Le personnage principal est un peuple isolé
Beautiful musical landscapes created by Benjamin Lew, brought to you by STROOM!

Le personnage principal est un peuple isolé

Benjamin Lew

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Celebrating the charming harmony of spring, I, proud as can be, want to put forward this unbelievable not-so-novelty. The beautiful musical landscapes created by Benjamin Lew and everyone surrounding him.

Not gonna try to introduce him better then Marc Hollander from Crammed Records, so let me quote/copy/paste:

“Benjamin Lew was an enlightened amateur, in the noble and almost Renaissance-like sense of the word: he dabbled with equal grace in photography, writing, visual arts ... and worked part-time as a cocktail mixer in a tropical bar which was one of the favourite watering holes of Brussels’ thriving artistic community of the early ‘80s. Tuxedomoon had just moved to Brussels, and Steven Brown was among the many musicians, designers & artists who patronized the bar. Benjamin had a secret passion: he wasn’t a musician, but had acquired a small analog computer, with which he had started creating these strange mysterious little pieces. Benjamin played them to Steven and asked him if he’d agree to record with him. Steven was taken with them and accepted. The Douzième Journée was largely created in the studio by both protagonists, with the help of Gilles Martin and myself, in the spring of ‘82. Listening to his albums (he went on to record four more with Crammed) is like embarking on a dream journey to the Sahara or the Far East. You’d think that some of the pieces feature non-European musicians or samples but: no... this is just Benjamin’s imagination, his synths, and his friends…”

Marc Hollander, Feb. 2019 

Savour the mystery.



  • 1.Profondeurs des eaux des laques
  • 1.Profondeurs Des Eaux Des Laques
  • 2.Moments
  • 2.Moments
  • 3.Le personnage principal est un peuple isolé
  • 3.Le Personnage Principal Est Un Peuple Isolé
  • 4.Face a ce qui se derobe
  • 4.Face A Ce Qui Se Dérobe
  • 5.Qu’il fasse nuit
  • 5.Qu’il Fasse Nuit
  • 6.The Wheel
  • 6.The Wheel


  • 1.Little Birds Sit On Your Shoulder
  • 1.Little Birds Sit On Your Shoulder
  • 2.Etendue
  • 2.Etendue
  • 3.Ces Personnages
  • 3.Ces personnages
  • 4.Joyeux Regrets Imprécis
  • 4.Joyeux regrets imprécis
  • 5.Hommes Assis Devant Un Mur Chaulé
  • 5.Hommes assis devant un mur chaulé
  • 6.La Magnifique Alcoolique
  • 6.La magnifique alcoolique


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