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World Heritage, The: Live At Goodman

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 18388
Catalog Code: MGC-45
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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The World Heritage in their 5th release recorded live at Tokyo's Akihabara Goodman in 2012, amazing improvised instrumental rock from Tatsuya Yoshida (drums), Seiichi Yamamoto (guitar), Natsuki Kido (guitar), Yuji Katsui (violin) and Mitsuru Nasuno (bass).


BLASTRO: From the Beginning to the End

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 18168
Catalog Code: dmf-151
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The trio of Hiroshi Hasegawa and Miyano on electronics, and Ironfist Tatsushima on drums in a 32 minute blast of sound and noise recorded live at Earthdom, Tokyo in 2013 and mixed by Tatsuya Yoshida who reveals the inner layers of their profoundly intense sonic attacks.


Unami / Kamura / Akiyama: Hontatedori [VINYL]

Label: Compare Notes Records
Product Code: 17914
Catalog Code: cnv-0033
Country: Japan
 
Price: $18.00



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The first album by the trio of Taku Unami, Moe Kamura, Tetuzi Akiyama who had been playing together as a permanent group without its name since October 2009, hauntingly beautiful songs.


Tamura, Natsuki: Dragon Nat

Label: Libra
Product Code: 17845
Catalog Code: 101-032
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.00



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Using Gato Libre's music as the direction for his first solo album since 2004, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura releases an album of powerful and personal playing with a surreal flow of ideas, impish humor, and restrained joy.


Fujii, Satoko: Gen Himmel

Label: Libra
Product Code: 17844
Catalog Code: 201-033
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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A hauntingly beautiful set of solo piano works from Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii, subtle work that belies her incredible techincal skill through beautifully paced and meditative music.


Kaze: Tornado

Label: Circum-Libra
Product Code: 17843
Catalog Code: 202
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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With two trumpets, drums and piano, Kaze's 2nd release with Satoko Fujii, Natsuki Tamura, and Muzzix members Christian Pruvost and Peter Orins, hits like the album title, but surprises with contrasts from torrential power to beautiful melodic interplay.


Fujii, Satoko New Trio: Spring Storm

Label: Libra
Product Code: 17687
Catalog Code: 203-034
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.00



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A set of new trio compositions from pianist Satoko Fujii with bassist Todd Nicholson and drummer/percussionist Takashi Itani, a magnificent set of compositions for the transformative season.


Sauter, Jim & Kid Millions: Boanerges

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 17655
Catalog Code: dmf-149
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Saxophonist Jim Sauter from Borbetmagus and drummer Kid Millions (John Colpitts) team up to create a set of noisy rock-influenced improvisations, dense and explosive music.


Mouri, Katsura and Tim Olive: Various Histories

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 17564
Catalog Code: 845-2
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.00



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The first release from the duo of Katsura Mouri and Tim Olive was recorded near Kyoto on a sweltering summer day in 2010, heard in these gritty and rich ea-improv pieces from Tim Olive on pickups and metals, and Mouri on turntables.


Kazuhisa, Uchihashi / Yoshida Tatsuya: Improvisations 4 [DVD AUDIO + IMAGES]

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 17240
Catalog Code: MGMD-01
Country: Japan
 
Price: $18.95



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The 4th improvisation release of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Koenji, &c) and guitarist Uchihasi Kazuhisa (Altered States) is a DVD audio release presenting 36 remarkable live tracks from 6 concerts recorded 2004-2012.


Olive, Tim / Alfredo Costa Monteiro: 33 Bays

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 16953
Catalog Code: 845-1
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.00



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Captured during a Japan tour by the duo of Tim Olive (one-string electric guitar) and Alfredo Costa Monteiro (electro-acoustic devices), this live studio recording showcases the duo's attunement and dramatic sense of structure.


Hijokaidan featuring Sakata Akira: Made in Studio

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 16913
Catalog Code: dmf-147
Country: Japan
 
Price: $18.00



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Saxophonist Sakata Akira joins Hijokaidan for a roaring studio performance in their first CD recording after 8 years, and the first since their newest member, drummer Futoshi Okano, joined the group.


