Improvised Music from Japan / Haco

Concert Tours and Festivals


Concert Tours

2012

August 9: "Drowned Worlds" collaborative outdoor-performance (Philip Samartzis: electronics, Haco: voice, electronics; Dominic Redfern: live camera; Simon Perry: installation), Batman Park, Melbourne, Australia.

August 16-17: solo (stereo bugscope/artist talk) and trio (BugLoop [Haco, Kent Macpherson, Luke McConnell]), Wintec, Hamilton, New Zealand.

November 14-18: solo (feildrecording, sound composition) and trio (Mobile Radio [Knut Aufermann and Sarah Washington]: handmade electronic devices; Haco: electronics), "30th São Paulo Art Biennial," São Paulo, Brazil.

November 29-December 1: solo (voice, laptop, effects; visuals by Mariko Tajiri and Haco), Brugata, Oslo; Kjøtt/Ny Musikk, Bergen.

December 8-14: solo (voice, laptop, effects; visuals by Mariko Tajiri and Haco) and "The Biotec Orchestra," workshop-laboratory (Olivia Oyama, KH Jeron, Haco, Kaffe Matthews, Don Hill), "CC N°1 Festival," Sophiensaele; Ausland, Berlin, Germany.

2009

August 14: composition and performance of "Mushingai" (choreography and dance: Hoshi Mittsu [Hironori Miura and Masanori Hoshika]), "We Are Gonna Go Dancing!," Patravadi Theatre, Bangkok, Thailand.

October 6-9: class (Claudia Triozzi: teaching; Haco: assist, recording, co-performance), Collège Jean Jaurès, Villepinte, France.

October 28: solo (vocal, laptop, effects) and trio (Tonic Train [Knut Aufermann and Sarah Washington]: handmade electronic devices; Haco: electronics), Cafe Oto, London, UK.

2008

August 31: solo (vocal, laptop, effects) and duo (Tom Hall: laptop; Haco: electronics, voice), The Toff, Melbourne, Australia.

2007

April 20 & 22: duo (Claudia Triozzi: voice; Haco: laptop, effects), and solo (vocal, laptop, effects), Brussels, Belgium.

May 7-9: "Up To Date" sound and visual collaboration (Claudia Triozzi: voice, visual performance; Haco: laptop, effects; Michel Guillet: electronics), Paris, France.

2006

June 3:, solo (voice, laptop, effects), Porto, Portugal.

June 6 & 9: duo (Haco: voice, laptop, effects; Claudia Triozzi: voice), Paris, France; Vienna, Austria.

August 26 & 27, September 3, and October 25-28: "Setting" dance and sound collaboration (choreographer: Lucy Guerin; composer: Haco; dancers: Michiyo Akamatsu, Jun Morii), "Australia-Japan dance Exchange 2006," Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan; Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media, Yamaguchi, Japan; and The CUB Malthouse, Melbourne, Australia.

2005

May 27-30: solo (stereo bugscope, voice, laptop, effects), Bergen and Oslo, Norway.

October 19-21: solo (stereo bugscope, voice, laptop, effects), Melbourne, Brisbane, and Sydney, Australia.

October 26: "0pera Shadow" sound and visual collaboration (Claudia Triozzi: voice, objects, direction; Michel Guillet: electronics; Haco: laptop, effects), Paris, France.

2004

May 29-June 25: Ash in the Rainbow (Haco: vocal, electronics; Hiromichi Sakamoto: cello, musical saw, effects), Stirling and London, UK; Dunkerque, Paris, Saint-Étienne, Puget-Ville, Marseilles, and Coustellet, France; Brussels, Belgium; Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Dudingen, Zürich, and Genève, Switzerland.

2003

January: trio recording and concert (Haco: voice, electronics; Ikue Mori: laptop; Aki Onda: cassette tapes), New York City, U.S.

May 1-14: solo (voice, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion), San Diego and San Francisco, U.S.; Tijuana, Mexico.

2002

April 19-May 5: solo (voice, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion), Toronto and Montréal, Canada; Buffalo, New York City, Boston, and Washington D.C., U.S.

2001

January 12-21: solo (voice, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion), "Japanorama" tour produced by LMC, UK.

January 23: solo (voice, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion), Belgium.

2000

May 10-25: solo (vocal, electric mandolin, electronics, hand percussion), Belgium, Italy, France.

May 27 and 28: Hoahio (Haco: vocal, electric mandolin, electronics, hand percussion; Michiyo Yagi: koto, vocal), UK.

June 2: solo (voice, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion), the Netherlands.

July 30: solo (voice, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion), Italy.

October 12: Hoahio (Haco: voice, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion; Yagi Michiyo: koto, vocal), Slovenia.

