Tag: music

Jan 24 2017

Raven’s Jig – Petit Chat Clandestin (on-vocal)

This is the on-vocal version of Raven’s Jig’s Petit Chat Clandestin interpreation. You can hear the off-vocal version if you click on this link. Lullaby of Deserted Hell is a waltz which is sure to stick to the mind of Touhou fans. The slightly cloudy, majestic and mysterious piano played by Onne inspired a specific …

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Jan 15 2017

Raven’s Jig – The Simple Life I want to have

Nostalgia, anyone? If you remember playing the original Sims game and spending hours building a house so you could hear the lovely music that went along, then this song is our present to you. Onne suddenly got reminded of this feeling while furniture-shopping. Thank you for this unexpected journey to the past, Ikea : you …

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Jan 09 2017

Raven’s Jig – Soggy Cake (Macarthur Park)

Richard Harris’s MacArthur Park is a song about heartbreak. And parting. And striped pants and soggy cake. We couldn’t help but chuckle when we heard it the first few times. We felt so bad that we decided to take our good old piano out and make the most dramatic, heartfelt rendition we could. This is …

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Aug 03 2016

Raven’s Jig – Gymnopedie No. 1 (off-vocal)

You all know this one – probably. It is best known when played with a piano, of course, but this timeless melody is one of the most famous in French music. In our arrange, we decided to play this sweet Gymnopedie with an airy keyboard, to make the melody even softer and lighter, like the …

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Jun 18 2016

Bratja Single Release

In addition to our album, Better Together, we have also put together a single featuring Bratja. We’re really happy that our hard work came together this way. The single will be released next to our album at Japan Expo 17e Impact, 7-10 July 2016 in Paris, France. Afterwards, the entire single will be made available online. …

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Mar 07 2016

Raven’s Jig – Be of Tranquil Cheer (on-vocal)

Not so long ago, we’ve released this song as an off-vocal track. Now, we have written lyrics for it and recorded the vocals. This soft, bossa-nova-like arrangement of Rin Kaenbyou’s stage theme, from Touhou 11 – Subterranean Animism, is the first piece of what would eventually become Enfants atomiques, a Raven’s Jig EP dedicated to …

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Feb 20 2016

Raven’s Jig – Be of Tranquil Cheer (off-vocal)

This soft, bossa-nova-like arrangement of Rin Kaenbyou’s stage theme, from Touhou 11 – Subterranean Animism, is the first piece of what would eventually become Enfants atomiques, a Raven’s Jig EP dedicated to a strange Touhou cat and a strange Touhou bird. This was played with very peaceful thoughts in mind, blue skies and soft grassy …

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Dec 14 2015

Raven’s Jig – Unicorns (Solitude by the Window)

You might recognize the melody for this one. A long time ago, we played it as a French song that kept its own name, “Solitude by the Window” – originally from 2001 anime Noir.  Just like our French version of Solitude by the Window, this song is about personal aspects of Agathe’s life… But we …

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Sep 17 2015

Raven’s Jig – Cantina Band

This song, released in-between the 2014 and 2015 Star Wars movies, was played by Onne, in his own words, for his personal fun. Actually Agathe has had to write comedic lyrics to it since forever (get to it, Agathe). In the meantime, we hope you can enjoy our fun-packed, drum-and-brass-rich rendition of this timeless classic …

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Sep 06 2015

Raven’s Jig – Gnossienne no. 1 “Lent”

To each their own, but most will agree that French composers between the late 19th century and the early 20th century produced real highlights in terms of piano music. Case in point: Erik Satie, who tackled such a large varieties of atmosphere and musical colors in his uniquely creative music. Here with Gnossienne no.1, we …

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