Otomo Yoshihide - Twins
  Year :   1996
  Location :   Japan
  Worktype :   CD
  Materials:   -
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  Work Details  
  With Bob Ostertag. 1. Wacked/ Herb Robertson (parent) (3:58) 2. Exercises for Currency/ Yoshihide Otomo (twin) (6:51) 3. 3 Bear Rooms (Dust)/ Chris Cutler (parent) (4:42) 4. The Power of Success/ Bob Ostertag (twin) (5:44) 5. Fruits from Viet Nam/ Michiyo Yagi (parent) (3:55) 6. 4 Rooms of Hong Kong Stuntman/ Yoshihide Otomo (twin) (6:35) 7. You’re Going Nowhere/ Bob Ostertag (twin) (5:28) 8. Tabbing Will Get You There Faster/ Bob Ostertag (twin) (5:08) 9. Otok/ Yoshihide Otomo (twin) (6:23) Track 1 Herb Roberson: a Holton trumpet and Le Roy S. Green mouthpieces exclusively This trumpet solo was performed plunger muted. Recorded February 28, 1996 at the Corner Store Syndicate Studio, Brooklyn, New York Engineered by Jon Rosenberg Tracks 2, 6, 9 Yoshihide Otomo: sampler and hard-disk recorder Sampled guests: Sachiko Matsubara (voice-2; sampling materials-6), Yumiko Tanaka (shamisen and vocal-6), Shuichi Chino (piano-6) Recorded July 2-5, 1996 at Lost Space in Tokyo Recorded and mixed by Yoshihide Otomo Track 3 Chris Cutler: gongs, tubular bell, kit drums, Tibetan finger cymbals, clay drum, woodblock, tambourine and radio Composed by Chris Cutler Produced at Studio Midi-Pyrenees in Caudeval, France, 1996 Engineered by Bob Drake Tracks 4, 7, 8 Bob Ostertag: sampler Recorded June-July, 1996 in San Francisco Recorded and mixed by Bob Ostertag Track 5 Michiyo Yagi: 17-string and standard kotos Composed and arranged by Michiyo Yagi Recorded January 31, 1996 at Sound Pot in Tokyo Engineered by Masaki Sasaki Recording adviser: Akikazu Nakamura Bob Ostertag used an Ensoniq ASR-10 sampler, Emagic’s Logic Audio and Deck II. Produced by Shigenori Noda Mastered July 14, 1996 at Infinite Audio in San Francisco Engineered by Bob Ostertag Cover concept: Bob Ostertag and Yoshihide Otomo Photography: Phyllis Christopher Design and artwork: wokshy-oishi *Notes of making “twins” Step 1: Ostertag, Otomo and Noda each choose a “parent.” Step 2: Each “parent” makes a piece of their choosing. Step 3: Ostertag and Otomo each make a “twin” using pieces of the “parent.” *Twins! is also a variation of Yoshihide Otomo’s Sampling Virus Project. Accessed 12.12.06 from http://www.japanimprov.com/