Jazz Hijokaidan: Made In Japan - Live At Shinjuku Pit Inn

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 16912
Catalog Code: dmf-146
Country: Japan
 
Price: $18.00



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Hijokaidan renamed themselves "Jazz Hijokaidan" for the addition of Sakata Akira and Toyozumi "Sabu" Yoshisaburo to the group, recording this blazing improvised performance live at Shinjuku Pit Inn.


Kazuhisa / Tatsuya / Satoshi: Deposition & Erosion

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 16908
Catalog Code: MGC-43
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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The dynamic duo of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Korekyojin, Koenji Hyakkei) and guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa (Altered States, Ground Zero) meet in the studio with pianist Mishiba Satoshi for ten multi-tracked rock improvisations of great diversity, power and beauty.


Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii: MUKU

Label: Libra
Product Code: 16619
Catalog Code: Libra 102-031
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Trumpeter Tamura and pianist Fujii return to the duo they've been recording for more than 15 years to explore a more quiet and lyrical side of their collaboration by reimagining compositions originally written for Tamura's Gato Libre quartet.


Gato Libre: Forever

Label: Libra
Product Code: 16618
Catalog Code: Libra 104-030
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The 5th release from the Japanese quartet of trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, Satoko Fujii, here on accordian, the late bassist Norikatsu Koreyasu, and guitarist Kazuhiko Tsumura, beautiful free form improvisation performed live in concert in 2011.


Ryoko, Ono: Undine

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 16428
Catalog Code: dms-145
Country: Japan
 
Price: $22.95



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Japanese saxophonist Ono Ryoko plays a variety of instruments and utilizes her exceptional circular breathing and multi-phonic blowing on this album, that has been manipulated and over-dubbed with Yoshida Tatsuya's drumming.


Teneleven (Nasuno Mitsuru): Teneleven

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 15972
Catalog Code: dmf-144
Country: Japan
 
Price: $18.00



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Nasuno Mitsuru (Altered States, Seijaku, Korkyojin, &c) in a new band with two synthesizers, bass, and drums, rock in a Heldon/Tangerine Dream mode using modern electroacoustic principles for richly hypnotic electronic music.


World Heritage, The: Travelling Silk Road

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 15784
Catalog Code: MGC-42
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Live recordings of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya's World Heritage band from Koenji HIGH in 2009, condensing and editing the show into one incredible hour of sophisticated rock improvisation.


sim: sec:ond sim

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 15619
Catalog Code: dms-143
Country: Japan
 
Price: $18.95



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The Japanese post-rock trio Sim (Oshima Teruyuki (guitar), Ootani Yoshio(electronics) and Uemura Masahiro(drums)) play a compelling stripped-down odd-rhythmic yet funky instrumental rock with unusual electronic counterpoint.


Ishiwarizakura: Okuno Hosomichi

Label: Magaibutsu Limited
Product Code: 15615
Catalog Code: MGC-40
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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A live recording of this quartet from the Iwate Prefecture in the Tohoku region of Japan, improvised and impressive rock from Yoshida Tatsuya (drums), Nasuno Mitsuru (bass), Kita Naoki (violin) and Murakami Naoki (guitar).


Sorites Paradox: Sorites Paradox

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 15614
Catalog Code: MGC-38
Country: Japan
 
Price: $12.00



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Eccentric Japanese vocalist Makigami Koichi joins Ruins/Korekyojinn drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, Altered States guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa, and Shimizu Kazuto (Hikasu) for an album of impressive and slightly deranged rock.


Korekyojinn with Tsuboy Akihisa: Doldrums

Label: Magaibutsu Limited
Product Code: 15613
Catalog Code: MGC-41
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Korekyojinn (Yoshida Tatsuya, Nasuno Mitsuru and Kido Natuski) in their 7th release, joined by violinist Akihisa Tsuboy, recorded live at Tokyo's Koenji High, Lush, and Missions from 2008-2010.


Sakata, Akira: The Tale of the Heike

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 15424
Catalog Code: dms-142
Country: Japan
 
Price: $20.95



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Clarinetist, percussionist and vocalist Akira Sakata performs a disturbing rendering of "The Tale of the Heike", an epic account of the 12th century struggle between the Taira and Minamoto clans for control of Japan.


