Saturday, March 14, 2015

Takehisa Kosugi | Catch Wave

Takehisa Kosugi
Catch Wave
Tokyo, Japan: CBS/Sony, 1975
12" vinyl record
Edition size unknown

Two side-long compositions involving long drones, using violins, tapes, electronics and voice: "Wave Code #E-1," (22:31) is described as "triple performance by a solo vocalist," and "Mano Dharma '74" (26:35)  features violins layered over tape experiments that the artist/composer had created in New York in 1967.

Available for sale, for a few hundred dollars, here.

Kosugi turns 77 today.

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