Monthly Archives: May 2017

Togawa x Kaidan ltd LP

非常階段 × 戸川純 = 戸川階段

Hijokaidan x Jun Togawa = Togawa Kaidan  LP Alegori

Translucent red 180g Hi-Res audiophile record made in Japan
△Includes a 78x42cm fold-out poster + full English lyrics (revised by Jun Togawa herself) + Download code (FLAC + MP3) with bonus tracks / Limited to 500 copies worldwide.

Excellent release one of my recent favorite Hijokaidan related stuff.

$24

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We’re also helping the label with offering copies for distro in Europe & Elsewhere, so if you are interested please get in touch with us

clerouley[at]free.fr

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Fuji-Yuki & Squimaoto LPs

Fuji Yuki LP “Orient” Bambalam records

FUJI YUKI is a Japanese female vocalist as know as member of the ethereal drone pop duo “Sarry”. She is influenced by ancient music, Buddhist ritual music, Krautrock, Progressive rock, Noise music and abstract experimental music. Vocal style is including a little unusual singing approach – minimal  – phrase repetition, voice drone, etc.
Makoto Kawabata (acid Mothers Temple) presents Fuji Yuki :
“If it were possible to project sound through a crystal, it would probably sound something like this. Like a book of prophecy where multiple speculations are blended together, its intimations and allusions left obscure. And at the same time it’s like infringing some taboo by creating a rapport with memories of a distant, past life. Weird hymns that waver between curiosity and dread.”
-Makoto Kawabata-

$17

Fuji Yuki

Squimaoto LP “Squimaoto” Bambalam records

Squimaoto is a female trio from Kobe, Japan formed in 2003. They have been preparing their comeback for 2017 with the help of Kawabata Makoto who has been remixing and adapting their album, soon to be released on vinyl .
Just by hearing the first few notes of the album, the chaos seems overwhelming.
However this chaos is in fact quite controlled. It is synonymous with loops, permanent returns to square one, then a few detours, and recurring pitfalls.
The rhythm, the beat is square, obsessed with symmetry and despite the icy echoes of a distant guitar, the cymbals hammer a cadence which is neither brutal nor lazy. That’s where the uneasiness resides. This mated rhythm sends the listener on an opioid-fueled trip back to the heyday of indie rock.

$17

squimaoto

La Monte Young CD Raag Bhaivara

La Monte Young & The Theatre of Eternal Music CD “Raag Bhaivara”  Mongolian Mognolia

Comes sealed in a digipak, only a very few and sold out within a couple of days

$35

La monte Young raag bhairava001