Improvised Music from Japan / IMJ

Kaffe Matthews
Andrea Neumann
Sachiko M

In Case of Fire Take the Stairs

Improvised Music from Japan, IMJ-503
Released in December 2002
Purchase price in Japan: 2,000 yen (tax not included)
(For purchase outside of Japan, prices vary.)

  1. Tracks 1-2 (36:00)
  2. Tracks 3-5 (27:28)
  3. Track 6 (4:27)

    mp3 excerpt: track 1
    mp3 excerpt: track 3
    mp3 excerpt: track 6

Although I and II include two and three tracks, respectively, each is a single work. They are divided into multiple tracks for listeners' convenience.

All music by Kaffe Matthews, Andrea Neumann and Sachiko M

Kaffe Matthews (tracks 2-6): laptop
Andrea Neumann (tracks 1, 3-6): inside piano
Sachiko M (tracks 1, 5, 6): sinewaves, contact microphones

Kaffe Matthews created her sound by live-sampling and processing her own and the other musicians' sounds as they played.

Last updated: December 23, 2002

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