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Toshinori Kondo discography 1997-1998

1975-1976    1977-1978    1979-1980    1981-1982    1983-1984    1985-1986    1987-1988
1989-1990    1991-1992    1993-1994    1995-1996    1997-1998    1999-2000    2001 


Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo - Variations of the Theme: The Divine Comedy
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1997, Alchemia (Japan) - ALCL-1001

1.    The Divine Comedy Suite <神曲:地獄~煉獄~楽園~天国> (Chemical Mix) (16'26")
2.    The Divine Comedy Suite (Ten Minutes to Heaven Mix) (09'52")
3.    Spime Love (Original Mix) (07'55")
4.    The Divine Comedy Suite (Metatron Mix) (08'30")
5.    Spime Love (Instrumental Mix) (07'54")
6.    The Divine Comedy Suite <神曲:地獄~煉獄~楽園~天国> (Original Mix) (16'19")

Toshinori Kondo: Electric Trumpet, Synthesizer, etc
Munenori Takada: Trackmaking & Scratch
Shinji Fujimoto: Vocal
Rova El-Essawy (Attica Blues) : Vocal, Lyrics
Elia Taniguchi : Lyrics

This Album is based on the work "The Divine Comedy, spime renaissance", a CD-ROM on the Alchemia label.

Offered by Tower Records Japan.


Toshinori Kondo - The Divine Comedy Suite (12" EP)
1997, Alchemia (Japan) - ALJS-1001


Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + Tristan Honsinger - This, That & The Other
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1997, basic 50007

1.    Talk
2.    La Strada
3.    Cello And Kondo
4.    Television / Pineapplesass
5.    Morehands
6.    Crazy
7.    Aveva Paura
8.    Kate's Back
9.    Jack's Field
10.  Tell Me Another Story
11.  La Rapina Della Scala

Toshinori Kondo: trumpet, electronics, voice
Tristan Hosinger: cello, voices
Sean Bergin: saxes, melodica, voices
Tiziana Simona: vocals
Michael Moore: clarinet
Jean Jacques Avenel: bass
Steve Nobel: drums, voices

Available from different on-line stores.

This is a re-issue of the album from 1987


Go to my Kondo collection Phantom City - Shiva Recoil: Live Unlive

1997, Virgin Ambient - AMBT 21

1.    Black Data II 13:59
2.    Black Data I 38:48

Paul Schutze: keyboards and tapes
Raoul Bjorkenheim: guitar
Toshinori Kondo: trumpet
Alex Buess: bass clarinet
Bill Laswell: bass
Dirk Wachtelaar: drums

Very hard to find.


Go to my Kondo collection David Toop - Spirit World
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1997, Virgin Ambient AMBT 22

1.    Ceremony Viewed Through Iron Slit 5:15
2.    Sunless 4:54
3.    Haunted Gate 1:17
4.    Phantoms Keeping Watch 4:54
5.    Sleeping Powder 5:05
6.    Spirits Shimmered Among The Live People 24:51
7.    Written By Snakes 1:20
8.    Snapshots Of A Ghost 6:16
9.    Aether Talk 3:51

David Toop: guitar, Wem Rush Rep Box, Mutronics Mutator, pedal steel guitar, bass guitar, drum and keyboard programming, flute, alto flute, bamboo flutes, acoustic percussion, e-bow, synthesiser and wildtrack electronics, sound programming, narration, texsts
Toshinori Kondo: electric trumpet (2, 6, 8)
Peter Lockett: tablas, shakers, cymbals (6), gong (7), taiko drums (8)
Robert Hampson: cymbal drone (1), guitar drones (5, 8), shortwave (9)
Scanner: soundscapes (1, 3, 5)
Max Eastley: Violet Ray Vitalator, bubbles (1), inflatable percussion, electric motor (3), buzzers (9)
Witchman: beats (2)
Michael Prime: Pipistrelle bat recording (9)
Ian Macpherson: dogsearch

Must really search for it but you can buy it online (expect to pay a lot of money for it though!).


Go to my Kondo collection Die Like a Dog Quartet - Little Birds Have Fast Hearts No 1

1998, FMP - FMP CD97

1.    Little birds have fast hearts part 1 45.44
2.    Little birds have fast hearts part 2 21.59

Peter Brötzmann: tarogato, clarinet, tenor-saxophone
Toshinori Kondo: trumpet, electronics
William Parker: double bass
Hamid Drake: drums

It can be ordered at the FMP website. (www.free-music-production.de)


Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + DJ Krush - Ki-Oku
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1998, Sony Japan - SRCS 8093

Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + DJ Krush - Ki-Oku
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1998, Apollo (Belgium) - AMB 8949

This version is also distributed by Rough Trade Records in Australia:
Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + DJ Krush - Ki-Oku
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1998, Rough Trade (Australia), RTD 119.3421.1

Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + DJ Krush - Ki-Oku
1998, Instinct (USA), EX408-2

1.    Toh - Sui
2.    Tobira - 1
3.    Mu - Getsu
4.    Ho - Doh
5.    Sun is Shining
6.    Mu - Chu
7.    Tobira - 2
8.    Fu - Yu
9.    Ki - Gen
10.  Ko - Ku
11.  Shoh - Ka
12.  Bu - Seki
13.  Tobira - 3

Toshinori Kondo + DJ Krush - Ki-Oku (LP)

1998, Apollo (Belgium) 2xLP AMB 8949

A1.    Toh-Sui
A2.    Tobira-1
A3.    Mu-Getsu

B1.    Ho-Doh
B2.    Sun Is Shining

C1.    Mu-Chu
C2.    Tobira-2
C3.    Fu-Yu
C4.    Ki-Gen

D1.    Ko-Ku
D2.    Shoh-Ka
D3.    Bu-Seki
D4.    Tobira-3

Toshinori Kondo + DJ Krush - Ki-Oku (tape)
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1998, ??? Is this a legal tape?

