my name is pierre rousseau, i am a 29 year old composer + producer from paris, france.
i am also 1/2 of the band 'paradis'.
this website is a way to archive and make sense of the different things i do with other people.
currently in the studio producing the second solo record by nicolas godin, from the band 'air'.
this record is the follow up to his 2015 début, 'contrepoint'.
we are making songs from nicolas' compositional pieces originally commissioned by xavier veilhan as part of his series of exhibitions entitled 'architectone'.
provided the original score for [la]horde's latest short film entitled 'cultes', which premiered at the 'eye filmmuseum' in amsterdam in march 2019. the film has also been shown at 'palais de tokyo' and 'gaité lyrique' in paris.
i have an ongoing working relationship with french artist and designer pierre-marie. i have provided sound and music for two of his latest shows ('olu nelum', paris 2019, and 'le jardin d'hiver', toulon 2018), as well as for some of his commercial work.
provided a score for 'dance therapy', a video installation by british artist lotte andersen. the installation is currently presented as part of a group show entitled 'energy flash' in seoul, south korea, running from april 18th to august 25th, 2019.
In order to celebrate the release of Études’ collaboration with The New York Times, I have paired personal recordings made walking around New York with a simple collection of music.
Steve Reich - Violin Phase
Hiroshi Yoshimura - Water Copy
William Basinski - The Deluge (The Denouement)
Gas - 838
Nini Raviolette & Hugo Weris - Slow
Iasos - Lueena Coast
Neu ! - Isi
Laurie Anderson - New York Social Life
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Tears
Beverly Glenn-Copeland - Color Of Anyhow
Roedelius - Regenwurm
7 Hertz - LVL
Closer Musik - One Two Three No Gravity (Dettinger Mix)
Junior Boys - Last Exit (Fennesz Remix)
Ryoji Ikeda - Data Matrix
The Traveller - Ber
recorded a one-hour set of inspirations at 'kiosk radio' in brussels' 'parc royal' on friday september 14th, 2018.
environments 1 - psychologically ultimate seashore (throughout)
guy bonnet & roland romanelli - amour, émoi … et vous
yves tumor - limerence
squarepusher - tommib help buss
ryuichi sakamoto - ワタスゲの原
philippe sarde - la chanson d’hélène (version instrumentale)
serge gainsbourg - je t’aime moi non plus au lac vert
masaaki ohmura - a touch of temptation
eric serra - fancy face
pet shop boys - to face the truth
miharu koshi - keep on dancing
mikado - par hasard
william eggleston - untitled improvisation dat 3.1 - 2.79
première classe - la fille qui rit
miyako koda - a sea of love
harold budd & brian eno - late october (sped up)
telex - tell me it’s a dream
taeko ohnuki - 愛の行方
georges delerue - la nuit américaine
composed the soundtrack for the issey miyake autumn / winter 18 collection entitled ‘silent energy’, which took place in march 2018 at 'palais de tokyo' in paris.
take a look at the collection and listen to the soundtrack below :
alongside my friend david numwami from the belgian group ‘le colisée’, i have taken part in french artist xavier veilhan’s installation for the 2017 venice art biennale, ‘studio venezia’.
remixed etienne daho’s single ‘les flocons de l’été’ (‘snowflakes of summer’) surrounding the release of his 2017 album ‘blitz’.
alongside simon mény we form the duo 'paradis’.