WILLIAM
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About

William Nurdin, born on french territory in 1980, imbued with an existential desire to bring concrete music to performance.
WN, trained at thirteen years old as a guitarist and eager of instrumental knowledge start to interest about every dimension of sound.
Since the end of the 1990s, WN has worked as a composer using computer and tape recorder, also turned towards phonography of both natural and human-produced sounds.

For the past few years, WN is maybe an existentialist orchestrated human, like a spontaneous indeterminacy aktionist.

His last projects are orienting towards acousmatic music, concrete music, also Harsh Noise Wall Action with his Clougnioule moniker.
He plays in various musical formations, operating in turn guitar, electronic organ, trumophone, drums, broken duck call, Reel-To-Reel or alone with a polypropylene CUP:
"With his "CUP" project his delivering a delicious mix of screeching sounds and boundless, childlike energy, a simple action transformed into an audio event. delivering a deeply melancholic sound which eerily lingegrey in your mind. A performer firmly positioning his own body at the heart of his performance, as all too often noise artists hide behind their various technologies. A complete variety, commitment, and intensity in his work." N.Raven.

For 11 years, he has been conducting a free radio program, "A Propos de Minos", a weekly open stage, aired every Monday -09pm to 11pm- live from wherever WN may be.
With APDM, you embarks on a sonic trip with unknown destination, WN goes places, meets people, records conversations, kitchen rumours, meteorological agitprop, early 21st century remnants of lost civilisations, electronic pampering and modern day chansons. When his Visiting friends they come together at some place and then they use instruments and non-instruments to create sound. Not a culinary or panoramic ride through Europe but a whole different approach to the emotions and energy and expressions of every day life that can be found at a given place.
Since 2014, a redux form of APDM is aired from Berlin on Radio On.

He runs in 2010 his own label ROHS Prod, not fixed on any one genre, style or approach of experimental music.

Since 2012, he is also curated "die destruktion" an event oriented on the possibility to destroy, un-construct, exterminate, eradicate, smashed, shattered, wracked something in an acoustic way or amplified. During this moment artits will define their perceptions of destruction through music or performance. The amplified sound of the auto-destructive process can be an integral part of the total conception.

Since 2013, in collaboration with Gregory Henrion, the "Bruitisme" Festival is organized where it can be. Born at the Totem (fr-maxéville), he moved last years to the MS-Stubnitz (de-hamburg), Ground Zero (fr-lyon), Barlok (be-brussel), La Gueule Noire (fr-saint-etienne), L'Embobineuse (fr-marseille), Le LAC (ch-chaux-de-fonds), Les Ateliers De Bitche (fr-nantes), Le Void (fr-bordeaux).

In 2017 At ENSA, National Art School and Design of Nancy, he developed a three days workshop about larsen / feedback audio and video.

WN also works with theater companies has an actor, or video designer ( lumino dynamics, mapping...), or has an animator for the Instrumentarium of Recycled Object called "L'Antre Sonore".



wn has played / collaborated / recorded with :

C_C Francisco Meirino Ikuro Takahashi DustBreeders
Gordon Monahan Shiraishi Tamio Michiko K.Mical Kévin Angboly
MaGoule Nath Cavaleri Philipe Cavaleri Vivian Grezzini
Gregory Henrion Lauren Rodz Kazehito Seki Romain Reot
Dave Phillips Junko Hiroshige Cathy Heyden Doreen Kutzke
Yves Botz Laurent Berger Frederic Bernier Jean-François Laporte
Julien Pauthier FK Alexander Benjamin Laurent Aman Yann Marussich
Dario Fariello Kevin Le Quellecq Pavel Viry Phil Maggi
R.Papion Thierry Delles Hugues Reinert Julien Louvet
Christophe Sorro A.Neizrn Eric Duriez Camille Perrin
Emilie Katona Didier Manuel Séamus O ́Donnell Martin Lukanov
Guillaume Viltard Emilie Salquèbre Phil Von Jeremie Gasmann
Bastien Champenois Simon Laurent Stan Duguet Antoine Arlot
Mathieu Exposito Kevin Jansen Christophe Bernard Otto V.Rhino
Jorge Boehringer Jacob Hardy Yogi Data Toys'R'Noise
MindFuckingBoy Fukte Nundata Max Manac'h
Sebastien Coste Marti Guillem Ciscar Utku Tavil Nyko Esterle
Nicolas Alcaraz Julien Bogenshutz Hugues Vincent Bill Stygue
Thomas Coquelet Julien Thomas Anthony Laguerre Emilie Weber
Teo Strauss Anatole Petit Antoine Elias Victor Remy
Teresa Riemann Paolo Gàiba Riva Christian Blandhoel Görkem Arikan



Thanks to all the owners of these places :

