Fushitsusha - 名前を つけないで ほしい 名前を つけて しまうと 全てで なくなって しまうから




More tortured noise-rock (that occasionally verges towards the grind) before relaxing and stretching out. This is the third.

CD released on Heartfast in 2013.

Namaewo Tsukenaide Hoshii Namaewo Tsukete Shimauto Subetede Nakunatte Shimaukara

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Fushitsusha - まだ 温かいうちの この今に  すべての謎を 注ぎ込こもう




Ryosuke Kiyasu on drums, Chiyo Kamekawa on bass and Keiji Haino on guitar and vocals (obviously). For me, the four Fushitsusha CDs released on Heartfast are right up there with the best they've ever recorded. This is the fourth.

CD released on Heartfast in 2013.

Mada Atatakai Uchi no Kono Ima ni Subete no Nazo wo Tsugikonde Shimaou

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Knut Remond - Cowmeditation, Cosmics Vol. 2

A 1996 solo album by erstwhile Voice Crack drummer Knut Remond. Fun fact: there never was a volume 1.

Knut Remond - Cowmeditation, Cosmics Vol. 2

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Tenouti Yome-Zo - Gimme A Break Taka




Tenouti Yomezou began as Motako Ishii's solo project which swiftly turned into a band in it's own right running alongside Oshiri Pen Penz. Expect great garage-psyche yob-punk insanity.

CD released on WORD IS OUT! in 2011.

ギミアぶれいく鷹

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Oshiripenpenz - Micro de Ikou




Cowhole butt music.

CD released on Macaroni Records in 2008.

ミクロで行こう

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va - Voice Crack Remixes

Entirely unnecessary compilation of remixes of Voice Crack sounds. Did this really need to exist? Most probably not, but exist it does and so here it is for you. Two of the remixes are by Aphasic and Toby Reynolds (aka DJ Scud), the two gents who compiled and released this on their own Ambush label in 2002. I'm not even sure whether these tracks can rightly be called "remixes"; more accurately, they're original tracks that use Voice Crack as a source sound. Other remixers include Hrvatski (aka Keith Fullerton Whitman), Jim O'Rourke, Matmos, Russell Haswell & Florian Hecker, and... Norbert Moslang!

va - Voice Crack Remixes

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Oshiri Penpenz - Oshiri Penpenz




Yusuke Mukae on drums, Kirara Nakabayashi on guitar and Motako Ishii on lungs. Buttholian cowboy music!

This is a self-released CDr from 2006. This was a "show your workings out" experiment that would turn into Micro de Ikou (ミクロで行こう) two years later or this time tomorrow depending on your reference points.

Oshiri Penpenz

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Norbert Möslang & Andy Guhl - Sound_Shifting

This is the CD that came inside a 90-page book documenting Voice Crack's contribution to the 49th Venice Biennal exhibition in 2001.

Norbert Möslang & Andy Guhl - Sound_Shifting

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Oshiri Pen Penz - Black Album




Trumans Water are forced to live in South Park and spend their lives covering Shockabilly covers using rubber instruments. Yeah. Warped genius!

Self-released CDr EP from 2003.

黒アルバム

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Voice Crack - Shock_Late




Did somebody mention Shock_Late?

LP released on Entenpfuhl ‎in 2000.

Shock_Late

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Voice Crack - Ballchannel

Coming out the same year as Voice Crack's "Shock_Late" LP, this little 7" single was released on a wonderful label called Meeuw Muzak.

Voice Crack - Ballchannel

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Oshiripenpenz - Live ブートレグ




Imagine an implied love of The Stooges mixed with the best of the Amphetamine Reptile artists, add a hint of Discharge and all of the respect for the audience of Hanatarash. Ladies and gentlemen ... Oshiripenpenz recorded live at Namba Bears in their native Osaka during 2001.

CDr released on Frying Start Records in 2001.

