Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org
0 [pronounced zero] is a band created in 2004 whose full-time members are:
Sylvain Chauveau_acoustic guitar, glockenspiel (www.sylvainchauveau.com)
Stéphane Garin_percussion, phonography
Joël Merah_acoustic guitar (www.tabulacompositoria.org)
The core of 0 (Garin, Merah and Chauveau) is based in Bayonne, Pau (France) and Brussels (Belgium) but many guests from different cities or countries are also part of our activities. The band can increase or decrease for each specific project and the members can come and go.
0 plays original compositions by its members and also performs pieces by other composers.
The band has played live around Europe (Switzerland, France, Spain, Belgium, Portugal, Netherlands and Germany) and in Asia (Japan).
0 (for radio) is the monthly online radio playlist of the collective directed by Stéphane Garin and Catherine Luro.
Have also been or are involved with 0: Chantal Aguer, David Arriola, Maxime Bodson, Jean-François Brohée, Damien Darioli, Maximilien Dazas, Guillaume Decramer, Mathias Delplanque, David Dewaste, Nicolas Didier, Gabrielle Duplantier, Jean-Sébastien Dureau, Maxime Echardour, Céline Flamen, Julia Gallego Ronda, Julien Garin, Laurie Garin-Garcia, Julien Kaliski, Arnaud Lassus, Rainier Lericolais, Maxime Lê Hùng, Sevàn L’Hostis, Catherine Luro, Stephan Mathieu, Geoffroy Montel, Vincent Planès, Anna Puig, David Quiggle, Isaac Rodriguez, Maitane Sebastian (founding member, 2004-2009), Quentin Sirjacq, Didier Teillagorry, Gordan Trajkovic, Juliane Trémoulet.
In the past years, the band has also performed as 0 (for percussion) or Ensemble 0, but we no longer use those names and we prefer to be just called 0.
PRESS REVIEWS (quotes):
"Music that’s immediately attractive and persistently elusive" _ The Wire (UK)
"This slow and quiet material may take some time to yield up its secrets, but it has accuracy and clarity" _ The Sound Projector (UK)
"Quite quiet and quite nice" _ Vital Weekly (Netherlands)
"One of the most accessible releases on the Creative Sources label" _ Touching Extremes (Italy)
"0 offers a new playground full of folds in which one can coil up"_ Mouvement (France)
"One of the best releases ever on Creative Sources" _ Jazz e Arredores (Portugal)
"Essential" _ D-Side (France)
"Things build up with perfect timing to a quiet, gorgeous, really delicious climax" _ Modisti (Italy)