Dirt I Became​.​.​.

by Carbonic

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Second side of double album. The instrumental side.
All songs written, performed and recorded by Benoit G.

GWR 002.

review by Saby Reyes-Kulkarni:
"In both creative and literal terms, Benoit Guerroué, the Rochester transplant who calls himself Carbonic, has a voice so distinctive it appears to have little precedent. Yeah, you can find a slew of similarly folk-leaning, experimental solo acts who sing in hushed tones over affected guitar loops. But Carbonic bravely unearths such stark-naked emotion and androgyny that you, the listener, can find yourself reeling from the glare. Though he's expanded his presentation from barebones acoustic and voice to a more involved, effects-heavy setup, Carbonic's ninth album, the double-CD Dance of Dirt/Dirt I Became..., bounds for horizons that even his fans couldn't have imagined. Sprawling, orchestral, epic, Dirt unveils Guerroué's golden touch as an arranger, recordist, and mixer. For this CD-release show, he plays solo and with his "super band," Bloody Feathers, a bevy of local talent in the form of Loulou, Ian Downey, Kyle Brown, Cameron Farash, Tim Wilson, and Steven Danglis."


released March 1, 2007



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Zun Alak New York, New York

"Benoit Cougoulat Guerroué is from the mystical land of Bretagne, where he started playing shows and self-releasing an impressive amount of material. Under the name Zun Alak, Carbonic, SunMoon or Black Fungus,
he keeps on channelling his inner world to explore the possibilities of musical expression through sound and create a singular and personal work of art.
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