TRUC, curious and thematic compilations
TRUC is a series of 9 thematic, curious, frenzied,
improbable, crazy, unique and quirky compilations.
TRUC will take the form of tape boxsets (+ digital
TRUC was born of MonsterK7 and InPolySons shared
interest in strange music.
TRUC brings together musicians that dont care
about naming genres.
TRUC follows its own rhythm: the volumes composing
the series will be enumerated according to the Syracuse mathematics
TRUC wants to bring about the unexpected.
The volume numbering of the TRUC collection, based on the
Collatz conjecture, is as follows: 6, 3, 10, 5, 16, 8, 4,
sans Artistes (Works without Artists), a subscribers
only exclusive off-series compilation. We offer you to subscribe
to the series to receive an exclusive off-series TRUC tape compilation
called Oeuvres sans Artistes (Works without Artists)!
It gathers covers from international folklore performed by anonymous
VOLUME (N°6) : CABINET DE CURIOSITÉS
Already available since october 2018 ! Sold out but available
For this first volume in the series, called Cabinet de Curiosités
(cabinet of curiosities - to be released in September),
we asked 22 musicians to rummage through their archives for obscure-music
gold: their most startling unreleased tracks. With: A&E, Alain
De Filippis, Art & Technique, Carton Sonore, Chow Mwng, Daniel
Padden, David Fenech, Domotic, Ergo Phizmiz, GNG, Guido Möbius,
Les Tailleurs de Notes, Lionel Fondeville, Look de Bouk, Mami Chan,
Micusnule, NIT, Quenotte (aka Madame Patate), Sacha Gattino, Tom
Wilson, Toupidek Limonade and Wevie Stonder.
> SECOND VOLUME (N°3)
: ALBUM PHOTO
For this second volume in the series, called Album Photo,
photos of anonymous and forgotten people unearthed in flea
market of Paris, gain new life thanks to musicians found by
TRUC ! Musical snapchots that are not clichés. With
Andrianette, Bert Begar, Dominique Grimaud & Véronique
Vilhet, F.S. Blumm with Ella Blixt, Harry Merry, Héron
Cendré, Honoka Sakai, Ilitch, Jon Sheffield &
friends, Klimperei, Maher Shalal Hash Baz, Nom d'un Truc !,
Red, Sonotanotanpez, Uske orchestra, Witold Bolik.
> THIRD (N°10) :
For this third volume in the series, Pierre Bastien presents
Instruments Imaginaires. With Tomaga, Nguyen +
Transitory, ZICLA, Alain Wergifosse, X-NAVI:ET, Emmanuelle
Parrenin & Colin Johnco, Bruno Ferro Xavier da Silva,
Anki Toner, Nuno Rebelo, Gonçalo Almeida, Dr.Truna
(Andrés Blasco), Lukas Simonis, Henk Bakker, Les Harrys,
Victor Nubla, Eddie Ladoire and Pascal Comelade.
> FOURTH VOLUME (N°5):
LE DÉBUT DE LA FIN
This fourth volume is titled Le début de la fin ("The
Beginning Of The End").
At the beginning, we asked a first musician to compose an
At the end, we asked a second musician to compose its beginning.
With Kawaii & The Boulaouane Brothers, Mocke, Johann
Mazé, Eli Gras, NSDX, Sourdure, Miss Ming, Gangpol
& Mi, Thiaz Itch, Morusque, Delphine Dora, Léonore
Boulanger & Jean-Daniel Botta, Frank Pahl, Olivier Brisson,
Èlg, Mika Pusse, Gaël Segalen, Denis Frajerman,
Eli Gras, Johann Mazé, Mika Pusse, Èlg, Olivier
Brisson, Frank Pahl, Sourdure, NSDX, Denis Frajerman, Gaël
Segalen, Léonore Boulanger & Jean-Daniel Botta,
Delphine Dora, Morusque, Thiaz Itch, Gangpol & Mit, Miss
> FIFTH VOLUME
(N°16): GOLDEN CASSETTE
In 1977, the Voyager probes went into space with the Golden
Record to inform extraterrestrials about life on Earth in
the 20th century.
In 2023, TRUC sent the Golden Cassette into space to inform
new generations of extraterrestrials about life on Earth in
the 21st century.
With Mark Vernon, Jay Mitta, Felix Kubin, Prins Zonder Carnaval,
Insólito UniVerso, Boubacar Cissokho, Alastair Galbraith,
Los Siquicos Litoraleños,Paq & Md After Hussain,
Charbel Haber, Tarawangsawelas, Shuta Hasunuma, Cara Stacey,
Li Daiguo, Pierre Bastien, Chyskyyrai, Tim Hodgkinson &
Ken Hyder, JTM.