Toshinori Kondo: acoustic and electric trumpet,
DJ Krush: beats, programming and scratches

Available from different on-line stores.

Some of the tracks on this album appeared on a number of Trip-Hop compilation CD's


Go to my Kondo collection O'Rourke, Parkins, Kondo, Shea, DJ Low, Wachtelaer - Fear no Fall

1998, Lowlands - LOW 011

1.    11'47"
2.    4'07"
3.    5'29"
4.    10'27"
5.    17'28"
6.    8'27"
7.    12'50"

David Shea: samples, jew's harp, piano (2, 3, 5)
Dirk Wachtelaer: drums, sampler (2, 4, 5)
Zeena Parkins: electric harp, shortwave tuner (1, 2, 5, 7)
Toshinori Kondo: electric trumpet (4, 5, 6, 7)
DJ Low: turntables, loops, samples (5, 6)
Jim O' Rourke: guitar, analogue synthesizer, harmonica (1, 3, 5, 6, 7)

Available from different on-line stores.


Go to my Kondo collection Various - Hope (Nagano Paralympics 1998 Tribute)
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1998, TOKUMA JAPAN COMMUNICATIONS (Japan) TKCA-71348

1.    旅立ちの時 -Asian Dream Song- / 宮沢和史 Kazufumi Miyazawa with 久石譲 Jo Hisaishi
2.    上を向いて歩こう / 猿岩石 Saruganseki
3.    Waltz / 池田聡 Satoshi Ikeda
4.    愛の木 / 加藤登紀子 Tokiko Kato
5.    悲しくてやりきれない/ 加藤和彦 Kazuhiko Kato, ムッシュかまやつ Monsieur Kamayatsu
6.    君のさがしもの / EPO, 桜井鉄太郎 Tetsutaro Sakurai
7.   言い出せずにいるけど -Let It Shine On You- / 上田正樹 Masaki Ueda
8.    Bolero / 林英哲 Eitetsu Hayashi, 茂木大輔 Daisuke Mogi
9.    Primitive / 近藤等則 Toshinori Kondo
10.  Ave Maria / 米良美一 Yoshikazu Mera
11.  Adagietto / 藤原真理 Mari Fujiwara, 山洞智
12.  鮮やか -Asian Dream Song- / ドリアン助川 Dorian Sukegawa with 久石譲 Jo Hisaishi

Toshinori Kondo appears M-8 "Bolero" and M-9 "Primitive"

"Bolero"
林英哲 Eitetsu Hayashi : 和太鼓 Wa-Daiko (Japanese Drum)
茂木大輔 Daisuke Mogi : Oboe
近藤等則 Toshinori Kondo : Electric trumpet
佐山雅弘 Masahiro Sayama : Piano
山木秀夫 Hideo Yamaki : Drums
高水健司 Kenji Takami : Bass
Composed by Maurice Ravel
Arranged by 久石譲 Jo Hisaishi

"Primitive"
近藤等則 Toshinori Kondo : Electric Trumpet
久石譲 Jo Hisaishi : Keyboard
高田宗紀 Munenori Takada : DJ
山木秀夫 Hideo Yamaki : Drums
山北健一 Kenichi Yamakita : Percussion
Composed and Arranged by 近藤等則 Toshinori Kondo

Not located in any store.


Eugene Chadbourne, John Zorn - 1977-1981
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1998, Materiali Sonori (Italy), no catalog number (book+CD)

1.    The Viaduct (Chadbourne) 9:20
2.    Welcome West (Chadbourne) 14:13
3.    The Double AA (Chadbourne) 5:23
4.    The English Channel (new mix) (Chadbourne) 8:56
5.    W Va Spec (newly done version) (Chadbourne) 5:34

(1) recorded at KVDS Station, Davis (California) during Winter 1977-78
(2) recorded at WCKR, New York on March 20, 1978
(3) recorded at Pangea Club during Winter 1977-78 (probably the week after track (2))
(4) recorded at Dick Charles Recording, New York in June 1979, and at Aycock Auditorium, Greensboro in April 1987
(5) recorded at Kent State, Ohio in 1981, plus additional Zorn recordings from Chadbourne’'s collection
Produced by Eugene Chadbourne

Eugene Chadbourne: acoustic and electric guitars, personal effects, dobro;
John Zorn: alto, soprano, Bb clarinet, game calls;
Polly Bradfield (2,4): violin, viola, prepared violin;
La Donna Smith (4): violin;
Jim Katzin (4): violin;
Tom Cora (4,5): cello;
Wayne Horvitz (4): keyboard, bass;
Mark Kramer (4,5): cheap organ, tapes;
Andrea Centazzo (4): drums;
David Licht (4,5): drums, percussion;
Dennis Licht (4): congas, percussion;
Tom Shephard (4): home-made electric bass;
Steve Beresford (4): keyboard, euphonium, toy piano, toy drums;
Toshinori Kondo (4): trumpet, euphonium;
Lesli Dalaba (4): trumpet;
David Doyle (4): French horn;
Byron Haskins (4): clarinet;
Fred Frith (4): electric guitar;
Davey Williams (4): electric guitar.

Not located in any store.