CD Reviews

Takefumi Naoshima, Mitsuteru Takeuchi, Takehiro Hirama, Kanichiro Oda – 4

September 3, 2012

CD Encadre Its been a good while since I wrote about anything thoroughly conceptual, but then its been a while since I received anything here from the Encadre label from Japan. Recently released though is the fourth in the series of discs by the four musicians/composers/troublemakers Takefumi Naoshima, Mitsuteru Takeuchi, Takehiro Hirama and Kanichiro Oda. […]

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CD Reviews

Friday 17th July

July 17, 2009

So you get home after a long hard week at work, soaking wet because you got caught in a thunderstorm, run a hot bath, pour a pot of tea, lay back to soak and put on some highly conceptual, virtually unlistenable music. Hmm… who spotted the bit that sets me apart from the crowd? Indeed […]

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CD Reviews

Friday 6th March

March 7, 2009

Early this morning I played the Dropp Ensemble disc through twice more, this time at volume. Such a great disc if you ask me, just beautifully composed music. I heard from Adam Sonderberg this morning and he told me that indeed the music was pieced together using recorded parts made all around the world, with […]

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CD Reviews

Sunday 1st February

February 2, 2009

Today the temperature fell below zero here and we had a sprinkling of snow, with more threatened for overnight. So no walking today. After Julie called to say she was off to her mother’s for the day I decided to spend it tidying up, hoovering, dusting, matching stray CDs to their sleeves etc, and with […]

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Hidden Treasure

August 30, 2007

Takefumi Naoshima, Hirozumi Takeda, Utah Kawasaki, Mitsuteru Takeuchi, Toshihiro Koike, Takahiro Kawaguchi, Yasuo Totsuka – Septet This CD is not a Wandelweiser release, and its character is actually quite unlike most Wandelweiser compositions, but on the slightly dodgy premise that the music on this disc is extremely quiet I thought I’d write about it amongst […]

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