< Suishou No Fune Live 2002-2003 >
(71 minutes) CD-R
released October, 2003

Photo:Suishounofune Live CDr Jacket

1 The dance in woods
2 To where
3 Yearning by darkness
4 Cherry
5 Go Go Go
6 Black phantom

Suishou no Fune :
Pirako Kurenai (guitar,vocal)
Kageo (guitar,vocal)
Toshihito Isogai (drums)
Yokai Takahashi (bass)
Guesting by doronco (bass)

More mind-blowing brand new gpsychedelic ambient/painful noise and improvisationalh moves from Tokyofs psychedelic underground. Formed in 1999 Suishou No Funefs name translates as The Crystal Ship and theyfre assembled around the core duo of female guitarist and vocalist Pirako Kurenai and male guitarist and vocalist Kageo, accompanied by drummer Toshihiko Isogai and bassist Doronco with occasional contributions by alternate bassist Yokai Takahashi. Doronco and Yokai Takahashi are both ex-members of Les Rallizes Denudes. In Tokyo theyfve played live shows with Keiji Haino, Tori Kudo, Kan Mikami, Jutok Kaneko and Chie Mukai. In their own words: gAt the beginning of the kick-off, they create a unique epsychedelicf music sound. Songs with the theme of edarknessf, elightf, erawf, edeathf, elovef, ehatredf, will certainly touch your heartstrings. You can enjoy the sound of Japanese verse and its psychedelic introspections, if you don't understand Japanese. The CD has not been released yet from labels in Japan. Probably because the world of the songs of Suishou No Fune is so unique that it may not easy to be caught on with the recent music industry. Don't be disappointed! They produced a CD-R by themselves.h This is the self-released CD-R and it comes in a classic Haino-style black-on-black sleeve and disc. The music runs the gamut of massively distended nod-out treks ala the first Fushitsusha album through weird duo tracks that orbit a parallel universe where late-period John Fahey was the prime influence on Charalambides, infernal Dead C/Gate style guitar abuse and achingly beautiful comedown ballads. The twin vocalists are massively different in their approach, with Kurenai singing in a high wayward style thatfs all throat and no lungs while Kageo works from the other end of the pipes with a ripped post-Yod/Morrison/Haino gutbucket approach. Simply one of the greatest out-of-nowhere slabs to come out of the Tokyo underground in days. This has been a staple on the Volcanic Tongue stereo of late, canft recommend it enough.
(Volcanic Tongue U.K)

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