Osorezan / Doh No Kenpai
Invitation (Japan) 1977
VIH-6010 (LP) w/insert.
sleeve : EX(slightly wear on corner.)
media : NM-/NM-(some slightly noises.)
This is an early masterpiece album released in 1976 by the performing arts group Geinoh Yamashiro Gumi, a multi-performance community led by Shoji Yamashiro, who has been active since the 1960s as an experimental group with the design that one of the bases of criticism of civilisation is to explore and verify. This edition was released from Invotation in the following year. The A-side was produced on the theme of the Osorezan Mountains, known for Osorezan Bodaiji Temple, one of the three most sacred places in Japan, located in the middle of Shimokita Peninsula in Aomori Prefecture, and features psychedelic, trippy, jazz-rock grooves with the participation of skilled session The album is a world of psychedelic, trippy jazz-rock grooves and screaming. The B-side features Indonesian Balinese kecak, Noh/Kyogen-like narration and ritualistic choral singing. Both are unprecedented milestones in Japaneses meta music.