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Suzuki Junzo-SINGS II (Nod And Smile Records/US/MVD5918CD-MVD5921LP/CD-LP)

1. ナゼの瞳 | IN THE EYES OF NAZE [02:44]
2. 真夏の底 | MIDSUMMER'S END [02:16]
3. 裂け目 IV | ECLIPSE IV [06:10]
4. 心中あいや節 | CRYING OUT DOUBLE SUICIDE BLUES
5. 燃えつきた地図 | LAMENT FOR THE MAN WITHOUT A MAP [02:41]
6. YT博士の逡巡 | DR. YT'S HESITATION [00:45]**
7. 日の果て | THE END OF HORIZON [03:44]
8. 夜の樹 | A TREE OF NIGHT [02:54]
9. 光の影 | SHADOWS OF LIGHT [05:51]**
10. 地の群れ | CHI NO MURE [12:33]
11. 黄金の腕 | THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM [03:16]

** only included on CD edition



CD-15.00 USD LP-28.00USD (incl. add 4.00 USD for shipping)

Personnel:
Suzuki Junzo : Acousti/Electric Guitars, Vocals, Percussions

Takahashi Ikuro : Drums (on Track 4,7)
Richard Horner : Percussion (on Track 4)
Yamazaki Iwao : Drums (on Track 11)
Kawabata Makoto : Electric Guitar (on Track 3,9,11)

Recorded at Atelier Himawari, Kawaski/KANAGAWA, Black Snow Flake Sound, Sapporo/HOKKAIDO from 2006 to 2013
Engineer : Yamazaki Iwao (Atelier Himawari), Richard Horner (Black Snow Flake Sound)
Mastered by Yamazaki Iwao (Atelier Himawari)
Photographs by Sakata Ritsuko
Production Supervisor : Andy Perseponko
Produced by : SUZUKI JUNZO

http://nodandsmilerecs.com/

Release Date : Nov 05 2013

Notes:
New release from psychedelic Japanese guitarist Suzuki Junzo (Overhang Party, Miminokoto, 20 Guilders) on limited edition vinyl. From Jandek style weird folk to beautiful crystalline guitar passages, this melancholy masterpiece covers all the bases. Acid Mothers Temple guitarist Kawabata Makoto and LSD March/Kousokuya, ex. Fushitsusha Drummer Takahashi Ikuro both guests on 3 songs. Recommended if you like Loren Mazzacane Conners, Acid Mothers Temple, Syd Barrett. (Sees of Sound)
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REVIEW:

Another record I found out about today. Suzuki Junzos record falls out of time and i find it really hard to describe. it's a strange mixture of fingerpicking folk, noisy guitar waves and psychedelic passages all with a japanese influence. the only artist that comes in my mind is Aritomo . There are so many records released every day and it's so rare to find something unique with a new approach. I don't think, that this is for everyone, but if you're open for something new you should give it a try. As soon as i find a preview, I'll add it to this post here.
(Ralph Etter on Sly Vinyl)
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LINKS:
SUZUKI JUNZO
http://suzukijunzo.org/
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