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Kaze (Fujii / Tamura / Pruvost / Orins) w/ Ikue Mori: Sand Storm

Label: Libra/ Circum-Disc
Product Code: 29574
Catalog Code: 205
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The cooperative quartet Kaze of Satoko Fujii on piano, Peter Orins on drums, Christian Pruvost on trumpet, Natsuki Tamura on trumpet, joins with elextroacoustic improviser Ikue Mori for seven exploratory pieces recorded in the studio after a one-week tour in Austria, France, and Russia, their enthusiasm for their extraordinarily unique group sound clearly evident.


Gato Libre (Tamura / Fjuii / Kaneko): Koneko

Label: Libra
Product Code: 29572
Catalog Code: 103-060
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The 8th album from Gato Libre with compositions from trumpeter Natsuki Tamura in a trio with Yasuko Kaneko on trombone and pianist Satoko Fujii here on accordion, Koneko translating to "Kitten", as Tamura explores 8 new cats from strays to shop cats through deceptively simple pieces of melodic appeal of warm color, tone & texture; absolutely charming.


Abe, Kaoru : 19770916@Ayler, Sapporo

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 29503
Catalog Code: dmh-171
Country: Japan
 
Price: $18.95



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Recently discovered, unissued solo improvisations from legendary Japanese free jazz alto saxophonist Karou Abe--four extended statements from the full concert recorded in 1970 at the Sapporo jazz cafe "Ayler"--an excellent example of the passionate performances he presented, using extended and unusual technique from assertive mastery to near-silent moments; incomparable.


Toyozumi / Yandsen / Countryman: Future of Change

Label: ChapChap Records
Product Code: 29437
Catalog Code: CPCD-017
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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The collaboration of American alto saxophonist living in the Philippines Rick Countryman with legendary Japanese free improvising drummer Sabu Toyozumim, also performing on Erhu, continues with this outstanding performance at the LIMBO Art Gallery in Makati, Philippines in 2020, joined by Malaysian tenor saxophonist Yong Yandsen for a burning set of free jazz.


Various Artists: Asian Meeting Recordings #1 [Used Item]

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 29101
Catalog Code: dmf-170
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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Otomo Yoshihide started The Asian Meeting Festival in 2005 to foster creative interaction between Japanese and other Asian musicians, since 2014 curated by DJ Sniff, and here in the 2017 edition at GOK Sound, in Tokyo, Japan with a who's-who of players including Yoshihide, Ryoko Ono, Ko Ishikawa, Son X, KEITO, Yuji Ishihara, Yuen Chee Wai, &c. &c.


Sangtae, Jin / Tim Olive: naar/voor [Used Item]

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 29078
Catalog Code: 845-7
Country: Japan
 
Price: $10.95



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Recording in Kobe, Japan in 2014, the duo of Jin Sangtae, organizer of Seoul's long-running dotolim concert series and who gainfully employs cast-off computer hard drives as sound sources, and Tim Olive, who uses electro-magnetic pickups to give voice to consumer/post-consumer objects, for three tracks of recycled and unorthodox sound.


PYN (Pittard / Yoshida / Nasuno): L'elan Createur [Used Item]

Label: Magaibutsu Limited
Product Code: 29068
Catalog Code: MGC-51
Country: Japan
 
Price: $10.45



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Following their 2015 album "Songs for children who don't want to sleep", the quartet of Yan Pittard on guitar & oud, Mitsuru Nasuno on bass, Maki Nakano on vocals, and Tatsuya Yoshida on drums present this soundtrack album, which translates to "the creative urge".


Nakamura, Toshimaru / Jun Numata: The First Album [Used Item]

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 29053
Catalog Code: dmf-169
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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A duo improvisation recorded at Shichoshitsu Jinbo-cho, in Tokyo, Japan between no-input mixing electracoustic improviser Toshimaru Nakamura and Doubtmusic label leader and member of mn and MNK, Jun Numata on guitar, oscilator, radio, in a varied and turbulent affair of extreme electronics, sound and noise that takes the listener on a wild ride.


