Grim

Real Name:
小長谷淳 (Konagaya Jun)
Profile:
One-man power electronics/noise project from the 80s. In the early 80s Jun formed White Hospital together with Tomasada Kuwahara. They released one album called "Holocaust" in 1984 before disbanding. Kuwuhara moved on to Vasilisk, while Jun released a number of solo records as Grim and one track as Howling Of Himalaya on compilation called "Constructive Music 1990".
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Grim Discography Tracks

Albums

1202-02 Grim - Folk Music album art Grim Folk Music(LP, Ltd) Eskimo Records (2) 1202-02 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
Grim - Psycho Sun album art Grim Psycho Sun (Album) Steinklang Industries Austria 2013 Sell This Version
Art into Life 006, 1205-06 Grim - Love Song album art Grim Love Song(LP + Box, Ltd) Art Into Life, Eskimo Records (2) Art into Life 006, 1205-06 Japan 2013 Sell This Version
Grim - Maha album art Grim Maha (Album) Steinklang Industries Austria 2015 Sell This Version
Grim - Orgasm album art Grim Orgasm (Album) Tesco Organisation Germany 2016 Sell This Version
Grim - Body album art Grim Body (Album) Atelier5-7-5 Portugal 2018 Sell This Version
TT115 Grim - Primary Pulse album art Grim Primary Pulse(Cass, Ltd) Trapdoor Tapes TT115 Australia 2018 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Grim - Amaterasu album art Grim Amaterasu G.A.Propaganda Japan 1985 Sell This Version
1202-03 Grim - Message album art Grim Message(12") Eskimo Records (2) 1202-03 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
Grim - Beautiful Morning album art Grim Beautiful Morning Steinklang Industries Austria 2014 Sell This Version
Grim - Discharge Mountain album art Grim Discharge Mountain (EP) Athanor France 2017 Sell This Version
SK114 Grim - Знакомые = Familiar album art Грим* = Grim Грим* = Grim - Знакомые = Familiar(Lathe, 7", S/Sided, EP, Ltd, Num) Steinklang Industries SK114 Austria 2017 Sell This Version

Compilations

DDI 3336 Grim - The Past Is Still In Current Use album art Grim The Past Is Still In Current Use(CD, Comp) Drag & Drop Industrial DDI 3336 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
HAANG-002 Grim - Folk Songs For An Obscure Race album art Grim Folk Songs For An Obscure Race(CD, Comp) Haang Niap Records HAANG-002 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
VOD 92 Grim - Vital 1983-89 album art Grim Vital 1983-89(3xLP, RM + Box, Comp, Ltd, Num) Vinyl-on-demand VOD 92 Germany 2011 Sell This Version
LV#017 Grim - Divine Music For Sleeping + Field 1987 album art Grim Divine Music For Sleeping + Field 1987(Cass, Comp, Ltd, C62) Lust Vessel LV#017 Japan 2014 Sell This Version
LV#016 Grim - Vital 1983-86 album art Grim Vital 1983-86(Cass, Comp, Ltd, RE, C50) Lust Vessel LV#016 Japan 2014 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

rr-5 Grim - 5eyes album art Grim 5eyes(Cass, C36) Rockatansky Records rr-5 Japan 2010 Sell This Version

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vladimir.ursinovich

vladimir.ursinovich

March 1, 2016
edited about 1 year ago
Easily the best Japanese Power Electronics and Death Industrial Project out there. You can hear elements of folk music, experimental ambient and traditional organ music as well, that is often melded together with the noise and industrial contents. The music can very dark, but also sometimes quite upbeat at times (upbeat more in albums like 'Maha' or some parts you hear in 'Folk Songs for an Obscure Race'). An extremely unique project in the entire field of Power Electronics and Death Industrial and highly recommended to any fan of such music. You should also check out his solo project by his own name, Jun Konagaya, if you want to hear something that drags a lot closer to his Folky and experimental 'ambient' works; his solo works are usually very eerie, intriguing, melancholic and often funerary. As for his first project (or group), White Hospital, you should definitely check out as well; Power Electronics with tribal elements mixed in. A truly gifted artist and most definitely one of the most original artists that comes in par with other like-minded artist's such as Brighter Death Now and Whitehouse and an artist that much deserves more recognition and acknowledgment.

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