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What the does the word “Griche”?
Griche is a local Quebec word expressing noise or static, slightly different from standard French. It could be translated by “static” or “white noise”.


While participating in Radio Atelier, a local art show on community radio, Sylvain, already specializing in audio art, has decided to launch its own podcast, which is active since 2019.

Season 1

Guests from the first season (2019-2020)

  • Béchard/Hudon
  • Éric Normand
  • Magali Babin
  • Black Givre (Samuel Bobony)
  • Érick D’Orion
  • Hazy Montagne Mystique (Chittakone Baccam)
  • Hélène Prévost,
  • Philippe-Aubert Gauthier,
  • France Jobin,
  • Erin Gee,
  • Samuel Mercure,
  • Yves Daoust

Saison 2

Guests from the second season (2020-2021)

  • Ida Toninato
  • Philippe Vandal
  • Nicolas Bernier
  • Philippe Lauzier
  • Kathy Kennedy
  • Kevin Gironnay
  • Moshi Moshi (Charlotte Clermont, Gabrielle Godbout et Émilie Payeur)

This season also had interviews about music theory and research:

  • André-Éric Létourneau
  • Esther Bourdages
  • Eric Fillion (Tenzier)
  • Louise Boisclair

Season 3, 4, 5 (2021-2023)

  • Emilie Mouchous
  • Raphael Foisy-Couture (Small Scale Music)
  • Chantal Dumas
  • Gaetan Gosselin (La Croche Oreille)
  • Nancy Tobin and Léa Boudreau

Griche, the vinyl compilation, was launched in three artist-run centres :

  • 2022 May 18, OBORO, Montréal.
  • October 2022 à Sporobole, Sherbrooke
  • February 24, 2023, Avatar, Québec

In 2022 and 2023, these episodes were added to the Griche collection of interviews:

  • Andrea-Jane Cornell
  • Joane Hétu
  • Le fruit vert (Marie-Douce St-Jacques & Andrea-Jane Cornell)
  • Avatar – 30th anniversary (Québec)
  • Jocelyn Robert (Québec)

To this day, 34 episodes have been published, on the most important platforms (Apple Music, PocketsCasts and others). Another portrait has also been made with electronic litterature artist Yannick B. Gélinas.

Griche will be celebrating its 5th anniversary on October 28, 2023.