Improvised Music from Japan / Discography

Yoshio Machida

Hypernatural #2

(Softl Music, som 101) (Germany) (CD)

  1. Potential (6:25)
  2. Radiant Wind (3:26)
  3. Malaria (4:38)
  4. Afterimage (4:40)
  5. Valley (4:50)
  6. The Polar Lights (5:45)
  7. Deep Sound Channel (5:30)
  8. Daydream (4:31)

All compositions by Yoshio Machida except (4) and (5), by Yoshio Machida and Aki Onda

Yoshio Machida: field recordings, effects, Vietnamese gong, Koan Pro2, microcassette recorder, cassette recorder, miao-bamboo flute, wind, chimes, glasses, mouth harp, piano, SP-808
Aki Onda: cassette recorder (4 and 6)
Saki Tate: deep sound organ (7)

Produced by Aki Onda
Recorded by Yoshio Machida at Small Axe, Tokyo, 1996-2000, except (3), recorded in Ghana in 1999; and (2) and (5), recorded by Eiichi Tanaka at The Kitchen, Tokyo, 2000
Mixed by Yoshio Machida and Aki Onda at The Kitchen, May 2000
Pro Tools editing by Takehiko Kamata at The Border, Tokyo, 2000
Final mastering by Tom Steinle at The Tomlab, Cologne, 2001
Jacket design by Frieda Luczak
Includes liner notes in English by Yoshio Machida

Released in 2001