Improvised Music from Japan / Discography

Donald McPherson
Tetuzi Akiyama

Vinegar and Rum

(Bo'Weavil Recordings, WEAVIL 12LP) (UK) (LP)

Side 1

  1. Smokestack Blues (5:31)
  2. Grotto (4:21)
  3. Distant Steps (3:41)
  4. Oblique Manner (2:46)
  5. Between the Tress (5:39)

Side 2

  1. Grassy Slope (5:11)
  2. Lasting Worth (2:57)
  3. Table Talk (2:57)
  4. Painstaker (2:28)
  5. Vague Inklings (1:38)
  6. It was John (0:58)
  7. Tales of the Hump (3:06)

All music improvised by Donald McPherson and Tetuzi Akiyama

Donald McPherson: acoustic guitar (left channel)
Tetuzi Akiyama: acoustic guitar (right channel)

Recorded to cassette tape in Donald McPherson's home, Dunedin, New Zealand, July 9, 2004
Digitally mastered by Donald McPherson
Editing, mixing, and sound treatment by Masanori Yanagawa and Tetuzi Akiyama at Laboratory of Phonic Aim, Tokyo
Cover art by Yoko Naito
All other art and design by Stephen Forester, with assistance from Loe Egg

Released in October 2006
Limited edition of 550