Yen Manifold Vol. 1
Yen Records (Japan) 1983
YLR-22004 (LP )Promotional copy, w/obi(slightly dirts), 3 x insert.
sleeve : EX+(very slightly wear on corner.)
media : EX/NM-(side A has three very slightly and small hairlines that does not affect to sound. still fine condition.)
This was featured in the 1st and 2nd editions of the guide book "obscure sound". This is the compilation album released in 1983 from Yen Records, which is run by Haruomi Hosono and Yukihiro Takahashi. The A-side contains four tracks by Interior, a hybrid new age unit led by Daisuke Hyuga and Hidenori Nonaka, the B-side contains three tracks by Koji Ueno, known for his projects including Guernica, and two tracks by Testpattern, a techno-pop unit led by graphic designers Masao Hiruma and Fumio Ichimura. This is an iconic album from Yen Records, full of new wave/ambient/electronic music with a radical design.