DMA2

DMA2

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DMA2 = Défense des Musiques Actuelles 2.
Experimental label from the eighties based in Bordeaux, France.
DMA2 was also well known as the organisator of an annual industrial festival in their city, "Divergences/Divisions".
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Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
Art into Life 008 Archives Box 1983-2005  album cover Anne Gillis Archives Box 1983-2005(5xCD, Comp, RM + Box, Ltd) Art Into Life Art into Life 008 Japan 2015 Sell This Version
DMA 001 Dossier Bordeaux 84  album cover Various Dossier Bordeaux 84(Cass, Comp, C40) DMA2 DMA 001 France 1984 Sell This Version
DMA 003 Confessions D'Un Masque  album cover DZ Lectric & Anthon Shield Confessions D'Un Masque(Cass, C60) DMA2 DMA 003 France 1985 Sell This Version
DMA 004 Un Destin Si Funeste  album cover Various Un Destin Si Funeste(Cass, Comp, C60) DMA2 DMA 004 France 1986 Sell This Version
DMA 005 Collaboration Through The Mail 83/84  album cover Jean-Louis Houchard & Masami Akita Jean-Louis Houchard & Masami Akita - Collaboration Through The Mail 83/84(Cass, C60) DMA2 DMA 005 France 1987 Sell This Version
DMA 006 Le Sens Positif  album cover Étant Donnés Le Sens Positif(LP, Album, Ltd) DMA2 DMA 006 France 1987 Sell This Version
DMA 007 Organisations Sonores  album cover Conditions Extr;M: Organisations Sonores(Cass, C60) DMA2 DMA 007 France 1988 Sell This Version
DMA 2/79841 Aha  album cover Anne Gillis Aha(LP, Album) DMA2 DMA 2/79841 France 1984 Sell This Version

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tristan.koreya

tristan.koreya

September 1, 2006
edited over 8 years ago
DMA2 not only was a cassette and record label, but also organised many concerts in Bordeaux, France, during the eighties and early nineties. They were especially known for their annual "Divergences/Divisions" festival, that was one of the most important industrial music festival of the eighties in Europe (with "Berlin Atonal"). It has featured :
- 1984 : Anne Gillis, DDAA, Die Form, Étant Donnés, Ptôse, Un Département, Yuca Ferdanzen (all from France) ;
- 1985 : Bernard Nguyen (France), Legendary Pink Dots, The (UK), Le Syndicat / ORA (2) / Pacific 231 (2) (France), Nocturnal Emissions (UK), Non Toxique Lost (Germany), Pascal Comelade & Bel Canto Orchestra (France), Such Interesting People (Belgium) ;
- 1986 : DZ Lectric & Anthon Shield (France), Das Synthetische Mischgewebe (Germany), DDAA (France), Esplendor Geométrico (Spain), FâLX çèrêbRi (Germany), Laibach (Yougoslavia), Sol Diese & Phil Gaz (France), Vivenza (France) ;
- 1987 : Ghédalia Tazartès & Alain Rigout (France), Hervé Diasnas (France), Joan La Barbara (US), Natural Disasters (Hungary), Paul Panhuysen & Johan Goedhart (Netherlands), Test Dept. (UK) ;
- 1988 : Anne Gillis (France), Bourbonese Qualk (UK), Étant Donnés (France), Greater Than One (UK), [Invalid Artist] (UK), In The Nursery (UK), Laibach (Yougoslavia), Von Magnet (France), Z'EV (US) ;
- 1989 : Con-Dom (UK), GX Jupitter-Larsen & Masami Akita (Canada/Japan), [Invalid Artist] (Canada), Merzbow (Japan), Natural Disasters (Hungary), Nox (2) (France), THU20 (Netherlands), Vox Populi! (France).
On other occasions, DMA2 also organised many concerts of artists such as Club Moral (Belgium), Die Tödliche Doris (Germany), [Invalid Artist] (France) and others.
DMA2 frontman, André Lombardo, also had a weekly radio show, "Inhibition 93", on a Bordeaux-based local radio station, La Vie Au Grand Hertz (La VAGH), 99.2 Mhz.