SANK-OHSO/Creativeman disc CMDD-00017 Tatakiuri


Jon Rose/Otomo Yoshihide

Jon Rose, violin, washing, voice, organ; Otomo Yoshihide, samples, turntables, guitar, vocals, etc; other musicians as indicated on individual tracks.
  1. Dr Rosenberg in Tian'an Men Square (00.32); with Aha May, voice
  2. Ethno shop (01.05); with Tokyo Nammy, sampled voice; Tsunoda Tsuguto, sales samples
  3. Opening time (02.06); with Matsubara Sachiko, department store girl
  4. Seicho Tsugaru Tatakiuri-bushi (02.39); with Sato Michihiro, Tsugaru-shamisen; Tsunoda Tsuguto, sales samples
  5. Door to door salesman 1 (00.56); with Marie-Mart, voice; Hojito Ryoji, Japanese salesman
  6. Bargain hunt cult (03.35); with Nasuno Mitsuru, voice; Nelson Hiu, Asian flutes; Kimoto Kazuyoshi, violin; Shimizu Masaki, bass; Yoshigaki Yasuhiro, voice, drums; Tsunoda Tsuguto, sales samples
  7. Beautiful elevator girl (02.23); with Noda Shigenoni & Matsubara Sachiko, elevator girl samples
  8. Japanese manga shopping (04.05); with Makagami Koichi, voice; Jo 'Doc' Rosenberg, violin
  9. Shopping requiem (04.10); with Nelson Hiu, voice, Asian flutes; Uchihashi Kazuhisa, guitar
  10. Mao's techno rave (08.32); with Jimmi Rosenberg, violin; DJ Car-House, turntables; Mao Tse-Tung, voice; DJ Mao, remix; Dr Johannes Rosenberg, voice from Tian'an Men
  11. Door to door salesman 2 (01.46); with Marie-Mart, voice; Hojito Ryoji, Japanese salesman
  12. In budget paradise (01.05); with Tokyo Nammy, sampled voice
  13. Japanese porn ads 2 (07.23); with Hoppy Kamiyama, synthesizers; Shiba Tetsu, pianica; Hojito Ryoji, piano, toys; Matsubara Sachiko, voice
  14. Stereo balance test (02.16); with Makigami Koichi, voice
  15. Daikoku-za TV shopping (03.59); with Uchihashi Kazuhisa, guitar
  16. Sohran shopping (04.15); with Tokyo Nammy, voice; Sato Michihiro, Tsugaru-shamisen; Kuroda Kyoko, piano, backing vocals; Nelson Hiu, Asian flutes, backing vocals; Uemura Masahiro, drums, backing vocals; Matsubara Sachiko, backing vocals
  17. Door to door salesman 3 (04.53); with Marie-Mart, voice; Makigami Koichi, voice; Hojito Ryoji, Japanese hardcore salesman
  18. Japanese speedcore shoppers (00.20); with Nasuno Mitsuru, voice
  19. Water businessman (02.43); with Nelson Hiu, Asian flutes
  20. Shopping tour in Peking - live in Peking (04.49); with Zhang Chun Sheng, Chinese violin; Hu Zin Hang, voice
  21. Kaimono urami-bushi (03.12); with Sata Michihiro, Tsugaru-shamisen; Matsubara Sachiko, department store girl
  22. Memoirs shopping (01.00)
  23. Japanese doom shoppers (00.18); with Nasuno Mitsuru & Yoshigaki Yasuhiro, doom shop singers; Pinako, Morika & Uchiyan, cult laughter; Noda Shigenori, manager (no JR on this track)
Tracks 2, 4, 8, 10, 12, 14, 21 recorded at GOK SOUND, Tokyo in April 1994; tracks 3, 6, 7, 9, 13, 19, 22 recorded at Shinjuku Pit Inn, Tokyo in April 1994; tracks 1, 10, 20 recorded in Peking, China in October 1994; tracks 5, 11, 17 recorded in Australia in winter 1994; track 16 recorded at Minami Aoyama Mandala, Tokyo in April 1994; track 15 recorded at Daikoku-za Urakawa, Hokkaido in April 1994.

Photography and art direction (front cover reproduced above) by Sasaki Hideaki.


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