Machida, Yoshio: Steelpan Improvisations : 2001-2008

Label: Yoshio Machida
Product Code: 15389
Catalog Code: YM0901
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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Yoshio Machida's steelpan live recordings in Europe and Japan between 2001-2008; including early pieces by combination of self-made steelpan Gamelan sound and computer to recent acoustic steelpan pieces.


Akiyama, Tetuzi / Takuji Kawai: Transition

Label: Ftarri
Product Code: 15070
Catalog Code: ftarri-997
Country: Japan
 
Price: $17.95



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Eight duo improvisations on acoustic guitar and piano, with pianist Kawai preparing the piano with bolts, threads, &c. and Akiyama switching between prepared and slide guitar.


Hirsch, Shelley & Kazuhisa Uchihashi: DUETS - 10 years after

Label: Innocent Records
Product Code: 14774
Catalog Code: icr-016
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.36



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10 years after their first CD, Japanese improvising guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa met NY free vocalist Shelley Hirsch at Roulette in NYC and at Cafe Oto in London to record these exceptional duets.


Kanon (Aki Takase, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Axel Dorner): Beauty Is The Thing

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 14768
Catalog Code: dmf-141
Country: Japan
 
Price: $21.95



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The trio of pianist Aki Takase, guitarist/daxophonist Kazuhisa Uchihashi, and trumpeter Axel Dorner in an exploration of informed and exquisite dialog in acoustic and electric improvisation.


Kaze: Rafale

Label: Circum-Libra
Product Code: 14677
Catalog Code: 201
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Kaze brings together Japan's incredible improviser-composers, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and pianist Satoko Fujii, with trumpeter Christian Pruvost and drummer Peter Orins from the French improvisers collective Muzzix.


Fujii, Satoko Orchestra New York: ETO

Label: Libra
Product Code: 14676
Catalog Code: 215-029
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York in a work based on the Chinese zodiac, referred to as "Eto", in a celebration of husband and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura's 60th birthday, and of the 12 animals of the zodiac.


Fujii, Satoko Min-Yoh Ensemble: Watershed

Label: Libra
Product Code: 14675
Catalog Code: 204-028
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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After studying jazz and classical music, pianist Satoko Fujii became interested in Min-Yoh, which means folk music in Japanese; this is her 2nd lovely and powerful release with her Min-Yoh Ensemble.


Kazuhisa, Uchihashi and Sotoyama Akira: Uchisoto 1

Label: Innocent Records
Product Code: 14280
Catalog Code: ICR-015
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.00



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Altered States guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa in a set of improvised duos with drummer and percussionist Akira Sotoyama, a frequent player with Otomo, Haco, &c.


blacksheep: 2

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 14187
Catalog Code: dmf-140
Country: Japan
 
Price: $21.95



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Ryuichi Yoshida's blacksheep in their second album, performed live to push this jazz oriented trio in unexpected directions, as they rework pieces from their 1st and introduce new sci-fi numbers.


Machida, Yoshio: The Spirit of Beauty

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 14065
Catalog Code: 011
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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A soundtrack for their first retrospective exhibition at Mori Art Center in Tokyo in 2009-2010 commissioned to Yoshio Machida by legendary French jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels.


Talugung: Anura

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 14064
Catalog Code: 012
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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Canadian artist Ryan Waldron (The Riderless) works with collected and constructed instruments, here in a mystic release inspired by the sound and polyrhythms of frogs.


Ohanami: Ohanami

Label: Wonderyou / Nature Bliss
Product Code: 14063
Catalog Code: WNDU 002
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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Drummer and percussionist Tatsuhisa Yamamoto meets steelpan player Yoshio Machida for an album of rhythmic and melodic intersections with electronic underpinnings.


Acid Mothers Temple SWR & Umezu Kazutoki: Sax & The City

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 13980
Catalog Code: DQC-613 / MGC-37
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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A live multitrack recording from 2009 of the collaboration of Acid Mothers Temple SWR - Kawabata Makoto, Tsuyama Atushi, and Yoshida Tatsuya - with saxophonist Umezu Kazutoki.


