The alternative dub steelpan trio of Yoshio Machida (steeldrums, voice, percussion, electronics), Tatus (bass, voice & electronics) and Norihide Saji (drums, laptop & electronics) for 10 tracks of embraceable tunes including a cover of Miles Davis "All Blues".
Released in: Japan
Miimo is a Japanese Alternative Dub trio formed in 2005, comprised of Yoshio Machida (a.k.a. an experimental steelpanist / composer), Tatsu, a well known bassist in Japan in the field of Ska, Reggae to J-pop, and Norihide Saji (a.k.a. plot.), a drummer / laptop artist.
The theme of their 5th album miimo 5 is Jazz & Dub. All tracks have vinyl noise added to the recordings. The album presents itself as a compilation from 7" single Dub plates. Tracks include the sweet melody of Steelpan (tr1), a cover of Miles Davis's "All Blues" (tr4), remedying Augustus Pablo (tr5 & try), a Jazzy dub (tr7), etc.
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"Tatsuya Yoshida, born in Kitakami, Iwate is a Japanese musician; drummer and composer who is the only consistent member of the renowned progressive rock duo Ruins, as well as Koenji Hyakkei. He is also a member of the progressive rock trios Korekyojinn and Daimonji. Outside his own groups, Yoshida is renowned for his tenure as drummer in the indie progressive group YBO2, a band also featuring guitarist KK Null, whom he also joins in the current line up of Zeni Geva and he has played drums in a late edition of Samla Mammas Manna. He has been cited as "[the] indisputable master drummer of the Japanese underground". Along with his participation in bands, he has also released several solo recordings."-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatsuya_Yoshida)
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Catalog ID: Miimo 5
Squidco Product Code: 22034
Packaging: Jewel Case
Yoshio Machida-steeldrums, voice, percussion, electronics, PanKAT
Tatsu-bass, voice, electronics
Norihide Saji-drums, laptop, voice, electronics
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1. IP5 3:07
2. JC 3:44
3. A 4:49
4. ALL BLUES 3:37
5. DR 4:16
6. S 3:26
7. JC 4:50
8. B 3:33
9. PC 4:11
10. 9 4:34