Monday, 15 December 2008

13complex 10


I DJed at our magnificent, talented pal Makino Eri's event 13complex event on December 7th. It was the 10th one, and looked to be the most successful crowdwise, with numbers Abi can only dream of! The place was Bullet's, a rather nice smelling arty live space in Nishi-Azabu, with cushions all over the floor. Artists included Matobe Yuta doing his usual slightly disturbing comic schtick, Eri herself interpreting her songs as a high school play, and some quite desperately boring ambient things. DJ-wise, our Main Soul Bruvva Antonio Yodobashi was there to spin his usual blend of intensely funky South American Obscuricore, and Hayase Makoto, AKA Ham&ex, and a lovely fella DJed also. I thoroughly enjoyed DJing, and hope those of you who came did too.
I played:

THE RESIDENTS - Moisture
A track from a Greek album from the 50s whose cover I simply cannot read
KRAFTWERK - Ruckzuck
YO LA TENGO - Nuclear War (version 2)
YOKO ONO - Mindtrain
MICHAEL KAROLI & POLLY ELTES - Home Truths
GABI DELGADO - Victim
JONI MITCHELL - The Dry Cleaner From Des Moines
CHARLES MINGUS - Lock 'Em Up
ROBERT WYATT - Team Spirit
STEREOLAB - Exploding Head Movie
PRINCE NICO MBARGA - Music Line

Thanks a lot to Eri for asking me and the Yodobashi to play. Hopefully all of Abikyokan will be appearing at her next show in the new year.

- gra x

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