Yūko Imada

>> Saturday, October 3, 2009

Yūko Imada in an Californian based harsh noise/ambient project. So far he released three cds according to his myspace page. He decided to share two of his works with us. One ambient and one harsh noise hoho.

The harsh one:

Ōme

It lasts about 20 minutes but nevertheless it's still good harsh noise mostly done like the Japanese do it. Screaming, screeching and all those lovely things with a bit of divergence from the usual non stop harshness that reminded me of that Bondage album Merzbow did.

Tracklist:

01. Ume
02. Mari
03. Strawberry White Paper
04. Postcard
05. The Blue Sky
06. Nylon Rope
07. Non Wave
08. Tapes
09. Flowers of Flesh

Download.


Released on Zoom Lens.

The silent one:

Moon (untitled)

Personally I liked this one a lot more. First and foremost this is really relaxing and calm, no loud sounds it all kinda resonates somewhere from the distance. Quite an lovely atmosphere indeed. The only thing I didn't like is the length of the songs because they end a bit too soon, it would be great if they could be longer. Except that everything else is great! :3

Tracklist:

01. Moonlight
02. 400,000 km
03. Sunsets/
04. /Sunrise
05. On Seeing
06. Naoko
07. Years Slipped Past

Download.

Released on Moribund Tree Records and also on Zoom Lens.

You can check his myspace here!

2 comments:

Sven October 5, 2009 at 1:14 AM  

i have another 3" from this guy/these guys (?) which is rreally fucking rad

also these live videos are so brilliant, they should really release some of that noisecore ish

Kyle October 14, 2009 at 8:09 AM  

He's definitely one to watch. That 3" CD-R is the shit.

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