Infernale and many other projects. Quentin Rollet, son of Christian Rollet, plays alto and sopranino sax. He used to run the Rectangle record label from 1995 to 2004 and then started Bisou Records in 2015 with Isabelle Magnon. He plays mostly free music and is often invited to play with bands like Nurse With Wound, The Red Krayola, Prohibition, Mendelson, Akosh S. Unit, Thierry Müller, Ilitch, and Drame. Personnel: Jean-Marc Foussat (Synthi AKS, vocals), Christian Rollet (drums, percussion), Quentin Rollet (alto sax, sopranino sax, keys, voice). - Bisou.
After nearly a decade of false starts, multiple game plans veering off the rails, and a handful of shattered hopes and/or dreams, the odyssey is finally complete—the new Fusetron site is here.
This is the first phase of a multipart rollout that will span the next few months: the currently browsable stock includes miscellaneous new releases from the past 8+ months (we have a lot of catching up to do), plus approximately a third of our backstock. Note that we’ve reduced/slashed prices on many titles and will continue to do so in order to make room for new stock. We’ll also be expanding / tweaking / improving / debugging the site itself (for example, we still have work to do on the automated international postage system, not to mention the inevitable inventory discrepancies that come with transferring an ancient and massive database to a new system).
Over the next few months, as we take inventory, clean house, and delve into our storage, we will be uploading thousands of additional items, gradually, on a near-daily basis. This will include the majority of the LPs, as well as many titles, in all formats, once thought long-gone. Many currently “sold out” items are likely to resurface.
Finally, once our general backstock is up (probably in the next two or three months) we’ll begin making our extensive stockpile of rarities available online for the first time: tons of random out-of-print titles, "deadstock," warehouse finds, secondhand collectibles, etc., accumulated over the past few decades.
Frequent/returning customers will be getting early access to these items. Details to follow on how this will work (a priority mailing list? a 'frequent flyer'-like program?), but it will not be based on dollars spent. We want to reward those who consistently support us, especially in the discogs marketplace era (to those who show up trying to poach five copies of a one-off rarity, and nothing else, ever… ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ).
So—we suggest you take some time to dig through the site—even we’ve been surprised by what’s been turning up, and there’s much more to come.
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