Experimental Rock/Crazyland

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  1. Tatsuya Yoshida

    Yoshida Tatsuya (b. 1961) is one of the most innovative drummers, composers and improvisers on the Japanese avantgarde scene. Best known as a founding member or energetic drums+bass duo Ruins (continued as a solo project Ruins alone since 2004), founder and leader of influential zeuhl band Koenjihyakkei (often cited as Japanese Magma (6)) and many other bands and collaborations, like Akaten, Korekyojinn trio, acapella vocal trio Zubi Zuva/Zubi Zuva X. He was also an occasional member of legendary jazzcore band PainKiller (2). Other notable collaborators of the artist includes John Zorn, Fred Frith, Derek Bailey, Keiji Haino, Otomo Yoshihide, etc.

  2. K.K. Null

    KK.Null (born Kazuyuki Kishino) is one of the top names in Japanese noise music and in a larger context, one of the great cult artists in experimental rock. Starting his career in the early 80's by performing guitar improvisations in the clubs and streets of Tokyo, he continued by collaborating with Merzbow for two years, and joining the bands YBO² and Absolut Null Punkt.

    In 1987, he gained wider notoriety as the leader, guitarist and singer of the trio Zeni Geva, which he described as "progressive hardcore". Zeni Geva reached world-wide fame with their heavy and hypnotic sound, eventually releasing three Steve Albini-produced albums on Jello Biafra's Alternative Tentacles label.

  3. Jim O'Rourke

    Jim O'Rourke (January 18, 1969, Chicago, Illinois) is a Tokyo-based American performer, composer and record producer.

    O'Rourke collaborated with a long list of musicians including Illusion Of Safety, Christoph Heemann, David Grubbs, Loren Connors, Wilco, Henry Kaiser, K.K. Null, Günter Müller, Voice Crack, Evan Parker, Phill Niblock, Mats Gustafsson, Tony Conrad, Faust, Space Streakings, Loose Fur, Sonic Youth, Fennesz, Diskaholics Anonymous Trio, Carlos Giffoni, Keiji Haino, Masami Akita, Masaya Nakahara, Takehisa Kosugi, Fire!, Akira Sakata, Oren Ambarchi (among others...)

    O'Rourke scored several films and ran Moikai & Dexter's Cigar labels.

  4. Bill Laswell

    American bassist, producer and record label owner. Also owner of the Orange Music (5) studio, in West Orange, New Jersey, since 1997.

    Born February 12, 1955 in Salem, Illinois and raised in Albion, Michigan. He was married to Ethiopian singer Ejigayehu Shibabaw alias Gigi.

    Laswell ranks among the most prolific of musicians, being involved in hundreds of recordings with many musicians from all over the world. Laswell's music draws upon many different genres, most notably funk, various world music, jazz, dub and ambient styles. He has also played or produced music from the noisier, more aggressive end of the rock spectrum, like hardcore punk and metal.

  5. The Sorts

    Indie, avantgarde, post, emo, early on, got more experimental over time, more mathy and psychedelic, got good at some point

    first 2 albums meh
    last album WOW

  6. Zelienople

    Droney and ambient, sometimes folky, sometimes postrocky

  7. Land Of Kush

    folk jazz rock ensemble kicks ass

  8. Evening Fires

    delightfully chill psych space jam band, kinda grateful but not at all. sometimes folky but not always. various degrees of space and jam.

  9. Dire Wolves

    very trippied out lofi spacerock jam, live cassette recordings at cafes and stuff

  10. Green Milk From The Planet Orange

    noisy progressive mathy psych rock, jammy, experimental, japanese, and orange

  11. Miminokoto

    Great japanese psych band. Very nice feeling. Kinda soft but warm.

  12. 13

    Nijiumu

    Nijiumu

    ▼ Asahito Nanjo, Keiji Haino, Shizuo Uchida, Tetuzi Akiyama

  13. Mainliner

    ▼super xtrm long jams with makoto and co, got dls

  14. Ghost (2)

  15. Peaking Lights

    chilled out electro-rock indie vibes

  16. 19

    Z (7)

  17. 20

    Akaten

  18. 21

    The Ex

  19. 25

    静寂