Ohkami No Jikan is a Japanese psychedelic group led by Asahito Nanjo (vocal, guitar, bass, keyboards, composer, producer). Nanjo is the leader of many other groups, including High Rise, Musica Transonic and Toho Sara. Apart from Nanjo, the line-up is not fixed but varies according to the concept that the group is following at any particular time. Members of many Japanese underground groups, including Fushitsusha, Les Rallizes D/nud/s, Toho Sara and Holy Angel have participated in Ohkami No Jikan, pursuing different musical approaches. Depending upon the members and concept the sound of this unique group varies dramatically, the one constant is the vibration created by Nanjo. As a psychedelic group that explores all music, from heavy, dark sounds to jazz, contemporary and experimental, Ohkami No Jikan occupies an important position in the Japanese underground scene. After only three tracks available on compilation (Tokyo Flashback 2 PSF, Japan:new psychedelic underground Manifatture Criminali & Live from the devils triangle, Vol.2 KFJC-FM), Mort Nuit is their first album. They concentrate on the heaviness of minimal music : a dark group textures that psychedelicise the gap between the silence of medieval music and the dynamism of 20th century composition. - Fractal.
After nearly a decade of false starts, multiple game plans veering off the rails, and a handful of shattered hopes and/or dreams, the odyssey is finally complete—the new Fusetron site is here.
This is the first phase of a multipart rollout that will span the next few months: the currently browsable stock includes miscellaneous new releases from the past 8+ months (we have a lot of catching up to do), plus approximately a third of our backstock. Note that we’ve reduced/slashed prices on many titles and will continue to do so in order to make room for new stock. We’ll also be expanding / tweaking / improving / debugging the site itself (for example, we still have work to do on the automated international postage system, not to mention the inevitable inventory discrepancies that come with transferring an ancient and massive database to a new system).
Over the next few months, as we take inventory, clean house, and delve into our storage, we will be uploading thousands of additional items, gradually, on a near-daily basis. This will include the majority of the LPs, as well as many titles, in all formats, once thought long-gone. Many currently “sold out” items are likely to resurface.
Finally, once our general backstock is up (probably in the next two or three months) we’ll begin making our extensive stockpile of rarities available online for the first time: tons of random out-of-print titles, "deadstock," warehouse finds, secondhand collectibles, etc., accumulated over the past few decades.
Frequent/returning customers will be getting early access to these items. Details to follow on how this will work (a priority mailing list? a 'frequent flyer'-like program?), but it will not be based on dollars spent. We want to reward those who consistently support us, especially in the discogs marketplace era (to those who show up trying to poach five copies of a one-off rarity, and nothing else, ever… ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ).
So—we suggest you take some time to dig through the site—even we’ve been surprised by what’s been turning up, and there’s much more to come.
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