Unusual sound work from the Japanese duo of Takahiro Kawaguchi and Utah Kawasaki (Astro Twin), using self-made instruments and electronics to create unexpected sonic emissions that follow curious paths separated by periods of quiet or textural sound.
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Recorded in the summer of 2015 at Ftarri and Pool, Tokyo.
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Unusual sound work from the Japanese duo of Takahiro Kawaguchi and Utah Kawasaki (Astro Twin), using self-made instruments and electronics to create unexpected sonic emissions that follow curious paths that are separated by periods of quiet or textural sound.
Takahiro Kawaguchi was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1980. He works in Osaka and Tokyo in various electroacoustic genres, using field recordings or creating sound installations, or presenting sound live. The common concept of all his works is: "Space recognition through the sounds". He has released several CD / CDR on domestic and foreign labels, and has also been active in his international and interdisciplinary projects. He has created works at Slade Research Centre in LONDON, collaborated in the UK with dance and photography through installation work, and is involved in the Japan Media Arts Festival promoted by the Ministry of Culture of Japan.
Electronic artist Utah Kawasaki is a member of Astro Twin, Bject, Mon.goose, Off-cells, Satanic Abandoned Rock & Roll Society.
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"Born in OSAKA, JAPAN, in 1980. Works in OSAKA and TOKYO base sound artist. Takahiro started to work, from 2000, in various fields as "Fieldrecording", "Sound Installation" and "Sound performance". The common concept of all his works is: "Space recognition through the sounds". He has released six CD / CDR from domestic and foreign labels which are specialized in experimental music. And three other CD projects are going on for 2007. He has also been very active in his international and interdisciplinary projects in the year of 2006 : Creation of his new peace at Slade Research Centre in LONDON, UK Collaboration with dance and photography in the installation work:"Three", at BankArt Yokohama, Japan (Project involved in the Japan Media Arts Festival promoted by the Ministry of Culture of Japan)."-Gruenrekorder (http://www.gruenrekorder.de/?page_id=30)
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