October 13: Hoahio (Haco: vocal, electric mandolin, electronics, hand percussion; Michiyo Yagi: koto, vocal), Belgium.

1999

May 21 and 24: Hoahio (Haco: voice, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion; Michiyo Yagi: koto; Sachiko M: sampler), Canada, France.

November 10-13: solo (voice, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion), Netherlands.

1997

Neatopia (Haco: vocal, sampler; Tsuneo Imahori: guitar; Tadahiko Yokogawa: bass, violin), Switzerland, Italy.

November 14-December 3: Hoahio duo (Haco: voice, electronics, guitar, hand percussion; Sachiko M: sampler), Germany, UK, Italy.

1996

solo (voice, electronics, percussion), Switzerlad, Italy, UK.

1989

After Dinner (Haco: vocal; Tadahiko Yokogawa: bass; Ichiro Inoue: percussion; Yosuke Isshiki: keyboards; Takumi Fukushima: violin; Yoshihiro Kawasaki: sound operation), Switzerland, Austria, Germany, France, Netherlands, Denmark, Italy.

1987

After Dinner (Haco: vocal; Tadahiko Yokogawa: bass, violin; Ichiro Inoue: percussion; Mutsuhiko Izumi; guitar; Seiichi Kuroda: bass; Hideyuki Yamagata: drums; Yasushi Utsunomiya: tapes and engineer; Oji Hayashi: sub engineer), Netherlands, UK, Switzerland, France.


Festivals

2012

February 2: "Imagine" duo (Claudia Triozzi: voice; Haco: laptop, effects) , "Festival Montpellier 100%," National Choreographic Center of Montpellier, Montpellier, France.

August 16: "BugLoop featuring Haco" sound & visual performance (Haco: stereo bugscope, objects, electronics; Kent Macpherson: hydrophones, glass and electronics; Luke McConnell: light projections), International Festival of Media, Arts & Deign "Spark," Wintec, Hamilton, New Zealand.

August 17: "Stereo Bugscope" artist talk & presentation, International Festival of Media, Arts & Deign "Spark," Wintec, Hamilton, New Zealand.

November 14-18: "An Audio Adventure of São Paulo with Haco" sound composition and live session on the radio program "Mobile Radio BSP," "30th São Paulo Art Biennial," São Paulo, Brazil.

December 8: "Forever and Ever" solo (voice, laptop, effects; visuals by Mariko Tajiri and Haco), "CC N°1 Festival," Sophiensaele, Berlin, Germany.

December 10-14: "The Biotec Orchestra," workshop-laboratory (Olivia Oyama, KH Jeron, Haco, Kaffe Matthews, Don Hill), "CC N°1 Festival," Ausland, Berlin, Germany.

2010

July 9-11: "Haco's Sound Bugscope Workshop," trio (Haco: vocal, electronics; Hiromichi Sakamoto: cello, effests; Ryoji Arai: live painting), "John Zorn's Cobra," "Jazz Art Sengawa 2010," Tokyo, Japan.

2009

May 10: composition and performance of "Mushingai" (choreography and dance: Hoshi Mittsu [Hironori Miura and Masanori Hoshika]), Beppu Contemporary Art Festival 2009 "Mixed Bathing World," Beppu, Japan.

September 22: Haco (vocal, electronics) and Mariko Tajiri (video), "Suito-Osaka (Aqua Metropolis Osaka) 2009," Osaka, Japan.

October 15, Claudia Triozzi (voice) and Haco (laptop, effects) with Marc Maier (professor), Uversity Paris Diderot-Paris 7 for Béton Salon, "Playtime," Paris, France.

October 23: sound installation "Barrow Vibrations" for artist residency, "FON (Full of Noises) Festival," Cumbria, UK.

2008

April 13: trio (Tim Olive: guitar; Bunsho Nishikawa: guitar; Haco: electronics), "Ftarri Festival," Kyoto, Japan.

June 9: "Fais une halte chez Antonella" trio (Claudia Triozzi: voice; Haco: laptop, effects; Michel Guillet: electronics), "Nomadic Nights - programmation Patti Smith," Fondation Cartier, Paris, France.

October 16-25: composition and sound design of "Corridor" (choreographer: Lucy Guerin), "Melbourne International Arts Festival," Melbourne, Australia.

October 25-26: "Fais une halte chez Antonella" duo (Claudia Triozzi: voice; Haco: laptop, effects), "Nam June Paik Art Festival," Seoul, Korea.

November 23: solo (vocal, laptop, effects), "15th Avant-garde Action Music Festival," Toyama, Japan.

