Aki Onda - Dust from album "South of The Border" Cassette Memories Vol.3

Composed by Aki Onda

Important Records, USA, 2012



Akio Suzuki & Aki Onda - Duo Improvisation

Recorded at Osaka Harbour Red Brick Warehouse, Osaka, Japan in 2005












Aki Onda - I Tell a Story of Bodies That Change

Aki Onda - I Tell a Story of Bodies That Change 
 from album "South of The Border" Cassette Memories Vol.3

Composed by Aki Onda

Important Records, USA, 2012

Aki Onda - Mute Sphere

Aki Onda - Mute Sphere
 
Composed by Aki Onda

Northern Spy "Clandestine Cassette Series # Two", USA, 2011


Aki Onda - Forgotten Dreams

Aki Onda - Forgotten Dreams

Composed, recorded and mixed by Aki Onda

From Soundtrack for SU-EN Butoh Company "Rapture" 2011 
 

Aki Onda - First Thought Best Thought excerpt


Aki Onda  First Thought Best Thought
Field recording made by Aki Onda in Morocco in 1988
Cassauna/Important Records, USA, 2011


Aki Onda - For Duras


Aki Onda Diary
Side A: Day, Celestum, 2005  Side B: Night, Trouville, 2004 (For Duras)
Cassette artwork and sound by Aki Onda. Produced by Gill Arno
300 copies limited edition art multiple (book featuring 41 one-to-one reproductions of Onda's cassette collection, a short essay by Onda, and C-60 cassette of his field recordings)
Unframed, UFCS1, USA, 2011


Jac Berrocal, Aki Onda & Dan Warburton - Pavlov's Dog excerpt


Jac Berrocal, Aki Onda & Dan Warburton - Pavlov's Dog
 
Jac Berrocal : trumpet, voice. Dan Warburton : violin. Aki Onda : cassette walkman, electronics

Recorded by Adrien Kessler. Mixed and mastered by Aki Onda

 

Michael Snow, Alan Licht & Aki Onda - Live at Tonic
  

Michael Snow, Alan Licht & Aki Onda - Live at Tonic, NYC, 2005
  

Michael Snow, Alan Licht & Aki Onda - Allorolla excerpt


Michael Snow, Alan Licht & Aki Onda  Five A's, Two C's, One D, One E, Two H's, Three I's, One K, Three L's, One M, Three N's, Two O's, One S, One T, One W  

1. Allorolla (33:03) 2. Doo Rain (15:10)

Composed and improvised by Michael Snow, Alan Licht and Aki Onda. Michael Snow: CAT synthesizer, shortwave radio, piano. Alan Licht: guitar, electronics. Aki Onda: cassette, electoronics

Track 1 recorded by Larry O’Malley at Festival international de musique actuelle de Victoriaville on May 18, 2007. Track 2 recorded by Blair Langley at Goethe-Institut Toronto on October 11, 2006. Mixed by Aki Onda. Additional sound treatment (track 2) by Barry Weisblat. Mastered by Michael Fossenkemper at TurtleTone Studios. Artwork by Michael Snow. Original photo by Kotaro Okada. Design by Maggie Aubert

Victo, Victo cd 111, Canada, 2008


Alan Licht & Aki Onda - Ship Shape Alan Licht & Aki Onda - Tiptoe


Alan Licht & Aki Onda  Everydays 

1. tick tock (6:41)  2. ship shape (7:09)  3. Tiptoe (13:46)  4. Chitchat (7:26)  5. be bop (14:28)

All tracks composed by Alan Licht and Aki Onda, except track 1 composed by Alan Licht, Aki Onda and Manolo Martinez. Alan Licht: guitar, electronics. Aki Onda: cassettes, electronics. Manolo Martinez : voice, keyboard (track 1)

Recorded and edited by Aki Onda, Additional recording by Raz Mesinai and Jamie Saft, Mixed by Jamie Saft at Frank Booth (track 1, 2) and Raz Mesinai at Ruff Riddim Studios (track 3, 4, 5), Mastered by Michael Fossenkemper at TurtleTone Studios. Artwork by Takehito Koganezawa

Family Vineyard, FV 58, USA, 2008  Headz, vector 10/HEADZ 114, Japan, 2008


Aki Onda - For the Birds  Aki Onda - Rain  Aki Onda - Good-bye

Aki Onda  Bon Voyage!
Cassette Memories Vol. 2

1. For the Birds (8:32) 2. Rain (6:18)  3. Night (4:25)  4. Underground (4:22)  5. The Little Girl in Tangier (4:43)  6. I'll Be Your Mirror (6:42)  7. Good-bye (10:16)

