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Laurent Girard (born in 1975) is a musician known as Melodium from Angers, France. In 1999 Laurent contacted the label Tugboat to ask for a CD of one of their bands, Isan. While doing so, Laurent sent some of his own compositions. He received a kind reply from Glen Johnson, telling him to send him more tracks. Glen later sent the tape to a friend label, Static Caravan, who released Laurent's 7" called "Rhythmil". During the same year Laurent bought a computer to make it easier to create sounds. Salvo Pinzone from the label Disasterbychoice (Italy) offered Laurent to release a complete album. The album was composed during Laurent's time in the military service in a very small room and with small means.

He then releases a second album with Static Caravan ("Silica")

Finally, in 2002, he's interviewed by a man named Stephane, who runs a webzine ("Autres directions"). They become friends and Stephane talks to Laurent about a label he wants to create. Laurents accepts to be part of it, and his last album, "La Tête qui Flotte", is released, under the label "Autres directions in music".

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