Live Bootleg

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Voice Crack - Infra_Red

Continuing where "Below Beyond Above" left off, 1999's "Infra_Red" is the sound of your tinnitus nightmares coming true.

Voice Crack - Infra_Red

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Hovlakin - ほぶらきん・コンプリートBox




Hovlakin (or Hoburakin) were another of those great Japanese chaos-punk groups that re-imagined Western punk, exploded and disappeared. They released a few singles and flexis in the very early 80s and disappeared from view (at least on my side of the planet ... where, frankly, they were invisible in the first place). Almost inevitably, it's thanks to Jojo Hiroshige and his wonderful Alchemy Records that they began to appear at all ... and then this ... the Complete Box! It came with a DVD which I don't have ... so it's the Incomplete Box and life just keeps on proving that you can't have everything.

Six CDs courtesy of Youth Inc. in 2013.

Complete

Box

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Morisada Michihiro & Motoki Yoshinori - Tsurusen Kamesen




Morisada Michihiro on contrabass and Motoki Yoshinori on S.M. flute (whatever that is) creating the kind of free-form music that would take a room in 200 Motels.

LP released on Motoki Records in 1981.

Tsurusen Kamesen

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Voice Crack - Taken and Changed

Several artists on the Austrian label Mego were influenced by Voice Crack's misuse of electronics and their aesthetic of intentional technological failure (particularly Florian Hecker, Pita, and Farmers Manual). It seemed natural that Mego and Voice Crack would cross paths eventually, and so they did with this 1999 album. "Taken and Changed" was only released online by an mp3-only Mego sub-label called Fals.ch. Nothing from Fals.ch seems to be available online anymore, so here this is now.

Voice Crack - Taken and Changed

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Chie Mukai, Yoshinori Motoki - 10 Minutes Free Improvisation Festival




Collaborations recorded between 1982 and 1983 using what sound like traditional instruments ....

C44 released on Cacoon in 1983.

Free Improvisation Festival

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Voice Crack - Below Beyond Above

Discogs nerds might notice that eight years pass between "Earflash" and its follow-up, "Below Beyond Above". What happened in all that time? Voice Crack went from being a self-contained unit to one element of other, larger, groups. They released two more collaborative albums with Borbetomagus (both exceedingly good examples of what it might sound like to get Peter Brotzmann's beard wet and stick him face-first into an electrical socket) and one with Gunter Mueller (another Swiss artist leaving jazz behind and embracing abstract electronics). They also shed occasional drummer Knut Remond, leaving Moslang and Guhl's cracked electronics free to wander the stratosphere unencumbered by anything resembling terrestrial instrumentation or logic. Back on their own, they created an album that scales back the assault and aims for more Tudor-esque abstraction. Recorded in 1997, released as a CD by Uhlang in 1998.

Voice Crack - Below Beyond Above

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Chie Mukai - Kokyu Improvisation




There are three distinct pieces within this single track that opens up a fascinating window (well, I think it is...) into the early solo work of Chie Mukai. All recorded live at planB in Tokyo in 1984 with prerecorded tape work and live scraped and manipulated metal objects ...

CD released on P.S.F. Records in 1990.

Kokyu Improvisation

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Voice Crack - Earflash

By 1990, several key events happened in the lives of our heroes Moslang & Guhl. They acquired a 3rd member in percussionist Knut Remond, who you might know from the Swiss industrial rock band 16-17. With director Peter Liechti, they made a fantastically entertaining film, "Kick That Habit" (reissued as a DVD by Drag City and readily available), which showcased their "cracked everyday-electronics". They toured extensively, and made fruitful allies with like-minded American jazz/noise trio Borbetomagus (with whom they would record several collaborative albums). And of course, they took the name of their 1986 LP as their own band name. 1990 saw them at the height of their most aggressive phase, creating blinding masses of short-circuit bouyed by Remond's remorseless bass drum. A brilliant album, and one of the true classics of harsh noise.

Voice Crack - Earflash

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