The 100 guitars on a drunken boat is an evolutionary project created by Gilles Laval, composed initially for 100 electric guitars and inspired by the French poem of Arthur Rimbaud, “Le bateau ivre”. It reinvents itself, with each new re-creation in new contexts. For this new stopover, we are offering, in partnership with Milk Me, to … More Guitars on a Drunken Boat in Berlin & Lyon – Apply now!
After recording the “100 guitars on a drunken boat”, Gilles Laval, Clémentine Gasnier and Gégé Millet spent almost three weeks mixing and mastering the 150+ tracks of the future CD. … More Time for Recording: Part 5 – The Mix
How can you put 20 guitarists in the same room and record them simultaneously while making sure to capture the best sound ever? This was the challenge of the 5-day recording sessions of the 100 guitars on a drunken boat. … More Time for Recording: Part 4 – On Air
Shortly before going on studio to record the 100 guitars on a drunken boat, Gilles Laval and Serge Begout met to plan the recording sessions.
Gilles took some time to explain his creative world with all the gizmos he uses in his musical research. … More Time for Recording: Part 3 – Plan the Recordings
Here we are again locked for 5 days of intensive work to rehearse the “100 guitars on a drunken boat”. We all showed up at 9:30 am over the weekends in Villeurbanne. Being all together again felt like heaven. … More Time for Recording: Part 2 – The Rehearsals
After a complicated summer and other restrictions that we managed to go through, the GSUBI team is back to work. Gilles woke up one of those mornings in September and decided to record the “100 guitares sur un bateau ivre”… No kidding. … More Time for Recording: Part 1 – The Project
30 guitarists from Lyon go live at the Going Underground exhibition of the Maison Des Associations in Lyon to give an exceptional show. … More 30 guitars performing at MDA Lyon Going Underground
A new implementation of the bateau ivre creation performed at La Cité des Papes with a brand new set of local guitarists! We made it again. … More 100 guitars playing again in Avignon
After a tremendous success in Villeurbanne, 100 guitares sur un bateau ivre is playing again at Lyon Croix-Rousse. … More 100 guitars experience at Croix-Rousse Lyon
On June 22th, 2017, 100 guitarists, aged 12 to 65, present an incredible creation in front of an enthusiastic crowd of more than 1,200 people. … More 100 guitars drive the show in Villeurbanne