• Image of SEMOOL - ESSAIS (FFL006/SON02 - clear)
  • Image of SEMOOL - ESSAIS (FFL006/SON02 - clear)

Third in a series of ten reissues of the cult French underground Futura label.
Semool were the trio of Philippe Martineau, Olivier Cauquil and Rémy Dédé Dreano. They recorded “Essais” between 1969 and 1971. Under the underground, it’s a foggy lo-fi psychedelic alien with echoes of Pink Floyd and Black Sabbath drowned in oceans of heavy delay and acid guitars. This high quality reissue is fully licenced by Gerard Terrones.
“Absolute masterpiece released through Futura label” Mutant Sounds
“This is what might’ve happened if an absinthe-laden Pink Floyd had cut a session for Actuel/BYG! Dare I say essential?” John Gibson – Other Music


first side:
01. Essai 1
02. Essai 2
03. Essai 3
04. Essai 5
second side:
01. Essai 6
02. Essai 7
03. Essai 8
04. Essai 9
05. Essai 10
06. Essai 11

limited run of 300
pressed on clear vinyl
• 33 rpm •

©2014 SouffleContinu Records
Licence Gerard Terrones
originally released in 1971
by Futura Records

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