News September 30, 2022

Uma154 The New BlockadersChangez Les Blockeurs 40th Antiversary Edition Transparent LP edition of 199 | 24€ 2022 will mark the 40th anniversary (or, more accurately, antiversary) of Changez Les Blockeurs and in celebration of this Urashima is proud to present a new limited reissue in transparent vinyl which has been expertly remastered at Audiplex Studio in Hamburg by Asmus Tietchens, himself a well-know German avant-garde composer. Within the history of noise music, there are few artefacts, as seminal as The New Blockaders‘  Changez Les Blockeurs. Find out more here

Uma164 Hijokaidan – Zouroku No Kibyou 40th Anniversary Edition (2 versions) Zouroku no Kibyo resting at a fascinating juncture between space-harsh progressive, impro and noise, it was years ahead of its time when it first appeared becoming one of the great holy grails of Japan noise. Creatively thrilling – filled with emotive highs and lows – it’s a crucial piece in the puzzle of Japan’s wild and wonderful history of noise music. A truly stunning, visionary expanse of texture and tonality – pushing noise practice and the very notions of language into uncharted… Find out more here

Uma163 Incapacitants – Feedback of N.M.S (2 versions) An absolutely masterful piece of work, threaded with risk, ambition, raw immediacy, and precision. While astounding artists in their own right, deserving every bit of the accolades they’ve thus far received,  Toshiji Mikawa and Fumio Kosakai seem capable of something profound together that has yet to have heard. Feedback Of N.M.S. is everything we hope to hear from an experimental endeavour and so much more. Ten out ten, and mind-bendingly good. Once the word gets out, this one isn’t going to sit around for long. Find out more here