Mountain

Benoit

Mountain represents the second half of a number of songs recorded at Fret Wire Studio in 2020, in the beautiful surrounds of the Dandenong Ranges.

The first half was released as Valley, Benoit's second album released in 2021.

Producer David Miller did much of the heavy lifting for Mountain. Engaging a number of local heroes, David was able to
Mountain represents the second half of a number of songs recorded at Fret Wire Studio in 2020, in the beautiful surrounds of the Dandenong Ranges.

The first half was released as Valley, Benoit's second album released in 2021.

Producer David Miller did much of the heavy lifting for Mountain. Engaging a number of local heroes, David was able to ignite the songs of what has now become Benoit's third album release, giving them a sense of fullness and completion they would not have otherwise had.

Mountain includes songs of uncertainty, disenchantment and loss that seek to illuminate these experiences as necessary landscapes to traverse. Not understood as a wall to knock down or a lion to flee from, but as a friend that points to the soft golden autumn leaves falling on the dew capped grass.

It's morning and the feeling is new.
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Blue Bird

Benoit

Benoit’s fourth release and debut album, Blue Bird, explores broken landscapes and barren backyards in a subtle and poetic fashion.

In the hills of the Dandenong Ranges, the nine tracks of Blue Bird were recorded by Benoit within the space of a few days in single takes. Sound engineer, David Miller, managed to coax in some friends of his to lend
Benoit’s fourth release and debut album, Blue Bird, explores broken landscapes and barren backyards in a subtle and poetic fashion.

In the hills of the Dandenong Ranges, the nine tracks of Blue Bird were recorded by Benoit within the space of a few days in single takes. Sound engineer, David Miller, managed to coax in some friends of his to lend a hand in filling out the sound of the recordings with vocals, banjos, slide guitars, piano and harmonicas. These additions helped to complete the songs to leave a sound that is real and intimate.
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Interlude

Benoit

Due to the unforeseen circumstances of 2020, Benoit's fifth album, 'Valley', is expected to be released slightly later than planned.

The songs of 'Interlude' were written during Melbourne's extensive lockdown. In anticipation of the forthcoming release of 'Valley', 'Interlude' was released to satisfy the artistic urge to share and give, during a
Due to the unforeseen circumstances of 2020, Benoit's fifth album, 'Valley', is expected to be released slightly later than planned.

The songs of 'Interlude' were written during Melbourne's extensive lockdown. In anticipation of the forthcoming release of 'Valley', 'Interlude' was released to satisfy the artistic urge to share and give, during a time of waiting and uncertainty.

These are love songs, mixed with quiet reflection and contentment.

See you on the other side.
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Fifty miles

Benoit

Reflecting on his upcoming release of the five track EP, Fifty miles, Benoit remarks:

"My latest collection of songs are much closer to my heart than I expected. Five songs that sum up a journey in reconstructing what I once knew to be so secure, but left me empty, scrambling for a new direction. It does not stop there, or maybe it never does
Reflecting on his upcoming release of the five track EP, Fifty miles, Benoit remarks:

"My latest collection of songs are much closer to my heart than I expected. Five songs that sum up a journey in reconstructing what I once knew to be so secure, but left me empty, scrambling for a new direction. It does not stop there, or maybe it never does stop, whatever I may mean by that. But one thing I have found and hindsight has shown that there is indeed peace in insecurity, wholeness in pain and hope in sorrow."

Fifty miles marks the third release of Benoit since his humble beginnings in 2016 with the four track EP, Beam.
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