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To me, there's always been a world of difference between Kawabata Makoto's solo work and his group work with Acid Mothers Temple. His solo works have always been minimalist, spiritual, energy accumulating and inward looking, whereas AMT is wild party music, a cosmic outgoing, a burst of great energy. His solo work is avant garde classical folk music whereas AMT are a rock n roll band from the end of the universe.
Then this landed in my inbox and burned that rule down. On "Infinity That Wasn't" Makoto has become a band, multi tracking his own drums, keys, guitars and electronics. It goes far beyond any convention. The epic opener ending up furious guitar shreds dueling over hypnotic organ riffs like Can replaced Irmin with Philip Glass.
released July 3, 2020
Kawabata Makoto : acoustic & electric guitars, drums, hand clapper, drift box, electric organ
all music by Kawabata Makoto
recorded at Acid Mothers Temple, May - June 2020
produced, engineered and mixed by Kawabata Makoto
mastered by Andrew Liles
cover art by Sarah Coppen at Desert Moon Art