World 03

The year is 2021, and Isaac Vallentin still lives on planet Earth.

To date, he has released three (or four) albums of original songs:

· "..."
· Amateur (Japanese ed.)
· Amateur
· Hedera

He's also released 5 collections of mostly wordless music in the categories of freestyle distortion, tundra sunshine, high castle rainwater, asiamerican prism, and blindfold jazz.

He shares his writing here.

His design portfolio is available here.

Isaac's works, concert listings, and other trivia are collected below.

Thank you for visiting.

2021

New! "..."

Six songs.

New! Winter Song

A music video, a shovel.

2020

No Hiding

Improvised jazz, soundtrack, opera.

Amateur (Japanese Edition)

Amateur, again, but different.

2019

Kasuga Suite

Six pieces for acoustic guitar.

Crooswijk

A five-part lullaby for electric piano.

2018

Amateur

Ten songs.

Loudest in the Universe

A music video, with unbroken eye-contact.

Arctic Summer

An ambient experiment dedicated to Nunavut.

Looking at Animals

Twenty-one improvised pieces for prepared guitar.

The Land of Inches

A video-portrait of Hull, Québec.

Zoo

A re-scoring of Bert Haanstra's 1961 short film.

2016

Hedera Demos

Early versions of four songs from Hedera.

2015

Hedera

Thirteen songs.

Stewardess

A music video.

Love and Devotion 7"

A tour-exclusive single.

Concerts

No upcoming concerts.

21/08/07 The Grace Tatamagouche CA
20/02/28 Cinqhole Ottawa CA
20/02/08 Club Saw Ottawa CA
20/02/06 Casa Del Popolo Montréal CA
19/12/08 Le Verre Bouteille Montréal CA
19/11/09 LUCfest Tainan TW
19/11/07 Basement Cafe Taipei TW
19/10/19 URSA Montréal CA
18/09/14 Blanc de Blanc Montréal CA
18/08/10 La Sotterenea Montréal CA
18/06/30 General Assembly Ottawa CA
18/06/29 Northern Contemporary Toronto CA
18/06/28 La Vitrola Montréal CA
18/02/16 National Arts Centre Ottawa CA
18/02/15 185 Van Horne Montréal CA
17/12/09 The Record Centre Ottawa CA
17/12/08 Belljar Toronto CA
17/12/07 Little Grasshopper Hamilton CA
17/12/06 The Garnet Peterborough CA
17/09/14 Ukrainian Federation Montréal CA
17/09/08 Blacksheep Inn Wakefield CA
17/08/26 Timber Lounge Halifax CA
17/08/25 Thunder and Lightning Sackville CA
17/08/24 Bellweather Vintage Fredericton CA
17/08/18 Arboretum Ottawa CA
17/08/05 Casa del Popolo Montréal CA
17/07/21 Burdock Toronto CA
17/07/20 Place for Bands Guelph CA
17/07/16 Bluesfest Ottawa CA
17/05/14 Le Cagibi Montréal CA
17/05/13 Black Squirrel Books Ottawa CA
17/03/08 Oblomov Kreuzkoelln Berlin DE
17/02/04 Hostel ROOM Rotterdam NL
16/10/28 Fabrica Treviso IT
16/10/21 Officine Corsaire Turin IT
16/10/19 La Bretelle Geneva CH
16/10/15 Le Motel Paris FR
16/10/14 Café Kafka Brussels BE
16/10/13 In De Ruimte Gent BE
16/10/12 Eetcafé Stathe Utrecht NL
16/10/09 Filmtheatre Kriterion Amsterdam NL
16/10/08 CC Muziekcafe Amsterdam NL
16/10/07 Skek Amsterdam NL
16/10/06 Alles Elbe Hamburg DE
16/10/04 Prachtwerk Berlin DE
16/10/01 Horns Erben Leipzig DE
16/08/19 The Slaughtered Lamb London UK
16/08/10 Klunkerkranich Berlin DE
16/03/18 The Great Hall Toronto CA
16/03/05 Pressed Ottawa CA
16/02/05 Megaphono Ottawa CA
15/12/05 Station One Grimsby CA
15/12/04 Burdock Toronto CA
15/12/03 The Garnet Peterborough CA
15/11/29 The Record Centre Ottawa CA
15/11/28 Brasserie Beaubien Montréal CA
15/11/26 Reneu Boutique Fredericton CA
15/11/25 Plan B Moncton CA
15/11/22 Baba's Lounge Charlottetown CA
15/11/19 The Seahorse Halifax CA
15/11/19 Gus' Pub Halifax CA
15/11/18 Red Herring Saint Andrews CA
15/09/21 Raw Sugar Ottawa CA
15/08/27 Pressed Ottawa CA
15/07/25 Station One Grimsby CA
15/07/17 Broken Arts Festival Oshawa CA
15/07/11 Blacksheep Inn Wakefield CA
15/07/03 House of Common Ottawa CA
15/06/13 Musiikki Café Kingston CA
15/06/06 Quai des Brumes Montréal CA
15/05/23 Lilac Fest Oxford Mills CA

Links

Songs, poems, stories:

Isaac's mailing list

Booking, questions, gossip:

Isaac's e-mail

Trophy case:

Huot & Vallentin

Desperation:

Twitter

The empty mirror:

Instagram

Label (Japan):

MIDI International

Label (Regular Expression):

E-Tron Records

Info

Born 1993. Unpredictable output, wide variety in style: smooth, hairy, bumpy, angular, over-produced, under-produced, improvisational, process-driven, whatever. Concerts in Canada, Europe, and Asia. Creates posters, videos, and album covers for himself and other artists. Establishes commercial image studio Huot & Vallentin with Pascal Huot in 2012; prolific output 2014-2016, considered output 2017-present. Currently: renting an apartment in Montréal somewhere in the Maritimes; writing songs, poems, stories, essays; consulting on image and making images.