All cassette compositions by Aki Onda

Cassette recordings made in New York - Rio de Janeiro - Salvador - Tokyo - Paris - Tangier - Valencia - Lisbon - London.... between 1988 and 2002. Edited at The Bregman Electro-Acoustic Music Studio, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, in 2002. Mastered by Aki Onda and Toshimaru Nakamura. Artwork by Akira Sasaki. Photography by Aki Onda

Improvised Music from Japan, IMJ-510, Japan, 2003


Aki Onda - One Day  Aki Onda - Eclipse  Aki Onda - Last


Aki Onda  Ancient & Modern
Cassette Memories Vol.1

1. One Day (14:45)  2. Eclipse (11:58)  3. Flickering Lights (5:17)  4. Voice (3:35)  5. Dream (7:55)  6. Last (9:20)

All cassette compositions by Aki Onda

Produced, recorded and performed by Aki Onda in New York and Hanover, New Hampshire, in 2000 and 2001. Mastered by Allan Tucker at Foothill Digital. Artwork by Akira Sasaki. Photography by Aki Onda

Phonomena Audio Arts & Multiples, PAAM 020, USA, 2003
 

Aki Onda - Don't Say Anything Aki Onda - Naked  Aki Onda - Ballad


Aki Onda  Don't Say Anything

1. Don't Say Anything (6:01)  2. Cosmos (8:13)  3. Mellow (4:10)  4. Dance (3:10)  5. Naked (13:12)  6. Ballad (6:43)

All music composed by Aki Onda. Except track 1, composed by Aki Onda, David Fiuczynski, Steven Bernstein and Marcus Rojas

Aki Onda: cassette recorder, sampler, programming. Steven Bernstein: trumpet (1, 5, 6). Marcus Rojas: tuba (1, 5, 6). David Fiuczynski: electric guitar (1). Eyvind Kang: violin (4). Yoichi Okabe: percussion (1, 5) Yasuhiro Yoshigaki: percussion (5, 6). Jyoji Sawada: byon byon, percussion (1, 5). Kumiko Takara: percussion (5)

Produced by Aki Onda. Recorded by Dick Kondas and Michael Cyr at Sorcerer Sound in New York, and Aki Onda and Takehiko Kamada at The Kitchen in Tokyo. Mixed by Aki Onda and Takehiko Kamada. Mastered by Allan Tucker at Foothill Digital in New York. Design by Akira Sasaki. Photography by Pierre Louÿs

EWE Records, EWCD-0040, Japan, 2002


Aki Onda - Toward A Place In The Sun Aki Onda - Fish Don't Know It's Raining 

Aki Onda Precious Moments

1. Toward a Place in the Sun (6:35)  2. The Blank Space (1:00)  3. Floating Souls (2:59)  4. Caress (2:50)  5. Someplace (5:52)  6. To and Fro, Entangling (3:05)  7. Orange (4:47)  8. Fish Don't Know It's Raining (7:42)  9. Ravage (2:47)  10. Morning, June 24 (1:19)  11. Gazing into the Eyes, Then Closing the Eyes (3:06)

All music composed by Aki Onda. Except track 1, composed by Aki Onda and Kazutoki Umezu

Aki Onda: cassette recorder, sampler, programming / Sakana Hosomi: electronics / Kazutoki Umezu: clarinet, slide whistle / Jyoji Sawada: acoustic guitar, kalimba / Momo: synthesizers

Produced by Aki Onda. Recorded by Aki Onda and Eiichi Tanaka at The Kitchen, Tokyo. Mixed by ZAK at Storobo, Tokyo. Jacket design by Frieda Luczak

Softl Music, SOM 102, Germany, 2001


Aki Onda - Un Petit Tour
Aki Onda - Maladroit
Aki Onda - Fragment De L'Amour III


Aki Onda Un Petit Tour

1. Un Petit Tour (5:55)  2. Fragment De L'Amour I (2:17)  3. Fragment De L'Amour II (0:44)  4. Ciel Gris (3:41)  5. Maladroit (2:54)  6. Instant Terrible (1:23)  7. Lit Répandu (0:28)  8. Fragment De L'Amour III (2:18)  9. Noyade (1:53)  10. Métro (0:50)  11. Où Es-Tu Donc? (8:29)  12. Mon Doux Ami (2:33)  13. Réminiscence (4:04)  14. Doucer (3:48) (4:04)

Composed by Aki Onda (3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 14). Composed by Aki Onda and Jean-Jacques Birgé (1). Composed by Jean-Jacques Birgé and Bernard Vitet (2). Composed by Mami-chan (6). Composed by Aki Onda, Jean-Jacques Birgé and Bernard Vitet (8). Composed by Jean-Jacques Birgé (9). Composed by Aki Onda, Jean-Jacques Birgé, Bernard Vitet and Philippe Deschepper (11). Composed by Jyoji Sawada (12). Text by Aki Onda (2, 3, 6, 8). Text by Jean-Jacques Birgé (1, 5, 9). Text by Tanya Kim Grassley (12).