Korekyojin: Tundra

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 13979
Catalog Code: DQC-612 / MGC-37
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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The Korekyojinn power rock trio of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, guitarist Kido Natsuki and bassist Nasuno Mitsuru in their 4th album of intense, complex, and exultant rock.


ONJT +: Bells

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 13832
Catalog Code: dmf-139
Country: Japan
 
Price: $21.95



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One of two releases from Otomo Yoshihide's ONJT with Mizutani Hiroaki, Mizutani Hiroaki, Yoshigaki Yasuhiro + Sachiko M and Jim O'Rourke, paying homage to Albert Ayler's ESP release, "Bells".


ONJT +: Lonely Woman

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 13831
Catalog Code: dmf-138
Country: Japan
 
Price: $21.95



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One of two releases from Otomo Yoshihide's ONJT with Mizutani Hiroaki, Mizutani Hiroaki, Yoshigaki Yasuhiro + Sachiko M and Jim O'Rourke, paying homage to Ornette Coleman's "Lonely Woman".


Sekkutsu Jean: DVD

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 13814
Catalog Code: MGDV-06
Country: Japan
 
Price: $17.95



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The intense Japanese rock duo of bassist Sato Kenji and drummer Yoshida Tatsuya performing live at Tokyo's Show Boat in 2008, and at UFO Club in 2006.


Seijaku: You Should Prepare To Survive Through Even Anything Happens

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 13597
Catalog Code: dms-137
Country: Japan
 
Price: $18.00



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Haino Keiji's Seijaku with bassist Nasuno Mitsuru and drummer Ichiraku Yoshimitsu here showing their devotion to the 20th-century blues spirit in a unique and twisted style.


Seijaku: Mail From FUSHITSUSHA

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 13596
Catalog Code: dms-136
Country: Japan
 
Price: $19.95



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Guitarist/vocalist Haino Keiji, bassist Nasuno Mitsuru and drummer Ichiraku Yoshimitsu play the 21-st century blues, dark, distorted and dynamic rock for your shattered future.


Junji, Hirose: the elements: tenor saxophone solos

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 13595
Catalog Code: dms-135
Country: Japan
 
Price: $18.00



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Japanese saxophone innovator Junji Hirose (Ground Zero, P.O.N., EastAsia Orchstra) in an album of extreme solos recorded in 2010 at Tokyo's Knuttel House.


Gato Libre: Nomad

Label: No Man's Land
Product Code: 13274
Catalog Code: NML0634
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.00



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Trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and Satoko Fujii on accordion with guitarist Kazuhiko Tsumura and bassist Nirkatsu Koreyasu in their 2nd Gato Libre release, sophisticated, upbeat, melodic jazz.


International Nothing, The (Fagaschinski / Thieke): Less Action, Less Excitement, Less Everything

Label: Ftarri
Product Code: 13214
Catalog Code: 219
Country: Japan
 
Price: $17.95



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Masters of tonality, in their 2nd release the dual clarinets of Kai Fagaschinski and Michael Thieke are heard without any guest musicians, making a rich, gorgeous album of tense timbres.


Walk With the Penguin: Steal a Spoon for You

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 13119
Catalog Code: amorfon009
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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Steelpan and electronics player and Amorfon label leader Yoshio Machida met the Serbian CINC band for these sophisticated and lovely post-rock pieces recorded in Belgrade, 2006.


Kindermusik: Improvised Music by Babies

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 13118
Catalog Code: amorfon005
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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10 babies under 1.5 years old are gathered from several countries to improvise on zither, piano, steel pan, toy turntable or computer-controlled pacifier with unlikely results.


Machida, Yoshio: Naada

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 13117
Catalog Code: amorfon006
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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Tokyo based transboundary sound & visual artist Yoshio Machida in his 2006 4th release of steel pan music, here solo or multi-tracked without electronics in 7 pieces including one inspired by Satie.


Kuning, Zai + Otomo Yoshihide + Dickson Dee: Book From Hell

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 13077
Catalog Code: dmf-134
Country: Japan
 
Price: $18.00



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A 71 minute unedited improvisation between guitarist Zai Kuning, Otomo Yoshihide on guitar and turntable, and Dickson Dee on electronics, Asian improv moving between turbulence and stillness.