Improvised Music from Japan / Discography

Kaffe Matthews
Andrea Neumann
Sachiko M

In Case of Fire Take the Stairs

(Improvised Music from Japan, IMJ-503) (Japan) (CD)

  1. Tracks 1-2 (36:00)
  2. Tracks 3-5 (27:28)
  3. Track 6 (4:27)

Although I and II include two and three tracks, respectively, each is a single work. They are divided into multiple tracks for listeners' convenience.

All music by Kaffe Matthews, Andrea Neumann and Sachiko M

Kaffe Matthews (tracks 2-6): laptop
Andrea Neumann (tracks 1, 3-6): inside piano
Sachiko M (tracks 1, 5, 6): sinewaves, contact microphones

Kaffe Matthews created her sound by live-sampling and processing her own and the other musicians' sounds as they played.

Recorded live directly onto DAT by Kiyoshi Takahashi, at Shinjuku Pit Inn, Tokyo, March 17, 2002
Concert organizers: Shigenori Noda and Toshimaru Nakamura
Live sound engineer: Kiyoshi Takahashi
Edited by Kaffe Matthews and Toshimaru Nakamura
Mastered by Toshimaru Nakamura
Design by Masae Tanabe
Photo by Yoshiyuki Suzuki
Produced by Kaffe Matthews, Andrea Neumann and Sachiko M

Released in December 2002