2007

April 20: "Fais une halte chez Antonella" duo (Claudia Triozzi: voice; Haco: laptop, effects), "Trouble #3," Les Halles, Brussels, Belgium.

April 22: solo (vocal, laptop, effects), "Open & Shout - Sound Poetry Spoken Word," Recyclart, Brussels, Belgium.

May 7-9: "Up To Date" sound and visual collaboration (Claudia Triozzi: voice, visual performance; Haco: laptop, effects; Michel Guillet: electronics), "Rencontres Choregraphiques International de Seine-Saint-Denis," Theatre de la Commune, Paris, France.

July 20: duo (Haco: voice, electronics; Nobukazu Takemura (laptop, guitar), "11th Festival Beyond Innocence 2007 -FINAL-," Osaka, Japan.

2006

June 3: solo (voice, laptop, effects), "Serralves em Festa," Porto, Portugal.

October 25-28: "Setting" dance and sound collaboration (choreographer: Lucy Guerin; composer: Haco; dancers: Michiyo Akamatsu, Jun Morii) , (Lucy/Kota Project) "Melbourne International Arts Festival," Melbourne, Australia.

December 10, trio (Haco: voice, electronics; Tim Olive: guitar, electonics; Bunsho Nishikawa: guitar, electronics),"10th Festival Beyond Innocence 2006," Osaka, Japan.

2005

May 27: solo ("Bugscope at Sputnik" live installation), "Trollofon," Bergen, Norway.

June 23: "0pera Shadow" sound and visual collaboration (Claudia Triozzi: voice, objects, direction; Michel Guillet: electronics; Haco: laptop, effects), "Montpellier Danse," Montpellier, France.

October 21: solo, ("Stereo Bugscope" sound/video performance), "Typhoon," Artspace, Sydney, Australia.

December 10: duo "HACOMARI" (Haco: voice, laptop, effects; Mari Era: vibraphone, percussion), "Festival Beyond Innocence," Osaka, Japan.

2004

May 29: Ash in the Rainbow (Haco: vocal, electronics; Hiromichi Sakamoto: cello, musical saw, effects), "Le Weekend," Stirling, UK.

June 11: Ash in the Rainbow (Haco: vocal, electronics; Hiromichi Sakamoto: cello, musical saw, effects), "Bad Bonn Kilbi," Dudingen, Switzerland.

June 18: Ash in the Rainbow (Haco: vocal, electronics; Hiromichi Sakamoto: cello, musical saw, effects), "Musique Innovatrices," Saint-Étienne, France.

June 25: Ash in the Rainbow (Haco: vocal, electronics; Hiromichi Sakamoto: cello, musical saw, effects), "Gare aux Oreilles," Coustellet, France.

November 20: trio (Haco: voice, electronics; Seiichi Yamamoto: guitar; Fernando Kabusacki: guitar), "Festival Beyond Innocence," Osaka, Japan.

2003

May 1: solo, "String Reverb," Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, U.S.

May 2: solo, "String Reverb," La Antigua Bodega De Papel, Tijuana, Mexico.

May 14: solo, "San Francisco Alternative Music Festival," U.S.

November 22 & 23: trio (Haco: pencil organ; Ito Haruna: electronics; Diane Labrosse: sampler), "Festival Beyond Innocence," Osaka, Japan.

2002

April 19: solo and live collaboration with Alex Mackenzie (multi-projector film), "Images Festival of Independent Film & Video," Toronto, Canada.

September 5 & 6: solo, composition for "Upstream" - VOC (the Dutch East Indies Company), Hoorn, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

October 19: Hoahio (Haco: voice, electronics, electric mandolin; Yagi Michiyo: koto, voice), "Orient. Extreme," Nantes, France.

November 23 & 24: solo (stereo bugscope), and duo (Haco: voice, electronics; Yoshimi P-we: voice, effects), "Festival Beyond Innocence," Osaka, Japan.

2001

July 28: Hoahio (Haco: voice, electronics, electric mandolin; Yagi Michiyo: koto, voice), "Festival MIMl," Marseilles, France.

2000

May 10: solo (vocal, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion), "Vooruit Geluid Festival," Gent, Belgium.

May 24: solo (vocal, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion), "Musique Innovatrices," Saint-Étienne, France.

May 27: Hoahio (Haco: vocal, electric mandolin, electronics, hand percussion; Michiyo Yagi: koto, vocal), "Le Weekend," Stirling, Scotland.

May 28: Hoahio (Haco: vocal, electric Mandolin, electronics, hand percussion; Michiyo Yagi: koto, vocal), "LMC Festival," London, UK.

July 30: solo (vocal, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion), "Isole Che Parlano," Palau, Sardinia, Italy.

