Improvised Music from Japan / IMJ

Otomo Yoshihide

Ensemble Cathode

Improvised Music from Japan, IMJ-502
Released in July 2002
Purchase price in Japan: 2,000 yen (tax not included)
(For purchase outside of Japan, prices vary.)


  1. Cathode #4 (20:57)

    Taku Sugimoto: electric guitar
    Tetuzi Akiyama: turntable without records, contact microphones
    Yasuhiro Yoshigaki: waterphone
    Kumiko Takara: snare drum
    Masahiro Uemura: bells
    Ami Yoshida: voice
    Itoken: crotales
    Mari Furuta: snare drum
    Yoshimitsu Ichiraku: cymbal with bow
    Sachiko M: sine waves, contact microphone
    Yoko Nishi: prepared 17-string koto

  2. Cathode #5 (14:19)

    Yoko Nishi: prepared 17-string koto
    Taku Sugimoto: electric guitar
    Andrea Neumann: inside piano
    Sachiko M: sine waves, contact microphone
    Otomo Yoshihide: turntable

  3. Cathode #3 (Variation of Modulation #1) (22:15)

    Taku Sugimoto: electric guitar
    Yasuhiro Yoshigaki: percussion
    Kumiko Takara: vibraphone, percussion
    Ko Ishikawa: sho
    Ami Yoshida: voice
    Mari Furuta: crotales, percussion
    Yoshimitsu Ichiraku: percussion with bow
    Sachiko M: sine waves, contact microphone
    Yoko Nishi: prepared 17-string koto

    mp3 excerpt: track 1


Last updated: August 23, 2002

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