V.A. - IMPROVISED MUSIC FROM JAPAN 2006 EXTRA (BOOK & 2CD)
Magazine in JAPANESE ONLY: 80 page, 21cm x 15cm + 2 CDs included. In addition to interviews of 12 musicians-1 group residing in Berlin (Gregor Hotz, Nicholas Bussmann, Merle Bennett, Thomas Ankersmit, Ignaz Schick, Hans Strobl, Pure, Annette Krebs, Andrea Neumann, Caramel Empties, Alessandro Bosetti, Boris Baltschun, and Kai Fagaschinski), this extra issue of imj features 2 CDs with 18 tracks by a total of over 30 musicians, almost all of whom are Berlin residents: Adeline Rosenstein-Andrea Neumann, Annette Krebs-Steffi Weismann, Kommando Raumschiff Zitrone, Michael Thieke Unununium, Lucio Capece-Axel Doerner-Robin Hayward, Tunar, Alessandro Bosetti, Tony Buck-Andrea Neumann, Sink, Marzipan Marzipan, Kalkuel & Leidenschaft, Boris Hauf, Phillip Sollman, Thomas Ankersmit, Ignaz Schick-Jason Forrest, Burkhard Beins, Rechenzentrum, and Blumm?. The interviews were conducted by Toshimaru Nakamura during a visit to Berlin in January 2005 (with the exception of the email interview of Annette Krebs by Taku Sugimoto, which took place between January and April 2006). Interviews: Gregor Hotz, Nicholas Bussmann, Merle Bennett, Thomas Ankersmit, Ignaz Schick, Hannes Strobl, Pure, Annette Krebs, Andrea Neumann, Caramel Empties, Alessandro Bosetti, Boris Baltschun, Kai Fagaschinski. All interviews by Toshimaru Nakamura in Berlin, January 2005, except Annette Krebs interview, by Taku Sugimoto by e-mail, January-April 2006.