Improvised Music from Japan / Discography

Yasunao Tone
Otomo Yoshihide
Jim O'Rourke

3-Part In(ter)ventions

(T.M.D., TMD 111) (Japan) (CD)

  1. Yasunao Tone, MP3 Corruption Piece [solo] (17:41)
  2. Otomo Yoshihide, Jim O'Rourke [duo] (30:31)
  3. Yasunao Tone, Otomo Yoshihide, Jim O'Rourke [trio] (25:31)

Yasunao Tone: corrupted MP3 files
Otomo Yoshihide: turntable
Jim O'Rourke: laptop

Recorded live at Shinko Pier, Yokohama, November 22, 2009, in conjunction with the International Festival for Arts and Media Yokohama 2009
Due to health reasons, Yasunao Tone was unable to participate in the performance as planned. Instead, he provided two new exclusive recordings of his "MP3 Corruption Piece." One recording was played as a solo (track 1), and the other was played in a trio with Otomo Yoshihide and Jim O'Rourke (track 3).
Recorded and engineered by Takaharu Kobayashi
Mastered by Yoshiaki Kondo
Produced by SETENV
Photos by Seiji Shibuya
Design by Kazuya Kondo
Includes an 8-page booklet with liner notes by Yasunao Tone and Minoru Hatanaka, and artist profiles (all in Japanese); and black and white photos

Released in April 2012