Amu (Fujii / Tamura / Itani / Wildenhahn): Weave [CD & DVD] [Used Item]

Label: Libra
Product Code: 28916
Catalog Code: 204-051/052
Country: Japan
 
Price: $18.95



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Mizuki Wildenhahn adds an unusual percussive instrument through dance to the multi-arts Amu quartet of Wildenhahn, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, pianist Satoko Fujii, and percussionist Takashi Itani, heard on the CD and seen on the DVD of this 2-disc set of their unorthodox and absorbing live performance at Kanagawa Prefectural Lake Sagami-ko Exchange Center in 2018.


Musson, Rachel / Naoko Saito / Audrey Lauro: The Region Of Braille Responsibility [CD with English Braille Sheet]

Label: Armageddon Nova
Product Code: 28639
Catalog Code: AN R-7
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Three female saxophonist from around the world--Rachel Musson (UK), Naoko Saito (Japan) and Audrey Lauro (Belgium)--in a compilation of solo saxophone works, two extended pieces from Musson and Satio, and four shorter works from Laura, with a CD insert with English Braille characters, and a QR code that, when scanned, plays the audio information for the album.


Fujii, Satoko / Orchestra New York: Entity

Label: Libra
Product Code: 28374
Catalog Code: 214-058
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Satoko Fujii leads her 13-piece big band through 5 thrilling and insightful compositions with a who's-who of NY improvisation: Nels Cline (guitar), Ches Smith (drums), Joe Fiedler & Curt Hasselbring (drums), Oscar Noriega, Ellery Eskelin, Briggan Krauss, Andy Laster & Tony Malaby (sax), Herb Robertson, Natsuki Tamura & Dave Ballou (trumpet) & bassist Stomu Takeishi; wow!


Toh-Kichi (Satoko Fujii / Tatsuya Yoshida): Baikamo

Label: Libra
Product Code: 28220
Catalog Code: 202-059
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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The duo of Japanese improvisers, pianist Satoko Fujii and drummer Tatsuya Yoshida, continue their collaborations which includes many albums with the Satoko Fujii Quartet, their duo "Erans" record on Tzadik, and the original "Toh-Kichi" album on Victo, here in a new studio album of intricate, energetic and ebullient improvised dialogs, named for the aquatic flower "Baikamo".


Millar, Elizabeth / Tim Olive / Craig Pedersen: Charm Point

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 28219
Catalog Code: 845-13
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.95



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Montreal-area's Mystery and Wonder Records duo of Elizabeth Millar on clarinet and Craig Pedersen on trumpet met sound artist Tim Olive in Tokyo's famed Gok Sound studio to record these absorbing electroacoustic improvisations, employing hand-made microphones in metal and wooden tubes, corrupted consumer sound devices, and electro-magnetism through analog circuits.


Alvear, Cristian / Tim Olive: Telquan

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 28218
Catalog Code: 845-14
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.95



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Minimalist Chilean guitarist Cristian Alvear and Tim Olive first played together in October 2016, doing three concerts in Japan, Alvear returning to Japan in October of 2017 for additional performances in Kyoto and Osaka, then spending a day recording in Kobe; this single improvised piece he result of that day, heard as it was recorded, with a few structural edits.


NYUK (Nasuno / Yoshida / Uchihashi / Nasuki): NYUK

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 28053
Catalog Code: MGIS-03
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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An extension of the Korekyojinn band of Nasuno Mitsuru, Yoshida Tatsuya, and Kido Natsuki, by adding guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa (Altered States, Ground Zero, Innocent Records), for eight intense improvisations recorded at Shinjuku Pit Inn, Tokyo in 2013, a startling album of jaw-dropping polyrhythmic, avant rock interaction and intention; spectacular.


Pinhas, Richard / Tatsuya Yoshida: Ascension

Label: Magaibutsu Limited
Product Code: 27971
Catalog Code: MGC-056
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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The collaboration between Magaibutsu label leader, Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Korekyojinn, Koenji, The World Heritage, &c) on drums, keyboards & voice, and Heldon mastermind Richard Pinhas on guitar & effects, continues with this CD of live material from their 2014 Japanese tour, extending the 2015 "Live in Japan" album, including the 8-part "Ascension".


