by HiM

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    a real musical UFO on the fringes of Afro beat, post-rock and dub. ん (a Japanese character that is pronounced "hmmmm"). Doug Scharin has chosen to renew acquaintance with the Japanese group who accompanied him on his previous album and takes us once again on an even more mixed and innovative musical journey. Imagine the soundtrack to a holiday in the Caribbean on which Tortoise, Fela Kuti, Jaga Jazzist and Shugo Tokumaru have been invited, and you’ll have a slightly better idea what this album is all about.
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released October 21, 2009

produced by Doug Scharin/HiM/Takayuki Osuki.
basic tracks recorded at GOK Sound, Tokyo, Japan by Yoshiaki Kondo November 13-15, 2008. except for tracks 5,8 & 10, recorded at Activities of Dust, San Marcos, California August to November 2008.
Overdubs recorded at AoD, San Marcos, Ca./ DSII, Maryland/ Treehouse Studios, Washington DC/ Takuma's crib, Kokubunji City, Japan/ Afterhours crib, Shimokitazawa, Tokyo, Japan/ Gok Sound, Kichijoji, Tokyo.

tracks 1,3,7,8,9 mixed by Yoshiaki Kondo and Doug Scharin at GOK Sound February 28-March 4, 2009.
tracks 2,4,5,6,10 mixed by Doug Scharin at AoD March and April 2009.
mastered at West West Side by Alan Douches April 14, 2009.

artwork by Karera|

Doug Scharin | Josh Larue | Takuma Nonaka | Shinpei Okaya | Yuji Takahashi | Ikuko Harada | Rinko Kikuchi |
Tetsushi Nonaka | Kazuya Kotani | Tonchi | Devin Ocampo | Eirikur 'Eiki' Orri Olafsson | Marc Cisneros | Neuma


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