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Yoshihide, Otomo: Guitar Solo 2015 RIGHT (Doubtmusic)

The complement to his "Guitar Solo "RIGHT", Otomo Yoshihide recorded 123 structured guitar improvisations on Masayuki Takayanagi's 1963 Gibson, then gave them to Akihiko Matsumoto who fed them into software he developed to play them back using a set of intelligent rules.
 

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Includes 6 page insert with liner notes in English and Japanese.

UPC: 4571222591622

Label: Doubtmusic
Catalog ID: dms-162
Squidco Product Code: 21593

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2016
Country: Japan
Packaging: Digipack
Created for the exhibition "Otomo Yoshihide: Between MUSIC and ART", held from 2014 to 2105


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1. GuitarSoloRight2015_0712_9pm 1:02:26




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"This is a reconstructed work using the sound recorded for Guitar Solos Vol. 1, which was exhibited at ICC in Hatsudai, Tokyo from 2014 to 2015; and the software developed by Akihiko Matsumoto for that work.

A 1963 Gibson ES-175 which had belonged to the late Masayuki Takayanagi was used for the guitar recording. This instrument was also used for the previous album Guitar Solo 2015 LEFT, but the recordings for Guitar Solos Vol. 1 actually happened several months earlier, before I had the guitar repaired. It had remained in its case for the quarter-century since Takayanagi-san stopped using it, and the only change I had made was to replace the strings. Some sounds were difficult to produce, but for the recording I decided to use the guitar as it was. This recording took place at GOK SOUND. Picking up both raw sounds and sounds that passed through the amps, I recorded 123 improvised takes ranging in length from two or three seconds to a minute. Most were fragments of about ten seconds. I divided the takes into several types as I played them; there were no retakes.

After the recording, I gave the 123 sound files to Matsumoto-san. Using the software he produced, a work was created in which fragments are played randomly, according to certain tendencies, from 16 speakers. The work was exhibited at ICC for a period of several months.

In this album, the 16-channel work heard at the exhibition was modified for listening on two stereo channels."-Otomo Yoshihide

See also Guitar Solo 2015 LEFT
Includes 6 page insert with liner notes in English and Japanese.


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Artist Biographies:

Otomo Yoshihide - born in 1959 in Yokohama, Japan. As a teenager, he spent time in Fukushima. Staying independent, he has consistently composed a wide range of music from improvisation to noise music and pop, and his music talent has spread all over the world. He has a successful career as a film score composer and has produced more than 70 movie soundtracks. In recent years, he has produced special type of concerts and musical works in collaboration with other various artists under the name of "ensembles". In addition, one of his priorities is,producing musical workshop projects involving handicapped children. In 2011, after the Great East Japan Earthquake , he started "PROJECT FUKUSHIMA!" along with people in various sectors. He has been active beyond the music scene and this is the reason that he has attracted a great deal of attention. In 2012, he received the Minister of Education Award for Fine Arts in the category of Promotion for "PROJECT FUKUSHIMA!". In 2013, he received various prizes including the Japan Record Award for his accomplishments, such as composing the theme music for the TV drama "Amachan".

"I use my real name "Otomo Yoshihide" as my stage name. When you write your Japanese name in English alphabet, many people often write their given names first, then their family names, following in the Western traditional culture. But originally, some Asian countries, including Japan, write their family names first, and then their given names follow after that. In my opinion, there is not only one standard for people's names and we should respect the values each person attaches to their name. Calling someone by his first name is a wonderful custom in Western culture to express familiarity with each other but that custom is not necessary in Japan because nobody has ever called me by my first name. It does not mean that people are unlikely to become close friends with me. It is just that calling me "Otomo" seems easier. There are some places with such customs in the world; where people friendlily call you by your family name. I am definitely not a nationalist but I have a feeling that something is wrong with those people who do not only disregard the tradition I am familiar with, but would rather follow Western standards.

For this reason, I would like to continue using the notation "Otomo Yoshihide" as before. When you call me, please call me "Otomo" as before. This will not cause any problems in its use. Until now, many people have written my name "Yoshihide Ōtomo" or "Yoshihide Otomo" but please understand those notations are not my intention. I am sincerely grateful for your consideration."

-Otomo Yoshihide Website (http://otomoyoshihide.com/en/?page_id=4)
10/11/2017

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