CREDITS

"Don't you wonder sometimes - 'bout sound and vision ?"

 

The sound :

"Midlife Noises" E.P. :

All songs written by Julien Boucq / M.J.

Arranged & performed by TRANK : Julien Boucq (guitars) / Johann Evanno (drums) / Max Fridière (bass) / M.J. (vocals & programming).

Since the recording of "Midlife Noises", David Spatola has replaced Max on bass.

 

Produced by Yvan "Monsieur le Baron" Barone and TRANK.

Engineered by Yvan Barone @ Studio des Forces Motrices, Genève, & Le Château, Vallières.

Assistant engineer and digital editing @ Studio des Forces Motrices by David "the Host" Weber.

Mixed by Yvan Barone @ Le Château, Vallières.

Mastered by Andy VanDette - The Engine Room, NYC.

"In Troubled Times" / "Bend or Break" / "Undress to Kill" :

Written, arranged & performed by TRANK : Julien Boucq (guitars) / Johann Evanno (drums) / David Spatola (bass) / M.J. (vocals & programming).

Produced by Yvan "Monsieur le Baron" Barone and TRANK.

Engineered by Yvan Barone @ Studio des Forces Motrices, Genève, & SoundAdvice Studio, Moye.

Assistant engineer and digital editing @ Studio des Forces Motrices by David "the Host" Weber.

Mixed by Yvan Barone @ SoundAdvice Studio, Moye.

Mastered by Andy VanDette - The Engine Room, NYC.

Extras :

"Live @ Unplugged @ Alternate Studios" :

All songs written by Julien Boucq / M.J.

Except "Enjoy the Silence" written by Martin L. Gore, originally performed by Depeche Mode.

Arranged & performed by TRANK : Julien Boucq (guitars) / Johann Evanno (drums) / M.J. (vocals & programming) / David Spatola (bass).

Produced, engineered, mixed & mastered by Yvan Barone. Acoustic guitar kindly provided by Gibson - our thanks to them.

Thank you's and without whom's :

Wives (Gaëlle, Laure, Amandine, Mélanie),  kids (Nolan, Mélissa, Raphaël, Olivia, Gabriel) & parents, for putting up with the noise (so far).

Daniel Laville, Catherine Berthet, for teaching us how to make it.

Yvan for the sound, David for the Neve, Gabi for the visuals, Ioana for Gabi, Susete for the hosting, Xavier for the kickstart, Alek, Yves & staff @ GVA Pro Studios for space and open ears.

Friends for support & inspiration - whether intentional or otherwise.

TRANK use Ultimate Ears Pro custom in-ear monitoring.

 

The vision :

Website & E.P. :

Studio and sleeve photography by Gabi Hirit (www.gabihirit.com).

Live photography by Laura Gilli, Denis Charmot, Niizuma - except where noted. Backstage photography by Emilie Deville, Alban Verneret.

Design & typography by M.J.

"Take the Money & Run" video :

Written & directed by Jean Baptiste Andrea.

Cinematography & editing by Julien Gayot.

Featuring - in order of appearance : Lilian Lloyd, Emilie Deville, Jacky Merteau, Loïc Mordasini, Maria Fitzi, Quentin Gayot.

Location Unit : Maude Turcotte, Quentin Gayot.

Gaffer : Sophie Poncin.

US Truck driving and maintenance : Jean-Paul "Martigues" Lavialle.

Production supervision : Julien Gayot with Julien Vicaire, for WATTSon.

"In Troubled Times" / "Bend or Break" / "Undress to Kill" videos :

Written & directed by Alban Verneret.

Cinematography & editing by Alban Verneret.

Assisted by Adrien Ross.

"Bend or Break" featuring Virginie Georges a.k.a. "Mamzelle Viviane."

 

Thank you's and without whom's : 

La Clusaz : Sylvie Pollet-Villard, Emilie Meuret & team, L'office du Tourisme de La Clusaz, Mr. Peronno from the La Clusaz town Police,

Bernard Collomb-Gros.

Drone Capture System : Dominique Reginensi.

Visuals Switzerland : Philippe Romi.

SAS Jorland : Sylvain Jorland.

Sonia Rossier for precious contacts and Benoît Monney for technical support.

Alek @ GVA Pro Studios for hosting and supporting the band shoot.

2SAINTS for the jewels (https://2saints.paris/).

TODD & MARLON for the watch (https://www.toddandmarlon.com/).

All our Kissbankers - see the "PLAY" page for the list.

"Live @ Unplugged @ Alternate Studios" videos :

Filmed by TRANK during the actual live performance and recording. Editing by Julien Boucq.

 

And most of all :

 

Thank YOU for listening and reading this far - there will be more.

 

 

 

 

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