— by Lazlo Rugoff: Japanese composer Yas-Kaz’s 1985 album Jomon-sho is being reissued for the first time, via Glossy Mistakes this October.

Yas-Kaz rose to prominence through his compositions for Tatsumi Hijikata’s dance troupe, well as his film scores.

Constantly seeking out new sounds and sonic pathways, he moved to Bali, later introducing gamelan music to artists including Ryuichi Sakamoto and Midori Takada…

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