Improvised Music from Japan / Discography


Yellow Car

(Lewis Recordings, LEWIS006CDS) (UK) (CD)

  1. Yellow Car (DJ Swamp mix) (6:40)
  2. Yellow Car (original version) (3:17)
  3. Yellow Car (instrumental version) (3:18)
  4. Yellow Car (acapella version) (3:08)
  5. Yellow Car (J-Hop mix) (3:19)
  6. Kurashi (4:11)
  7. Kurashi (remix) (3:33)
  8. Cakes and Pies (live orchestral version) (2:40)

All music and lyrics by Brett Larner except "Kurashi," lyrics by Hiromi Ito

Chiaki Azuma: vocals
Kanoko Nishi: vocals
Radial Axis: wrote, played, engineered, and produced everything except (7), remixed by Roddy Schrock in Gunma, Japan, July 2003

Mills College Contemporary Performance Ensemble (track 8)
Liz Allbee: trumpet
Gene Baker: cornet
Jen Baker: trombone
Sheela Bringi: flute
Alicia Byer: bassoon
Fred Frith: slide guitar
Eric Glick-Rieman: melodica
Maya Glovinsky: oboe
Heather Heise: accordion
Alex Hutchings: violin
Marc Jensen: accordion
Brett Larner: koto
Eric Myers: piano
Andy Nathan: bass
Sam Ospovat: drums
Barak Perelman: piano
Joel Pickard: wah-wah guitar
Joshua Sirotiak: tuba
Nhu-Thuy Tran: violin
Carolyn Tyler: cello
Heather Vorwerck: cello
Maren Woodruff: acoustic guitar
Fei Wu: gu zheng

Recorded at CCM Studios, Oakland, California, and Estudillo Estudio, San Leandro, California, February 2002-April 2003, except (8), recorded by Tadashi Usami at Mills College Concert Hall, May 3, 2003, live sound by Patrice Scanlon
Mixed at Prieto Multimedia Lab, Oakland, February 2002-May 2003
Mastered by Myles Boisen at Headless Buddha Mastering Lab, Oakland, July 2003
Cover by Woodrow Phoenix

Released in 2004
Tracks 2, 6, and 8 originally released in 2004 on the album Pony Up! (Lewis Recordings)