MANDAÏ DISTRIBUTION - independent music distributor

Copyright : 2002-2018
HOME | MAIL ORDER | DISTRIBUTION | LINKS | CONTACT | FAQ | NEWS | CONCERTS
SEARCH
The on-line catalog contains 2229 references
BROWSE BY
- Artists
- Labels
- Formats
- Styles
- Mid prices
- Last items
- LP
- 10in
- 7in
- Mandaï Gift Vouchers
NEWSLETTER
- Subscribe
LOGIN
Sign in or Register.

CONCERTS
14/12/2018
Hayward, Charles @ Magasin 4
14/12/2018
Jean D.l. @ Magasin 4
18/12/2018
?alos @ Café Central
19/12/2018
It It Anita @ ACU
21/12/2018
Rene Biname @ La Zone
22/12/2018
Rene Biname @ Magasin 4
More concerts ...
NEWS
04/12/2018
First release by It It Anita is back in stock - Few copies left !
23/11/2018
New release by Big'N will be soon available !
29/10/2018
New releases are in stock !
28/10/2018
Zu - The Way of the Animal Powers is now totaly out of print.
More news ...
FEEDBACKS
P... (United Kingdom)
Thank you for great service and help...
S... (Sweden)
Superfast delivery and very friendly ser...
m... (France)
Mandai delivers fast the finest indie an...
More feedbacks ...
DESCRIPTION
V/A
Richard Pinhas / Tatsuya Yoshida / Masami Akita (Merzbow) : Process and Reality

Label : Cuneiform Records
Year : 2016
Format : CD
Style : Experimental / Electronics
Availability : In stock

Price : 14.70 € - BUY
Description :RICHARD PINHAS, the founder of 70s legends HELDON, is one of France's best known experimental musicians. He is a key figure in the development of rock music fusing with electronic music.

Cuneiform is simultaneously releasing two new, very different albums by Richard in conjunction with a France, US and Japanese tour.

'PROCESS AND REALITY' is RICHARD PINHAS - guitar and analog synth guitars / TATSUYA YOSHIDA - drums / MICHAEL MANRING - bass, EBow bass

Three founding fathers of experimental music join forces to conjure an unholy serenade for a society on the verge of collapse on Process and Reality, an hourlong whirlwind of pessimistic prophecy transformed into a heady monolith of sound. Boundary-stretching guitarist Richard Pinhas, founder of the influential French electronic-rock band Heldon, teams with two icons of the Japanese avant-garde – drummer Tatsuya Yoshida, mastermind of warped-prog legends Ruins, Korekyojinn, Koenjihyakkei and other groupings and Masami Akita, a.k.a. noise guru Merzbow – to summon a brutally honest, politically potent, sonically tumultuous reflection of the last gasps of the industrial age.

Process and Reality marks the first recorded convergence of these three avant-rock giants, though Pinhas has recorded with both Yoshida and Merzbow in the past and all three have toured extensively together in Japan . The album, recorded in Tokyo during a recent high-profile tour, captures the fevered intensity and violently textured depth of the trio's collaborative improvisations.

The music made by Pinhas, Yoshida and Akita seethes and roils in a constant state of both turbulent flux and visceral realization. The guitarist says of his collaborators, 'They explore 100% of their possibility. We have the same kind of spirit.'

That spirit seems to blanch in the face of the modern age. Though he doesn't regard Process and Reality as the still-to-come third part of his 'Devolution Trilogy,' the album arrives in the midst of an unprecedentedly ugly American presidential election and in the shadow of a series of tragic terrorist attacks in the guitarist's native France. If that's all too downbeat for an evening's listening, Pinhas also sees the album as a celebration of his cherished friendship with these Japanese artists. 'Japan is the best scene in the world,' he asserts, and while he foresees a radical change in his sound approaching in 2017, he continues that, 'Always I will work with my forever friends.'

Titles :01. TVJ 00 (Intro)
02. TVJ 33 (Core Track)
03. TVJ 66 (Non-Sens)
04. TVJ 77 (Quiet Final)


BEST SELLING

SOFT MACHINE
Switzerland 1974 (CD+DVD) - 23.00 €
Cuneiform Records

FORGAS BAND PHENOMENA
The Electric Ear (CD) - 14.70 €
Cuneiform Records

U.S. MAPLE
Long Hair In Three Stages (LP) - 17.50 €
Skingraft Records

ROCCHETTI, CLAUDIO
Dirty Armada (Book) - 24.80 €
Press-Press
NEW RELEASES

API UIZ
Peplum (LP) - 16.60 €
Kythibong Records / Les Potagers Nature / Attila Tralala

MAMBO
$20​.​000 de Chorus (LP) - 15.50 €
Honest House

THE SLOW SLIDERS
Glissade Tranquille (LP) - 21.30 €
Kythibong Records

PIGEON
S/T (LP) - 16.60 €
Antena Krzyku

REDFEARN, ALEC K. (AND THE EYESORES)
The Opposite (CD) - 14.70 €
Cuneiform Records

SECTE
Juin 2018 (CD-R) - 6.20 €
FF HHH

ACEZANTEZ
S/T (LP) - 17.60 €
Sub Rosa

KOENJIHYAKKEI
Dhorimviskha (CD) - 16.20 €
Skingraft Records
-MORE NEW RELEASE-