Luc Marianni ‘Video Screens Control’ 1984

2LP Delphes Records 1984




side A:
Screen Controls part 1-4
– World news
– French landscape
– Bunuel’s movie
– Kitchen rock

side B:
Screen Controls part 5-8
– Galileo’s wind
– Pharaoh’s Garden
– Illusion screen
– Screen Necropolis Memories

side C:
Video Screens part 1-4
– Ecran Lunaire
– Berenice’s Game
– Berlin Game
– Airport Frequency

side D:
Video Screens part 5-8
– Video Screens Controls
– Appollo’s Way
– Birds in Space-lines
– Take A Taxi


Dedicated to Peter Gabriel (!). Released with André Viaud, of Pataphonie fame, ‘Video Screens Control’ was issued on Luc Marianni’s own label, Delphes Records. Part of a planned trilogy called Between Light And Sound Waves of which this 2LP was the first and last ever released. Sarcastic excerpts from french commercials and news programs are juxtaposed with cheap robotic electronic rythms, cynical frippian guitar and (very) concrete sounds. Marianni’s masterpiece is probably ‘Souvenirs du futur’, 1980, his album with the band Rock Critics being a good release too. None of them are availaible in CD format. ‘Video Screens Control’ is a favorite, radical and funny at the same time.



5 Responses to “Luc Marianni ‘Video Screens Control’ 1984”

  1. 1 Paulo May 13, 2011 at 4:54 pm

    Dindn’t know about this great musician. Now, both LP’s are into my favorites.

    Thanks a lot, dudes!

  2. 2 continuo May 13, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    You’re welcome.

  3. 4 Jeangérard December 28, 2013 at 2:31 pm

    You can contact DDD Records on facebook if you want to buy this album in vinyle, he might have still somme pieces.
    As you like this release, I inform you that the following of this album called “Numeralogique” will be released by DDD Records soon.

  4. 5 Jeangérard December 28, 2013 at 2:34 pm

    An other link to Luc Marianni’s Facebook page

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