Meet the talented French saxophonist, composer, and producer based in Berkeley, California – an artist with a passion for creating unique and captivating music, Cyril Guiraud.
Co-founder of the music label doubleOone and the music collaboration platform everwave, this artist’s journey has been nothing short of extraordinary.
Amidst the challenges of confinement, Cyril embraced creativity and poured their heart and soul into their latest album, “Itch Ultra.”
Utilizing what was at hand – saxophones, flute, bass clarinet, caxixi, live ableton, multi-effects, piano, and a few microphones – they embarked on a musical exploration like no other.
Fueled by copious amounts of coffee, this artist brought together a masterpiece that transcends genre boundaries.
“Itch Ultra” is a soundtrack without a movie, a personal journey of 20 tracks that dive into the depths of the artist’s emotions and experiences.
Each piece is a musical exploration, taking listeners on a soul-stirring ride through a multitude of emotions and landscapes.
One standout track from the album is “Itch 12,” a captivating piece that features the collaboration of the artist’s dear compadres from Barrio Manouche.
With their percussion layer as the foundation, the artist builds a beat that transports listeners to another time and space.
In this mesmerizing track, “Itch 12” could be interpreted as the contemplations of a belly dancer questioning the meaning of life, only to find solace in the realization that life is like a long melody – unique, eternal, and irreplaceable.
True to their artistic spirit, this artist’s music is an amalgamation of talent, passion, and soulful expression.
With “Itch Ultra” and “Itch 12,” Cyril continues to push musical boundaries, leaving a profound impact on the world of music.
As the world awaits more music from this artist, one thing is certain – every note, every beat, and every melody from “Itch Ultra” is a reflection of a true musical intellectual.
Listen “Itch 12” below.