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Elen HuynhMonthlyTuesdays10PM - 11PM

Elen Huynh monthly explores the existing boundaries between music and words, the spoken-word in all its forms married to oddities from all horizons.

On retrouve Elen Huynh pour son émission mensuelle, Choses Contraires, explorant des sonorités sombres et hypnotiques. Ecoutez une heure d’experimental et d’industriel électronique avec des extraits musicaux de Carlos Peron, Rouge Mécanique, Solitary Dancer entre autre…


Elen Huynh invites Cache Misere for her latest show combining their jam snippets and guest tracks with her vocals.


Elen invites you to listen her voice recordings and delectable spoken-word treats for this episode called ‘Etendue’.
Text excerpts from “Oreiller d’Herbes” by Natsume Sōseki, shot by Camille Williams and sounds from Hisaishi for Kitano, The Art Of Noise, Cucina Povera…


Elen Huynh concludes her Choses Contraires season with an episode dedicated to the minimal-wave, synth-pop and all-around cassette experimentations from the 80’s.


Punk-rock, poetry and spiritual 70s vibes with Elen Huynh paying a “Tribute to Patti Smith” through her first readings, short interviews and songs.
Special thanks to MMNNB (Marion-Mathias-Nas-Nico-Boris).


Listen back to Elen Huynh sharing a special one-hour story on percussions going through spoken voices for this month’s cosmic episode… Expect tribal, industrial and percussive tunes merging into one trippy piece!


Elen Huynh’s Choses Contraires going on this month a slow-paced, bass and hazy ambience from her spoken-word catalogue, building bridges between gloomy sounds and far out vocals.


For this episode called ‘Going Nadie’, Elen Huynh combines recent spoken-word finds with new collages in collaboration with Michèle Albertini (Belmont Witch / Rose Mercie) both reading Uruguayan poetry of Idea Vilariño.


Elen is back with “Choses Contraires” bringing 1-hour special on songs. A variety of lyrics through new wave, synth, pop and electronic for this episode called “Chants Intermittents”.


A paracosmic episode with Elen, sharing her imaginary and virtual world against empty reality through new collages, video game soundtracks and more.


Somewhere in Elen’s head “The outside world into the inside structures of thought” between voices and obscure soundscapes. Expect a long’s introspective journey, mostly tapes discoveries from the 80’s like Eric Lunde, Fondation, The Tapes…


Step into the french spoken word zone “Á Géométrie Variable”. For this special one, Elen Huynh explores a wide range of tracks with words related to France like Ilhan Mimaroglu, Elisa Point, Tony Hymas and more.


Join Elen Huynh into her exile for this new Choses Contraires’ story through delicate collages of discoveries, never-ending conversations and field-recordings from far-off lands.


Spoken word love with Elen Huynh sharing her strange collages of voices and discoveries for this new episode called ‘Schizophrenic Arrangement’. Here with tracks and words from Markus Stockhausen, Sylvia Plath, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Poets of The Signature etc. Most of them were played for Le Mont C. at Génie d’Alex in september.


Elen Huynh has for this season’s first show BFDM affiliate’s Basses-Terres as a guest: a one-hour acousmatic and spoken-word piece, recorded by the duo while they were exploring the edge of a colossal jungle. Far, far away, along a sea whose glitter is blurred by a creeping mist. A forest so dark and green it has to be almost black. Texts excerpts from Cesare Pavese’s book “Travailler Fatigue”. Special thanks to Nami.


No reading for this episode called “MWW: Music With Words 2”.


First guest and exclusive collaboration this month with Broshuda who made an electroacoustic hypnagogic piece using his processed field recordings and sounds with voices bits provided by the host Elen Huynh. For the last half hour, her short selection along with whisperings coming from dreams to extend the sleepstate.


One hour to build a bridge between words and sounds, a selection of texts put on a wide library of odd sounds and news from ambient and IDM to rap and other genres from the abyss.
This session “An open door to female spirit” contains readings and musical improvs given by different women and recorded during the event “Femmes / Lecture / Son / Image” in Paris on March 8th 2017 for the International Women’s Day.


One hour to build a bridge between words and sounds, a selection of texts put on a wide library of odd sounds and news from ambient and IDM to rap and other genres from the abyss.
First compilation of “Music with words” for this special session : a selection of music including spoken word, reading and recordings. Here with artistic material from Luc Ferrari, Sam Kidel, Andrew Liles, Inga Copeland.


One hour to build a bridge between words and sounds, a selection of texts put on a wide library of odd sounds and news from ambient and IDM to rap and other genres from the abyss.
For this yummy episode : a reading of recipes and cooking tips gleaned from asian weird vegetable gardens through new age, ambient and experimental music.
Here with tracks and recipes form Maït Foulkes, Les Délices Du Potager, Drahcir Ztiworoh, Tuluum Shimmering, The Pilotwings, Muslimgauze, Conrad Schnitzler.


One hour to build a bridge between words and sounds, a selection of texts put on a wide library of odd sounds and news from ambient and IDM to rap and other genres from the abyss. Haiti Special through voodoo ceremonies field-recordings (1937-1974) and a reading of contemporary haitian poetry.


One hour to build a bridge between words and sounds, a selection of texts put on a wide library of odd sounds and news from ambient and IDM to rap and other genres from the abyss. No reading for this special session called “For All The Girls” but a selection of hip hop and french rap dedicated to all these masters-poets of ceremony.


One hour to build a bridge between words and sounds, a selection of texts put on a wide library of odd sounds and news from ambient and IDM to rap and other genres from the abyss.


One hour to build a bridge between words and sounds, a selection of texts put on a wide library of odd sounds and news from ambient and IDM to rap and other genres from the abyss.


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