Bad Bonn (ch-düdingen) Void (fr-bordeaux)
Le Diamant D'Or (fr-strasbourg) De Audio Plant (nl-antwerpen)
A La Maison Du Vélo (fr-caen) Les Ateliers De Bitche (fr-nantes)
l'Églises des Trinitaires (fr-metz) La Dreche (fr-Strasbourg)
Novo Local (fr-bordeaux) Temple Allemand (ch-cdf)
LAC (ch-cdf) Machine A Trucs (ch-cdf)
OCCII (nl-amsterdam) Chateaux D'eau (fr-wesserling)
Asil404 (fr-marseille) Casse Tête (fr-marseille)
Data (fr-marseille) Les 9 Salopards (fr-marseille)
Chateaux Gravos (fr-quinsac) Ferme Du Launay (fr-vern/seiche)
PiedNu (fr-le havre) L'Embobineuse (fr-marseille)
Instants Chavires (fr-paris) CCAM (fr-vandoeuvre)
Waggon (de-offenbach) Rote Flora (de-hamburg)
MS-Stubnitz (de-hamburg) Cafe Central (be-brussels)
Extreme Yodelling (uk-bristol) Ground Zero (fr-lyon)
Nuke Accueil Froid (fr-amiens) Raymond Bar (fr-clermont-ferrand)
HotHell Devil (fr-clermont-ferrand) Le Relax (fr-clermont-ferrand)
La Gueule Noire (fr-saint-etienne) Les Pavillons Sauvages (fr-toulouse)
Medina Fountains (mor-salé) ADM (nl-amsterdam)
Barlok (be-brussel) Butcher's Tears (nl-amsterdam)
Radio Patapoe (nl-amsterdam) N.K. (de-berlin)
Teatro Massimo (it-cagliari) L'Asilo (it-napoli)
La Gâterie (fr-la roche/yon) Conseil Régional de Lorraine (fr-nancy)
Mayhem (dk-copenhagen) Stoj I Slagtehusgade 5E (dk-copenhagen)
La Fermatozoïde (fr-theil-De-Bretagne) L'Orphelinat (fr-caen)
ARM - Artspace Rondeel (nl-maastricht) Centre Psychothérapique de l'Ain (fr-bourg en bresse)
Poncillon (fr-metz) U4 (fr-uckange)
Certo di Cultura Contemporanea (it-torino) The Tower (it-treviso)
Feta (pl-gdańsk) Kulturfabrik (lu-luxembourg)
Teatro de calle (sp-valladolid) Nuit Blanche (fr-metz)
La Malterie (fr-lille) CCL (fr-lille)
L'Elaboratoire (fr-rennes) Les Tanneries (fr-dijon)
CRAC 10neuf (fr-montbeliard) Circumnavigando (it-genoa)
Oratorio di San Ludovico (it-venezia) Salon Bruit Tiefgrund (de-berlin)
Abode Of Chaos (fr-lyon) Club der Polnischen Versager (de-Berlin)
Final Klub (cz-praha) Klubovno (cz-praha)
Boro Klub (cz-brno) Hybris (fr-lille)
APO33 (fr-nantes) Cave 40 (fr-bourges)
Chez Rouillon (fr-le mans) De Bruit et D'Encre (fr-rouen)
Altes Finanzamt (de-berlin) Unicornopium (de-berlin)
La Semencerie (fr-strasbourg) Shadok (fr-strasbourg)
Mol (de-berlin) MiM (es-sueca)
Haekem (be-brussels) Château des Ducs de Bretagne (fr-nantes)
Totem (fr-maxeville) La Chaouée (fr-metz)



Thanks to peoples involved into these festivals :

JetLag (nl-amsterdam) Souterrain Porte 4/5/6 & 7 (fr-maxeville)
Multiversal (xx-xx) Bruitisme (xx-xx)
Musique Action #32 (fr-vandoeuvre) NNY Fest 1.0 (fr-saint-etienne)
Placard Headphone Festival (xx-xx) Musique Action #33 (fr-vandoeuvre)
Tapette Fest (fr-campeneac) Robodock06 (nl-amsterdam)
MegaMouls II (fr-champougny) Musique Action #30 (fr-vandoeuvre)
Plage des Six Pompe (ch-chaux-de-fond) Antigel (ch-geneves)
INACT#2 & #5 (fr-strasbourg) Michtô (fr-maxéville)
Tempting Failure (uk-bristol) Nojzfest (svn-Ljubljana)
Stwst48 - Ars Electronica (at-linz) River Festival (sg-singapore)
Level 12b (be-liege) Le pTi' Salon (fr-nancy)
Electropixel (fr-nantes) Autistic Campaign Fest (fr-rouen)
Hippie Pest (fr-meuse) Festival ödl (fr-mulhouse)











Photos credit: Emilie Salquebre