Aki Onda: cassette recorder, samples, programming (1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10) / Jean-Jacques Birgé: synthesizers, vocal processor, voice, reed trumpet, inanga, hou-kin, lion’s roar (1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12) / Bernard Vitet: voice, trumpet, flugelhorn, electric viola, triangle (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14) / Philippe Deschepper: electric guitar, E-bow (1, 4, 9, 11, 14) / Agnès Desnos: voice (2, 3, 8, 12, 13) / Mami-chan: voice, piano (6) / Anne Gros: contrabass (6) / Emiko Ota: toys (6) / Jyoji Sawada: toy percussion, sanshin, contrabass, bell (6, 11, 12) / Momo: synthesizer (11)

Produced by Aki Onda. Co-produced and recorded by Jean-Jacques Birgé at Studio GRRR, Paris. Additional recording by Aki Onda. Mixed by Takehiko Kamada at The Border, Tokyo. Mastered by Allan Tucker at Foothill Digital, New York. Photography by Ayako Mogi. Design by Akiko Coyama. French translation by Jean-Jacques Birgé. Japanese translation by Jun-ichi Konuma (1,5,9) and Aki Onda (12, 13)

All Access, AACD-007, Japan, 1999
 

Aki Onda - Chrysanthemum
Aki Onda - Do You Remember
Aki Onda - Rosemary
Aki Onda - Beauty


Aki Onda Beautiful Contradiction

1. Chrysanthemum (4:14)  2. Red Light (2:30)  3. In Windungen (6:18)  4. Cattleya (7:31)  5. Kumur (2:01)  6. Rosemary (5:22)  7. Petal (3:36)  8. Compubra (3:14)  9. Do You Remember? (5:43)  10. Midnight Radio (2:06)  11. Beauty (1:40)  12. It's Gone (6:24)

Composed by Aki Onda (1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12). Composed by Aki Onda and Blixa Bargeld / Words By Blixa Bargeld (3). Composed and words by Saadet Türköz (5). Composed by Jyoji Sawada (7). Composed by Aki Onda, Hosomi Sakana and Linda Sharrock / Words by Kim Grassley and Linda Sharrock (9). Composed by Simon Fisher Turner / Words by Blixa Bargeld (11).

Aki Onda: samples, programming, cassette recorder (all tracks, except 5, 11) / Bernard Vitet: flugelhorn (2) / Noël Akchoté: electric guitar (2, 3, 11) / Blixa Bargeld: voice (3, 11) / Simon Fisher Turner: electric guitar, voice (4, 11) / Saadet Türköz: voice (5) / Linda Sharrock: voice (9) / Steven Bernstein: trumpet (9) / Rob Burger: accordion (9) / Ben Perowsky: snare drum, cymbals (3) / Jyoji Sawada: contrabass, keyboards, percussion, string arrangement (3, 4, 8) / Naoko Kobara: violin, viola (3) / Momo: synthesizer (3, 4, 6) / Mecken: electric bass (4) / Yoichi Okabe: grassharp, snare drum, paper box, percussion (6, 7) / Takehiko Kamada: grassharp (6) / Kazutoki Umezu: clarinet, bass clarinet (7) / Yuka Kido: flute, alto flute (7) / Tsuneo Imahori: electric guitar (8) / Sakana Hosomi: samples, programming (9) / Izumi Misawa: Kalimba (9) / Namy Niwa: voice (6) / Syunya Mori: keyboards (12)

Produced by Aki Onda. Recorded by Aki Onda at The Kitchen, Tokyo, PK at Worldwide International Studios, London. Additional recording by Dave Hunt at Dave Hunt Sound Studios, London, Takehiko Kamada at The Kitchen, Tokyo, Jean-Jacques Birgé at Studio GRRR, Paris, Michael Cyr at Sorcerer Sound, New York. Mixed by PK at Worldwide International Studios, London, Aki Onda at The Kitchen, Tokyo

All Access, AACD-006, Japan, 1998