October 12: Hoahio (Haco: vocal, electric mandolin, electronics, hand percussion; Michiyo Yagi: koto, vocal), "Festival City of Women," Ljubljana, Slovenia.

November 18: Mutant (Ko Iwata: alto sax; Yasuhisa Mizutani: alto sax; Tomoji Inoue: tenor sax; Kazuhisa Uchihashi: guitar) with guest Haco (vocal), "Festival Beyond Innocence," Kobe, Japan.

November 19: Sound Mail Project (Haco: voice, electronics; Yuji Katsui: violin); Hoahio (Haco: vocal, electric mandolin, electronics, hand percussion; Michiyo Yagi: koto, vocal), "Festival Beyond Innocence," Kobe, Japan.

1999

May 21: Hoahio (Haco: voice, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion; Michiyo Yagi: koto; Sachiko M: sampler), "Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville" Victoriaville, Canada.

May 24: Hoahio (Haco: voice, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion; Michiyo Yagi: koto; Sachiko M: sampler), "Musique Action", Nancy, France.

May 29: solo (voice, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion), "Le Weekend," Stirling, Scotland.

November 7: Hoahio (Haco: voice, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion; Michiyo Yagi: koto; Sachiko M: sampler), "Music Unlimited," Wels, Austria.

November 11: solo (voice, electronics, electric mandolin, hand percussion), "Rumor Festival," Utrecht, Netherlands.

November 21: COA with Haco (Haco: vocal, synthesizer, guitar; Eddie: bass, voice; Bill: drums, percussion), "Festival Beyond Innocence," Kobe, Japan.

1998

November 22: Happiness Proof (Haco: vocal, synthesizer; Atsushi Tsuyama: bass, guitar; Christopher Stephens: guitar; Yoshimitsu Ichiraku: drums), "Festival Beyond Innocence," Kobe, Japan.

1997

Neatopia (Haco: vocal, sampler; Tsuneo Imahori: guitar; Tadahiko Yokogawa: bass, violin), "Festival 100 femmes," Vevey, Switzerland.

October 11: solo (voice, electronics, hand percussion), "Festival Beyond Innocence," Kobe, Japan.

November 22: Hoahio duo (Haco: voice, electronics, guitar, hand percussion; Sachiko M: sampler), "Festival WIE ES IHR GEFaLLT," Berlin, Germany.

November 27: Hoahio duo (Haco: voice, electronics, guitar, hand percussion; Sachiko M: sampler), "Festival WIE ES IHR GEFaLLT," Zurich, Switzerland.

1996

solo (Haco: voice, electronics, percussion), "Festival Solo," Geneve, Luzern, Bern, Nuchatel, Switzerland; "LMC Festival," London, UK.

October 10: Kam-pas-nel-la (Haco: vocal; Kazuhisa Uchihashi: guitar, bass; Samm Bennett: electronic percussion; Zeena Perkins: electric harp), "Music Merge Festival," Tokyo, Japan; "Festival Beyond Innocence," Kobe, Japan.

1991

After Dinner (Haco: vocal; Tetsuo Shimura: sho, hand percussion; Masaaki Kawaguchi: drums, guitar; Daisuke Okamoto: trombone, keyboard; Yoshihiro Kawasaki: sound operation), "International De Musique Actulle," Victoriaville, Canada.

1990

After Dinner (Haco: vocal; Tetsuo Shimura: sho, hand percussion; Masaaki Kawaguchi: drums, guitar; Daisuke Okamoto: trombone, keyboard; Yoshihiro Kawasaki: sound operation), "Recontres De Brou," Bourg En Bresse, France; "21E Gentse Feesten Round Sint Jacobs," Gent, Belgium; "Musiche A Sarzana," Sarzana, Italy; "Contaminazioni Estive," Imola, Italy; "Kulture Kaserne," Innsbruck, Austria.

1989

After Dinner (Haco: vocal; Tadahiko Yokogawa: bass; Ichiro Inoue: percussion; Yosuke Isshiki: keyboards; Takumi Fukushima: violin; Yoshihiro Kawasaki: sound operation), "Musique Innovatrices," St-Etienne, France; "Disso-Nanten," Rotterdam, Netherlands.

1987

After Dinner (Haco: vocal; Tadahiko Yokogawa: bass, violin; Ichiro Inoue: percussion; Mutsuhiko Izumi; guitar; Seiichi Kuroda: bass; Hideyuki Yamagata: drums; Yasushi Utsunomiya: tapes and engineer; Oji Hayashi: sub engineer), "International Pop," ICA, London, UK; "MIMI," St-Remy, France.


Last updated: March 10, 2013