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Interview with music composer Christophe Chassol

Chassol is a composer with an atypical background and equally unique composition methods. Combining documentary film and musical composition, he captures his encounters with a camera, edits the footage into visual motifs onto which he adds his own chord sequences. He calls this method “ultrascoring.”

Describe your sound for us. What do you want people to feel when they hear your music?

A pool full of cotton, with bubbles of warm wind

Which 3 artists have influenced you the most growing up?

Ennio Morricone – Miles Davis – The Cure

How did you discover your particular sound?

By working, by reading, by talking, by stealing, by copying, by swallowing, by laughing

What are the most important pieces of equipment to you?

My MIDI keyboard and my iPod

What outside of music inspires you to create?

Sounds and noises, childhood and cinema

Do you have a favourite memory of your career so far that you will take with you forever?

Playing my show INDIAMORE  in the middle of the Desert of Jodphur in India under the full moon, then walking in the dunes to go see the other artists sets…

If you could work with, or perform alongside any artist living or passed, who would it be?

I would say, Jordan Peele

Most artists say that if they weren’t artists they would be mailmen/women… what would you be?

I would be a Black Panther

What can we expect from you in the near future? Any upcoming projects or gigs in the pipeline that you would like to tell us about?

I’ll perform as good as I can “LUDI” my last film/album everywhere in the world…Also, I have a movie score coming up in April, the movie is called TOUT SIMPLEMENT NOIR

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