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A Tiny Kick in the Brain

by Daniel Masson

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Chris Morton Daniel continually hits the mark as he combines many world music influences in his creations. It's tops for enlightened audiophile heads who look W-A-Y beyond parochial interplanetary tunings to hear the universal collage of sound.
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"La valse du diable Au rythme du vent Au rythme des vagues La valse du diable" (Dance with the sand
 The devil's waltz 
On the beat of the wind
 On the beat of the waves)
Mojo 05:18
Everyday I miss my soul Everyday I search the vibe Everyday I look aside For something that's inside
Mirrors 04:19
Defilent les images Comme les éclairs d'un orage J'éteind la lumiére Je plonge dans la riviére Les souvenirs vont revenir Le temps passé va me manger The images are running Like the lightning of a thunderstorm I switch off the light I dive into the river Memories come back The past will devour me
Life's Race 05:15
Life is what you believe Look forward move ahead


"Two keywords could define ‘A Tiny Kick in the Brain’, optimism and simplicity. I'm realizing day after day the importance of these words in our current life.
Simplicity is about making life easier as optimism drives it - and sometimes we need a tiny kick in the brain to stimulate action.
I have tried to create some fresh sounds to act as a stimulus. The beats and grooves offer optimism while chords and melodies portray simplicity.
My inspiration was fueled by my visit to San Francisco and my last experiences of performing in California, South Korea and Switzerland.The new score I composed for G. Mélies Impossible Voyage was also an inspiring step.
All these experiences gave me a different approach and new directions in fusing musical genres.
Reminiscent ethnic sounds shade the soundscapes as well as guitars and bass parts I played.
Many great artists contributed to this project such as the American pedal steel guitar legend, Bobby Black, and the great pop singer, Kally aka Hyung Yoon Jang, from South Korea.
A unique diversion for me was singing vocals on "Les Souvenirs", which brings the album a bit more versatility.

‘A Tiny Kick in the Brain’ is a new milestone in my musical career following the tiny kick I have in my brain."


released March 21, 2013

Singers and Musicians Samples:
Bobby Black, Hyung Yoon Jang aka Kally, Anita Sy, Ahmed Omran, Sayed Iman, Mayada Bselis, Hassan Hamidou, Mizgin Tahir,
Rena Derkhorenian, Bari Siddiqui, Sarika Dagar.

Daniel Masson: programming, guitars, Fender bass and voices.

Cover artwork: Fred Spillmann

Thanks for help, inspiration and support:
Jonathan Rickert, Kendra Lee, Sebastian Alvarez,
Reed Rickert, Mary Spicer, Stephen Wilson, all my Friends in the Bay Area, Christophe Soullier, François Vidal, Izis, Gordon Purvis,
Nicolas Poulain, Daniel Kapelian,
Micheline, Pascale et Julien Masson.

All tracks produced, composed and mixed by Daniel Masson.


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