Bio

After contributions and remixes on various compilations around the world, the mysterious Parisian has finally settled into his home on Type Records where he has been working from the very beginning. Very little is revealed about Mr. Neto, other than the fact that he has a great talent for crafting soulful and moving electro acoustic soundscapes and a penchant for fine literature.

Reviews

Julien Neto - Le Fumeur de Ciel (from Stylus Magazine)

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NETO, JULIEN - Le Fumeur de Ciel (from Forced Exposure)

Last copies of this LP version; CD version was released in 2005 & is deleted. This is the debut full-length release from Paris' Julien Neto. Each track on Le Fumeur de Ciel is a verse, which is part of a much larger piece, much like the poems of Keats, whom Neto uses as an inspiration, finding a kindred spirit in his deep and moving romanticism. This effortless gravitas is explored cautiously on "V (Rivers)," where sweeping strings and distant piano form the basis of an epic and moving track... Read More »

NETO, JULIEN - Le Fumeur de Ciel (from Aquarius Records)

Julien Neto creates velvety and gorgeous drone music that twitches with static-like prickles. Each track of Le Fumeur de Ciel envelopes the listener with an aching heaviness, the kind that originates from deep within your chest. Quite moving and very film score-ish. If you enjoyed Port-Royal's Flares album that we highlighted last list, you might also find Julien Neto's music ticklin' your fancy. Read More »

Julien Neto - Le Fumeur De Ciel (from Almost Cool)

In the past year, Type Records have released several excellent albums from young electronic artists (Khonnor, Ryan Teague) who seem to show talent and vision beyond their years and this newest effort from Julien Neto is no exception. Based in part on the poems of Keats, the subtle romanticism of the release is also seemingly inspired by Neto's home city of Paris, France... Read More »

Review of JULIEN NETO - Le Fumeur de Ciel (from Aquarius Records)

Julien Neto creates velvety and gorgeous drone music that twitches with static-like prickles. Each track of Le Fumeur de Ciel envelopes the listener with an aching heaviness, the kind that originates from deep within your chest. Quite moving and very film score-ish. If you enjoyed Port-Royal's Flares album that we highlighted last list, you might also find Julien Neto's music ticklin' your fancy. Read More »

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