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va - tokyo flashback (2x12inch vinyl lp)


PREORDER // This item is expected to arrive to us on Friday October 27, 2017. Please be aware that unforeseen delays which are out of our control can occur. Orders are shipped once all items on the order are available to ship.




$33.40

ARTIST // various
LABEL // black editions (us)
CAT // be001lp


  


Black Editions present the first ever vinyl edition of Tokyo Flashback, the legendary 1991 compilation that defined the Tokyo psychedelic movement and first brought it to the outside world. Tokyo Flashback is one of the most iconic compilations in the history of underground music. Originally released by Japan's P.S.F. Records, Tokyo Flashback defined the breathtakingly unique and previously obscured musical movement that had been developing in Japan since the late 1970s. The compilation features some of the earliest released recordings by Keiji Haino, High Rise, Masaki Batoh's Ghost, White Heaven, Fushitsusha, Kousokuya, and Marble Sheep. It captures the excitement and energy of a Tokyo awash in Technicolor and deep blacks; the music echoing krautrock, psychedelic freak-outs, garage, and no wave. At the same time it reveals astonishing, totally idiosyncratic expansions of rock music. In time, Tokyo Flashback expanded to a synonymous nine volume series that, over the following two decades, unveiled Japan's ever evolving soundscapes to the rest of the world. Tokyo Flashback is a defining statement of late 20th century Japanese psychedelic music and an essential primer to the world of P.S.F. All tracks are exclusive, this edition features the first time translation of the original liner notes. Black Editions' deluxe edition is entirely re-mastered and marks the first release of Tokyo Flashback outside of Japan and it's first ever vinyl issue. Also features Verzerk. Newly created artwork and design expanding on the original by Rob Carmichael at SEEN Sudio; Housed in custom printed deluxe Stoughton gatefold jacket and slipcase, including full color printed inner sleeves and inserts with soft touch and spot UV gloss finishes; Remastered and cut by Pete Lyman at Infrasonic Sound; Pressed to high quality vinyl at RTI.

Track Listing:
A1. Marble Sheep & The Run-Down Sun's Children - 22. February 1991
A2. High-Rise - Mainliner
B1. Ghost - Tama Yura
B2. White Heaven - Blind Promise
C1. Fushitsusha - Here - You
C2. Verzerk - Crime And Laughter
D1. Kousokuya - End Of Dawn
D2. Keiji Haino - Right Now