Various – Bird Cage: Birdfriend Archives
Various – Bird Cage: Birdfriend Archives

Various – Bird Cage: Birdfriend Archives

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Label: EM Records – EM1190DLP
Format: 2 x Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Country: Japan
Released: 20 Mar 2020
Genre: Electronic
Style: Experimental, Techno

Enter a world unknown! Birdfriend is a cassette label run by Japanese musician/composer Koshiro Hino, aka YPY, who is also a founding member of the Osaka band goat. This compilation, available on CD and double vinyl, features 18 tracks by Japanese artists, from 2013-2017, previously available only on hard-to-find cassettes on the Birdfriend label, now available to you, the curious and courageous listener, worldwide on EM Records. Rejoice and enjoy the fractured rhythms and future-now timbres, questing intelligences and D.I.Y. energy, conveyed to you through hand-made synths, custom electronics, synths and samplers. Compiled by Hino, who also provides liner notes and cover art, these Japanese artists share a love of texture, semi-skewed rhythm, simple-yet-evolving structure, and a sense of humour; yet despite these similarities, there is a great variety across this release, making for an exciting and cohesive musical experience.. (Mint / New)

A1 Sofheso– M.N.L
A2 Shimettainu– Bird Peck at Dead Dog
A3 New Manuke– Fastest Motor
A5 JMT Synth Pinosaku– Tansun
B1 Shimettainu– Dog is Surrounded by Birds
B2 UNBE– Vector Milk
B3 YPY– The Damo UFO
B4 Micro Futoshi– Reforest 1
B5 Inoue Shirabe– Sleep Talk
C1 Futoshi Moriyama– Time Limit
C3 Futoshi Moriyama– Nico Electro
C4 H. Takahashi– 4
C5 Micro Futoshi– Reforest 2
C6 UNBE– 5 Cubic Meters
D1 Bonnounomukuro– Enter The Exit
D2 Futoshi Moriyama– Piano and Sampler