Improvised Music from Japan / Discography

Helmut Schäfer

Noise as a Language

(Kwanyin Records, kwanyin 026) (China) (CD + 64-page booklet)

  1. Thought Provoking (31:01)
  2. Unreleased 12 05 (36:25)

The bilingual (English-Chinese) booklet includes the text of a lecture given by Helmut Schäfer at CCA Kitakyushu, Japan, December 9, 2004 (English text originally appeared in Substantials #2 published by CCA Kitakyushu in 2005); an interview of Zbigniew Karkowski about Helmut Schäfer, conducted by Yan Jun on May 13, 2007; a Helmut Schäfer discography; and 5 black and white photos.
Graphic design by Ruan Qianrui
Translation by Frankie Su, Lawrence Li, and Jing Lei

Design by Ruan Qianrui

Released in 2008