Activities as a musician:
In 2009, he worked and released collaborated album "Drumming Echo Music" with Japanese noise experimental musician Seido who had worked as True Romance that is Merzbow's Masami Akita's side project in 80's.
And he run his main band OUT OF THE UNKNOWN in Tokyo. The band has CDr album release called "Amplified Punks Hair Funked" on German experimental music label Q-tone in 2010.
Also he do music as solo and many collaborated works worldwide, for instance with an American artist Bryan Lewis Saunders, an Argentina experimental musician Anla Courtis (ex.REYNOLS), German field recordist Marcus Kuerten, Portuguese experimantal musician Rui Almeida with Luís Couto and more etc.
, plus more from 2011 - Kommissar Hjuler and Mama Baer, Sebastien Borgo, and others more.
In the same year 2010, he released cassette tape album "TEXTS ABSENCE Optical Gloom/ Audible Lights" on German Hamburg based new and cutting-edge label FRAGMENT FACTORY.
Besides, he is a member of German composer Daniel Vujanic aka Baja's new projects GRAVES AND ORCHESTRA PITS and HÖHLENMUSIK ENSEMBLE, as a drummer, percussionist, and electronics performer.
Yoshihiro Kikuchi Discography
- 2 Vocals
- 11 Instruments & Performance
- 1 Writing & Arrangement
- 8 Technical
- 6 Visual
- 1 Acting, Literary & Spoken