Based in Montréal (Québec) Vromb's Hugo Girard is nonetheless better known in Europe and in the United States where his rare concerts draw crowds of admirers from several hundred miles around. Having released only but a few discs in his whole ten years and over career's span - a tendency he is currently working on reversing - his many followers eagerly await each release. With a style on his own created by analog synthesizers and combining strong electronic rhythms and deep atmospheres, Girard's project may be one of the most original acts in the North American electronic music scene. The uniqueness of Vromb can be fully experienced during his rare live appearances.
In fact, while electronic musicians will usually perform with a laptop, Vromb is performing with analog synthesizers. Most releases by Vromb are made available in refined packagings. Most notable is Épisodes released in 2001 by Ant-Zen in Germany. This released is available under three formats. Of which, the most elaborate is a thick metal box, including a 5" vinyl, a luxurious booklet, as well as a CD. Since 1993, Vromb has released about two dozen vinyls and CDs on reputed labels from Germany, Austria, Canada, The United States and France such as Ant-Zen, Hymen Records, Tesco Organisation, Klanggalerie, Angle Rec and Hushush. website: http://www.hushush.com/vromb/ Read more on Last.fm.
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