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CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Katsura Mouri & Tim Olive: Various Histories

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For the second release on his own 845 Audio label--following his impressive 33 Bays pairing with Alfredo Costa Monteiro--Tim Olive debuts his established duo with turntablist Katsura Mouri, whose history includes being a member of the experimental improvising turntable unit BusRatch with Takahiro Yamamoto. Various Histories was recorded near Kyoto (where Mouri is the manager of Parallax, the record shop around which BusRatch was formed) on a sweltering hot day in August 2010, in a space without air-conditioning. The recording ...