London Scala, United Kingdom
Power trio of Keiji Haino on guitar, Stephen O’Malley on bass
and Oren Ambarchi on drums, plus support by Mick Flower and Chris
Corsano. London The Scala, 11 July, 7pm, £15
New six track LP recorded by in Tokyo in January last year, with
an appearance by Charlemagne Palestine and Eiko Ishibashi.
Nazoranai will be shaking the foundations of London's Scala on
Stream "Rosemarie", composed by Reinhold
Friedl and performed by Keiji Haino and Zeitkratzer.
A trailer for the Keiji Haino documentary we
mentioned earlier in May has been released. (Small
caveat: it's in Japanese.)
A documentary on Keiji Haino will be screened in
Tokyo in July. The film, titled Document: Keiji Haino , is
directed by Kazuhiro Shirao, and...
Group collaborations have been fruitful for Oren
Ambarchi of late. The Australian percussionist is now releasing an
album with Keiji Haino (his...
There's a new album on the way from Keiji Haino
called Un Autre Chemin Vers L'Ultime , on Prele Records.
The album exchanges Haino's usual mass...
View a selection of performances at Club
Of all the Japanese musicians now coming to prominence in the West, Keiji Haino is the most extraordinary: his music, shrouded in mystery, describes a personal quest of withering complexity and intensity. Biba Kopf talks to Haino in Tokyo. This article originally appeared in The Wire 151 (September 1996).
ON THE COVER: Jamie Lidell - How Super Collider's
former singer discovered a deeper voice to become the godson of
soul. By Rob Young
FEATURES: Ornette Coleman, Animal Collective,
Invisible Jukebox: Keiji Haino, Primer: Lone Horns Improv, Magik
Markers, Monolake, Tony Bevan
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ON THE COVER: Keiji Haino - Alan Cummings
penetrates the universal consciousness of the Tokyo shaman, who has
conducted a 30 year quest to outdo the Big Bang with his
Fushitsusha and Aihiyo groups, solo guitar noise, percussion
rituals and DJ sets
FEATURES: John Coltrane, Primer: Nurse With Wound,
Wordsound, Philip Jeck, Invisible Jukebox: Simon Fisher Turner, DJ
/Rupture, Goodiepal, DJ Spooky, Peter Brötzmann, Musique
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