Fujii, Satoko / Ramon Lopez: Confluence

Label: Libra
Product Code: 27797
Catalog Code: 202-057
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Having played in trio settings before, pianist Satoko Fujii and Spanish drummer Ramon Lopez seized the opportunity to record as a duo in the studio in NY, bringing just two Fujii compositions to guide them, they began freely improvising, creating this stunning album of elegant interaction, peaceful yet detailed, intuitively beautiful and sophisticated music.


Nakamura, Toshimaru / Jun Numata: The First Album [Used Item]

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 27692
Catalog Code: dmf-169
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.94



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A duo improvisation recorded at Shichoshitsu Jinbo-cho, in Tokyo, Japan between no-input mixing electracoustic improviser Toshimaru Nakamura and Doubtmusic label leader and member of mn and MNK, Jun Numata on guitar, oscilator, radio, in a varied and turbulent affair of extreme electronics, sound and noise that takes the listener on a wild ride.


Olive, Tim / Martin Tetreault: Faune

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 27533
Catalog Code: 845-11
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.95



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Fellow Canadians, Montreal's Ambiances Magnetiques collective member, turntablist and electronics artist Martin Tetrault meets Japan-based electronic explorer Tim Olive performing on magnetic pickups, in their first album despite having performed sporadically across three decades: 4 rich improvisations minimally edited, shaping sound in compelling ways.


Girard, Doreen / Tim Olive: Boro

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 27532
Catalog Code: 845-12
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.95



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Recording in Saskatoon in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan the day before their performance at the Sounds Like Festival, audio explorer Tim Olive brings his magnetic pickups in a first meeting with Doreen Girard performing on a prepared tsymbaly, a Ukranian hammer dulcimer, for a single, unusually evolving, and wonderfully rich improvisation.


Kaikou (Yoshino / Natsuki Tamura): Kaikou

Label: Oniva
Product Code: 27343
Catalog Code: oniva 001
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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An intimate and unique collaboration between two far-ranging Japanese performers--Yoshino, also known for her work in Japanese underground rock, here on biwa (a short-necked fretted lute) and voice; and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, Satoko Fujii collaborator and Gato Libre leader--presenting exotic narratives in song using instrumental intervention of ardent improvisation.


Fujii, Satoko: Stone

Label: Libra
Product Code: 27342
Catalog Code: 201-056
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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A stunning solo album working inside and outside of the piano and coaxing electronic response from the strings from pianist Satoko Fujii, caputered at Samurai Hotel in NY in September of 2018, and in the studio in Brooklyn three months later, during her prolific 60th "kanreki" birthday year, here in 15 dynamic and far-ranging improvisations revealing her depth and creative powers.


Morishige, Yasumune / Yoko Ikeda / Takashi Masubuchi: Shade

Label: Meena
Product Code: 27333
Catalog Code: meenna-977
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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A live recording of a concert at Ftarri in 2018, performed by Yasumune Morishige (cello), Yoko Ikeda (viola), and Takashi Masubuchi (guitar), three improvisers active mainly in Tokyo, in an entrancing confluence of strings building from delicate weaving of languorous tones with pizzicato interventions to an assertive second section, that then furtively dissolves; spellbinding.


Nakamura, Toshimaru / Ken Ikeda / Tomoyoshi Date: Ink on Paper

Label: Meena
Product Code: 27332
Catalog Code: meenna-978
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The second recorded collaboration of Japanese no-input mixing board player Toshimaru Nakamura with London-based electronic artist Ken Ikeda and Japanese sound artist Tomoyoshi Date, a large, rich and detailed work of slowly evolving sonic environments, showing masterful control in developing sumptuous sound and then subtly deflecting it with unusual excursions.


Kawabata, Makoto / Geoff Leigh: Spatial Roots

Label: Acid Mothers Temple
Product Code: 27300
Catalog Code: AMTCD-029
Country: Japan
 
Price: $12.95



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A live recording of the first encounter between Henry Cow/Radar Favourites/Ex-Wise Heads reed, wind and electronic artist Geoff Leigh and Acid Mother Temple guitarist and solo artist Kawabata Makoto, performing at Urbanguild, in Kyoto, Japan, in 2014 for a set of electronic, psychedelic improvisation of great detail using a vast arsenal of experimental approaches.


