Etant Donnes
Etant Donnes are two French brothers who make films and then set the films to music that they also record. the name comes from Marcel Duchamp's "Etant Donnes" which was kind of like a peep-show art exhibit. it was often a large constructed diorama with only a small peep-hole with which to view the insides. typically, all one could see was a naked woman. or a part of a naked woman. the brothers claim that they are the essence of this type of art in sound.

as for the way the music sounds... imagine the sounds of bees buzzing loudly in your ears, of water gurgling, or electronic sound pulsating, ringing and swirling... the sounds of feet walking on pebbles or in sand and men whispering in French and that's pretty close. somewhat spooky, but really amazing stuff.


  • Aurore CD (Touch 1990)
  • Royaume CDS (Touch 1991)
  • L'Autre Rive CD (Soleilmoon 1993)
  • Bleu CD (Staalplaat 1993)
  • Compilations
  • Sky Flowers & Horse Eggs CD (Hypnagogia 1992)
  • Dry Lungs V CD (Subterranean 1992)
  • Le Sacre Du Printemps CD (Gonzo Circus 1994)
    The Eternal Afflict
  • Jahweh Koresh CDS (Glasnost)
  • Nothing Meant Forever CD
  • Atroci(-me)ty LP/CD (Glasnost 1991)
  • Trauma Rouge CD (Glasnost 1992)
  • (Luminographic) Agony EP/CDEP (Glasnost 1992)
  • Childhood CDEP (Gymnastic 1994)
  • War CD (Gymnastic 1995)
  • Compilations
  • Floating Waves CD (Glasnost)
  • German Mystic Sound Sampler Vol. III CD (Zillo 1992)
  • Dion Fortune Sampler Vol. 2 CD (Dion Fortune 1993)
  • We Came To Dance Vol. 1 CD (Sub Terranean 1993)
  • Electro Revenge CD (Energy 1993)
  • Body Rapture 3 CD (Zoth Ommog 1994)
  • We Came To Dance Vol. 4 CD (Sub Terranean 1995)
  • Touched By The Hand Of Goth CD (Sub Terranean 1995)
  • Living For Music CD (Discordia 1995)
  • The Myths Of Avalon CD (Talitha 1995)
  • We Came To Dance Vol. 5 CD (Sub Terranean 1995)
  • Wellenreiter In Schwarz CD (1997)
  • InNOVAtion Zwei CD (Nova-Tekk 1998)
  • Touched By The Hand Of Goth Vol. IV CD (Sub Terranean 1998)
  • See Also Cyan Kills E.Coli, Inside
  • From Dungeon's Luxury Of Doubt CD (The Nature Of Gothic 2001)
  • Compilations
  • The Whitby Compilation CD (The Nature Of Gothic 2001)
  • Other Links
  • Home Page
  • See Also Deathless
  • Metalmorphosis CD
  • Papa Woody CD (Fifth Column 1996)
  • See Also Vampire Rodents
    Ethyl Meatplow
  • Happy Days, Sweetheart CD (Dali 1993)
    Eton Crop
  • Music From Belgium EP (TDI 1988)
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