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"Complex instrumentals from an exciting new band from Tokyo blending rock, jazz and flamenco. Combining the precision of This Heat and the improvisational edge of Massacre, these three young musicians have fashioned a clean new sound out of the classic guitar, bass and ...
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TZ7261 | TZADIK

"A slashing, razor sharp live concert from one of the most powerful bands in the Tokyo underground -- an all-star instrumental trio with members of Ruins, Altered States and Bondage Fruits. Astounding mini-masterpieces filled with an intense energy and incredible ...
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TZ7257 | TZADIK

"A second CD of astounding vocal acrobatics by one of the most original singers in the world. A master of every conceivable vocal technique both imaginable and unimaginable, Makigami fuses the avant garde with Tuuvan throat singing, cartoon music, Japanese traditional ...
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TZ7253 | TZADIK

"From organizing concerts at his club Bears to performing in the cult bands Omoide Hatoba, Rovo and Boredoms, Yamamoto has been a central figure of the internationally acclaimed Osaka rock/noise scene since the late 8o's. For his second Tzadik CD, one of Japan's most ...
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TZ7248 | TZADIK

"Hoahio's second CD is even more quirky and varied than the first. Joining koto virtuoso Yagi Michiyo and Kansai vocalist Haco this time is Era Mari, a remarkable young percussionist from Tokyo. Her brilliant vibes and marimba playing gives this release a bit of a ...
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TZ7245 | TZADIK

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0602537714346 | INTERSCOPE

Back to black reisse series incl. mp3 voucher
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0600753351635 | DEF JAM

"featuring material drawn from concerts in cornwall, barcelona and rome, discretion is the fourth travis & fripp album. travis & fripp's music moves from the small-scale and intimate to an epic grandeur filled with blissful reverie and, on occasion, mournful reflection. ...
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TF140 | TONEFLOAT

"last year's follow was a natural step forward for theo travis and king crimson mainman robert fripp's ongoing aural explorations. as with their debut thread, tonefloat was given the priviledge to release the steven wilson mixed and mastered release onto two heavyweight ...
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TF131 | TONEFLOAT

"This unique and almost inevitable collaboration yielded a beautiful sequence of recordings that artfully avoided the cliches routinely associated with ambient and improv, while wholly encompassing the core elements of both forms of music. Mixed by Steven Wilson and ...
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TF62 | TONEFLOAT

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5099969423215 | CAPITOL

"Title translates as 'Dreams Die Blithefully Day By Day'. Commemorating 25 years of unheralded existence for this unknown lyric poet/artist/betting tipster/folk-singer maniac. Tomokawa first emerged, with Kan Mikami, during Japan's underground folk boom of the early ...
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PSFD-96 | PSF RECORDS

Guitar duo recorded at Loop Line, Tokyo, may 12, 2006.
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SMCD10 | SLUB MUSIC

"Third album proper from this Japanese trio consisting of Emi Nobuko (Drums) and Acid Mothers Temple duo Higashi Hiroshi (Bass) and Kawabata Makoto (Guitar). All the music on this four song/66 minute album was completely improvised, and not over-dubbed. The sounds fall ...
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REPOSECD02 | RIOT SEASON

"Yasunao Tone's near-half century's worth of work links contemporary electronic music with the historical avant-garde. One of the founding members of Japan's Fluxus Movement and an early associate of Yoko Ono and the late John Cage, 67 year-old New York resident Yasunao ...
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ASPHODEL2011 | ASPHODEL

"The new approach to her songwriting and production sees the 40-year-old Steffi being as on point as ever. Power Of Anonymity features laid-back, melodic cuts like "Pip", "Fine Friend" and the break-heavy title track next to more straightforward, hypnotic dance floor ...
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OSTGUTLP16 | OSTGUT

"Was Hintergrund-Informationen angeht, verweisen die Künstler auf die sogenannten Mann-Protokolle der drei Protagonisten Berhold, George und Ray Mann. Eine Art Produktions-Tagebuch, bevor die drei Männer mit ihrer Musik endgültig in der Virtualität verschwanden. Die ...
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AKT753LP | STAATSAKT

"Zu has always been a mercurial and ever changing entity, not afraid of cross-genre explorations and breaking down barriers between musical styles. Despite playing traditional instruments, major influences on Zu music have always been sonic explorers like Coil, ...
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TR133 | TROST

"OutOut Houses is an installation consisting of 4 small rooms. The rooms are freestanding but connected by 10-foot long steel square tubes. Each room has a 14-inch wind turbine on its roof. As wind blows, the turbine blades spin and rub against a metal and rubber ...
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LS002 | SMALL WORLD

"A sonic document of canoe travel through the International Port of Chicago, the little Calumet River, and the I&M canal-the last great American waterway built during the canal era. From industrial harbor to tadpole pond, these waterways once linked the Gulf of Mexico ...
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DP001 | SMALL WORLD

"Born in Pasadena, CA in 1931, Barbara T. Smith is a performance art pioneer. This two LP compilation of audio recordings by Smith is from select early performances. It is not generally known that Smith's events were almost always accompanied by an audio environment ...
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BTS001 | SMALL WORLD