Leigh, Geoff / Makoto Kawabata / Aogu Tanimoto: Live At Delsol Cafe

Label: Acid Mothers Temple
Product Code: 27299
Catalog Code: AMTCD-035
Country: Japan
 
Price: $12.95



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Acid Mothers Temple guitarist Kawabata Makoto meets Henry Cow wind player, percussionist and sound artist Geoff Leigh, with Aogu Tanimoto on violin & synth, as they are captured live at Delsol Cafe, in Yahata, Japan, performing a spiritually psychedelic five-part improvisation merging acoustic and electronic instruments in unorthodox and fascinating ways.


Oyauchi / Deku Duo: Now's The Time? [VINYL]

Label: Armageddon Nova
Product Code: 27173
Catalog Code: AN-R1
Country: Japan
 
Price: $29.95



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The first release on Japan's Armageddon Nova, now reissued as a limited 180gm double vinyl LP, presenting a 2012 concert at Performing Arts Center, in Japan in 2012 by the duo of free improvising alto saxophonist Aishi Oyauchi, a peer of Karou Abe in the 60s, and contrabassist Deku, a member of the 70s free improvising group New Jazz Syndicate.


Olive, Tim / Yan Jun: Brother of Divinity

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 27170
Catalog Code: 845-10
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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845 label leader and sonic explorer Tim Olive uses magnetic pickups and electronics in this meeting with radical living room concert sound artist, poet and improviser Yan Jun in Kobe, Japan, Jun using a variety of electronics, radio and field recordings as the two improvise in a wonderfully mischievous set of errant dialog and restrained deconstruction.


Lyall, Cal / Tim Olive: Lowering

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 27169
Catalog Code: 845-9
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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Like mad scientists of sound, sonic explorers Tim Olive and Cal Lyall met in a Tokyo studio in 2012 armed with hydrophones, magnetic pickups and electronics to record this richly detailed and slowly unfolding work, blending organic and mechanical elements of indeterminate origin, finding absorbing dialog without clamor or tumult; intriguing and engrossing.


Fujii, Satoko Orchestra Tokyo: Kikoeru, Tribute to Masaya Kimura

Label: Libra
Product Code: 26765
Catalog Code: 215-055
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Completing a year of monthly albums for pianist Satoko Fujii's "kanreki", or 60th birthday, is this impressive and cathartic album written for Fujii's Orchestra Tokyo as a tribute to late tenor saxophonist and 10 year orchestra member Masaya Kimura, with four compositions from Fujii and two from trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, in an album of both profound testimonly and celebratory release.


Toyozumi, Sabu / Rick Countryman / Simon Tan: Preludes And Prepositions

Label: ChapChap Records
Product Code: 26642
Catalog Code: CPCD-013
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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Three extended free improvisations recorded in 2017 in Cubao Quezon City from the trio of Rick Countryman on alto saxophone, Simon Tan on acoustic bass, and Japense first generation free improviser Sabu Toyozumi on drums & Erhu (a 2-stringed Chinese instrument), as the trio take their listeners on a marathon session of inspired and playing.


Sugimoto, Taku / Minami Saeki: Songs [2 CDs]

Label: Ftarri
Product Code: 26635
Catalog Code: ftarri-982
Country: Japan
 
Price: $21.95



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Guitarist Taku Sugimoto and vocalist Minami Saeki developed the concept of this album--extremely short, simple songs performed slowly and quietly, with few sounds, using vocals and guitar only, alongside a few subtle guest, revealing a mysterious organization guiding their work--first released as a single CD in 2016, and now expanded in a 2-CD edition.


Saeki, Minami / Wakana Ikeda / Yoko Ikeda / Taku Sugimoto / Stefan Thut / Manfred Werder: Sextet

Label: Meena
Product Code: 26634
Catalog Code: meenna-979
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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While touring Europe in the autumn of 2017, Minami Saeki (voice), Wakana Ikeda (flute), Yoko Ikeda (viola), and Taku Sugimoto (guitar) visited Switzerland and met up with Swiss musicians Stefan Thut (cello) and Manfred Werder (glockenspiel & typewriter), recording these five minimal improvisations in a recording session at the concert venue Theater Delly.


