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Kawabata Makoto: Music Concrete, Space Resurrection, Self-Annihilation

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Hailing from Japan, Kawabata Makoto has been a leader in psychedelic rock and experimental music, and an active performer and solo artist since the late 1970s. Mostly famous as a founding member/guitarist for Acid Mothers Temple since the mid- 1990s, he has released literally dozens of albums--many on psychedelic-colored vinyl-- and has done vital work with creative, experimental musicians and bands including Toho Sara, Tsurubami, Mainliner, Jean-François Pauvros, and German free jazz/experimental music drummer Mani Neumeier. The guitarist recently wound ...

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