Improvised Music from Japan IMJ-502 Ensemble Cathode


Otomo Yoshihide

Otomo Yoshihide, compositions, turntable (track 2); Sugimoto Taku, electric guitar (all tracks); Akiyama Tetuzi, turntable without records, contact microphones (track 1); Yoshigaki Yasuhiro, waterphone (track 1), percussion (track 3); Takara Kumiko, snare drum (track 1), vibraphone, percussion (track 3); Uemura Masahiro, bells (track 1); Yoshida Ami, voice (tracks 1, 3); Itoken, crotales (track 1); Furuta Mari, snare drum (track 1), crotales, percussion (track 3); Ichiraku Yoshimitsu, cymbal with bow (track 1), percussion with bow (track 3); Sachiko M, sinewaves, contact microphone (all tracks); Nishi Yoko, prepared 17-string koto (tracks 2, 3); Andrea Neumann, inside piano (track 2); Ishikawa Ko, sho (track 3).
  1. Cathode #4 (20.57)
  2. Cathode #5 (14.19)
  3. Cathode #3 (22.15)
Recorded at GOK Sound, Tokyo in May-July 2001.

Design (front cover reproduced above) by Tanabe Masae.


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