CHOSES CONTRAIRES

Elen HuynhMonthly Thursdays1PM - 2PM

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.

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. Words and tracks from Fanette, the Australian family, Gervais Briot, Zurkas Tepla, Jan Jelinek, Soft Fit, Kassel Jaeger, Zurkas Tepla and more..


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”, new anthology of tracks including spoken word from John Duncan, Leslie Winer, League Of Nations, Anne Clark, Malka Tuti and more.


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, here with tracks from Broshuda, Marina Tsvetaïeva, Ruth White, Henry Caravan, Andrea Parker, The Caretaker…


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.

Readers :
Adélaïde Mpundu
Leslie Préel
Emma Peel
Mariette Auvray & Kate Russel
Agathe Peyrard
Elen Huynh

Musicians :
Sophie Bernardou
Michèle Albertini
Sigolène Valax
Paula Vélez
Céline Perier


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.
Here with tracks and poetry from Lolita Cuevas, Francilia, Vodou Priest, La France Belvue, René Depestre, Pradel Henriquez.


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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