Common Objects (Davies / Butcher / Davies / Lapelyte / Patterson / Thomas): Skullmarks

Label: Meena
Product Code: 26633
Catalog Code: meenna-980
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Distributing the group--John Butcher, Angharad Davies, Lina Lapelyte, Lee Patterson, Pat Thomas, and Rhodri Davies--inside the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford, Butcher chose 4 shamanic objects from the museum's ethnographic collection, evoking water, air, earth, spirit, ritual and utility, used as a score orchestrating varying combinations of players; intense and profound improvisation.


Fujii, Satoko : Diary 2005-2015 [Scorebook]

Label: Libra
Product Code: 26620
Catalog Code: 201-053/054-SCORE
Country: Japan
 
Price: $39.95



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A book of scores to accompany the double CD of 56 Satoko Fujii compostions titled "Diary 2005-2015", performed by respected classical pianist and educator Yuko Yamaoka, released as part of Satoko Fujii's ambitious 60th birthday monthly album set.


Fujii, Satoko / Yuko Yamaoka: Diary 2005-2015: Tuko Yamaoka plays the music of Satoko Fujii [2 CDs]

Label: Libra
Product Code: 26616
Catalog Code: 201-053/054
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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A double CD of Satoko Fujii compositions, 56 short compositions from a series she started around 2005 to expand her skills as a composer, many of which fueled her many band's repertoires; in 2018 she asked respected classical pianist and educator Yuko Yamaoka to record this set of compositions as part of her 60th birthday monthly album set.


Amu (Fujii / Tamura / Itani / Wildenhahn): Weave [CD & DVD]

Label: Libra
Product Code: 26615
Catalog Code: 204-051/052
Country: Japan
 
Price: $22.95



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Mizuki Wildenhahn adds an unusual percussive instrument through dance to the multi-arts Amu quartet of Wildenhahn, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, pianist Satoko Fujii, and percussionist Takashi Itani, heard on the CD and seen on the DVD of this 2-disc set of their unorthodox and absorbing live performance at Kanagawa Prefectural Lake Sagami-ko Exchange Center in 2018.


Mochizuki, Harutaka : Through The Glass [CASSETTE]

Label: Armageddon Nova
Product Code: 26538
Catalog Code: AN-R 5CT
Country: Japan
 
Price: $12.95



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Multi-instrumentalist improviser Harutaka Mochizuki releases this solo album performing on saxophone, performing two extended improvisations that explore the instrument as a whole, producing unusual sounds from the physical and mechanical aspects of the horn alongside more traditional playing, using an expanded range of dynamics to build tension and interest.


Bucher / Countryman (w/ Simon Tan / Isla Antinero): Extremely Live in Manila

Label: ChapChap Records
Product Code: 26415
Catalog Code: CPCD-014
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.95



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A live concert in Quezon City from the Manila based duo of Rich Countryman on alto saxophone and Swiss drummer Christian Bucher, who are joined on one track by acoustic bassist Simon Tan and trombonist Isla Antinero.


Machida, Yoshio: Music From The SYNTHI

Label: Baskaru
Product Code: 26351
Catalog Code: karu:29
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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The SYNTHI AKS was developed by Electronic Music Studios in 1971, a portable modular synthesizer that used no keys, instead a generative music machine with a matrix patch panel allowing great flexibility in modulation, reverb, effect like delay, and glitch, here in 13 pieces composed by Yoshio Machida layering patterns developed on the SYNTHI.


Mahobin (Fujii / Anker / Tamura / Mori): Live at Big Apple in Kobe

Label: Libra
Product Code: 26230
Catalog Code: 204-050
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Continuing the celebration of pianist Satoko Fujii's 60th birtday by releasing one CD each month, this quartet brings an excellent set of electroacoustic improvisation to the collection in a quartet with trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, New York saxophonist Lotte Anker, and New York electronic artist and former DNA drummer Ikue Mori, performing live at Tokyo's Big Apple in 2018.


Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Seijiro Murayama: Idiophonic

Label: Ftarri
Product Code: 26168
Catalog Code: ftarri-985
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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The 4th album from Japanese percussionist Seijiro Murayama and Parisian Jean Luc Guionnet, typically a saxophonist but here on pipe organ, presenting three live improvisations named for idiophones, instruments that creates sound by vibrating without the use of strings or membranes, with two improvisations at a church in Berlin and one at a church in Ljubljana, Slovenia.


Sugimoto, Taku / Stefan Thut: Taku Sugimoto / Stefan Thut

Label: Ftarri
Product Code: 26167
Catalog Code: ftarri-984
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Two performers related by Wandelweiser--guitarist Taku Sugimoto and cellist Stefan Thut--met at oslo10 in Switzerland to perform two concerts with one composition from each: Stefan Thut uses chance operations changing the music's direction at the prompt of rolled dice; Sugimoto use sustained notes and ebow in a subtle but effective sound work.


Imai, Kazuo / Roger Turner: Molecules [2 CDs]

Label: Ftarri
Product Code: 26166
Catalog Code: ftarri-983
Country: Japan
 
Price: $17.95



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Caught live at Bar Isshee in Tokyo, Japan in 2017, the duo of Kazuo Imai (nylon string guitar) and Roger Turner (snare drum, tom tom, cymbals, metal & wood) present two distinct sets, each one on a separate CD, the first using open but continuous playing of great control and precision, the second a more unpredictable and assertive set of unorthodox interplay.


Toyozumi, Sabu / Rick Countryman / Simon Tan: The Center of Contradiction

Label: ChapChap Records
Product Code: 26154
Catalog Code: CPCD-012
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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A live recording from Quezon City, Philippines of the free improvising trio of Sabu Toyozumi on drums, Rick Countryman on alto saxophone, and Simon Tan on acoustic bass, bring the first generation Japanese free improviser together with some of the Philippines' brightest free players for two extended improvisations of lyrical excursions and solid and often surprising rhythmic response.


This Is It! (Satoko Fujii / Natsuki Tamura / Takashi Itani): 1538

Label: Libra
Product Code: 25869
Catalog Code: 203-049
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Part of pianist Satoko Fujii's "Kanreki" (60th Birthday) tour and monthly album release, the "This Is It!" Trio with trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and drummer/percussionist Takashi Itani is heard at Koendori Classics, in Tokyo, Japan, in January 2018, for an incredible album of Fujii's compositions that include quirky asides in coherent and effusive playing.


de Waard, Frans / Takuji Naka / Tim Olive: False Mercury

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 25824
Catalog Code: 845-8
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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The titles places this unearthly experimental improvisation into the solar system, exactly where the blend of electronics, tapes, contact mics, spring, tubing, pickups and synth demand that the unusual soundscapes from the trio of Frans de Waard, Takuji Naka, and Tim Olive belong, in an alien dialog of interplanetary psychedelia using mutated and mesmerizing sound.


Sangtae, Jin / Tim Olive: naar/voor

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 25823
Catalog Code: 845-7
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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Recording in Kobe, Japan in 2014, the duo of Jin Sangtae, organizer of Seoul's long-running dotolim concert series and who gainfully employs cast-off computer hard drives as sound sources, and Tim Olive, who uses electro-magnetic pickups to give voice to consumer/post-consumer objects, for three tracks of recycled and unorthodox sound.


Kira Kira (Tamura / Spence / Fujii / Takemura): Bright Force

Label: Libra
Product Code: 25688
Catalog Code: 204-048
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Since 2007 Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii and Australian keyboardist Alister Spence have collaborated on performance and recording in several configurations, including work with Tony Buck, Raymond McDonald, Jim O'Rourke, &c.; this energetic and otherworldly quartet session with trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and drummer Ittetsu Takemura was recored live Knuttel House, in Tokyo, 2017.


Fujii, Satoko: Ninety-Nine Years

Label: Libra
Product Code: 25687
Catalog Code: 211-047
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Composer-pianist Satoko Fujii's new Orchestra Berlin, a ten-piece ensemble, presents a powerful work written specifically for this group in thought-provoking compositions of and uninhibited energy, with performers including saxophonists Gebhard Ullmann, Paulina Owczarek & Matthias Schubert, trombonist Matthias Muller, bassist Jan Roder, and drummers Peter Orins and Michael Griener.