Henri Chopin was an avant-garde poet and musician. Chopin’s poesie sonore aesthetics included a deliberate cultivation of a barbarian approach in production, using raw or crude sound manipulations to explore the area between distortion and intelligibility. He avoided high-quality, professional recording machines, preferring to use very basic equipment and bricolage methods, such as sticking matchsticks in the erase heads of a second-hand tape recorder, or manually interfering with the tape path (Wendt 1985, 16–17 - source www.wikipedia.org). Apart from that, he run the ’magazine’ ’Revue OU - Cinquième Saison’ between 1964 and 1974, which is part of the Argos collection.