Unpredictable, transcendental experimental sessions!
Musician Seiichi Yamamoto who in recent years has had an undeniable influence on experimental music in Japan, will curate a music program at South Hall, ROHM Theatre Kyoto. Yamamoto, a member of numerous bands including BOREDOMS and Omoide Hatoba has also been involved in Osaka‛s legendary live music venue Namba Bears since 1987. Over thirty years Namba Bears has produced many musicians and bands with unique personalities. The influence this has had remains strong in Kansai and extends beyond the music scene to artists of various genres.
This is a huge one-day-only session featuring musicians gathered by Yamamoto. There‛s no doubt that the content will reach the farthest poles of experimentation.
Yoshihide Otomo, bikke, doravideo, Yojiro Tatekawa (BOREDOMS), ATR (exBOREDOMS), Shonen Yoshida, Satoshima NANI, Mimei Honda (SUZUMENBA), PON2(SOFT), Tatsuhisa Yamamoto, Tomoyuki Watanabe (Moozmz), senoo ricky, Shin Kokawa, Asako Yamamoto (THE DOKUROS), Yoko Shimomura, Hiroko Nishimoto, Marlyn Anasonic, inicie, Muuton, Azumi Miyata, Marina Kodama, Kurumi Kadoya, Junya Noguchi (Kukangendai), Hideaki Yamada (Kukangendai), Jyonson Tsu, Wataru Sato (Roundingmole), Kirara Nakabayashi, Masahiko Ohno (SOLMANIA), Kota Yamauchi, Shozo Sawano (unranu), Masayoshi, Sakaguchi, Plugman, Molecule Plane, Polyshaft, Kazumasa Kitagawa, Seiichi Yamamoto
3.14 (Sun) 18:00
(For full details please visit Club Metro’s website.)
3.7 (Sun) 15:00
Doors open 45 min. prior to the performance.
No admission for audiences below 13.
Born in Hyogo prefecture, Seiichi Yamamoto is a sound artist based in Kyoto. A member of numerous experimental bands including alternative rock band BOREDOMS, abstract rock laboratory band Omoide Hatoba, pseudo pop band Rashinban, cosmic dance band ROVO, punk band MOST and mathematical puzzle groove band PARA. Yamamoto is also involved in numerous other bands, groups and solo works while also active internationally as a musician, songwriter, composer and producer through sessions with musicians at home and abroad. His solo works include selfy, Crown of Fuzzy Groove, RHAPSODY, PLAYGROUND and CAFE BRAIN among others. He has composed music for films such as Mind Game (directed by Masaaki Yuasa), Ichi the Killer (directed by Takashi Miike) and Adrenaline Drive (directed by Shinobu Yaguchi) as well as continuing to release work as a writer, painter and photographer. His published books include Ginga (1999), Yun (2008) and imayura (2014).
Concept, Direction: Seiichi Yamamoto
Stage Manager: Masaya Natsume
Sound: Bunsho Nishikawa
Lighting: Masayoshi Takada (RYU)
Production Manager: Kanon Matsumoto (ROHM Theatre Kyoto) In co-operation with CLUB METRO
Supported by the Agency for Cultural Affairs Government of Japan through the Japan Arts Council and National Arts Council, istyle Art and Sports Foundation
Presented by Kyoto Experiment