Robin and Catherine Marie. The band is now based in Savigny-en-Septaine. Opera Multi Steel is known for its incorporation of medieval and renaissance elements in electronic music, lyrics and album artworks. Opera Multi Steel was founded during the winter in Bourges, France.
The original members were Franck Lopez,  his brother Patrick L. A four-track EP recorded in was the first studio recording from the band. It also contributed to many K7 and vinyl compilations on French and European independent labels.
Opera Multi Steel recorded several songs on K7s with lighter sound material. Many of these tracks were never released, or were available as Sweet Forgiveness - Bonnie Raitt - Sweet Forgiveness editions. Some of them have been rerecorded and rearranged to be included on some official studio albums released later.
Xavier Martin, an electric guitar Jardin Botanique - Opera Multisteel* - Opera Multi Steel , joined the band in for the studio sessions of Personne ne Dorta 2-track Banana Fiction - Optical-8*, Melt Banana*, Elliot Sharp*and Zeena Parkins - Chipfarm RPM with a cover designed by the French painter Speedy Graphito.
Xavier Martin left the group after one year to pursue his interest in rock music as a drummer. InEric Milhiet, who had played with Franck in other bands before, joined Opera Multi Steel for the recording sessions of the 8-track album A Contresens. The cover shows a painted photograph representing a female medieval knight, made up by Pierre et Gillesdesigners from Paris. Jean-Marc Bougain first appeared as digital percussionist on this record, and joined the band for stage performances as well.
The band's track album Stella Obscura took the whole to be recorded and was released the year after. Patrick L. Robin, the band's lead singer, suffering from schizophrenia, was hospitalized for some time shortly after its release, because of several suicide attempts.
Then the band stopped his activities. Inthe Brazilian independent label Museum Obscuro, division of Cri du Chat Disques, released an OMS compilation called Days of Creationpresenting a selection of songsfrom the ten first years of the band.
In the label then issued a brand new track album called Histoires de Francewhich included lyrics that Robin wrote during his convalescence. Four of these tracks were new versions of very old songs from limited edition K7 tapes, and seven were new compositions. Most lyrics were written by Patrick L. The album includes folk, medieval music, synthpop, darkwave and coldwave music, and includes vocals by Carine Grieg. Eternelle Tourmente was released by the German label Triton in May Jardin Botanique - Opera Multisteel* - Opera Multi Steel The album contains folk music with mandolas, guitars, flutes, mixed with samples from Medieval and Renaissance classic composers.
The artwork, an angel helping two young people to cross railtracks, was created by Reno. OMS stopped recording albums in During this pause, they involved themselve in another project called "O Quam Tristis The album's title was inspired by a book written by Jacques de Voragine between and For this posthumous tribute to Joy Division, the group performed a cover of the title "Isolation", translated into French for this special occasion.
Meanwhile, some of their material was re-issued on various formats. It is composed with one half of new titles and the other half with new versions of songs that were originally released on very limites edition K7 tapes in the early days of the group. In its limited collector's edition, this new album comes with a translucent LP titled Cathedral MMXIIIfeaturing three completely Adagio - Georg Friedrich Händel / Marie-Claire Alain / Orchestre De Chambre Jean-François Paillard, standards of the band, including two versions of Cathedral one in French, the other in Portugueseas Jardin Botanique - Opera Multisteel* - Opera Multi Steel as Forme et Reforme and Jardin botanique.
Apparences de l'Invisiblethe band's tenth album, is released as vinyl in April This is the first studio album since Les Douleurs de l'Ennui to be released on this format.
It is produced by the French label Meidosem Records and includes eight new titles. The band takes up in its own style the song Bleu comme toi. Once again solicited by Boredom Product, the band takes over Martin Dupont's Inside Out on the Broken Memory compilation, a tribute to this French cult band from the eighties. The clip directed by Alan Cassiano on the title Les Sens is a retrospective of the various sleeves and booklets of Opera Multi Steel recordings since their very first 4-track EP published in The Perspectives by.
Jan Vredeman de Vries which had been used on this first opus are particularly in the spotlight in this video which uses them as a main backdrop. Between andPatrick L. Robin performed as singer in the electro-indus project Afghanistan created by Наши Люди - Каста Представляет NTL - Шаг В Сторону Chasset Bela Luna. In Franck Lopez, under the pseudonym of Hugues Dammarie lent his voice and played flutes on the second album Never again will Jardin Botanique - Opera Multisteel* - Opera Multi Steel dream.
Inafter many years, Franck met again Lionel Baillemont, one of the founding members of his very first folk band Avaric, for a project called The Crimson Trinity. This band recorded two eponymous albums in and Infor the 30th anniversary of the founding of Avaric, Lionel Baillemont and Franck Lopez re-recorded and rearranged a selection of fifteen titles selected among the band's four albums released at the time.
This compilation, simply titled Avariccame out as a page cd book illustrated with numerous period photographs, interviews and various archives. The quartet gave birth to a debut album entitled For Your Ears Onlysophisticated pop on surrealistic lyrics, released in on Wave Records. The melodies support texts by English authors from the 16th and 17th centuries.
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