Magaibutsu

"The controversial work which stepped into the forbidden territory of editing the performance of Haino Keiji. Yoshida breaks up their studio session boldly and restructures it from the unacceptable tune reproduced by extreme editing to the pop song...

Released at the same time as Korekyojinn's Doldrums album and featuring the same instrumentation: Yoshida Tatsuya / drums, Nasuno Mitsuru / bass, Kita Naoki / violin, Murakami Naoki / guitar, this is a very different release, having a loose, more....

"3 CDs! 215 minutes! The super improvisational duo of astonishment's 2nd feature. With guests Umezu, Kazutoki, Satou Kenji, Nasuno Mitsuru, Komori Keiko and Yamamoto Seichi"

This is the 2nd release - and my personal favorite - by this excellent Japanese band featuring drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, leader of Ruins and Koenjihyakkei, & also featuring guitarist Kido Natsuki [Bondage Fruit] and bassist Nasuno Mitsuru [Altered State...

Yoshida Tatsuya : percussion
Kido Natsuki : acoustic guitar
NasunoMitsuru : fretless bass
Miyamoto Rei : violin on track 2,4,6,8,10

Well, not 100% and strictly acoustic, but compared to the usual bone-crushing density of these guys, it's close enough.
Here's a bunch of yours and my favorites from this powerhouse outfit, performed in a very different way.

Manitatsu is the meeting between the two internationally acclaimed and known drummers Mani Neumeier (Guru Guru) and Tatsuya Yoshida (Ruins).

Even for a guy as full of musical surprises and barrier breaking as drummer/composer Tatsuya Yoshida, this was very unexpected.

He calls it, "Arabian Progressive pop Improvisation", and it is that. Featuring Yann Pittard (oud, baritone guitar...

This is really different. This is a release by Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Koenjihyakkei, Korekyojinn, etc) that has elements of late 70s/early 80s new wave (not punk, but song-form new wave) mixed in with the usual Yoshida sound. I guess this isn't...