Norscq is a French composer and music producer.
He founded the iconoclastic cult group The Grief in 1984.
Since 1998, he worked as The Atlas Project for two albums and then under his name and working from time to time with Black Sifichi in the duet Super Stoned.
He's known for being musically unpredictable with a particularly fine work on the sound.
This brought many other musicians to him for recording, mixing, mastering, remixing, sound engineering … Colder, Von Magnet, Young Marble Giants, Marc Ribot, Jack Dangers, JG Thirlwell, Simon Fisher Turner, Quattrophage, Wild Shores, Encre, dDamage, Minsurar, Hypo, EDH, Emmanuel Tugny and so many more …
This is the first album of The Atlas Project.
This project started in 1993 with a few remixes from The Grief track in an oriental mood, Phil Von joined the project and material for an album was recorded but it never went until a final release.
Years later Prikosnovénie heard the rough mixes and proposed to release it as it is with some remixes.
released November 30, 1998
The Atlas Project was :
Norscq : Composition, programming, recording and production.
Phil Von : lyrics and vocal
Hervé Guihard : additionnal saxophone on Blue Men ('s land)
Yahia Daoudi : ud and ney (unfortunately missing on this record)
The first ten tracks are rough mixes of the original cd project in 1993
The last five are remixes :
Tilsam by Matthieu Safatly
A grain of Time by Wild Shores
Graze by Fagus Silvatica
Barbaresque by Norscq
Pharaoh's Dream by Norscq (appearing on a sampler of the label)
Mastering by Norscq and Lilou
Photo by Adélaide Malluné
cover design by 932903y
1998 - Lytch / Prikosnovénie